Lori A Helman

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Research interests

Topics of research interest include teacher preparation, reading, literacy, language learners, achievement gap, opportunity gap, and educational disparities.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Nevada, Reno

Research interests

  • literacy acquisition and development
  • educational disparities
  • opportunity gap
  • Teacher professional development
  • second language education

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Projects 2011 2014


Research Output 2002 2018

Comparison of progress monitoring data from general outcome measures and specific subskill mastery measures for reading

Van Norman, E. R., Maki, K. E., Burns, M. K., McComas, J. J. & Helman, L., Apr 2018, In : Journal of School Psychology. 67, p. 179-189 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Outcome Assessment (Health Care)

Contributions of the Components of Phonemic Awareness to Letter-Sound Knowledge With Kindergarten Students in High-Poverty Urban Elementary Schools

Burns, M. K., Maki, K. E., Helman, L. A., McComas, J. & Young, H., Sep 3 2018, In : Reading and Writing Quarterly. 34, 5, p. 409-418 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

elementary school
social isolation
2 Citations (Scopus)

Relationship between language proficiency and growth during reading interventions

Burns, M. K., Frederick, A., Helman, L., Pulles, S. M., McComas, J. J. & Aguilar, L., Nov 2 2017, In : Journal of Educational Research. 110, 6, p. 581-588 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

English language
2 Citations (Scopus)

Evidence-Based Strategies for Fostering Biliteracy in Any Classroom

Delbridge, A. & Helman, L. A., Jul 1 2016, In : Early Childhood Education Journal. 44, 4, p. 307-316 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Foster Home Care
6 Citations (Scopus)

Measuring Spanish orthographic development in private, public and subsidised schools in Chile

Helman, L., Delbridge, A., Parker, D., Arnal, M. & Jara Mödinger, L., Jul 2 2016, In : Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy and Practice. 23, 3, p. 327-352 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

school type
large city