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ERIC Number: EJ1008517
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 29
ISSN: ISSN-0040-0599
Promoting Literacy-Embedded, Authentic STEM Instruction for Students with Disabilities and Other Struggling Learners
Israel, Maya; Maynard, Kathie; Williamson, Pamela
TEACHING Exceptional Children, v45 n4 p18-25 Mar-Apr 2013
Students with diverse learning needs, including students with disabilities, have historically struggled in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) learning. This article highlights barriers that students with disabilities and other struggling learners often face in STEM education. Several applied, evidence-based practices are outlined that promote integration of authentic inquiry with explicit reading strategies that support STEM content literacy and meaningful engagement for diverse learners. (Contains 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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