ERIC Number: ED400639
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Strategies for Success: Classroom Teaching Techniques for Students with Learning Problems.
Meltzer, Lynn J.; And Others
Cost-effective classroom teaching strategies are provided for teachers working with students with learning disabilities and attention deficit disorders in inclusive settings from late elementary through early high school levels. Section 1 discusses the importance of learning strategies and includes an overview of strategic learning in the classroom and techniques for teaching learning strategies. This section also describes how to identify students' learning profiles, how learning difficulties and attention problems manifest in the classroom, and how to empower students to become independent learners and self-advocates. Section 2 provides information on selected learning strategies. Chapters address: (1) strategies for decoding and spelling; (2) strategies for improving reading comprehension; (3) strategies for enhancing written language; (4) automaticity and problem solving in mathematics; and (5) strategy use across content areas. Section 3 includes four case studies illustrating strategy use. Appendices include brief information on reciprocal teaching and identifying writing topics. A recommended reading list and a glossary are also provided. (Contains 59 references.) (CR)
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Disorders, Case Studies, Classroom Techniques, Decoding (Reading), Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, Inclusive Schools, Instructional Effectiveness, Learning Disabilities, Learning Problems, Learning Strategies, Mathematics Instruction, Problem Solving, Reading Comprehension, Reading Instruction, Reading Strategies, Spelling, Teaching Methods, Writing (Composition), Writing Instruction, Writing Strategies
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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