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Girls Tech Camp

Melody Royster
2019 Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship  
Girls Tech Camp (GTC), a summer camp designed to introduce middle-school girls to creative technologies used in these fields.  ...  Through hands-on activities, guest lectures, and campus field trips youth interest and confidence in using technology expanded and participants experienced student and research life at a university.  ...  Acknowledgements The Girls Tech Camp would not have been possible without help from all Marston Science Library staff who covered desk shifts, tested out activities, and provided great support.  ... 
doi:10.29173/istl22 fatcat:2cihmyoxpfbn7bzq3ur3lsuj2y

Women's History Month

Margaret A. Readdy, Christine Taylor, Joan Birman, Melody Chan, Alice Chang, Maria Chudnovsky, Carina Curto, Ingrid Daubechies, Irene Fonseca, Carolyn Gordon, Fan Chung Graham, Rosemary Guzman (+17 others)
2018 Notices of the American Mathematical Society  
. • Get involved in activities that will allow you to network with other students in math-related fields, such as math clubs and SIAM student chapters. • Go to workshops, conferences, summer schools, and  ...  Biography Melody Chan grew up in the suburbs of New York.  ...  Melody Chan Alice Chang Fern Y. Hunt Andrea Nahmod Amie Wilkinson  ... 
doi:10.1090/noti1653 fatcat:dyx3b6pfn5fofjxeotijkjolby

Judging the credibility of websites: an effectiveness trial of the spacing effect in the elementary classroom

Vanessa Foot-Seymour, Melody Wiseheart
2022 Cognitive Research  
The spacing effect has been shown to be effective across a wide range of ages and learning materials, but few studies have been conducted that look at whether spacing can be effective in real-world classrooms  ...  One month after the final lesson, students were asked to apply their knowledge on a final test, where they evaluated two new websites.  ...  These analyses supported our primary analyses, so it is unlikely that teacher differences are responsible for the pattern of results. There are interruptions in a typical school day.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s41235-022-00358-w pmid:35038055 pmcid:PMC8763985 fatcat:lqtq5naajvhj3m5mmsatrxktzu

Enhancement of numeric cognition in children with low achievement in mathematic after a non-instrumental musical training

Fabiana Silva Ribeiro, Flávia H. Santos
2017 Research in Developmental Disabilities  
Participants were primary school children divided into two groups according to their scores on an Arithmetic test.  ...  The aim of this prospective study was to verify the efficacy of a Non-Instrumental Musical Training (NIMT) on the Numerical Cognition systems in children with low achievement in math.  ...  We particularly thank the parents and children for their participation and the cooperation of the government schools at Assis city in São Paulo State.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ridd.2016.11.008 pmid:28107681 fatcat:522xub7syfelfj6fe5iyf5ed64

Automating tactile graphics translation

Richard E. Ladner, Beverly Slabosky, Andrew Martin, Amelia Lacenski, Stuart Olsen, Dmitri Groce, Melody Y. Ivory, Rajesh Rao, Sheryl Burgstahler, Dan Comden, Sangyun Hahn, Matthew Renzelmann (+2 others)
2005 Proceedings of the 7th international ACM SIGACCESS conference on Computers and accessibility - Assets '05  
Access to graphical images (bar charts, diagrams, line graphs, etc.) that are in a tactile form (representation through which content can be accessed by touch) is inadequate for students who are blind  ...  We summarize our development of the tactile graphics assistant, which will enable tactile graphics specialists to be more efficient in creating tactile graphics both in batches and individually.  ...  National Science Foundation grants IIS-0335143 and IIS-0415273, a grant from the University of Washington's Royalty Research Fund, supplementary funds from the University of Washington's Information School  ... 
doi:10.1145/1090785.1090814 dblp:conf/assets/LadnerIRBCHRKRSMLOG05 fatcat:udrsq3lhbvaavb4jinx6ucin4q

The Use of Serious Games in Preschool Education

Georgia Kokkalia, Athanasios Drigas, Alexandra Economou, Petros Roussos, Spyridoula Choli
2017 International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET)  
Also, the beliefs of teachers about using games for teaching and learning are interviewed.  ...  The domains of literacy, maths, cognitive & motor skills, creativity, communication and special education are investigated.  ...  Wang [14] has studied the effect of using communicative language games in teaching and learning English in Taiwanese primary and kindergarten schools.  ... 
doi:10.3991/ijet.v12i11.6991 fatcat:k5tysrtwavc3pg4hrjpws2vqee

Examination of eco-behavioral assessments designed for understanding complex behaviors and environments

Kristie L. Pretti-Frontczak, Sarah M. McGough, Laura Vilardo, Melody Tankersley
2006 Journal of Early and Intensive Behavior Intervention  
The journal perceives itself as being a primary source of information for those who work within the field of early childhood interventions and intensive interventions from a behavioral perspective.  ...  The information contained in this web site is not intended to create any kind of patient-therapist relationship or representation whatsoever.  ...  Treatment Procedure In the intensive tact phase, after baseline data were collected, the student was provided with 100 additional learn units per school day, in which the teacher presented learn units  ... 
doi:10.1037/h0100324 fatcat:3cx2wuhi7jeinlfviw5muyszay

Case Illustration of a Boy With Nonverbal Learning Disorder and Asperger's Features: Neuropsychological and Personality Assessment

Jed Yalof
2006 Journal of Personality Assessment  
I discuss the challenge of differentiating NLD from AS in relation to the client's pattern of visual-spatial, communication, social-emotional, and behavioral NLD correlates.  ...  I discuss implications relative to a model of school neuropsychological assessment that includes the Rorschach test.  ...  Supportive of NLD preferences for verbal-auditory modes of learning, Allen imposed a sing-song melody on his recall of digits on the Digit Span subtest.  ... 
doi:10.1207/s15327752jpa8701_02 pmid:16856784 fatcat:jxt3htrmozcvllraxbrxhdrl5u

Numeracy musical training for school children with low achievement in mathematics

Indira Arias Rodriguez, Jessica Mendes do Nascimento, Marcos Felipe Voigt, Flávia Heloísa Dos Santos
2019 Anales de Psicología  
Participating in the study were 42 children aged 8 to 10 years divided into two groups: Low Achievement in Math (n = 21), and Average Achievement in Math (n = 21).  ...  The present case-control, double-blind, and prospective study investigated the effects of Numeracy Music Training (NMT) on cognitive skills of primary school children.  ...  -We especially thank the parents and children for their participation and acknowledge the cooperation of the government schools at Bauru city in São Paulo State.  ... 
doi:10.6018/analesps.35.3.340091 fatcat:eyhi5b3pjvghvgo4sjywaeilie

Persistent Effects of Musical Training on Mathematical Skills of Children With Developmental Dyscalculia

Fabiana Silva Ribeiro, Flávia Heloísa Santos
2020 Frontiers in Psychology  
Furthermore, MT stimulates cognitive functions in a ludic way instead of tapping straight into the traditional context of school learning, including mathematics.  ...  We assessed two groups of children from primary schools, namely one with developmental dyscalculia [DD; n = 22] and another comprising typically developing children [TD; n = 22], who concomitantly underwent  ...  performance such as counting and calculation in preschool and primary school children.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2019.02888 pmid:31998179 pmcid:PMC6965363 fatcat:ght527rd45eqfjm3tmrnd4zsre

Research to Market Transition of Mobile Assistive Technologies for People with Visual Impairments

Sergio Mascetti, Dragan Ahmetovic, Cristian Bernareggi
2019 The 21st International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility - ASSETS '19  
Mobile devices are accessible to people with visual impairments and hence they are convenient platforms to support assistive technologies.  ...  This contribution reports authors' experience in the academic research and successive distribution of three mobile assistive applications for people with visual impairment.  ...  MathMelodies is a didactic software that supports primary school children in practicing Math [8, 4] through sophisticated proprioceptive interaction on mobile devices.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3308561.3355618 dblp:conf/assets/MascettiAB19 fatcat:khdopqnsz5eo5dxracbpk4exbq

Musical Notation Reading Versus Alphabet Reading - Comparison And Implications For Teaching Music Reading To Students With Dyslexia

Ora Geiger
2015 Zenodo  
It provides theoretical explanations in addition to guidelines for music education practices.  ...  The paper describes music reading teaching procedures, using soprano recorders, and provides unique teaching methods that have been found to be effective for students who were diagnosed with dyslexia.  ...  The authors conclude that difficulties in metrical processing, such as music notes, are associated with basic auditory rise time processing difficulties, suggesting a primary sensory impairment in developmental  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1109004 fatcat:ttq23a2opncs3gxsh3xsxv7mei

A Detailed Neuroscientific Framework for the Multiple Intelligences: Describing the Neural Components for Specific Skill Units within Each Intelligence

C. Branton Shearer
2019 International Journal of Psychological Studies  
These patterns of commonality and uniqueness provide richly detailed neural architectures in support of MI theory as a scientific model of human intelligence.  ...  Numerous alternatives to unitary intelligence have achieved limited acceptance and IQ remains the predominant theoretical basis for schooling.  ...  This combination is identified with several cognitive skills related to working memory, planning, executive functions and visual / object learning.  ... 
doi:10.5539/ijps.v11n3p1 fatcat:cxadacd46zb3xhhwpzyz32jpra

A randomized EPIREMED protocol study on the long-term visuo spatial effects of very preterm children with a working memory deficit

Catherine Gire, Any Beltran Anzola, Monique Kaminski, Karine Baumstarck, Pierre-Yves Ancel, Julie Berbis, Meriem Zahed, Patricia Garcia, Tristan Desiles, Ludovic Zahed, Mélodie Pache, Gwenaëlle Menard (+67 others)
2021 BMC Pediatrics  
The main objective is to assess the long-term effects (18 months) of cognitive training (Cogmed) on visuospatial processing in preschool-age very preterm children with working memory impairment.  ...  A better global neuropsychological development improvement (visuospatial processing and other far transfer) can be expected with an improvement in learning and decreased behavioral problems.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank all collaborators of EPIREMED-Study Group who participate in the study.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12887-021-02867-x pmid:34517869 fatcat:umaaz2objzhmjpgsdsfe65sd7i

Communication Profiles of Adolescents With Down Syndrome

Margaret M. Rosin, Edie Swift, Diane Bless, Dolores Kluppel Vetter
1988 Journal of Childhool Communication Disorders  
(e.g. how language networks covary with visual networks).  ...  Regions of interest were grouped into 15 networks, including primary sensory, language, memory, subcortical, and executive networks.  ...  In addition, our results suggest that future studies on language impairment in ASD should no longer exclude low functioning individuals, and examine both structural and pragmatic aspects of language; such  ... 
doi:10.1177/152574018801200105 fatcat:hau6fa4myjecxjgdwaq65ixb6a
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