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Posts from December 2013

December 2013: Explicit Teaching of Meta-Strategic Knowledge

Dr. Greg Roberts

Read Dr. Greg Roberts’ recommendations about meta-strategic knowledge and practice, based on Zohar, A., & Ben David, A. (2008). Explicit teaching of meta-strategic knowledge in authentic classroom situations. Metacognition Learning, 3, 59–82.

Posts from November 2013

November 2013: Learning Styles: Concepts and Evidence

Dr. Karla K. Steubing

Read Dr. Karla K. Steubing’s recommendations about learning styles, based on Pashler, H., McDaniel, M., Rohrer, D., & Bjork, R. (2008). Learning styles: Concepts and evidence. Psychological Science in the Public Interest, 9(3), 1–18.

Posts from October 2013

October 2013: Does Discovery-Based Instruction Enhance Learning?

Dr. Michael Vaughn

Read Dr. Michael Vaughn’s recommendations on discovery learning, based on Alfieri, L., Brooks, P. J., Tenenbaum, H. R., & Aldrich, N. J. (2011). Does discovery-based instruction enhance learning? Journal of Educational Psychology, 103(1), 1–18.

Posts from September 2013

September 2013: Examining Learning Disability Classification Accuracy

Dr. Jeremy Miciak

Read Dr. Jeremy Miciak’s thoughts about the implications of actuarial classifications of learning disabilities, based on Macmann, G. M., Barnett, D. W., Lombard, T. J., Belton-Kocher, E., & Sharpe, M. N. (1989). On the actuarial classification of children: Fundamental studies of classification agreement. The Journal of Special Education, 23(2), 127–149.

August 2013: Improving Reading to Improve Math

Dr. Marcia Barnes

Read Dr. Marcia Barnes’ thoughts about the relationship between reading and math achievement, based on ​​Glenberg, A., Willford, J., Gibson, B., Goldberg, A., & Zhu, X. (2012). Improving reading to improve math. Scientific Studies of Reading, 16, 316–340.

Posts from July 2013

July 2013: Treating Childhood Anxiety in Schools

Dr. Amie Grills

Read Dr. Amie Grills's recommendations about treating childhood anxiety in schools, based on Sulkowski, M. L., Joyce, D. K., & Storch, E. A. (2012). Treating childhood anxiety in schools: Service delivery in a response to intervention paradigm. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 21, 938–947.

Posts from June 2013

June 2013: Young ChildrenÕs Decision-Making on the Marshmallow Task

Dr. Jessica Church-Lang

Read Dr. Jessica Church-Lang’s recommendations about environmental reliability and grit based on Kidd, C., Palmeri, H., & Aslin, R. N. (2013). Rational snacking: Young children’s decision-making on the marshmallow task is moderated by beliefs about environmental reliability. Cognition, 126(1), 109–114.

Posts from May 2013

May 2013: Interpreting Statistical Effects of Educational Interventions

Dr. Sarojani S. Mohammed

Read Dr. Saro Mohammed’s thoughts on interpreting effects based on Lipsey, M. W., Puzio, K., Yun, C., Hebert, M. A., Steinka-Fry, K., Cole, M. W., . . .Busick, M. D. (2012). Translating the statistical representation of the effects of education interventions into more readily interpretable forms (NCSER 2013-3000). Washington, DC: National Center for Special Education Research, Institute of Education Sciences.

Posts from April 2013

April 2013: Proposed Changes to ADHD and LD in the DSM-5

Dr. Jack Fletcher

Read Dr. Jack Fletcher’s thoughts on some of the upcoming changes to DSM-5, based on Tannock, R. (2013). Rethinking ADHD and LD in DSM-5: Proposed changes in diagnostic criteria. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 46(1), 5–25.

Posts from March 2013

March 2013: Academic Outcomes for Children After Traumatic Brain Injury

Dr. Sharon Vaughn

Read Dr. Sharon Vaughn’s recommendations on instruction for students with traumatic brain injury, based on ​​Vu, J. A., Babikian, T., & Asarnow, R. F. (2011). Academic and language outcomes in children after traumatic brain injury: A meta-analysis. Exceptional Children, 77(3), 263–281.