NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Publication Date
In 20190
Since 20180
Since 2015 (last 5 years)0
Since 2010 (last 10 years)12
Since 2000 (last 20 years)25
Assessments and Surveys
Wechsler Intelligence Scale…1
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 1 to 15 of 28 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Bakken, Jeffrey P., Ed.; Obiakor, Festus E., Ed.; Rotatori, Anthony F., Ed. – Advances in Special Education, 2013
This volume addresses the most current perspectives and issues related to learning disabilities and is written by leaders in the field of learning disabilities. The layout of the book and ordering of chapters allows readers to follow learning disabilities in a very logical and thoughtful process from legal issues, identification, and assessment,…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Legal Problems, Identification, Educational Diagnosis
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Strickland, Tricia K.; Maccini, Paula – Learning Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2013
The current study focuses on the effects of incorporating multiple visual representations on students' conceptual understanding of quadratic expressions embedded within area word problems and students' procedural fluency of transforming quadratic expressions in standard form to factored-form and vice versa. The intervention included the…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Algebra, Secondary School Mathematics, Learning Disabilities
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Strickland, Tricia K.; Maccini, Paula – Remedial and Special Education, 2013
We examined the effects of the Concrete-Representational-Abstract Integration strategy on the ability of secondary students with learning disabilities to multiply linear algebraic expressions embedded within contextualized area problems. A multiple-probe design across three participants was used. Results indicated that the integration of the…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Multiplication, Mathematics Skills, Secondary School Mathematics
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Gagnon, Joseph Calvin; Maccini, Paula; Mulcahy, Candace – Exceptionality, 2014
The current study focuses on results from a national survey of special education mathematics teachers in secondary psychiatric schools. A total of 115 (33.04%) respondents completed a mail or online survey concerning school-level mathematics curriculum and assessment policies and practices. No statistically significant differences existed between…
Descriptors: National Surveys, Special Education Teachers, Mathematics Teachers, Special Schools
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Mulcahy, Candace A.; Krezmien, Michael; Maccini, Paula – Preventing School Failure, 2014
While the Common Core State Standards and state learning standards guide teachers in what mathematical content knowledge should be addressed as well as the processes and proficiencies necessary for developing mathematical competence, several student- and teacher-related factors may hinder student access to the general education curriculum for…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Secondary School Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction, Behavior Disorders
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Mulcahy, Candace A.; Maccini, Paula; Wright, Kenneth; Miller, Jason – Behavioral Disorders, 2014
In this review, the authors offer a critical analysis of published interventions for improving mathematics performance among middle and high school students with EBD in light of the Common Core State Standards. An exhaustive review of literature from 1975 to December 2012 yielded 20 articles that met criteria for inclusion. The authors analyzed…
Descriptors: Intervention, Mathematics Achievement, Middle School Students, High School Students
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Strickland, Tricia K.; Maccini, Paula – Intervention in School and Clinic, 2010
To improve student success in mathematics, the use of research-based interventions is necessary to help secondary students with learning disabilities (LD) access the algebra curriculum. The authors provide an overview of the following research-based approaches: explicit instruction, graduated instructional sequence, technology, and graphic…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Mathematics Instruction, Algebra, Teaching Methods
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Gagnon, Joseph Calvin; Maccini, Paula; Haydon, Todd – Journal of Special Education Leadership, 2011
Despite the national emphasis on assessment and accountability for student learning, it is unclear whether day treatment and residential schools are participating in current reform efforts. On average, responding principals reported that 87% of students participated in state assessments. Although 80% of schools use local education agency or state…
Descriptors: Residential Schools, Learning Disabilities, Educational Improvement, Federal Programs
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Maccini, Paula; Gagnon, Joseph Calvin; Mulcahy, Candace; Wright, Kenneth – International Journal on School Disaffection, 2013
Students served in alternative and segregated settings tend to receive educational services that are not on par with their public school peers. To develop a better understanding of the problem, the authors conducted a national study of secondary psychiatric schools in the United States. Specifically, the authors administered a survey to…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Education, Delivery Systems, Special Schools, Special Classes
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Maccini, Paula; Miller, Jason A.; Toronto, Allyson P. – Advances in Special Education, 2013
We conducted a comprehensive review of the literature on mathematical interventions for secondary students with learning disabilities (LD) and the identified studies were analyzed in light of the mathematical practices as outlined by the Common Core State Standards Initiative (CCSSI, 2010). Results indicated that Standard 2, reason abstractly and…
Descriptors: Intervention, Mathematics Instruction, Secondary School Students, Learning Disabilities
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Maccini, Paula; Gagnon, Joseph Calvin; Mason-Williams, Loretta – Learning Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2012
The current study is a national survey of special education mathematics teachers in juvenile correctional schools (JC). Results are based on 121 (32%) returned surveys from special education mathematics teacher. Results indicated that in 47% of schools, curriculum was not based on district or state curricula. Between 40-50% of teachers reported…
Descriptors: Textbooks, Disabilities, Instructional Materials, Mathematics Teachers
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Gagnon, Joseph C.; Haydon, Todd; Maccini, Paula – Journal of Correctional Education, 2010
This study focused on school-level approaches to assessment and accountability policies and practices. A national random sample of 131 (34.22%) principals from juvenile correctional schools for committed youth (JC) responded to a mail and on-line survey. No statistically significant differences existed between respondent and nonrespondent schools.…
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Federal Programs, Student Participation, Academic Achievement
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Gagnon, Joseph Calvin; Maccini, Paula – Remedial and Special Education, 2007
A random sample of 167 secondary special and general educators who taught math to students with emotional and behavioral disorders (EBD) and learning disabilities (LD) responded to a mail survey. The survey examined teacher perceptions of (a) definition of math; (b) familiarity with course topics; (c) effectiveness of methods courses; (d)…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Familiarity, Educational Strategies, Special Education Teachers
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Maccini, Paula; Gagnon, Joseph Calvin – Exceptional Children, 2006
A nationwide random sample of 179 secondary general education math and special education teachers completed a survey asking them about their use of specific instructional practices to help teach math to students with learning disabilities (LD) and emotional/behavioral disorders (EB/D) and their use of specific assessment accommodations with these…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Mathematics Instruction, Testing Accommodations, Special Education Teachers
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Maccini, Paula; Strickland, Tricia; Gagnon, Joseph Calvin; Malmgren, Kimber – Focus on Exceptional Children, 2008
In all educational settings, youth with disabilities, particularly those with learning disability (LD) and emotional behavioral disability (EBD), frequently have difficulties in mathematics. For teachers to provide students with access to the grade-level curriculum, a reliance on empirically validated instruction is essential. In this paper, the…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Special Education Teachers, Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods
Previous Page | Next Page ยป
Pages: 1  |  2