ERIC Number: ED489498
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Strategy Instruction for Students with Learning Disabilities. What Works for Special Needs Learners
Reid, Robert; Lienemann, Torri Ortiz
Practical and accessible, this book provides the first step-by-step guide to cognitive strategy instruction, which has been shown to be one of the most effective instructional techniques for students with learning problems. Presented are proven strategies that students can use to improve their self-regulated learning, study skills, and performance in specific content areas, including written language, reading, and math. Clear directions for teaching the strategies in the elementary or secondary classroom are accompanied by sample lesson plans and many concrete examples. Enhancing the book's hands-on utility are more than 20 reproducible worksheets and forms. This book contains the following chapters: (1) Why Use Strategy Instruction?; (2) Building Background Knowledge; (3) The Self-Regulated Strategy Development Model; (4) How to Implement the SRSD Model; (5) Self-Regulation Strategy Development Model; (6) Implementing Self-Regulation Strategies; (7) Integrating Strategies and Self-Regulation; (8) Strategies in Written Language; (9) Strategies in Reading Comprehension; (10) Strategies in Mathematics; (11) Study Skills Strategies; and (12) Mnemonics.
Descriptors: Written Language, Study Skills, Reading Comprehension, Learning Disabilities, Learning Strategies, Lesson Plans, Worksheets, Mathematics, Self Management, Mnemonics
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: Students; Teachers
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