SELECTED PUBLICATIONS IN REFEREED JOURNALS 1. Shamir, A., & Van der Aalsvoort, G. (2004). Children's mediational teaching style and cognitive modifiability: A comparison between first and third graders in Hollandand Israel. Educational Practice and Theory, 26, 61-85. 2. Shamir, A., & Tzuriel, D. (2004). Characteristics of children’s mediational teaching style as a function of intervention for cross-age peer mediation with computers.School Psychology International, 25, 106-116.3. Shamir, A., & Silvern, S. (2005). Effects of peer mediation with young children on autonomous behavior. Journal of Cognitive Education and Psychology, 4, 199-215.4. Shamir, A. (2005). Mediational teaching style and peer mediation among junior high school students.
Education and Society, 23, 63-81.5. Shamir, A., & Korat, O. (2006). How to select CD-Rom storybooks for young children: The teacher's role. The Reading Teacher, 59, 532-543.6. Shamir, A., Tzuriel, D., & Rozen, M. (2006). Peer mediation: The effects of program intervention, math level, and verbal ability on mediation style and improvement in math problem solving. School Psychology International, 27, 209-231.7. Shamir, A., & Lazerovitz, T. (2007). A peer mediation intervention for scaffolding self-regulated learning among children with learning disabilities. European Journal of Special Needs Education, 22, 255-273.
8. Tzuriel, D., & Shamir, A. (2007). The effects of peer mediation with young children (PMYC) on children's cognitive modifiability. British Journal of Educational Psychology. 77, 143-165.
9. Korat, O., & Shamir, A. (2007). Electronic books versus adults readers: Effects on children's emergent literacy in low versus middle SES groups. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 23, 248-259.
10. Shamir, A. (2007). Inclusion from theory to practice: General and local issues. Educational and Child Psychology, 24, 37-46.
11. Shamir, A., & Korat, O. (2007). Developing an educational e-book for fostering kindergarten children’s emergent literacy. Computers in the Schools, 24, 125-145.
12. Korat, O., & Shamir, A. (2008). The educational electronic book as a scaffolding tool for children's emergent literacy in low versus middle SES groups. Computers andEducation, 50, 110-124.
13. Shamir, A., Korat, O., & Barbi, N. (2008). The effects of CD-ROM storybook reading on low SES kindergarteners’ emergent literacy as a function of activity context: Paired peer tutoring versus individual use of the e-storybook. Computers & Education, 51, 354-367.
14. Shamir, A., Tzuriel, D., & Guy, R. (2007). Computer-supported collaborative learning: Cognitive effects of intervention for peer mediation tutoring. Journal of Cognitive Education and Psychology, 6, 373-394.
15. Shamir, A., Zion, M., & Spector, O. (2008). Peer tutoring, metacognitive processes and problem-based learning: The effect of mediation training on critical thinking.Journal of Science Education and Technology, 17, 384-398. (A)
16. Shamir, A. (2009). Joint activity with e-books for promoting kindergarteners’ emergent literacy: Processes and outcomes. Educational Media International, 46, 1, 81-96.
17. Shamir, A., Mevarech, R. Z., & Gida, C. (2009). The assessment of young children's meta-cognition in different contexts: Individualized vs. peer-assisted learning.Metacognition and Learning, 4, 47-61.
18. Korat, O., & Shamir, A. (2010). The electronic book as a tool for supporting emergent literacy: Evidence from Hebrew-speaking children. Orianut Vesafa, 3, 71-90 (Hebrew).
19. Tzuriel, D., & Shamir, A. (2010). Mediation strategies and cognitive modifiability in young children as a function of peer mediation with young children program and training in analogies versus math tasks. Journal of Cognitive Education and Psychology, 9, 48-72.
20. Segal-Drori, O., Korat, O., Shamir, A., & Klein, P. S. (2010). Reading electronic and printed books with and without adult support: Effects on emergent reading.Reading and Writing, 23, 913-930.
21. Korat, O., Shamir, A., & Arbiv, L. (2011). E-books as a support for emergent writing with and without adults' assistance. Education and Information Technologies, 16, 301-318.
22. Shamir, A., Korat, O., & Shlafer, I. (2011). The effect of activity with e-book on vocabulary and story comprehension: A comparison between kindergarteners at risk for LD and typically developing kindergarteners. European Journal of Special Needs Education, 26, 299-322.
23. Eden, S., Shamir, A., & Fershtman, M. (2011). The effect of using laptops on the spelling skills of students with learning disabilities. Educational Media International, 48, 249-259.
24. Shamir, A., Korat, O., & Fellah, R. (in press). Promoting vocabulary, phonological awareness and concept about print among children at risk for learning disability: Can e-books help? Reading and Writing.
25. Segal-Drori, O., Korat, O., & Shamir, A. (in press). Do e-books promote emergent litracy of preschoolers? Evidence from children in different SES groups. Megamot(Hebrew).
26. Shamir, A., & Shlafer, I. (in press). E-books' effectiveness in promoting phonological awareness and concept about print: A comparison between children at risk for learning Disabilities and Typically Developing Kindergarteners. Computers & Education.