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Weiser, Beverly; Buss, Carolyn; Sheils, Ashley Parker; Gallegos, Elisa; Murray, L. Robin – Annals of Dyslexia, 2019
While qualitative research has shown great benefits for teachers who receive coaching, there is a paucity of experimental research examining students' academic outcomes after their teachers received ongoing support from a knowledgeable and experienced coach. Thus, a quasi-experimental design investigated the literacy outcomes of 452 students…
Descriptors: Reading Difficulties, Special Education, Coaching (Performance), Educational Technology
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Wijekumar, Kausalai; Beerwinkle, Andrea L.; Harris, Karen R.; Graham, Steve – Annals of Dyslexia, 2019
The purpose of this research was to study the etiology of teacher knowledge about and factors that influence implementation of evidence-based reading and writing interventions at the upper elementary grade levels. Five data sources are used in this study: first, we used teacher surveys about their pre-service preparation on reading comprehension…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Grade 4, Grade 5, Teacher Characteristics
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Fuchs, Stephanie; Kahn-Horwitz, Janina; Katzir, Tami – Annals of Dyslexia, 2019
Acquiring literacy in English as a foreign language (EFL) is important for language development. However, many students enter middle school without adequate EFL literacy skills. This may indicate a gap between EFL literacy instruction theory and the classroom practice that is occurring in elementary school classrooms. The aim of this study was to…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Literacy Education
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Lockiewicz, Marta; Jaskulska, Martyna – Annals of Dyslexia, 2019
The aim of our study was to examine the relationship between NL (Native Language: Polish) phonological processing skills (verbal and phonological short-term memory, phoneme segmentation and blending, rapid automatised naming (RAN)) and the accuracy and fluency of NL and English as a Foreign Language (EFL) word and nonword decoding and word…
Descriptors: Reading Skills, Correlation, Phonological Awareness, Phonemes
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van der Kleij, S. W.; Segers, E.; Groen, M. A.; Verhoeven, L. – Annals of Dyslexia, 2019
The goal of this study was to examine the post-treatment development of word and pseudoword accuracy and fluency and its cognitive and linguistic predictors in Dutch children with dyslexia compared with typical readers in the upper primary grades. Word and pseudoword reading accuracy and fluency were assessed at the start and end of grade 5 and at…
Descriptors: Dyslexia, Reading Fluency, Reading Skills, Accuracy
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Chung, Kevin Kien Hoa; Lo, Jason C. M.; McBride, Catherine – Annals of Dyslexia, 2018
Dyslexia is a developmental disability affecting the acquisition of reading and writing skills, and its developmental nature makes longitudinal research of great importance. This study therefore investigated the cognitive-linguistic profiles of the typical-functioning dyslexics and high-functioning dyslexics with longitudinal cohorts of…
Descriptors: Dyslexia, Longitudinal Studies, Identification, Chinese
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van Setten, Ellie R. H.; Hakvoort, Britt E.; van der Leij, Aryan; Maurits, Natasha M.; Maassen, Ben A. M. – Annals of Dyslexia, 2018
The present study investigates whether grade 6 reading outcomes, reading fluency, and reading comprehension can be predicted by grade 3 reading fluency, familial risk of dyslexia (FR), and grade 3 reading related skills: rapid automatized naming (RAN), phonological awareness (PA), and vocabulary. In a sample of 150 children, of whom 83 had a…
Descriptors: Grade 6, At Risk Students, Reading Fluency, Reading Comprehension
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Holden, John G.; Greijn, Lieke T.; van Rooij, Marieke M. J. W.; Wijnants, Maarten L.; Bosman, Anna M. T. – Annals of Dyslexia, 2014
The shape of a word pronunciation time distribution supplies information about the dynamic interactions that support reading performance. Speeded word-naming pronunciation and response time distributions were collected from 20 sixth grade Dutch students with dyslexia and 23 age-matched controls. The participants' pronunciation times were modeled…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Dyslexia, Pronunciation, Reading Skills
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Chung, Kevin K. H.; Lo, Jason C. M.; Ho, Connie S.-H.; Xiao, Xiaoyun; Chan, David W. – Annals of Dyslexia, 2014
This study aims to investigate the relation of syntactic and discourse skills to morphological skills, rapid naming, and working memory in Chinese adolescent readers with dyslexia and to examine their cognitive-linguistic profiles. Fifty-two dyslexic readers (mean age, 13;42) from grade 7 to 9 in Hong Kong high schools were compared with 52…
Descriptors: Morphology (Languages), Naming, Short Term Memory, Syntax
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Calhoon, Mary Beth; Sandow, Alexia; Hunter, Charles V. – Annals of Dyslexia, 2010
The primary purpose of this study was to explore if there could be a more beneficial method in organizing the individual instructional reading components (phonological decoding, spelling, fluency, and reading comprehension) within a remedial reading program to increase sensitivity to instruction for middle school students with reading disabilities…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Reading Difficulties, Remedial Reading, Reading Programs