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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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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
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Xin, Yan Ping – Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, 2008
The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of a schema-based instructional strategy that emphasizes prealgebraic conceptualization of multiplicative relations on solving arithmetic word problems with elementary students with learning disabilities or problems (LP). Introducing symbolic representation and algebraic thinking in earlier…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Word Problems (Mathematics), Arithmetic, Algebra
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Smith, Lisa F.; Montani, Teresa Oettinger – Learning Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2008
The benefits of multisensory instruction for teaching mathematics to students in resource rooms were explored. Participants were third and fourth graders (n = 12) in 3 resource rooms for replacement mathematics in a middle-class school district in New Jersey. The students received weekly instruction for several months, using manipulatives and word…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Problem Solving, Word Problems (Mathematics), Grade 4
Meltzer, Lynn J.; And Others – 1996
Cost-effective classroom teaching strategies are provided for teachers working with students with learning disabilities and attention deficit disorders in inclusive settings from late elementary through early high school levels. Section 1 discusses the importance of learning strategies and includes an overview of strategic learning in the…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Disorders, Case Studies, Classroom Techniques, Decoding (Reading)
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Brigham, Frederick J.; And Others – LD Forum, 1996
Both general and specific effective strategies for teaching decimals, fractions, and percents to students with learning disabilities are presented. Information is provided on the theoretical base that underlies these curricular areas, recent research, and future trends. The need for programs to be structured around individualization and intensity…
Descriptors: Decimal Fractions, Educational Practices, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education