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Berninger, Virginia W.; Abbott, Robert D.; Augsburger, Amy; Garcia, Noelia – Learning Disability Quarterly, 2009
Fourth graders with learning disabilities in transcription (handwriting and spelling), LD-TD, and without LD-TD (non-LD), were compared on three writing tasks (letters, sentences, and essays), which differed by level of language, when writing by pen and by keyboard. The two groups did not differ significantly in Verbal IQ but did in handwriting,…
Descriptors: Sentences, Spelling, Handwriting, Learning Disabilities
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Bouck, Emily C.; Kulkarni, Gauri – Learning Disability Quarterly, 2009
Little is known about how best to teach mathematics to students with learning disabilities. This study explored the performance and self-reported calculator use of 13 sixth-grade and 15 seventh-grade students with learning disabilities educated in either standards-based or traditional mathematics curricula on multiple-choice and open-ended…
Descriptors: Mathematics Curriculum, Learning Disabilities, Calculators, Middle School Students
Sideridis, Georgios D. – Learning Disability Quarterly, 2006
The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the regulation of goal orientations and strong "oughts" in students with learning disabilities (LD). Participants were 132 Greek students with state-identified LD using the achievement-discrepancy criterion, and 538 typical students. The first hypothesis tested was that feeling obliged to…
Descriptors: Goal Orientation, Learning Disabilities, Foreign Countries, Motivation
Garcia-Sanchez, Jesus-Nicasio; Fidalgo-Redondo, Raquel – Learning Disability Quarterly, 2006
We examined the differential effects of the social cognitive model of sequential skill acquisition (SCM intervention) and the self-regulated strategy development model (SRSD intervention) for writing. One hundred and twenty-one 5th- and 6th-grade Spanish students with learning disabilities (LD) and/or low achievement (LA) were randomly assigned…
Descriptors: Intervention, Self Efficacy, Learning Disabilities, Low Achievement