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Posts from November 2017

October 2017: Neural Functional Connectivity Predicts Reading Performance

Jessica Church-Lang

Read Jessica Church-Lang's summary of a study by Alcauter et al. (2017) that examined the role of the striatum in reading performance of school-age children.

Posts from October 2017

September 2017: Training in Neuroscience Decreases Neuromyths

Kelly Macdonald

Read Kelly Macdonald's summary of an article in which Macdonald, Germine, Anderson, Christodoulou, and McGrath (2017) present their findings from a U.S. survey on neuromyths.

Posts from September 2017

August 2017: Effects of Reading Intervention for Fourth Grade Struggling Readers

Dr. Jamie M. Quinn

Read Dr. Jamie M. Quinn's summary of a study by Wanzek et al. (2017) that evaluated the effects of Passport to Literacy for upper-elementary students with comprehension difficulties.

Posts from August 2017

July 2017: Value-Added Modeling and Educational Accountability

Dr. Pat Taylor

Read Dr. Pat Taylor's summary of an article by Everson (2017) that evaluated the findings of existing literature related to value-added models.

Posts from July 2017

June 2017: Systematic Review of Language and Problem Behavior

Dr. Garrett Roberts

Read Dr. Garrett Roberts' summary of an article by Chow and Wehby (2016) on the associations between language and problem behavior.

Posts from June 2017

May 2017: Interpreting Reading Comprehension Test Results

Dr. Philip Capin

Read Dr. Philip Capin's summary of an article by Hua and Keenan (2017) that explores how reading comprehension tests vary in the underlying skills they assess.

Posts from May 2017

April 2017: Achievement Gaps for Students With Disabilities

Dr. Nancy Scammacca

Read Dr. Nancy Scammacca's summary of an article by Schulte, Stevens, Elliott, Tindal, and Nese (2016) that examines patterns of reading growth over time for students with disabilities, general education students, and academically gifted students.

Posts from March 2017

March 2017: Differences Between Published and Unpublished Effect Sizes

Dr. Jeremy Miciak

Read Dr. Jeremy Miciak's summary of a Polanin et al. (2016) study on publication bias through the review of 81 meta-analyses.

Posts from February 2017

January 2017: Brain Imaging and Theories of Developmental Dyslexia

Dr. Jenifer Juranek

Read Dr. Jenifer Juranek's summary of a Vandermosten et al. (2016) meta-analysis of MRI brain imaging studies of prereading children and the implications for dyslexia.

Posts from December 2016

November 2016: Minority Representation in Special Education

Dr. Greg Roberts

Read Dr. Greg Roberts' summary of a Morgan et al. (2015) study of the representation of minority students in special education.