ERIC Number: ED336497
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Strategies for Students with Special Needs.
Missouri Univ., Columbia. Missouri LINC.
This Missouri Vocational Instructional Management System module offers a description of both instructional and cognitive strategies for special needs students and suggestions for their use in a variety of classrooms. Fourteen definitions, 13 frequently asked questions, 5 resources, and 21 references are included. The following questions are answered: What is a strategy? What learner characteristics indicate that a student needs to acquire strategies for learning and utilizing strategies to learn? How can strategy usage be evaluated? How can metacognition promote motivation? How can the teacher help students learn strategies? What strategies might be taught in classrooms? What are some examples of instructional strategies and cognitive strategies? Why should I teach strategies? How often do I need to use instructional or cognitive strategies? How can I determine if the strategies are effective? and Where can I get more information about both types of strategies? (four sources are listed). The following resources are included: (1) sample strategy evaluation; (2) bridging comparison lesson; (3) sample worksheet for Survey, Question, Read, Recite, and Review (SQ3R); (4) mapping; and (5) math word problems using HEART (How much do I know? Establish purpose, Ask questions, Record steps, Test yourself). (NLA)
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Cognitive Development, Daily Living Skills, Educational Strategies, Interdisciplinary Approach, Learning Modules, Learning Motivation, Learning Strategies, Metacognition, Mnemonics, Modeling (Psychology), Reading Skills, Secondary Education, Special Needs Students, Study Guides, Study Skills, Thinking Skills
Missouri LINC, 401 East Stewart Road, Columbia, MO 65211.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Missouri Univ., Columbia. Missouri LINC.