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THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 26, 2013

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM: Welcome & Opening Address
Ballroom - Fairmont Hotel


Welcome & Introduction

Larry Hedges, SREE President

Opening Address
Beyond Cognitive Outcomes: Challenges, Necessities and Benefits

James Pellegrino
Liberal Arts & Sciences Distinguished Professor of Cognitive Psychology & Education
Co-Director, Learning Sciences Research Institute
University of Illinois - Chicago
ABSTRACT VIDEO

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM: Reception
Gallery Ballroom - Park Hyatt Hotel

Sponsor: RAND Corporation



FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 27, 2013


8:30 AM - 10:30 AM: Session 1

1A. Cognitive Science and its Applications Invited Symposium
Empirical Studies of the Interplay of Cognitive and Affective Factors in Science Learning
Drawing Room - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Organizer: Christian Schunn, University of Pittsburgh
ABSTRACT 

Pathways to STEM Outcomes: Not Always Involving Early Motivation and Early Ability
Matthew A. Cannady, University of California - Berkeley, Eric Greenwald, SRI International, and Kimberly N. Harris, University of California - Berkeley
ABSTRACT 
 
Drawing on Cognition and Affect to Trigger Interest and Learning: The ICAN Intervention
K. Ann Renninger, Melissa Emmerson, Brian King, Kathryn R. Riley, Alicia Niwagaba, & Jessica E. Bachrach, Swarthmore College
ABSTRACT 
 
Affective Dynamics Within Students' Scientific Inquiry
David Hammer & Lama Jaber, Tufts University
ABSTRACT 
 
Science Learning Activation: Positioning Youth for Success
Christian Schunn, University of Pittsburgh, Rena Dorph & Matthew A. Cannady, University of California - Berkeley, Kevin Crowley, University of Pittsburgh, and Patrick M. Shields, SRI International
ABSTRACT 
 
Discussant: Heidi Schweingruber, National Academy of Sciences

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1B. Mathematics and Science Education in Secondary Grades Invited Symposium
Rigorous Research in Secondary Math and Science Classrooms
Gallery 3 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Organizer: Jodi Davenport, WestEd
ABSTRACT 

Developing Rigorous and Meaningful Learning Measures for Middle School Mathematics
Yvonne Kao, WestEd, and James Pellegrino, University of Illinois - Chicago
ABSTRACT 
 
Developing Multi-Modal Assessments of Student Learning in Technology-Infused Environments for High School Chemistry
Michael Stieff, University of Illinois - Chicago
ABSTRACT 
 
Estimating the Effect of Web-Based Homework on Student Learning in Middle School Math
Kim Kelly, Neil Heffernan, & Christina Heffernan, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Susan Goldman, James Pellegrino, & Deena Soffer Goldstein, University of Illinois - Chicago
ABSTRACT 
 
Individual Differences in the Effectiveness of the Worked Example Principle
Julie Booth, Temple University, and Kenneth Koedinger, Carnegie Mellon University
ABSTRACT 
 
Professional Development Interventions in a Large-Scale Randomized Controlled Study of Middle School Science Learning
Christine Massey, University of Pennsylvania, Donna Cleland & Bates Mandel, 21st Century Partnership for STEM Education
ABSTRACT 
 
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1C. Development and Evaluation of Educational Technology
Using Educational Technology to Adapt Teaching and Learning
Salon 5 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Chair: Steven Ross, Johns Hopkins University

A Randomized Control Trial of Computer Attention Training in Schools for Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Six-Month Follow-Up
Naomi Steiner, Elizabeth Frenette, Kirsten Rene, & Ellen Perrin, Tufts University, and Robert Brennan, Harvard University
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Towards Automated Support for Small-Group Instruction: Using Data from an ITS to Automatically Group Students
Maria Mendiburo, Laura Williams, James Segedy, & Ted Hasselbring, Vanderbilt University
ABSTRACT 
 
Improving the Quality of and Access to Federally Funded, Digital Out of School Time Tutoring
Patricia Burch, University of Southern California, Carolyn Heinrich, University of Texas - Austin, and Annalee Good, University of Wisconsin - Madison
ABSTRACT SLIDES
 
Proficiency-Based Pathways in Three Pilot Programs: Examining Implementation and Outcomes
Matthew Lewis, Jennifer L. Steele, Lucrecia Santibanez, Brian M. Stecher, Laura S. Hamilton, Susannah Faxon-Mills, & Mollie Rudnick, RAND
ABSTRACT 
 
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1D. Research Methods Panel
Assessing the Fidelity of Interventions: Tradeoffs in Designing a Strategy
Salon 3 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Moderator: Beth Boulay, Abt Associates
ABSTRACT 

Rekha Balu, MDRC
no abstract
Jose Blackorby, SRI International
no abstract
Jill Lammert, Westat
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Jill Feldman, Westat
no abstract
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1E. Research Methods Symposium
Using Public Health Screening Methods to Promote Social and Emotional Development at School
Gallery 1 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Organizer: Randy Kamphaus, Georgia State University
ABSTRACT 

The Use of Student Self-Report Screening Data for Mental Health Risk Surveillance
Bridget V. Dever, Lehigh University, and Tara C. Raines, University of Nevada - Las Vegas
ABSTRACT 
 
Assessing the Psychometric Characteristics of a Child/Adolescent Behavioral and Emotional Risk Self-Report Screener across Grade Levels and School Districts
Leigh Harrell Williams, Georgia State University, Erin Dowdy, University of California - Santa Barbara, and Jennifer Twyford, California Lutheran University
ABSTRACT SLIDES
 
Latent Class Analysis of Youth Behavioral and Emotional Risk: Associations with Demographic Characteristics
Jihye Kim & Randy W. Kamphaus, Georgia State University
ABSTRACT SLIDES
 
Discussant: Catherine Bradshaw, Johns Hopkins University

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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Keynote Address - Ballroom - Fairmont Hotel
Targeting Self-Regulation Through Intervention: Lessons from RCTs

Cybele Raver
Professor of Applied Psychology
Vice Provost of Academic, Faculty, & Research Affairs
New York University
Introduction: John Pane, SREE Fall 2013 Program Chair
ABSTRACT VIDEO

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM: Lunch
Ballroom - Fairmont Hotel

1:00 PM - 7:00 PM: Career Forum
The Career Forum will run throughout the afternoon, providing firms an opportunity to meet with candidates in a variety of settings.

Career Forum sponsors have designated rooms in the Fairmont Hotel, Ballroom Level:
Abt Associates - Decatur
American Institutes for Research - Culpeper
MDRC - Imperial II
RAND - Latrobe
WestEd - Longworth

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM: Session 2

2A. Cognitive Science and its Applications
Effective Skills Development
Gallery 1 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Chair: Sean Kang, Dartmouth College

An Efficacy Study of Interleaved Mathematics Practice
Doug Rohrer, Robert Dedrick, & Kaleena Burgess, University of South Florida
ABSTRACT 
 
Accelerating Vocabulary Development and Reading Comprehension in Grades 3-4-5 through an Inductive Vocabulary Model
Michael Vitale, East Carolina University, and Nancy Romance, Florida Atlantic University
ABSTRACT SLIDES
 
The Effects of Retrieval Practice on Fraction Arithmetic Knowledge
Lisa Fazio & Robert Siegler, Carnegie Mellon University
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2B. Mathematics and Science Education in Early Childhood & Elementary Grades
Experimental Evaluations of Early Math and Literacy Interventions: Student Outcomes and Instructional Processes in the Classroom
Gallery 2 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Chair: Marcia Barnes, University of Texas - Houston

Longitudinal Evaluation of a Scale-Up Model for Teaching Mathematics with Trajectories and Technologies: Persistence of Effects Three Years after the Treatment
Douglas Clements & Julie Sarama, University of Denver, Carolyn Layzer & Fatih Unlu, Abt Associates, Christopher B. Wolfe, Indiana University - Kokomo, and Mary Elaine Spitler, University at Buffalo
ABSTRACT 
 
Explicit Instructional Interactions: Observed Stability and Predictive Validity During Early Literacy and Beginning Mathematics Instruction
Christian T. Doabler & Nancy Nelson-Walker, University of Oregon, Derek Kosty, Oregon Research Institute, Scott K. Baker, University of Oregon, Keith Smolkowski, Oregon Research Institute, and Hank Fien, University of Oregon
ABSTRACT 
 
Changing the Developmental Trajectory in Early Math Through a Two-Year Preschool Math Intervention
Prentice Starkey & Alice Klein, WestEd, and Lydia DeFlorio, University of Nevada - Reno
ABSTRACT 
 
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2C. Mathematics and Science Education in Secondary Grades
Issues in Math and Science Education Research
Salon 5 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Chair: Mari Strand Cary, University of Oregon

Investigating the File Drawer Problem in Causal Effects Studies of Science Education Interventions
Joseph Taylor, Susan Kowalski, Molly Stuhlsatz, & Chris Wilson, BSCS, and Jessaca Spybrook, Western Michigan University
ABSTRACT 
 
Building a Learning Progression for Argumentation in Science
Jonathan Osborne, Bryan Henderson, Anna MacPherson, & Evan Szu, Stanford University
no abstract
 
The Relationship between Gender, Ethnicity, and Technology on the Impact of Mathematics Achievement in an After-School Program
Xudong Huang, University of Memphis, Scotty D. Craig, Arizona State University, Jun Xie, Arthur C. Graesser, Theresa Okwumabua, Kyle R. Cheney, & Xiangen Hu, University of Memphis
ABSTRACT 
 
Evaluation, Integration and Institutionalization of Initiatives to Enhance STEM Student Success
Lisa Dickson, Marv Mandell, Kenneth Maton, Dave Marcotte, Philip Rous, Patrice McDermott, Janet Rutledge, William R. LaCourse, & Kathy Lee Sutphin, University of Maryland - Baltimore County
ABSTRACT 
 
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2D. Invited Panel
How to Effectively Communicate Research Findings to Policymakers & the Media
Salon 3 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Moderator: Michele McLaughlin, Knowledge Alliance
ABSTRACT 

Jane Best, McREL
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Martin West, U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions
no abstract
Jeffrey Noel, District of Columbia - Office of the State Superintendent of Education
no abstract
Sarah Sparks, Education Week
no abstract
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2E. Development and Evaluation of Educational Technology Invited Panel
Does Supply Meet Demand for Education Technology Research?
Drawing Room - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Moderator: Ed Dieterle, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
ABSTRACT SLIDES
 
Scott Benson, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
no abstract
Michael Horn, Clayton Christensen Institute
no abstract
Joel Rose, New Classrooms Innovation Partners
no abstract
Diane Tavenner, Summit Public Schools
no abstract
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2F. Research Methods
Methods to Gain a Better Understanding of Classroom Instruction and Learning
Gallery 3 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Chair: Robert Olsen, Abt Associates

Validity as Process: A Construct Driven Measure of Fidelity of Implementation
Ryan Jones, Vanderbilt University
ABSTRACT 
 
Do Interim Assessments Influence Instructional Practice in Year One? Evidence from Indiana Elementary School Teachers
Gregory Chojnacki, Jared Eno, Feng Liu, & Coby Meyers, American Institutes for Research, Spyros Konstantopoulos, Michigan State University, Shazia Miller & Arie van der Ploeg, American Institutes for Research
ABSTRACT 
 
How Non-Linearity and Grade-Level Differences Complicate the Validation of Observation Protocols
Valeriy Lazarev & Denis Newman, Empirical Education
ABSTRACT SLIDES
 
Exploring the Utility of Student Think-Alouds for Providing Insights into Students' Metacognitive and Problem-Solving Processes during Assessment Development
Deni Basaraba, Yetunde Zannou, Dawn Woods, & Leanne Ketterlin-Geller, Southern Methodist University
ABSTRACT SLIDES
 
no slides

Break

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM: Session 3

3A. Cognitive Science and its Applications Symposium
The Evolution and Evaluation of a Play-Based, After-School Curriculum That Improves Executive Function, Visuo-Spatial and Math Skills for Disadvantaged Children
Gallery 3 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Organizer: William Murrah, University of Virginia
ABSTRACT 

Review of the Non-Experimental Evidence from Developmental and Cognitive Psychological, Education Science and Neuroscience That Provided the Impetus for the Development of the Intervention
David Grissmer, University of Virginia
ABSTRACT 
 
Why Do Fine Motor Skills Predict Mathematics? Construct Validity of the Design Copying Task
William Murrah, University of Virginia, and Wei-Bing Chen, SRI International
ABSTRACT 
 
The Evolution, Design and Implementation of the Minds in Motion Curriculum
Elizabeth Cottone, University of Virginia, Wei-Bing Chen, SRI International, and Laura Brock, College of Charleston
ABSTRACT 
 
The Efficacy of Minds in Motion on Children's Development of Executive Function, Visuo-Spatial and Math Skills
Andrew Mashburn, Portland State University, Elizabeth Cottone, University of Virginia, Laura Brock, College of Charleston, William Murrah, Julie Blodgett, & Claire E. Cameron, University of Virginia
ABSTRACT 
 
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3B. Mathematics and Science Education in Early Childhood & Elementary Grades Invited Symposium
Multiple Perspectives on Understanding the Trajectory of Mathematical Learning During the Elementary School Years
Gallery 1 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Organizers: Alice Klein, WestEd, and Marcia Barnes, University of Texas - Houston
ABSTRACT 

Why Do Children Have Difficulty Learning Fractions?: Findings From a Three-Year Longitudinal Study
Nancy Jordan, University of Delaware
ABSTRACT 
 
How the Math Anxiety of Teachers, Parents, and Children Themselves Relate to the Math Achievement of 1st and 2nd Grade Girls and Boys
Susan Levine, Erin Maloney, & Gerardo Ramirez, University of Chicago, Elizabeth Gunderson, Temple University, and Sian Beilock, University of Chicago
ABSTRACT 
 
The Role of Memory Systems in Math Learning in Children
Vinod Menon, Stanford University
ABSTRACT 
 
Discussant: Daniel Berch, University of Virginia

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3C. Invited Panel
The No Child Left Behind and Education Sciences Reform Act Legislation: Then, Now, and What Next?
Salon 3 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Moderator: Sarah M. Ryan, Carnegie Mellon University
ABSTRACT 

Vinetta C. Jones, Howard University
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Douglas E. Mitchell, University of California - Riverside
no abstract
Lynn Okagaki, University of Delaware
no abstract
no slides

3D. Mathematics and Science Education in Secondary Grades Symposium
Engaging Students in Argumentation and Sense-Making Activities to Improve Science Learning
Salon 5 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Organizer: Christina Chhin, Institute of Education Sciences
ABSTRACT 

The Use of Argumentation in Science Education to Promote the Development of Science Proficiency: A Comparative Case Study
Patrick Enderle, Jonathon Grooms, & Victor Sampson, Florida State University
ABSTRACT 
 
The Relationship between Students' Inquiry Skills for Experimenting and Their Skills at Sense Making in Science Microworlds
Janice Gobert & Juelaila Raziuddin, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
ABSTRACT 
 
Examining the Impact of Using the Science Writing Heuristic Approach in Learning Science: A Cluster Randomized Study
Brian Hand & William Therrien, University of Iowa, and Mack Shelley, Iowa State University
ABSTRACT 
 
Discussant: M. Anne Britt, Northern Illinois University

no slides

3E. Mathematics and Science Education in Secondary Grades Invited Symposium
Professional Development Interventions That Impact Student Learning
Drawing Room - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Organizer: Steve Schneider, WestEd

Learning and Teaching Geometry
Mark Driscoll, Education Development Center
ABSTRACT 
 
Making Sense of Science
Kirsten Daehler, WestEd
ABSTRACT SLIDES
 
Making Middle School Mathematics Accessible to All Students
Shandy Hauk, WestEd
ABSTRACT 
 
Learning and Teaching Linear Functions
Katie Salguero, WestEd
ABSTRACT SLIDES
 
Discussant: Catherine Lewis, Mills College

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3F. Research Methods Invited Symposium
Individually Randomized Trials with Post Random Assignment Clustering
Gallery 2 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Organizer: Michael Weiss, MDRC

Partially Nested Designs in RCTs: Theory and Practice
Peter Schochet, Mathematica Policy Research
ABSTRACT 
 
Estimating the Standard Error of the Impact Estimate in Individually Randomized Trials, with Clustering
J.R. Lockwood & Daniel F. McCaffrey, Educational Testing Service, and Michael Weiss, MDRC
ABSTRACT SLIDES
 
Accounting for One-Group Clustering in Effect-Size Estimation
Martyna Citkowicz & Larry V. Hedges, Northwestern University
ABSTRACT SLIDES
 
Discussant: Henry May, University of Delaware

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5:30 PM - 6:30 PM: Session 4 - Virtual Poster: Direct Exchange
Colonnade - Fairmont Hotel, Lobby Level

4A. Cognitive Science and its Applications

Integrating Non-Mathematical Domains into Mathematical Development: Key Factors to Consider in Constructing Effective Interventions
David Purpura, Purdue University, and Colleen Ganley, University of Illinois - Urbana/Champaign
ABSTRACT POSTER 
 
Fostering Reading Comprehension in Middle-School Social Studies: A Formative Experiment of Teachers' Practices and Adaptations for Content-Literacy Instruction
Ana Taboada Barber, Michelle M. Buehl, Leila N. Richey, Jori Beck, Melissa Gallagher, & Erin Ramirez, George Mason University
ABSTRACT POSTER 
 
Examining the Relationship between Physiological Measurements and Self-Reports of Stress and Well-Being in Middle School Teachers Over One School Year
Deirdre Katz, Alexis R. Harris, Rachel M. Abenavoli, & Mark T. Greenberg, Pennsylvania State University
ABSTRACT POSTER 
 
Predicting Trajectories of Students' Achievement Beliefs and Perceptions of Relational Support from Classroom Tight-Knittedness
Kathleen Zadzora & Scott D. Gest, Pennsylvania State University, and Philip C. Rodkin, University of Illinois - Urbana/Champaign
ABSTRACT POSTER 
 
Autism Peer Networks Project: Improving Social-Communication and Literacy for Young Children with ASD
Debra Kamps & Rose Mason, University of Kansas
ABSTRACT POSTER 
 
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4B. Mathematics and Science Education in Early Childhood & Elementary Grades

A Teacher-Friendly Method of Improving Reading and Mathematics
Julie K. Kidd, K. Marinka Gadzichowski, Deb A. Gallington, Claudia Lopez, & Robert Pasnak, George Mason University
ABSTRACT POSTER 
 
Development of a Comprehensive Intervention to Improve Children's Understanding of Math Equivalence
Caroline E. Byrd, Nicole M. McNeil, Heather Brletic-Shipley, & Julia M. Matthews, University of Notre Dame
ABSTRACT POSTER 
 
Examining the Utility of Cognitive Measures for Predicting Mathematics Achievement and Differential Response to a Kindergarten Mathematics Intervention
Lina Shanley, Ben Clarke, & Sarah Carlson, University of Oregon, Keith Smolkowski, Oregon Research Institute, and Mari Strand Cary, University of Oregon
ABSTRACT POSTER 
 
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4C. Mathematics and Science Education in Secondary Grades

The Contribution of Domain-Specific Knowledge in Predicting Students' Proportional Word Problem Solving Performance
Asha K. Jitendra & Amy E. Lein, University of Minnesota, Jon R. Star, Harvard University, and Danielle N. Dupuis, University of Minnesota
ABSTRACT POSTER 
 
Effects of the Teaching Science as Inquiry Aquatic Professional Development Course for Middle- and High-School Teachers
Kanesa Duncan Seraphin, Joanna Philippoff, George Harrison, & Paul Brandon, University of Hawai'i - Mānoa
ABSTRACT POSTER 
 
Middle-Grade Students' Misconceptions about the Graphical Representation of Simple Fractions: An Assessment from the Eliciting Mathematical Misconceptions Project
Peggy Clements, Pamela Buffington, & Cheryl Tobey, Education Development Center
ABSTRACT POSTER 
 
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4D. Research Methods

Lessons Learned in Conducting a Lottery-Based Study of Core Knowledge Charter Schools
Thomas G. White, University of Virginia, Shannon Altenhofen, Colorado Department of Education, and Jennifer Larson, REACH Study
ABSTRACT POSTER 
 
Play It High, Play It Low: Examining the Reliability and Validity of a New Observation Tool to Measure Children's Play
Carrie Germeroth, University of Denver, Carolyn Layzer, Abt Associates, Crystal Day-Hess, McREL, and Elena Bodrova, Independent Consultant
POSTER 
 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM: Reception
Colonnade - Fairmont Hotel, Lobby Level




SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 28, 2013


9:00 AM - 10:30 AM: Session 5

5A. Cognitive Science and its Applications
Supporting Readiness to Learn
Salon 5 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Chair: Sharon Carver, Carnegie Mellon University

Measurement of Child Behavior Via Classroom Observations in the Good Behavior Game Professional Development Models Randomized Control Trial
Anja Kurki, American Institutes for Research, Wei Wang, University of South Florida, Yibing Li & Jeanne Poduska, American Institutes for Research
ABSTRACT 
 
Family-Based Training Program Improves Brain Function, Cognition, and Behavior in Lower Socioeconomic Status Preschoolers
Eric Pakulak, Courtney Stevens, Theodore A. Bell, Jessica Fanning, Scott Klein, Elif Isbell, & Helen Neville, University of Oregon
ABSTRACT 
 
Becoming Effective Learners Survey Development Project
Camille Farrington, Rachel Levenstein, & Jenny Nagaoka, Consortium on Chicago School Research
ABSTRACT 
 
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5B. Mathematics and Science Education in Early Childhood & Elementary Grades
Factors That Affect Early Mathematics Achievement: Dual Language Immersion, Kindergarten Retention, and Teacher Data Use
Gallery 3 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Chair: Tammy Tolar, University of Houston

The Effect of Dual-Language Immersion on Student Achievement in Math, Science, and English Language Arts
Jennifer L. Steele, RAND, Robert Slater, American Councils for International Education, Jennifer Li, Gema Zamarro, & Trey Miller, RAND
ABSTRACT 
 
Mathematics Development after Kindergarten Retention: Accounting for Post-Treatment School Trajectories Using a Propensity Score Matching Approach
Machteld Vandecandelaere, Gudrun Vanlaar, Eric Schmitt, Bieke De Fraine, & Jan Van Damme, Catholic University of Leuven
SLIDES
 
Using Data to Inform Decisions: How Teachers Use Data to Inform Practice and Improve Student Performance in Mathematics
Linda Cavalluzzo, Tom Geraghty, & Jane Alexander, CNA
ABSTRACT SLIDES
 
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5C. Mathematics and Science Education in Secondary Grades Panel
Research Alliance Use of Data and Evidence Standards to Improve Program Quality
Salon 3 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Moderator: Helen Apthorp, Marzano Research Lab
ABSTRACT 

Arlene Mitchell, RMC Research
no abstract
Clare Heidema, RMC Research
no abstract
Richard C. Seder, REL Pacific
no abstract
Tamera Murdock, Kansas City Area Education Research Consortium
no abstract
no slides

5D. Research Methods Panel
Systematic Reviews: Growing Up to Meet Practitioner, Policymaker, and Researcher Needs
Drawing Room - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Moderator: Larry Hedges, Northwestern University
SLIDES
 
Jill Constantine, Mathematica Policy Research
no abstract
Anna Mastri, Mathematica Policy Research
no abstract
Sarah Avellar, Mathematica Policy Research
no abstract
no slides

5E. Research Methods
Advances in Non-Experimental Methods
Gallery 1 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Chair: Rebecca Maynard, University of Pennsylvania

Empirically Examining the Performance of Approaches to Multi-Level Matching to Study the Effect of School-Level Interventions
Kelly Hallberg, American Institutes for Research, Thomas D. Cook & David Figlio, Northwestern University
ABSTRACT 
 
SIMEX for Weighting and Matching Applications with Error-Prone Covariates
J.R. Lockwood & Daniel F. McCaffrey, Educational Testing Service, and Claude Setodji, RAND
SLIDES
 
Examining Variation in Effects of Student Mobility Using Cross-Classified, Multiple Membership Modeling
Bess Rose, Johns Hopkins University
ABSTRACT SLIDES
 
no slides

Break

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM: Session 6

6A. Cognitive Science and its Applications Symposium
Applying Cognitive Science Principles to Improve Student Learning in Algebra
Gallery 1 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Organizer: Christina Chhin, Institute of Education Sciences
ABSTRACT 

Arithmetic and Cognitive Contributions to Algebra
Paul Cirino & Tammy Tolar, University of Houston, and Lynn S. Fuchs, Vanderbilt University
ABSTRACT 
 
Using Worked Examples Assignments in Classroom Instruction
Juliana Pare-Blagoev, SERP Institute, Julie Booth, Temple University, and Andrew Elliot, University of Rochester
ABSTRACT 
 
Differentiating Instruction: Providing the Right Kinds of Worked Examples for Individual Students
Julie Booth, Temple University, Kenneth Koedinger, Carnegie Mellon University, Kristie Newton & Karin Lange, Temple University
ABSTRACT 
 
Discussant: Doug Rohrer, University of South Florida

no slides

6B. Mathematics and Science Education in Early Childhood & Elementary Grades Symposium
Conceptualizing and Measuring Capacities beyond Achievement: Research across the School Years
Drawing Room - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Organizer: Chris Hulleman, University of Virginia

Kindergarten Fine Motor Skills and Executive Function Predict Growth in Academic Achievement
Abby Carlson, George Mason University, Helyn Kim, University of Virginia, and Timothy Curby, George Mason University
no abstract
Latent Profile Analysis Using the ECLS-K of Four Early Cognitive Foundational Skills and Implications of the Distributions on Growth Trajectories through 8th Grade
Antje von Suchodoletz, University of Freiburg, Kevin Grimm, University of California - Davis, David Grissmer & Michell Ko, University of Virginia
no abstract
Nonlinear Gompertz Curve Models of Achievement Gaps
Claire Cameron, University of Virginia, Kevin Grimm, University of California - Davis, Joel Steele, Portland State University, and Laura Castro-Schilo, University of California - Davis
no abstract
A Longitudinal Analysis of STEM Motivation and Course-Taking: Bidirectional Relationships Between Parents and Children from Middle School to College
Chris Hulleman, University of Virginia, Chris Rozek, Janet Hyde, & Judith Harackiewicz, University of Wisconsin - Madison
no abstract
Discussant: Daryl Greenfield, University of Miami

no slides

6C. Invited Symposium
Transdisciplinary Approaches to Understudied Populations with Learning Disabilities
Gallery 3 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Organizer: Kathy Mann Koepke, NICHD
ABSTRACT 

Concurrent Difficulty with Reading Comprehension and Mathematics Problem Solving: A Role for Language Comprehension
Donald L. Compton, Lynn S. Fuchs, Douglas Fuchs, Pamela M. Seethaler, & Melanie Schuele, Vanderbilt University
ABSTRACT SLIDES
 
The Roles of Brain Maturation, Conceptual Development, and Reward Processing in Early Math Learning
Terry Jernigan, Tim Brown, Erik Newman, Natacha Akshoomoff, Wesley Thompson, & Anders Dale, University of California - San Diego
ABSTRACT 
 
Genetically-Sensitive Approaches to Neurobiology of Learning Disabilities
Brooke Soden & Stephen A. Petrill, Ohio State University, Lee A. Thompson, Case Western Reserve University, Erik Willcutt, University of Colorado - Boulder, and Laurie Cutting, Vanderbilt University
ABSTRACT 
 
Reading Deficits in African American Children: Understanding the Role of Poverty and Cultural Dialects
Julie A. Washington & Nicole Patton Terry, Georgia State University, and Mark Seidenberg, University of Wisconsin - Madison
ABSTRACT 
 
Discussant: Brett Miller, NICHD

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6D. Development and Evaluation of Educational Technology
Using Educational Technology to Enhance Mathematics Achievement
Salon 3 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Chair: Roisin Corcoran, Johns Hopkins University

Improving Student Outcomes with mClass: Math, a Technology-Enhanced CBM and Diagnostic Interview Assessment
Ye Wang & Matthew Gushta, Amplify Education
ABSTRACT SLIDES
 
Instructional Gaming: Using Technology to Support Early Mathematical Proficiency
Nancy Nelson-Walker, Christian T. Doabler, & Hank Fien, University of Oregon, Marshall Gause, Thought Cycle, and Scott K. Baker, University of Oregon
ABSTRACT SLIDES
 
Teaching Early Knowledge of Whole Number Concepts Through Technology: Findings from a Feasibility Study of an iPad Delivered Kindergarten Mathematics Intervention
Lina Shanley, Mari Strand Cary, Ben Clarke, & Kathy Jungjohann, University of Oregon
ABSTRACT 
 
Exploring Optimal Conditions of Instructional Guidance in an Algebra Tutor
Hee Seung Lee & John R. Anderson, Carnegie Mellon University, Susan R. Berman, Carnegie Learning, Jennifer Ferris-Glick, Carnegie Mellon University, Ambarish Joshi, Tristan Nixon, & Steve Ritter, Carnegie Learning
ABSTRACT 
 
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6E. Research Methods
Advances in Experimental Planning, Analysis, and Generalizability
Salon 5 - Park Hyatt Hotel, Ballroom Level

Chair: Elizabeth Tipton, Columbia University

Empirical Estimation and Prediction of Within-District Intraclass Correlations of Academic Achievement in Elementary Grades
Eric Hedberg, University of Chicago, and Larry Hedges, Northwestern University
no abstract
 
Approaches to Incorporating Late Pretests in Experiments: Evaluation of Two Early Mathematics and Self-Regulation Interventions
Fatih Unlu & Carolyn Layzer, Abt Associates, Douglas Clements & Julie Sarama, University of Denver, and David Cook, Abt Associates
ABSTRACT 
 
On Correcting a Significance Test for Model Misspecification
Nathan VanHoudnos, Carnegie Mellon University
ABSTRACT SLIDES
 
Using Within-Study Cross-Block Comparisons to Assess Generalizability of Impact Finding from 'Broad to Narrow'
Andrew Jaciw, Empirical Education
no abstract
 
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2:00 PM - 6:00 PM: Workshops
Workshops require an additional fee.

Workshop A: Impact Variation: Concepts and Applications
Michael J. Weiss, MDRC
Kristin E. Porter, MDRC
Dumbarton - Fairmont Hotel, Floor 3
DETAILS

Workshop B: Improving Generalizations from Experiments: New Methods
Elizabeth Tipton, Columbia University
Larry Hedges, Northwestern University
Sulgrave - Fairmont Hotel, Floor 3
DETAILS



SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 29, 2013


9:00 AM - 5:00 PM: Short Course
The short course requires an additional fee.

Intervention Fidelity: Models, Methods, and Applications
Chris Hulleman, University of Virginia
Sulgrave - Fairmont Hotel, Floor 3
DETAILS

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM: Lunch