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Washburn, Erin K.; Binks-Cantrell, Emily S.; Joshi, R. Malatesha; Martin-Chang, Sandra; Arrow, Alison – Annals of Dyslexia, 2016
The present study examined preservice teachers' (PSTs) knowledge of basic language constructs across four different English-speaking teacher preparations programs. A standardized survey was administered to participants from Canada (n = 80), England (n = 55), New Zealand (n = 26), and the USA (n = 118). All participants were enrolled in…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Knowledge Level, Teacher Education Programs, Foreign Countries
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Martinussen, Rhonda; Ferrari, Julia; Aitken, Madison; Willows, Dale – Annals of Dyslexia, 2015
This study examined the relations among perceived and actual knowledge of phonemic awareness (PA), exposure to PA instruction during practicum, and self-efficacy for teaching PA in a sample of 54 teacher candidates (TCs) enrolled in a 1-year Bachelor of Education program in a Canadian university. It also assessed the effects of a brief…
Descriptors: Phonemic Awareness, Preservice Teachers, Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students
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Irannejad, Shahrzad; Savage, Robert – Annals of Dyslexia, 2012
This study investigated whether children with dyslexia differed in their performance on reading, phonological, rapid naming, motor, and cerebellar-related tasks and automaticity measures compared to reading age (RA)-matched and chronological age (CA)-matched control groups. Participants were 51 children attending mainstream English elementary…
Descriptors: Children, Dyslexia, Neurological Impairments, Intelligence Quotient
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LaFrance, Edith (Dee) Bird – Annals of Dyslexia, 1997
Discusses the outcomes of a study from Ontario that compared 29 gifted students (ages 9-14) with dyslexia to students who were either gifted (n=23) or dyslexic (n=25). Intellectual, academic, socioemotional, and creative thinking differences are described. Two different curriculum approaches for gifted children with dyslexia are provided.…
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Dyslexia, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education