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Posts from June 2015

June 2015

Dr. Jeremy Miciak

Read Dr. Jeremy Miciak's summary of a review by Jacob & Parkinson (2015) of studies on possible relationships between executive functions and academic achievement.

Posts from May 2015

April 2015

Catherine Jockell

Read Catherine Jockell's summary of an article by Goodwin, Gilbert, Cho, and Kearns (2014) on the skills middle school students need to read, spell, and understand complex words.

Posts from April 2015

March 2015

Dr. Jack M. Fletcher

Read Dr. Jack M. Fletcher's summary of an article by Howard-Jones (2014) on commonly held misunderstandings about the brain and learning.

Posts from February 2015

February 2015

Dr. Elizabeth Swanson

Read Dr. Elizabeth Swanson's summary of a study by Al Otaiba et al. (2014) that compared dynamic and typical RTI approaches.

Posts from January 2015

January 2015

Dr. Paul T. Cirino

Read Dr. Cirino's summary of Claessens, A., & Dowsett, C. (2014) recent article on the relationship between attention, behavior, and acheivement.

Posts from December 2014

December 2014

Dr. Nancy Scammacca

Read Dr. Nancy Scammacca's summary of findings from Pfost, M., Hattie, J., Dörfler, T., & Artelt, C. (2014). Individual differences in reading development: A review of 25 years of empirical research on Matthew effects in reading. Review of Educational Research84, 203–244.

Posts from November 2014

November 2014

Dr. Amy E. Barth

Read Dr. Amy Barth's summary of findings from Graham, S., & Santangelo, T. (2014). Does spelling instruction make students better spellers, readers, and writers? A meta-analytic review. Reading and Writing27, 1703–1743.

Posts from October 2014

October 2014

Dr. Michael Vaughn

Read Dr. Michael Vaughn's summary of Verlinden, M., Veenstra, R., Ghassabian, A., Jansen, P. W., Hofman, A., Jaddoe, V. W. V., . . . Tiemeier, H. (2014). Executive functioning and nonverbal intelligence as predictors of bullying in early elementary school. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 42, 953–966.

September 2014

Dr. Eunsoo Cho

Read guest author Eunsoo Cho's summary of Boscardin, C. K., Muthén, B., Francis, D. J., & Baker, E. L. (2008) and recommendations for early identification of reading disabilities.

Posts from August 2014

August 2014

Dr. Yusra Ahmed

Read guest author Dr. Yusra Ahmed’s thoughts about the relationship between reading and writing instruction, based on Ahmed, Y., Wagner, R. K., & Lopez, D. (2014). Developmental relations between reading and writing at the word, sentence, and text levels: A latent change score analysis. Journal of Educational Psychology106(2), 419–434.