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Moilanen, Carolyn – 1987
Project SEED (Special Elementary Education for the Disadvantaged) is a supplementary mathematics program which applies Socratic discovery methods to mathematics instruction. It was implemented in 10 fourth- and fifth-grade classrooms in Portland to improve mathematics achievement and increase students' esteem for mathematics learning. Student…
Descriptors: Discovery Learning, Educational Research, Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics
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Kamps, Debra; Abbott, Mary; Greenwood, Charles; Wills, Howard; Veerkamp, Mary; Kaufman, Jorun – Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2008
This article describes the implementation of small-group reading instruction as secondary- and tertiary-level components of a three-tier model of prevention and intervention. The study consisted of 83 students who were targeted in the winter of kindergarten as being at high risk for reading failure. Intervention consisted of evidence-based…
Descriptors: Reading Difficulties, Prevention, Reading Failure, Kindergarten
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Yoder, Paul J.; And Others – Journal of Early Intervention, 1995
This study compared 2 naturalistic language intervention methods--milieu teaching and responsive interaction--in 6 preschool classrooms that included 36 children with moderate to severe language disabilities. Although no main effects for treatment were found, milieu teaching was more effective with children having the lowest language levels and…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Individual Differences, Instructional Effectiveness, Interaction Process Analysis
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Traweek, Dean; Berninger, Virginia – Learning Disability Quarterly, 1997
This study compared two beginning reading programs, Integrated Reading-Writing (IR-W) and DISTAR in comparable urban schools with students "at risk" for literacy problems. Although the two programs resulted in comparable gains in word recognition and overall reading achievement by the end of first grade, children in IR-W tended to…
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Comparative Analysis, Early Intervention, Educationally Disadvantaged
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Simpson, Stephen B.; And Others – Annals of Dyslexia, 1992
Delinquents (n=116) with reading disabilities were given daily multisensory (Orton/Gillingham approach) remedial reading instruction or regular reading instruction. One year after release, the treatment group had made significantly greater growth in reading and had a significantly lower rate of recidivism. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Delinquency, Delinquent Rehabilitation, Instructional Effectiveness