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Milton, Jessica H.; Flores, Margaret M.; Moore, Alexcia J.; Taylor, Ja'Lia J.; Burton, Megan E. – Learning Disability Quarterly, 2019
To meet increasingly complex mathematics standards in late elementary school, students must conceptually understand and be fluent in the operations of multiplication and division. This includes understanding the operations' inverse relation. The purpose of the study was to investigate the effects of alternating concrete-representational-abstract…
Descriptors: Multiplication, Arithmetic, Mathematics Instruction, Elementary School Mathematics
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Koenen, Anne-Katrien; Vervoort, Eleonora; Kelchtermans, Geert; Verschueren, Karine; Spilt, Jantine L. – Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 2019
To understand and support teacher-student interactions, there is a need for research on teachers' daily emotions in interactions with students. Therefore, this study investigated the development of teachers' negative emotions in interactions with individual students with attachment problems. Using a 3-week diary study, data were collected from 71…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Special Education, Psychological Patterns, Emotional Disturbances
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Fischer, Aaron J.; Clark, Racheal R.; Bloomfield, Bradley S.; Askings, Diana C.; Erchul, William P. – Journal of Applied School Psychology, 2019
Strategies such as reinforcement and stimulus fading have been shown to be effective in the acquisition of skills, particularly for individuals with developmental disabilities. Teleconsultation is a promising service delivery modality to support teachers and staff in the implementation of effective strategies to address the needs of underserved…
Descriptors: Reinforcement, Consultation Programs, Numbers, Stimuli
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Truckenmiller, Adrea J.; Lannie, Amanda – School Psychology Forum, 2019
In elementary schools, intervention service delivery is often initiated through multidisciplinary problem-solving teams. Therefore, the functioning of the team is a critical feature to facilitate intervention outcomes. The purpose of this study was to examine two methods to improve the practices of problem-solving teams by: (a) replicating the use…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Feedback (Response), Interdisciplinary Approach, Teamwork
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Óskarsdóttir, Edda; Guðjónsdóttir, Hafdís; Tidwell, Deborah – Studying Teacher Education, 2019
This self-study, based on research, conducted over five years, focuses on my leadership role employing an inclusion model of education in a school in Iceland serving students from ages 6 to 16. In this article, we examine how Edda's practice helped support inclusion for the students, their families, and the teachers who engage with them. This…
Descriptors: Leadership Role, Inclusion, Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students
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Schwab, Susanne – Educational Psychology, 2019
This study aims to show the importance of explicitly identifying student-specific teachers' self-efficacy. Data from 43 regular teachers who rated their self-efficacy towards 611 fourth-grade students from inclusive classes in Austria were analyzed. In addition, 15 regular teachers and 15 special needs teachers rated their student-specific…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Grade 4, Inclusion, Special Education Teachers
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Ciullo, Stephen; Ely, Emily; McKenna, John William; Alves, Kat D.; Kennedy, Michael J. – Learning Disability Quarterly, 2019
Researchers conducted an observation study to explore the instructional practices of special education teachers (N = 20) responsible for teaching reading to students with learning disabilities in Grades 4 and 5. With this study, researchers addressed gaps in previous related literature and improved understanding of how teachers spend their time…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Students with Disabilities, Learning Disabilities, Grade 4
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Shin, Mikyung; Ok, Min Wook; Kang, Eun Young; Bryant, Diane P. – Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, 2019
In this study, the researchers used a researcher-developed online survey to examine the beliefs of elementary school general and special education teachers regarding inclusion and their implementation of mathematics instructional practices. Participants were 55 general and 38 special education teachers. The data analysis was performed using…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Mathematics Instruction, Special Education Teachers, Regular and Special Education Relationship
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Bolt, Teresa D.; Hansen, Blake D.; Caldarella, Paul; Young, K. Richard; Williams, Leslie; Wills, Howard P. – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2019
This study investigated the effects of varying opportunities to respond when using a behavior management program with three elementary school students with developmental disabilities in a small group special education setting. These students exhibited both academic and behavioral difficulties. With the implementation of Class-Wide Function-Related…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Developmental Disabilities, Elementary School Students, Special Education
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Sormunen, Kati; Lavonen, Jari; Juuti, Kalle – Journal of Education and Learning, 2019
This paper examines how pupils with learning difficulties (LDs) used smartphones as supportive learning tools in an inclusive science class and how the usage developed over a two-year period. The case study was conducted in a Finnish primary school, where nine LD pupils' smartphone usage was followed in three science learning practices that…
Descriptors: Learning Problems, Handheld Devices, Telecommunications, Inclusion
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Radici, Elena; Heboyan, Vahé; Mantovani, Fabrizia; De Leo, Gianluca – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2019
Early Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) interventions in school environments aim to support the development of the communication skills of children with complex communication needs. Goals of this study were to analyse the teachers' attitudes towards children using AAC in primary schools in Italy and their perceptions of the barriers…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Student Relationship, Augmentative and Alternative Communication, Early Intervention
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Markelz, Andrew M.; Taylor, Jonte C.; Kitchen, Tom; Riccomini, Paul J.; Catherine Scheeler, Mary; McNaughton, David B. – Exceptional Children, 2019
Effectively managing a classroom is crucial in promoting positive student outcomes. Behavior-specific praise is an empirically supported strategy to reinforce desirable student behaviors. Following a review of the literature, we identified tactile prompting and self-monitoring as effective methods to increase teachers' use of behavior-specific…
Descriptors: Stimuli, Cues, Self Management, Positive Reinforcement
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Choi, Peggy Hiu Nam; Cheung, Siu Yin – ICHPER-SD Journal of Research, 2019
One of the sports for the Special Olympics is snow-shoeing. In Hong Kong training for this sport occurs in the sand and is called sand-shoeing. The purpose of this study was to evaluate a sand-shoeing training program (STP) of the Special Olympics Hong Kong (SOHK). Two hundreds and thirty-two Grade 1 to 12 special school students with intellectual…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intellectual Disability, Athletics, Training
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Boveda, Mildred; Aronson, Brittany A. – Remedial and Special Education, 2019
Intersectional competence captures educators' awareness of how sociocultural markers of difference simultaneously intersect within the P-12 school context. This article presents findings from a larger mixed-methods sequential exploratory study that established, in part, the theoretical and qualitative basis for validating the Intersectional…
Descriptors: Special Education Teachers, Preservice Teachers, Professional Identity, Preschool Children
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Raven, Sara; Whitman, Gretchen M. – Research in Science Education, 2019
Science learning is inextricably tied to two aspects of students' lives: literacy and culture. While English Learners (ELs) who speak a non-English native language are typically the focus in this line of scholarly inquiry, deaf and hard-of-hearing (DHH) students occupy a distinct space in this conversation. For DHH learners, literacy levels can be…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, Hearing Impairments, Deafness
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