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ERIC Number: ED519163
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 23
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 43
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
What Special Education Research Tells Us about Teaching Underachieving Students. Focus On
Lo, Ya-yu; Kretlow, Allison G.
Educational Research Service
This "Focus On" describes instructional strategies that are effective for students with disabilities and that have also been shown to be effective in raising the achievement outcomes of underachieving students without identified disabilities. The authors first describe the challenging characteristics of underachieving students and discuss some of the reasons why these students struggle in general education settings. A discussion on instructional components that leads to the effectiveness of certain instructional strategies follows. Finally, they describe several evidence-based instructional strategies that have demonstrated efficacy in raising the achievement performance of both students with disabilities and underachieving students without disabilities. (Contains 4 figures, 3 resources and 7 web resources.)
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Educational Research Service