Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Examining developmental relations between core academic language skills and reading comprehension for English learners and their peers.

Although many adolescents struggle to comprehend text, the school-relevant language skills, which might contribute to variation in reading comprehension ability during this developmental period, remain understudied. To expand the research base, this st…

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Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Learning vocabulary from educational media: The role of pedagogical supports for low-income preschoolers.

This article reports on two studies designed to examine the landscape of online streamed videos, and the features that may support vocabulary learning for low-income preschoolers. In Study 1, we report on a content analysis of 100 top language- and lit…

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Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Enhancing example-based learning: Teaching on video increases arousal and improves problem-solving performance.

Recent findings show that after studying a text, teaching the learned content on video to a fictitious peer student improves learning more than restudying the content. This benefit may be in part due to increased arousal associated with the teaching ac…

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Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: The reading comprehension and vocabulary knowledge of children with poor reading comprehension despite adequate decoding: Evidence from a regression-based matching approach.

The present study examined the reading comprehension and receptive vocabulary skills of children with poor reading comprehension despite adequate decoding using a regression-based matching technique. Participants included five cohorts of children who w…

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Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: The more human, the higher the performance? Examining the effects of anthropomorphism on learning with media.

The inclusion of human-like shapes like arms or faces in rather abstract pictures triggers the tendency of anthropomorphism, which is defined as the attribution of human characteristics to nonhuman objects. Anthropomorphism-triggering features in digit…

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Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: The optimal learning strategy depends on learning goals and processes: Retrieval practice versus worked examples.

Testing (having students recall material) and worked examples (having students study a completed problem) are both recommended as effective methods for improving learning. The two strategies rely on different underlying cognitive processes and thus may…

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Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Reconsidering jigsaw social psychology: Longitudinal effects on social interdependence, sociocognitive conflict regulation, motivation, and achievement.

Jigsaw is a peer learning procedure based on the assumption that making “children treat each other as resources” (Aronson & Patnoe, 2011, p. 8) stimulates cooperation among equals. Using a short-term, longitudinal experimental design in 14 sections of …

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Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Social and emotional behavioral profiles in kindergarten: A population-based latent profile analysis of links to socio-educational characteristics and later achievement.

Relatively little attention has been given to understanding different social and emotional behavior (SEB) profiles among students and their links to important educational outcomes. We applied latent profile analysis to identify SEB profiles among kinde…

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