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January 2017: Brain Imaging and Theories of Developmental Dyslexia

Read Dr. Jenifer Juranek's summary of a Vandermosten et al. (2016) meta-analysis of MRI brain imaging studies of prereading children and the implications for dyslexia.

November 2016: Minority Representation in Special Education

Read Dr. Greg Roberts' summary of a Morgan et al. (2015) study of the representation of minority students in special education.

October 2016: Determining ÒBest Available Evidence"

Read Dr. Jack Fletcher's summary of Stockard & Wood's (2016) The Threshold and Inclusive Approaches to Determining “Best Available Evidence’’: An Empirical Analysis.

September 2016: Visual Word Identification and Attention

Read Dr. Paul Cirino's summary of Besner et al. (2016) article on the role attention plays in reading behavior.

August 2016: Reading Comprehension in Boys with ADHD

Read Dr. Jessica Church Lang's summary of a study by Friedman et al. (2016) on reading comprehension and ADHD.

July 2016: Reading Instruction for ELLs in Middle Grades

Read Dr. Amy Barth's summary of the findings from Hall, et al. (2016) meta-analysis of research on reading instruction for English language learners.

May 2016: Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Early Reading Programs

Read Dr. Nancy Scammacca's summary of Hollands et al. (2016). Cost-effectiveness analysis of early reading programs: A demonstration with recommendations for future research.

March 2016: Meta-Analysis of Writing Interventions for Students with LDs

Read Colby Hall and Marcia Barnes's summary of a meta-analysis of writing interventions by Gillepse & Graham (2014).

February 2016: Literacy Growth of ELLs with LDs

Read Dr. Greg Roberts's summary of a study by Solari et al. (2014) on LD identification among low-SES and ELL students.

December 2015: Improving Reading Comprehension for High School Students with LDs

Read Dr. Sharon Vaughn's summary of a Vaughn et al. (2015) study on reading intervention for students with disabilities and high school retention.

November 2015: Evaluation of RTI Practices for Elementary School Reading

Read Dr. Jack Fletcher's comments on Balu et al. (2015) recent publication on the evaluation of RTI practices.

October 2015: Inference Instruction for Struggling Readers

Read Dr. Amy Barth's summary of Hall's (2015) recent synthesis of intervention research on inference instruction for struggling readers.

August 2015: The Effectiveness of Reading Interventions for ELLs

Read Garrett Roberts' summary of a review by Richards-Tutor et al. (2015) of research on reading interventions with English learners.

July 2015: Behavioural and Cerebral Changes Induced by Reading Acquisition

Read Dr. Jessica Church-Lang's summary of Dehaene, et al. (2015) article on the connection between literacy and visual and speech abilities.

June 2015: Targeting Executive Function to Improve Academic Outcomes

Read Dr. Jeremy Miciak's summary of a review by Jacob & Parkinson (2015) of studies on possible relationships between executive functions and academic achievement.

April 2015: Word and Reader Contributions to Lexical Representation

Read Catherine Jockell's summary of an article by Goodwin, Gilbert, Cho, and Kearns (2014) on the skills middle school students need to read, spell, and understand complex words.

March 2015: Neuroscience and Education: Myths and Messages

Read Dr. Jack M. Fletcher's summary of an article by Howard-Jones (2014) on commonly held misunderstandings about the brain and learning.

February 2015: To Wait in Tier I or Intervene Immediately?

Read Dr. Elizabeth Swanson's summary of a study by Al Otaiba et al. (2014) that compared dynamic and typical RTI approaches.

January 2015: Attention Problems, Disruptive Behavior, and Achievement

Read Dr. Cirino's summary of Claessens, A., & Dowsett, C. (2014) recent article on the relationship between attention, behavior, and acheivement.