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Legette, Kamilah – Educational Psychology Review, 2020
Research examining the effects of track placement in the USA has predominantly focused on racial/socio-economic differences in access to learning opportunities. However, track assignment might also create academic social groups within schools that shape students' social-cognitive processes. This article provides a conceptual model that describes…
Descriptors: Social Development, Cognitive Development, Track System (Education), Student Placement
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Kadir, Munirah Shaik; Yeung, Alexander Seeshing; Ryan, Richard M.; Forbes, Anne; Diallo, Thierno M. O. – Educational Psychology Review, 2020
The aim of the present study was to investigate the effects of an intervention on students' achievement and motivation. The intervention was in the form of an instructional approach named Dual-Approach Instruction since it was designed to facilitate both the cognitive and non-cognitive aspects of students' learning. The intervention effects were…
Descriptors: Science Achievement, Student Motivation, Teaching Methods, Grade 7
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Vaughn, Sharon; Roberts, Greg; Swanson, Elizabeth A.; Wanzek, Jeanne; Fall, Anna-Mária; Stillman-Spisak, Stephanie J. – Educational Psychology Review, 2015
This study aimed to replicate findings that demonstrated impact on students' reading comprehension and social studies content learning. Using a randomized control trial, intervention, and outcome measures, this study was replicated in 85 8th-grade social studies classes with 19 teachers. Teachers were provided professional development on…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Social Studies, Reading Comprehension, Grade 8
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Roberts, Greg; Scammacca, Nancy; Osman, David J.; Hall, Colby; Mohammed, Sarojani S.; Vaughn, Sharon – Educational Psychology Review, 2014
Promoting Acceleration of Comprehension and Content through Text (PACT) and similar team-based models directly engage and support students in learning situations that require cognitive elaboration as part of the processing of new information. Elaboration is subject to metacognitive control, as well (Karpicke, "Journal of Experimental…
Descriptors: Metacognition, History Instruction, Recall (Psychology), Correlation
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Fogarty, Melissa; Oslund, Eric; Simmons, Deborah; Davis, John; Simmons, Leslie; Anderson, Leah; Clemens, Nathan; Roberts, Greg – Educational Psychology Review, 2014
In this experimental study, we examined the effects of a multicomponent reading comprehension intervention in sixth- to eighth-grade English language arts classes with a focus on factors to enhance treatment implementation. We tested the contribution of a theoretically derived fidelity framework that included adherence, quality, dosage, program…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Intervention, Fidelity, Factor Analysis