Research and Presentations - Education
(2017)Four methods were developed for teaching high school students how to better understand the diagrams in their biology textbooks. The 4 workbooks instantiate these methods: Conventions of Diagrams, Self-Explanation in Diagrams, ...
(2017)With funding from the US Department of Education, we created a Combined Cognitive & Motivational Support intervention for STEM Learning. The intervention materials are available here for download as a Blackboard module, ...
(American Psychological Association, 2007)A significant proportion of American high school students struggle with reading comprehension. Theoretical models of reading comprehension might help researchers understand these difficulties, because they can point to ...
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(2016-04-15)The Next Generation Science Standards emphasize engaging students in the practice of constructing explanations using disciplinary core ideas such as the structure of matter. Research has identified that students have ...
The Effects of a Pressure Vest on Task Engagement, Challenging Behavior, and a Physiological Measure of Stress for a Child with Intellectual Disability (2015)We examined the effect of wearing a pressurized vest, a commonly use sensory support, with one student who had disabilities and for whom this sensory support was indicated. Using single-case reversal design logic (A-B-C-A), ...