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Amendum, Steven J.; Vernon-Feagans, Lynne; Ginsberg, Marnie C. – Elementary School Journal, 2011
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of a classroom-teacher-delivered reading intervention for struggling readers called the Targeted Reading Intervention (TRI), designed particularly for kindergarten and first-grade teachers and their struggling students in rural, low-wealth communities. The TRI was delivered via an innovative…
Descriptors: Reading Difficulties, Special Needs Students, Early Reading, Intervention
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Stuhlman, Megan W.; Pianta, Robert C. – Elementary School Journal, 2009
In the present study, we present analyzed profiles of observed classroom experiences in terms of emotional and instructional dimensions of quality. Over 800 first-grade classrooms across the United States were included, selected by virtue of having a student participating in the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development's Study of…
Descriptors: Class Size, Observation, Child Health, Educational Quality
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Wilson, H. Kent; Pianta, Robert C.; Stuhlman, Megan – Elementary School Journal, 2007
In this study we examined the relation between children's social competence and their first-grade classroom environment. Drawing from data from the NICHD Study of Early Child Care and Youth Development, we used cluster analysis to identify 4 types of typical classrooms based on observed classroom emotional and instructional supports. The 4 types…
Descriptors: Emotional Development, Teaching Methods, Feedback (Response), Multivariate Analysis
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Schleppenbach, Meg; Flevares, Lucia M.; Sims, Linda M.; Perry, Michelle – Elementary School Journal, 2007
The treatment of errors in mathematics classrooms has gained attention in recent years, with many researchers suggesting that errors should be used as starting points for student inquiry into mathematics. In the study reported in this article, we examined how teachers used discourse around errors to generate inquiry by looking at the treatment of…
Descriptors: Grade 5, Mathematics Instruction, Elementary School Mathematics, Grade 4