Quick overview of the Learning Problem's research projects.
Many Dutch children are able to read, but they hardly ever do. A negative spiral occurs.
Bookstart is a nation-wide programme aiming at an early start of rhyming, story telling and book reading.
The effects of the different features of digital-picture storybooks on vocabulary development are examined in this project.
Early educational interventions with computer programmes: the influence of genetic and neurobiological factors
In this research project we elaborate our findings that children with a specific dopamine genotype, that is related to attention problems, are more susceptible for an early literacy intervention than others.
This study tests whether junior kindergartner’s regulatory skills like inhibition, attention control and memory are related to early reading and mathematics development.
The project is aimed at testing whether preferences for the right or left visual field in recognizing letters are already manifest in emerging readers of a left-to-right and right-to-left language who are not yet able to read words?
Teachers' use of progress data in planning and evaluating instruction for students with learning disabilities
The technical adequacy of progress measures in reading and language proficiency, and factors affecting teachers’ ability to implement and use progress monitoring data in their instructional decision making, are investigated.