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Jap, Bernard A. J.; Borleffs, Elisabeth; Maassen, Ben A. M. – Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 2017
With its transparent orthography, Standard Indonesian is spoken by over 160 million inhabitants and is the primary language of instruction in education and the government in Indonesia. An assessment battery of reading and reading-related skills was developed as a starting point for the diagnosis of dyslexia in beginner learners. Founded on the…
Descriptors: Indonesian, Dyslexia, Identification, Phonological Awareness
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Foreman-Murray, Lindsay; Fuchs, Lynn S. – Grantee Submission, 2018
Student explanations of their mathematical thinking and conclusions have become a greater part of the assessment landscape in recent years. With a sample of 71 4th-grade students at-risk for mathematics learning disabilities, we investigated the relation between student accuracy in comparing the magnitude of fractions and the quality of students'…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Grade 4, Elementary School Mathematics, Mathematics Skills
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Yakubova, Gulnoza; Bouck, Emily C. – Education and Training in Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 2014
Calculators are widely used in mathematics education, yet limited research examines the effects of calculators for students with mild intellectual disability. An alternating treatments design was used to study the effects of calculator types (i.e., scientific and graphing) on the mathematical performance (i.e., computation and word problems) of…
Descriptors: Mild Mental Retardation, Calculators, Educational Technology, Grade 5
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Satsangi, Rajiv; Bouck, Emily C. – Learning Disability Quarterly, 2015
Secondary students with a learning disability in mathematics often struggle with the academic demands presented in advanced mathematics courses, such as algebra and geometry. With greater emphasis placed on problem solving and higher level thinking skills in these subject areas, students with a learning disability in mathematics often fail to keep…
Descriptors: Manipulative Materials, Teaching Methods, Computer Simulation, Educational Technology
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Harvey, Hattie A.; Miller, Gloria E. – Early Education and Development, 2017
Research Findings: The contribution of 3 executive function skills (shifting, inhibitory control, and working memory) and their relation to early mathematical skills was investigated with preschoolers attending 6 Head Start centers. Ninety-two children ranging in age from 3 years, 1 month, to 4 years, 11 months, who were native English or Spanish…
Descriptors: Executive Function, Disadvantaged Youth, Preschool Education, Vocabulary Development
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Dahlin, Karin I. E. – Journal of Education and Learning, 2013
Working Memory (WM) has a central role in learning. It is suggested to be malleable and is considered necessary for several aspects of mathematical functioning. This study investigated whether work with an interactive computerised working memory training programme at school could affect the mathematical performance of young children. Fifty-seven…
Descriptors: Short Term Memory, Mathematics Achievement, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Computer Assisted Instruction
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Poorghorban, Maryam; Jabbari, Susan; Chamandar, Fatemah – Journal of Education and Learning, 2018
The purpose of this study was to understand the relationship between executive functions and mathematical abilities to determine the contribution of these functions to math performance. In this study, 30 students were selected from among 4th graders of elementary school, in two groups with low achievement in mathematics (poor) and high achievement…
Descriptors: Mathematics Achievement, Elementary School Students, Executive Function, Attention
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Bouck, Emily C.; Bassette, Laura; Shurr, Jordan; Park, Jiyoon; Kerr, Jackie; Whorley, Abbie – Journal of Special Education Technology, 2017
Fractions are an important mathematical concept; however, fractions are also a struggle for many students with disabilities. This study explored a new framework adapted from the evidence-based concrete-representational-abstract framework: the virtual-representational-abstract (VRA) framework. The VRA framework involves teaching students to solve…
Descriptors: Fractions, Disabilities, Teaching Methods, Mathematical Concepts
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Pieters, Stefanie; Roeyers, Herbert; Rosseel, Yves; Van Waelvelde, Hilde; Desoete, Annemie – Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2015
A relationship between motor and mathematical skills has been shown by previous research. However, the question of whether subtypes can be differentiated within developmental coordination disorder (DCD) and/or mathematical learning disability (MLD) remains unresolved. In a sample of children with and without DCD and/or MLD, a data-driven…
Descriptors: Disability Identification, Developmental Disabilities, Psychomotor Skills, Mathematics Skills
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Zorrilla-Silvestre, Lorena; Presentación-Herrero, María Jesús; Gil-Gómez, Jesús – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2016
Introduction: This study explored the variables of executive functioning (EF) that permitted the evaluation of EF both at home and at school. The objective was to compare the results of the evaluations of these functions in children aged 5 to 6 years, and see to what extent these variables predicted mathematics performance best. Method: Sixty-six…
Descriptors: Executive Function, Neuropsychology, Ecology, Predictor Variables
Hinton, Vanessa; Stroizer, Shaunita; Flores, Margaret – Investigations in Mathematics Learning, 2015
Number sense is one's ability to understand what numbers mean, perform mental mathematics, and look at the world and make comparisons. Researchers show instruction that teaches children how to classify numbers, put numbers in sequence, conserve numbers effectively, and count builds their number sense skills. Targeted instruction that teaches…
Descriptors: Computation, Case Studies, Young Children, Mathematics Instruction
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Crawford, Lindy; Higgins, Kristina N.; Freeman, Barbara – Learning Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2012
Computer-based instruction (CBI) programs have been implemented in classrooms for almost three decades. One advantage of CBI includes allowing the user to tailor instruction to their particular style of learning (Slavin & Lake, 2009). An essential part of individualizing CBI involves the students use of active electronic support tools, which…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Mathematics Curriculum, Metacognition, Secondary School Mathematics
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Kurnaz, Ahmet – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2018
In this study whether the expectancy belief has a mediating role in the correlation between cost value perception and task value perception of gifted students towards mathematics was examined. It is predicted that the correlation between cost value and task value perceptions of gifted students towards mathematics can change according to their…
Descriptors: Correlation, Academically Gifted, Mathematics Instruction, Foreign Countries
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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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Desoete, Annemmie; De Weerd, Frauke; Vanderswalmen, Ruth; De Bond, Annemie – International Journal for Research in Learning Disabilities, 2014
The study was conducted to look at differences between children who outgrew and did not outgrow an early diagnosis of mathematical learning disorder (MD; n=13), and peers without MD (n=13). Children were tested at 5, 6, 7 and 10 years of age. About 54% of the children with an early diagnosis of MD still experienced mathematical difficulties at the…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Longitudinal Studies, Disability Identification, Mathematics Skills
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