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Ghanaat Pisheh, Etrat Alzahra; Sadeghpour, Narges; Nejatyjahromy, Yaser; Mir Nasab, Mir Mahmoud – Support for Learning, 2017
Cooperative teaching is the result of efforts made by two educators for teaching a heterogeneous group of students, especially one including those with specific needs, due to reading disorders for instance. The present study serves as an experimental investigation focusing on the effect of cooperative teaching on the development of reading skills…
Descriptors: Team Teaching, Teacher Collaboration, Reading Skills, Reading Difficulties
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Agaliotis, Ioannis; Kalyva, Efrosini – International Education Studies, 2019
This study explores the differences in the motivational profiles of under-achieving gifted students and high-achieving gifted and non-gifted students. In comparison to their high-achieving peers, under-achieving gifted students reported weaker motivational orientations, in both achievement and social goals, as well as in intrinsic motivation.…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Gifted, Comparative Analysis, High Achievement
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Xia, Zhichao; Zhang, Linjun; Hoeft, Fumiko; Gu, Bin; Gong, Gaolang; Shu, Hua – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2018
The ability to read is essential for cognitive development. To deepen our understanding of reading acquisition, we explored the neuroanatomical correlates (cortical thickness; CT) of word-reading fluency and sentence comprehension efficiency in Chinese with a group of typically developing children (N = 21; 12 females and 9 males; age range…
Descriptors: Oral Reading, Reading Skills, Neurological Organization, Anatomy
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Hagen, Åste M. – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
The aim of the current study is to determine what language activities Norwegian preschool children took part in, and to examine whether these language activities predict children's language comprehension. We tested children (n = 134) with language measures at age 4/5 and age 5/6 and interviewed their teachers (n = 71) about the kinds of language…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Vocabulary Development, Language Processing, Learning Activities
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Iglesias-Sarmiento, Valentin; Deano, Manuel – Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2011
This investigation analyzed the relation between cognitive functioning and mathematical achievement in 114 students in fourth, fifth, and sixth grades. Differences in cognitive performance were studied concurrently in three selected achievement groups: mathematical learning disability group (MLD), low achieving group (LA), and typically achieving…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Cognitive Processes, Mathematics Achievement, Elementary School Students
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Cockcroft, Kate; Dhana-Dullabh, Hansini – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2013
This study compared the working memory functioning of deaf children, children with ADHD and typically developing children. Working memory is involved in the storage and mental manipulation of information during classroom learning activities that are crucial for the acquisition of complex skills and knowledge. Thus, it is important to determine how…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Deafness, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Short Term Memory
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Bacso, Sarah A.; Nilsen, Elizabeth S. – Journal of Cognition and Development, 2017
Young children often provide ambiguous referential statements. Thus, the ability to identify when miscommunication has occurred and subsequently repair messages is an essential component of communicative development. The present study examined the impact of listener feedback and children's executive functioning in influencing children's ability to…
Descriptors: Executive Function, Young Children, Communication Skills, Feedback (Response)
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Tannock, Rosemary; Frijters, Jan C.; Martinussen, Rhonda; White, Erin Jacquelyn; Ickowicz, Abel; Benson, Nancy J.; Lovett, Maureen W. – Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2018
To evaluate the relative efficacy of two reading programs with and without adjunctive stimulant medication for children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and comorbid reading disorder (ADHD+RD). Sixty-five children (7-11 years in age) were assigned randomly to one of three intensive remedial academic programs (phonologically or…
Descriptors: Intervention, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Comorbidity, Child Behavior
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Colp, S. Mitchell; Nordstokke, David W. – Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 2014
Published by the Canadian Test Centre (CTC), "Insight" represents a group-administered test of cognitive functioning that has been built entirely upon the Cattell-Horn-Carroll (CHC) theoretical framework. "Insight" is intended to be administered by educators and screen entire classrooms for students who present learning…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learning Disabilities, Intelligence Tests, Profiles
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Taha, Mohamed M.; El Nagar, Hosny Z. – Insights into Learning Disabilities, 2018
The purpose of this study is to construct and evaluate diagnostic battery tests of verbal and non-verbal learning disabilities for students in the Arabic schools. 612 students were in the 3rd, 4th and 5th grades of primary school were involved, mostly from Egypt and Saudi Arabia. Their ages ranged from 7.94-10.98 with mean age = 9.62 and SD =…
Descriptors: Diagnostic Tests, Learning Disabilities, Foreign Countries, Grade 3
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Casalis, Severine; Leuwers, Christel; Hilton, Heather – Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2013
This study examined syntactic comprehension in French children with dyslexia in both listening and reading. In the first syntactic comprehension task, a partial version of the Epreuve de Comprehension syntaxico-semantique (ECOSSE test; French adaptation of Bishop's test for receptive grammar test) children with dyslexia performed at a lower level…
Descriptors: Dyslexia, Foreign Countries, French, Syntax
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Reid, Corinne; Davis, Helen; Horlin, Chiara; Anderson, Mike; Baughman, Natalie; Campbell, Catherine – British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 2013
Empathy is an essential building block for successful interpersonal relationships. Atypical empathic development is implicated in a range of developmental psychopathologies. However, assessment of empathy in children is constrained by a lack of suitable measurement instruments. This article outlines the development of the Kids' Empathic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Empathy, Measures (Individuals), Affective Behavior
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Poletti, Michele; Carretta, Elisa; Bonvicini, Laura; Giorgi-Rossi, Paolo – Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2018
The heterogeneity among children with learning disabilities still represents a barrier and a challenge in their conceptualization. Although a dimensional approach has been gaining support, the categorical approach is still the most adopted, as in the recent fifth edition of the "Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders." The…
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Cluster Grouping, Learning Disabilities, Identification
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Brenchley, Celia; Costello, Shane – Australian Journal of Learning Difficulties, 2018
Non-Verbal Learning Disabilities (NVLD) have a relatively rare incidence, estimated to be approximately 1.7% of all learning disabilities. Symptoms of the disorder are perceptual, social and emotional. These symptoms differ according to the developmental age, with 85% of cases being diagnosed in secondary school when education becomes more…
Descriptors: Intervention, Nonverbal Ability, Learning Disabilities, Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
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Özerk, Meral R.; Handorff, Jan Arne; Özerk, Kamil – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2011
ADHD is one of the widespread neurological disorders among children. While a substantial amount of research have addressed the issues related to assessment practices and diagnosis criteria among majority language speaking children, ADHD among bilingual children or linguistic minority children has not yet been addressed and discussed so much in the…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Bilingualism, Children, Immigrants
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