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Trezek, Beverly J.; Mayer, Connie – American Annals of the Deaf, 2015
The present study examined the efficacy of using an informal reading inventory to assess literacy levels in elementary-age deaf students, grades 3-5: the period when the gap between deaf and hearing learners often begins to widen, and the need to identify and remediate specific skill deficits becomes increasingly imperative. Emphasis was placed on…
Descriptors: Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Grade 3, Grade 4
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Easterbrooks, Susan R.; Beal-Alvarez, Jennifer S. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2012
Historically, researchers have identified that reading outcomes for students in upper grades who are d/Deaf and hard of hearing (d/Dhh) have typically rested around the late 3rd to early 4th grade. In recent years, wide-scale state-level testing has called into question these prognostications. The authors conducted a descriptive, multiunit,…
Descriptors: Reading Achievement, Partial Hearing, Deafness, Measures (Individuals)
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Wolbers, Kimberly A.; Dimling, Lisa M.; Lawson, Heather R.; Golos, Debbie B. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2012
The study examined the extent to which a highly qualified interpreter remained parallel with or diverged from the original classroom discourse in her interpreting for a 3rd-grade deaf student in science, social studies, and resource room. The interpreter's signed and verbalized expressions were compared to the class participants' expressions for…
Descriptors: Deafness, Science Instruction, Social Studies, Resource Room Programs
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Allen, Thomas E.; Clark, M. Diane; del Giudice, Alex; Koo, Daniel; Lieberman, Amy; Mayberry, Rachel; Millerd, Paul – American Annals of the Deaf, 2009
Four critical responses to an article, "The Role of Phonology and Phonologically Related Skills in Reading Instruction for Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing" (Wang, Trezek, Luckner, & Paul, 2008), are presented. Issue is taken with the conclusions of the article by Wang and colleagues regarding the "necessary" condition of phonological…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Phonology, Partial Hearing, Deafness
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Paul, Peter V.; Wang, Ye; Trezek, Beverly J.; Luckner, John L. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2009
Paul, Wang, Trezek, and Luckner offer a rebuttal to an article by Allen, Clark, del Giudice, Koo, Lieberman, Mayberry, and Miller published in the same issue of the "American Annals of the Deaf" (Fall 2009) that is critical of an article by Wang, Trezek, Luckner, and Paul that was published in the Fall 2008 "Annals". Major themes from the article…
Descriptors: Phonology, Deafness, Literature Reviews, Research Methodology
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Woolsey, M. Lynn; Herring, Tina J.; Satterfield, Susan T. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2009
Social Studies is a devalued subject in public schools. Worse, apparently no research exists on social studies instruction for students in deaf education. The researchers investigated the allocation of time for social studies in 7 residential schools and 1 day school. Using an ecobehavioral assessment tool, they observed 30 deaf students (grades…
Descriptors: Day Schools, Residential Schools, Partial Hearing, Deafness
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Bowen, Sandy K. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2008
Third- and fourth-grade students in two separate classrooms--one a classroom with only hearing students and the other a coenrolled classroom with hearing, hard of hearing, and deaf students--were assessed to determine friendship patterns, attitudes, beliefs, and perceptions about sign language and deafness. Sociograms, interviews, and videotape…
Descriptors: Sign Language, Partial Hearing, Deafness, Friendship
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Wauters, Loes N.; van Bon, Wim H. J.; Tellings, Agnes E. J. M.; van Leeuwe, Jan F. J. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2006
The present study examined whether specific item characteristics, such as mode of acquisition (MoA) of word meanings, make reading comprehension tests particularly difficult for deaf children. Reading comprehension data on nearly 13,000 hearing 7-to-12-year-olds and 253 deaf 7-to-20-year-olds were analyzed, divided across test levels from second…
Descriptors: Semantics, Deafness, Age Differences, Reading Comprehension
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Al-Hilawani, Yasser A. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2003
Metacognitive Performance of four groups of students (hearing high-achieving, hearing average-achieving, hearing underachieving, and deaf and hard of hearing) in first through third grade in the United Arab Emirates was examined and compared. Metacognition was measured using analyses of pictures depicting real-life problematic events, situations,…
Descriptors: Partial Hearing, Deafness, Problem Solving, Metacognition