This project is funded by a NIH CHALLENGE GRANT issued under the AMERICAN RECOVERY AND REINVESTMENT ACT OF 2009 by the National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (Grant Award Number: 1RC1HD063996 - 01)
Dr. Asha K. Jitendra Rodney Wallace Professor for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning in the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Minnesota was awarded a Mathematics Research grant from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development.
The purpose of the two-year project entitled, Improving Problem-Solving Performance of Students with Mathematics Difficulties, is to evaluate the efficacy of a fully developed intervention (Schema-Based Instruction, SBI) with third grade students identified with mathematics difficulties (MD). Specifically, this study will investigate the effectiveness of SBI small group tutoring intervention in improving the mathematics problem-solving performance of third graders with mathematics difficulties (MD). The first year of the grant amounts to $499,046.