Mini-Studies Completed as as Subsets of the NSF/IERI Science IDEAS Project
Studies Involving K-2 Science IDEAS Model
Vitale, M. R., & Romance, N. R. (2012). Using in-depth science instruction to accelerate student achievement in science and reading comprehension in grades 1-2. International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 33, 1-13.
Vitale, M. R., & Romance, N. R. (2011). Adaptation of a knowledge-based instructional intervention to accelerate student learning in science and early literacy in grades 1 and 2. Journal of Curriculum and Instruction, 5, 79-93..
Studies Involving Science IDEAS Reading Comprehension Strategy
Romance, N. R., & Vitale, M. R. (2009). Transfer effects of a reading comprehension strategy on achievement and teacher judgments across grades 3-7. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego, CA.
Vitale, M. R., Romance, N. R., & Klentschy, M. (2006). Improving school reform by changing curriculum policy toward content-area instruction in elementary schools: A research-based model. Paper Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.