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Landry, Susan H.; Anthony, Jason L.; Swank, Paul R.; Monseque-Bailey, Pauline – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2009
This study compared effectiveness of "business as usual" to that of 4 professional development (PD) programs that targeted teachers of at-risk preschool children. A 2 x 2 design was used to cross mentoring and progress monitoring conditions among the 4 PD programs. Specifically, some teachers received both in-classroom mentoring and…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Mentors, School Readiness, Online Courses
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Tighe, Elizabeth L.; Schatschneider, Christopher – Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2016
The purpose of this study was to investigate the joint and unique contributions of morphological awareness and vocabulary knowledge at five reading comprehension levels in adult basic education (ABE) students. We introduce the statistical technique of multiple quantile regression, which enabled us to assess the predictive utility of morphological…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Students, Morphology (Languages), Vocabulary
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Ribot, Krystal M.; Hoff, Erika – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2014
Relations between bilingual children's patterns of conversational code-switching (responding to one language with another), the balance of their dual language input, and their expressive and receptive proficiency in two languages were examined in 115 2½-year-old simultaneous Spanish-English bilinguals in the U.S. Children were more likely to…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Code Switching (Language), Expressive Language, English (Second Language)