Improving Middle-School Students’ Knowledge and Comprehension in Social Studies: A Replication


This study is aimed to replicate findings that show an impact on the reading comprehension and social studies content learning of eighth-grade students. Findings show that students in the treatment condition outperformed those in the comparison condition at all time points.


Vaughn, S., Roberts, G., Swanson, E. A., Wanzek, J., Fall, A. M., & Stillman-Spisak, S. J. (2014). Improving middle-school students’ knowledge and comprehension in social studies: A replication. Education & Psychology Review, 27(1), 31–50.