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Ostad, Snorre A. – International Journal for Research in Learning Disabilities, 2020
Recent studies have concluded that children's development of private speech (private speech internalization) is related to and important for developing mathematical ability. In this article, we review a project consisting of studies exploring the cognitive factors that may underlie differences between the use of private speech by children with…
Descriptors: Learning Problems, Cognitive Processes, Inner Speech (Subvocal), Mathematics Achievement
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Berkeley, Sheri; Kurz, Leigh Ann; Boykin, Andrea; Evmenova, Anya S. – International Journal for Research in Learning Disabilities, 2015
Much is known about how to improve students' comprehension when reading printed text; less is known about outcomes when reading digital text. The purpose of this meta-analysis was to analyze research on the impact of digital text interventions. A comprehensive literature search resulted in 27 group intervention studies with 16,513 participants.…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Meta Analysis, Electronic Publishing, Educational Technology
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Valasa, Lauren L.; Mason, Linda H.; Hughes, Charles – International Journal for Research in Learning Disabilities, 2014
Many students with disabilities have written language production deficits. As a result, these students are failing to meet the demands of government-initiated standards, higher education, and employment. In this review, quantitative experimental intervention studies for improving persuasive, narrative, and expository compositions for adolescents,…
Descriptors: Essays, Writing Instruction, Intervention, Adolescents