Selected Publications

Articles In Academic Journals

Year Title
2018 Error patterns of Portuguese students' addition and subtraction calculation tasks: Implications for PracticeJournal of Multicultural Education. 36 pages.
2017 The use of a bar model drawing to teach word problem solving to students with mathematics difficultiesLearning Disability Quarterly. 91-104.
2017 The use of a bar model drawing to teach word problems to students with mathematics difficultiesLearning Disability Quarterly. 91-104.
2015 Psychosocial treatments for ADHD: A systematic appraisal of the evidenceJournal of Attention Disorders. 3-10.
2014 Designing a Field Experience Tracking System in the Area of Special EducationCampus-Wide Information Systems. 290-303.
2014 Effects of noise and audiovisual cues on speech processing in adults with and without ADHDInternational Journal of Audiology. 145-152.
2014 Impact of noise and working memory on speech processing in adults with and without ADHDInternational Journal of Audiology.
2013 Unraveling the Complex Nature of Mathematics Learning Disability: Implications for Resarch and PracticeLearning Disability Quarterly.
2012 Evidence-Based Strategies for Improving the Reading Comprehension of Secondary Students: Implications for Students with Learning DisabilitiesLearning Disabilities Research & Practice. 79-89.
2012 Psychosocial treatments for ADHD: A systematic appraisal of the evidenceJournal of Attention Disorders.
2011 Longitudinal outcomes for mathematics achievement for students with learning disabilitiesThe Journal of Educational Research. 147-157.
2009 Principles of Ethical Practices: Cases for Illustrations and Dialog.Intervention in School and Clinic.

Grants

  • Preparing Teams of Educators to Assess and Instruct English Learners With and Without Disabilities  awarded by US Department of Education 2016 - 2021
  • Investigating the Effectiveness of Pair Programming for Students with Learning Disabilities  awarded by National Science Foundation 2017 - 2020
  • RDE: Investigating the Effectiveness of Pair Programming for Students with Learning Disabilities  awarded by NSF 2017 - 2020
  • Culturally responsive reading comprehension instruction for urban students with disabilities  awarded by University of South Florida 2005
  • Reading Comprehension Instruction for Urban Students with Learning Disabilities  awarded by Laser Research Fellowship Program - 2005
  • Culturally responsive reading instruction for urban students with disabilities  awarded by University of South Florida 2004
  • Culturally Responsive Reading Instruction for Urban Students with Disabilities  awarded by Laser Research Fellowship Program 2003 - 2004
  • Reading Patterns of Students with Reading Disabilities  awarded by Laser Research Fellowship Program 2002 - 2003
  • Science for All  awarded by Laser Research Fellowship Program 2002 - 2003
  • Content of Teacher Preparation Programs: Prenatal Drug and Alcohol Exposure  awarded by Summer Research Fellowship from Old Dominion’s Office of Research and Graduate Studies 2001 - 2002
  • Pre-Service and In-Service Training to Teach Science in Inclusive Classrooms  awarded by Eisenhower Grant 2001 - 2002
  • Training of Pre-service and In-service Teachers to Work with K-12 Culturally and/or Linguistically Diverse Students  awarded by Eisenhower Grant 1999 - 2000
  • Training of Pre-service and In-service Teachers to Work with K-12 Culturally and/or Linguistically Diverse Students  awarded by Eisenhower Grant 1998 - 1999
  • Learning Strategies  awarded by Ameritas Fellowship - 1998
  • Influences of Culture in Education  awarded by Nebraska Wesleyan University International Grant 1996 - 1997
  • Influences of Culture in Education  awarded by Nebraska Wesleyan University International Grant 1995 - 1996
  • RDE-BPR1: Exploring Factors Affecting the Retention and Persistence of Students with Disabilities in Information Technology and Computer Science Majors  awarded by National Science Foundation 2012 -
  • Field Initiated Research Project CDFDA 84.133G  awarded by Investigating the Effectiveness of Group Educational Therapy for Urban Students with learning Disabilities and Its Impact on Major Life Areas 2004 -
  • An Online Tacit Knowledge-Transferring Tool for Novice Science Teachers Who Teach Students with Disabilities  awarded by National Science Foundation 2000 -
  • Using Technology-Based Instruction and Evidence-Based Practices to Teach Standards-Based Language Arts Skills to urban Students with Disabilities  awarded by U.S. Dept. of Education, Technology and Standards-Based Reform, CFDA 84.327 B 1996 -
  • An Online Tacit Knowledge-Transferring Tool for Novice Science Teachers Who Teach Students with Disabilities  awarded by National Science Foundation 1990 -
  • Expertise Keywords

  • Learning Disabilities
  • Education And Training

  • Ph.D. in Learning Disabilities, University of New Mexico 1994
  • M.A. in Learning Disabilities (K-12), University of New Mexico 1984
  • B.A. in Portuguese Language and Literature, Universidade Catolica de Pernambuco 1978
  • Full Name

  • Silvana Watson