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Center for Research and Reform in Education, 2017
Educational technology products offer potentially effective means of supporting teaching and learning in K-12 classrooms. But for any given instructional need, there are likely to be numerous product options available for purchasing. What can school districts do to help ensure that good selections are made? In a recent, comprehensive study of…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, School Districts, Purchasing
Chambers, Bette; Cheung, Alan C. K.; Slavin, Robert E. – Center for Research and Reform in Education, 2016
This systematic review of research on early childhood programs seeks to identify effective approaches capable of improving literacy and language outcomes for preschoolers. It applies consistent standards to determine the strength of evidence supporting a variety of approaches, which fell into two main categories: "comprehensive…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Preschool Children, Outcomes of Education, Teaching Methods
Morrison, Gary R.; Morrison, Jennifer R.; Ross, Steven M. – Center for Research and Reform in Education, 2016
For many years, researchers attempted to prove that the use of technology would improve student achievement (Morrison, 1994). Many of these assertions prompted researchers to "test" the effectiveness of these various technologies by comparing a technology such as television or computers to a teacher teaching. While a number of…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Literature Reviews, Meta Analysis, Teaching Methods
Corcoran, Roisin P.; Ross, Steven M. – Center for Research and Reform in Education, 2015
The study was implemented in the Title I Marinette School District using a randomized experimental design and parallel quasi experimental design spanning three grades 1-3 in 3 district elementary schools. The Remediation Plus Intervention is a multi-sensory, systematic synthetic phonics curriculum for all ages of students who struggle with…
Descriptors: Remedial Programs, Remedial Reading, Remedial Instruction, Program Effectiveness
Cheung, Alan; Slavin, Robert E.; Kim, Elizabeth; Lake, Cynthia – Center for Research and Reform in Education, 2015
This article reports a systematic review of research on science programs in grades 6-12. Twenty-one studies met inclusion criteria including use of randomized or matched assignment to conditions, measures that assess content emphasized equally in experimental and control groups, and a duration of at least 12 weeks. Programs fell into four…
Descriptors: Secondary School Science, Science Programs, Middle School Students, High School Students
Center for Research and Reform in Education, 2012
Which science programs have been proven to help elementary students to succeed? To find out, this review summarizes evidence on three types of programs designed to improve the science achievement of students in grades K-6: (1) Inquiry-oriented programs without science kits, such as Increasing Conceptual Challenge, Science IDEAS, and Collaborative…
Descriptors: Evidence, Teaching Methods, Control Groups, Video Technology
Center for Research and Reform in Education, 2012
This review summarizes research on the effects of technology use on mathematics achievement in K-12 classrooms. The main research questions included: (1) Do education technology applications improve mathematics achievement in K-12 classrooms as compared to traditional teaching methods without education technology?; and (2) What study and research…
Descriptors: Mathematics Achievement, Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Technology, Program Effectiveness
Cheung, Alan C. K.; Slavin, Robert E. – Center for Research and Reform in Education, 2012
This review synthesizes research on English reading outcomes of all types of programs for Spanish-dominant ELLs in elementary schools. It is divided into two major sections. One focuses on studies of language of instruction, and one on reading approaches for ELLs other than bilingual education. A total of 14 qualifying studies met the inclusion…
Descriptors: Tutoring, Reading Programs, Minority Group Students, Bilingual Education
Center for Research and Reform in Education, 2012
This review examines the effectiveness of educational technology applications in improving the reading achievement of struggling readers in elementary schools. The review applies consistent inclusion standards to focus on studies that met high methodological standards. A total of 20 studies based on about 7,000 students in grades K-6 were included…
Descriptors: Reading Achievement, Educational Technology, Reading Difficulties, Reading Programs
Cheung, Alan C. K.; Slavin, Robert E. – Center for Research and Reform in Education, 2012
The purpose of this review is to learn from rigorous evaluations of alternative technology applications how features of using technology programs and characteristics of their evaluations affect reading outcomes for students in grades K-12. The review applies consistent inclusion standards to focus on studies that met high methodological standards.…
Descriptors: Reading Achievement, Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Technology, Meta Analysis
Center for Research and Reform in Education, 2012
This review examines research on the effects of technology use on reading achievement in K-12 classrooms. It applies consistent inclusion standards to focus on studies that met high methodological standards. A total of 84 qualified studies based on over 60,000 K-12 participants were included in the final analysis. Four major categories of…
Descriptors: Reading Achievement, Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Technology, Meta Analysis
Slavin, Robert E.; Lake, Cynthia; Hanley, Pam; Thurston, Allen – Center for Research and Reform in Education, 2012
This article presents a systematic review of research on the achievement outcomes of all types of approaches to teaching science in elementary schools. Study inclusion criteria included use of randomized or matched control groups, a study duration of at least 4 weeks, and use of achievement measures independent of the experimental treatment. A…
Descriptors: Science Achievement, Evidence, Teaching Methods, Control Groups
Center for Research and Reform in Education, 2012
This review synthesizes research on English reading outcomes of all types of programs for Spanish-dominant ELLs in elementary school. It is divided into two major sections: the effect of language of instruction on achievement (i.e., bilingual vs. English-only instruction) and effective reading approaches for ELLs other than the use of native…
Descriptors: Reading Programs, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Language of Instruction
Cheung, Alan C. K.; Slavin, Robert E. – Center for Research and Reform in Education, 2012
This review examines the effectiveness of educational technology applications in improving the reading achievement of struggling readers in elementary schools. The review applies consistent inclusion standards to focus on studies that met high methodological standards. A total of 20 studies based on about 7,000 students in grades K-6 were included…
Descriptors: Reading Achievement, Educational Technology, Reading Difficulties, Reading Programs
Cheung, Alan C. K.; Slavin, Robert E. – Center for Research and Reform in Education, 2011
The use of educational technology in K-12 classrooms has been gaining tremendous momentum across the country since the 1990s. Many school districts have been investing heavily in various types of technology, such as computers, mobile devices, internet access, and interactive whiteboards. Almost all public schools have access to the internet and…
Descriptors: Evidence, Elementary Secondary Education, Mathematics Achievement, Program Effectiveness
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