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Hirsch, Shanna E.; Ennis, Robin Parks; Driver, Melissa K. – Beyond Behavior, 2018
Many students with and/or at risk for emotional and behavioral disorders have academic deficits that affect their performance in mathematics. In addition, these students' behavioral issues may interfere with their academic achievement. For these students, it makes sense for teachers to consider implementing research- and/or evidence-based…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary School Mathematics, Mathematics Teachers
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Hughes, Marie Tejero; Parker-Katz, Michelle – Social Studies, 2013
The number of middle school students with learning disabilities (LD) taught social studies in general education classes continues to rise. Providing general education teachers with additional ways to support students with LD as they navigate social studies reading materials could help planning and teaching for all students. In middle school, when…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Educational Strategies, Learning Disabilities, Middle School Teachers
Kormos, Judit; Smith, Anne Margaret – Multilingual Matters, 2012
This book is intended to help language teachers to work effectively and successfully with students who have specific learning differences (SpLD) such as dyslexia. The book takes an inclusive and practical approach to language teaching and encourages teachers to consider the effects that an SpLD could have on a language learner. It suggests…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Language Acquisition, Textbook Content, Learning Disabilities
Armstrong, Thomas – Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 2012
By looking at the positive strengths of your students with special needs, you can help those students flourish, ensure their success, and align their instruction to Common Core State Standards. One of our most popular authors, Thomas Armstrong, shows you the steps you need to take to establish a more favorable, productive learning environment for…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, State Standards, Educational Strategies, Teaching Methods
Mahler, Joni D. – Online Submission, 2011
This study examined whether a story/language based method of teaching the multiplication facts would be helpful to students who previously had difficulty with the memorization of those facts. Using the curriculum "Memorize in Minutes" by Alan Walker (Walker, 2000), the researcher taught six fourth-grade students the multiplication facts (3s…
Descriptors: Memorization, Multiplication, Teaching Methods, Curriculum Implementation
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Kaldenberg, Erica; Therrien, William; Watt, Sarah; Gorsh, Jay; Taylor, Jonte – Science Scope, 2011
Students with learning disabilities (LDs) often need additional supports and structure in inquiry classrooms. The authors describe three ways teachers can enhance the achievement of these students: (1) focusing on big ideas; (2) using graphic organizers; and (3) providing mnemonic strategies. Struggling students with LD will benefit greatly from…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Prior Learning, Classrooms, Mnemonics
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Ncube, Sitembiso – Journal of the International Association of Special Education, 2011
With the growing need to make the curriculum accessible to students with special needs, there has been an increase in the inclusion of special education students with learning disabilities in general education classroom. The major challenge that has faced teachers in inclusive classrooms is using instructional strategies that will accommodate the…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Teacher Effectiveness, Learning Disabilities, Teaching Methods
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Conderman, Greg; Hedin, Laura – Intervention in School and Clinic, 2011
General and special educators have used many instructional strategies to help students with learning disabilities (LD) succeed in school. One of those strategies is cue cards. As a vehicle for supporting evidence-based practices, cue cards help students (a) learn academic and behavioral steps, principles, procedures, processes, and rules; (b)…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Learning Disabilities, Special Education Teachers, Teaching Methods
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Womack, Sue A.; Marchant, Michelle; Borders, Deah – Intervention in School and Clinic, 2011
Social skill deficits and learning disabilities often coexist. Academic work is negatively impacted by students' lack of social skills. Remediation of these deficits in pull-out programs has not generally resulted in transfer to real-world settings. Embedding social skills instruction within literature during a read-aloud session taught in the…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Interpersonal Competence, Reading Aloud to Others, Educational Strategies
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Konrad, Moira; Joseph, Laurice M.; Itoi, Madoka – Intervention in School and Clinic, 2011
Taking notes from lectures or reading material can be challenging, especially for those who have learning disabilities. An alternative to traditional note-taking is a method called "guided notes," which has been found to improve the accuracy of students' notes, increase the frequency of student responses, and improve students' quiz and test…
Descriptors: Reading Materials, Notetaking, Teacher Effectiveness, Learning Disabilities
Kaufman, Christopher – Brookes Publishing Company, 2010
Students with strong executive function skills hold the keys to school and social success--from attention and impulse control to time management and organization. Now K-12 teachers have a practical, highly readable guide to enhancing these critical skills for "all" students, with and without learning disabilities. Through the author's memorable…
Descriptors: Learning Problems, Socialization, Self Control, Learning Disabilities
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Impecoven-Lind, Linda S.; Foegen, Anne – Intervention in School and Clinic, 2010
Algebra is a gateway to expanded opportunities, but it often poses difficulty for students with learning disabilities. Consequently, it is essential to identify evidence-based instructional strategies for these students. The authors begin by identifying three areas of algebra difficulty experienced by students with disabilities: cognitive…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Learning Disabilities, Cognitive Processes, Algebra
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Sayeski, Kristin L.; Paulsen, Kim J. – Intervention in School and Clinic, 2010
In many general education classrooms today, teachers are using "reform" mathematics curricula. These curricula emphasize the application of mathematics in real-life contexts and include such practices as collaborative, group problem solving and student-generated algorithms. Students with learning disabilities in the area of mathematics can…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Learning Disabilities, Educational Strategies, Problem Based Learning
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Sileo, Jane M.; van Garderen, Delinda – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2010
Ms. Thomas, the general educator, and Ms. Merced, the special education teacher, plan to co-teach mathematics classes during the upcoming school year. Based on previous interactions with students and knowledge of students' abilities from school records, they know that several students, including students with disabilities, struggle with…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Mathematics Education, Learning Disabilities, Special Education Teachers
Akin-Little, Angeleque, Ed.; Little, Steven G., Ed.; Bray, Melissa A., Ed.; Kehle, Thomas J., Ed. – APA Books, 2009
The emotional and behavioral problems of students in the classroom are a major concern for teachers, administrators, and the public. Without effective behavior management, a positive and productive classroom environment is impossible to achieve. Forty years of scientific research supports the efficacy of behavioral interventions in the classroom,…
Descriptors: Evidence, Educational Strategies, Report Cards, Classroom Techniques
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