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Hassan, Abdulhameed Saeed; Mohamed, Ahmed Hassan Hemdan – International Journal of Special Education, 2019
The purpose of this study was to explore the performance of three groups of students, gifted hearing students (GH), average-ability hearing students (AH), and deaf students (DF) on mathematical ability. The sample consisted of a total of 167 students (91 males and 76 females). Deaf students came from the Al-Amal School (an inclusive school for…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Skills, Deafness, Hearing (Physiology)
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Kanevsky, Lannie – International Journal of Special Education, 2015
Pedagogical shifts favouring collaborative learning and findings of recent studies have raised concerns regarding the claim that gifted students prefer to learn alone. The purpose of this study was to further investigate if, when and how high ability learners want to work with or without others. The distributions of 416 high ability students (n =…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Cooperative Learning, Independent Study, Student Surveys
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Ugwuanyi, L. T.; Adaka, T. A. – International Journal of Special Education, 2015
The paper focused on the effect of auditory training on reading comprehension of children with hearing impairment in Enugu State. A total of 33 children with conductive, sensory neural and mixed hearing loss were sampled for the study in the two schools for the Deaf in Enugu State. The design employed for the study was a quasi experiment (pre-test…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Auditory Training, Children, Hearing Impairments
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Gonzalez, Michelle – International Journal of Special Education, 2014
Limited research exists concerning the effect of interactive electronic texts or eBooks on the reading comprehension of students with reading disabilities. The purpose of this study was to determine if there was a significant difference in oral retelling and comprehension performance on multiple-choice questions when 17 students with reading…
Descriptors: Reading Difficulties, Reading Comprehension, Books, Electronic Publishing
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Dunn, Michael – International Journal of Special Education, 2013
Educators often use mnemonic strategies as a prime method to help children who struggle with writing. This study analyzed 12 fourth-grade students' stories during their participation in one of three groups. The first group learned the Ask, Reflect, Text (ART) mnemonic strategy with art media in the pre-writing/planning phase. The second group used…
Descriptors: Writing Improvement, Writing Instruction, Writing Difficulties, Elementary School Students
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Abu-Hamour, Bashir – International Journal of Special Education, 2013
This study examined the applicability of the Arabic version of the Curriculum Based Measurement Maze (CBM Maze) for Jordanian students. A sample of 150 students was recruited from two public primary schools in Jordan. The students were ranked into high, moderate, and low achievers in terms of their performance in the Arabic course. Then all of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Semitic Languages, Grade Point Average
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Gebhardt, Markus; Krammer, Mathias; Schwab, Susanne; Rossmann, Peter; Klicpera, Barbara Gasteiger; Klatten, Susanne – International Journal of Special Education, 2013
Every school system has to deal with children with Learning Disabilities (LD). However, the concepts of LD, the assessment procedures, the diagnostic criteria as well as their interpretation vary widely from country to country. What they usually seem to have in common is that general cognitive abilities, as measured by standardized IQ tests, are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Evaluation, Standardized Tests, Learning Disabilities
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Hong, Saahoon; Bart, William M. – International Journal of Special Education, 2007
Cognitive effects of chess instruction on students at risk for academic failure was examined. Thirty-eight students, from three elementary schools, participated in this study. The experimental group received a ninety-minute chess lesson once per week over a three-month period; and the control group students regularly attended school activities…
Descriptors: Experimental Groups, Control Groups, School Activities, Academic Failure