B.S., Brown University (1983)
Ph.D., University of Connecticut (1988)Post-Doctoral Studies, Johns Hopkins University (1988-1990)
Schechter, R., Macaruso, P., Kazakoff, E.R. & Brooke, E. (2015). Exploration of a blended learning approach to reading instruction for low SES students in early elementary grades. Computers in the Schools, 32, 183-200.
Macaruso, P. & Rodman, A. (2011). Efficacy of computer-assisted instruction for the development of early literacy skills in young children. Reading Psychology: An International Quarterly, 32, 172-196.
Macaruso, P. & Rodman, A. (2011). Benefits of computer-assisted instruction to support reading acquisition in English Language Learners. Bilingual Research Journal, 34, 301-315.
Macaruso, P. & Shankweiler, D. (2010). Expanding the simple view of reading in accounting for reading skills in community college students. Reading Psychology: An International Quarterly, 31, 454-471..
Macaruso, P. & Rodman, A. (2009). Benefits of computer-assisted instruction for struggling readers in middle school. European Journal of Special Needs Education, 24, 103-113.
Macaruso, P. & Walker, A. (2008). The efficacy of computer assisted instruction for advancing literacy skills in kindergarten children. Reading Psychology: An International Quarterly, 29, 266-287.LeVasseur, V. M., Macaruso, P. & Shankweiler, D. (2008). Promoting gains in reading fluency: A comparison of three approaches. Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 21, 205-230.
Use of computer-assisted technology to support reading acquisition in children
Brooke, E., Kazakoff, E.R., Macaruso, P. & Prescott, J.E. Can a blended learning model of reading instruction support the development of at-risk EL and non-EL students’ reading skills in kindergarten? Poster presented at the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading. Porto, Portugal. July, 2016
Wilkes, S., Macaruso, P., Kazakoff, E. & Albert, J. Exploration of a blended learning approach to reading instruction in second grade. EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology. Vancouver, B.C. June, 2016
Kazakoff, E.R., Crawford-Brooke, E., Macaruso, P., Hook, P., Schechter, R. & Wilkes, S.
Potential benefits of blended learning for reading instruction for ELL and non-ELL students. Poster presented at the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading. Kona, Hawaii. July, 2015
Macaruso, P., Crawford-Brooke, E. & Schechter, R. Reading skill acquisition low SES students using computer-assisted instruction. Poster presented at the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading. Santa Fe, New Mexico. July, 2014
Schechter, R. & Macaruso, P. Rate of progress in computer assisted instruction is highly predictive of reading outcome measures in early elementary grades. Society for Research in Child Development. Seattle, Washington. April, 2013.
Rodman, A. & Macaruso, P. Unique challenges of reading acquisition facing ELL students and the effects of computer-assisted instruction in kindergartners. International Dyslexia Association. Chicago, Illinois. November, 2011.
Crawford, E., Macaruso, P. & Schechter, R. Assessment without testing: Computer-assisted instruction can serve as a progress monitoring tool for response to intervention. International Dyslexia Association. Chicago, Illinois. November, 2011.
Macaruso, P. & Rodman, A. Computer-assisted instruction supports reading acquisition in English Language Learners. Early Education and Technology for Children. Salt Lake City, Utah. March, 2011.
Developmental and acquired disorders in reading and number processing
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