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Recent Publications

(Updated December 14, 2017)

Reading Writing, Content area

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Gersten, R., Jayanthi, M., & Dimino, J. (2017). Too much, too soon? A commentary on what the national RtI evaluation left unanswered and what reading intervention research tells us. Exceptional Children, 83(3), 244–254. doi:10.1177/0014402917692847

Jayanthi, M., Dimino, J., Gersten, R., Taylor, M. J., Haymond, K., Smolkowski, K., & Newman-Gonchar, R. (2017). The impact of teacher study groups in vocabulary on teaching practice, teacher knowledge, and student vocabulary knowledge: A large-scale replication study. Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness. Advance online publication. doi:10.1080/19345747.2017.1327625

Gersten, R., Newman-Gonchar, R. A., Haymond, K. S., & Dimino, J. (2017). What is the evidence base to support reading interventions for improving student outcomes in grades 1–3? (REL 2017–271). Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, Regional Educational Laboratory Southeast. Retrieved from http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/edlabs. 

Ciullo, S., & Dimino, J. A. (2017). The Strategic Use of Scaffolded Instruction in Social Studies Interventions for Students with Learning Disabilities. Learning Disabilities Research & Practice, 32(3), 155-165. doi:10.1111/ldrp.12138

Foorman, B., Beyler, N., Borradaile, K., Coyne, M., Denton, C. A., Dimino, J., Furgeson, J., Hayes, L., Henke, J., Justice, L., Keating, B., Lewis, W., Sattar, S., Streke, A., Wagner, R., & Wissel, S. (2016). Foundational skills to support reading for understanding in kindergarten through 3rd grade (NCEE 2016-4008). Washington, DC: National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance (NCEE), Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education. Retrieved http://whatworks.ed.gov.

Mathematics

 

Schumacher, R. F., Jayanthi, M., Gersten, R., Dimino, J., Spallone, S., & Haymond, K. S. (2018). Using the number line to promote understanding of fractions for struggling fifth graders: A formative pilot study. Learning Disabilities Research & Practice. Advance online publication. doi:10.1111/ldrp.12169


Jayanthi, M., Gersten, R., Taylor, M. J., Smolkowski, K., & Dimino, J. (2017). Impact of the Developing Mathematical Ideas professional development program on grade 4 students’ and teachers’ understanding of fractions (REL 2017–256). Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, Regional Educational Laboratory Southeast. Retrieved from http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/edlabs.

 

Schumacher, R. F., Zumeta Edmonds, R. O., & Arden, S. V. (2017). Examining implementation of intensive intervention in mathematics. Learning Disabilities Research & Practice, 32(3), 189–199. doi:10.1111/ldrp.12141

 

Schumacher, R. F. & Malone, A. S. (2017). Error patterns with fraction calculations at fourth grade as a function of students’ mathematics achievement status. The Elementary School Journal, 118(1), 105–127. doi:10.1086/692914

 

Gersten, R., Schumacher, R. F., & Jordan, N. C. (2016). Life on the number line: Routes to understanding fraction magnitude for students with difficulties learning mathematics. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 50(6), 655–657. doi:10.1177/0022219416662625

English Language Learners: Best Practice

Research Methodology

Gersten, R., Jayanthi, M., Santoro, L., & Newman-Gonchar, R. (2017). Designing rigorous group studies in special education: Standards and quality indicators for contemporary group design research. In J. Kauffman and D. Hallahan (Eds.), Handbook of Special Education. Madison Avenue, NY: Routledge.

Other

Rumberger, R., Addis, H., Allensworth, E., Balfanz, R., Bruch, J., Dillon, E., Duardo, D., Dynarski, M., Furgeson, J., Jayanthi, M., Newman-Gonchar, R., Place, K., & Tuttle, C. (2017). Preventing drop- out in secondary schools (NCEE 2017-4028). Washington, DC: National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance (NCEE), Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education. https://whatworks.ed.gov