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Woodward, John – Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2016
In this commentary, John Woodward observes that, when judged collectively, the pre-K to Grade 4 research in this special section not only exemplifies the effects of the Institute of Education Sciences' emphasis on large-scale empirical studies over the last decade, but it also demonstrates how the field of special education has moved away from a…
Descriptors: At Risk Students, Intervention, Academic Failure, Mathematics
Gersten, Russell, Ed.; Newman-Gonchar, Rebecca, Ed. – Brookes Publishing Company, 2011
Edited by National Math Panel veteran Russell Gersten with contributions by all of the country's leading researchers on RTI and math, this cutting-edge text blends the existing evidence base with practical guidelines for RTI implementation. Current and future RTI coordinators, curriculum developers, math specialists, and department heads will get…
Descriptors: Evidence, Intervention, General Education, Student Reaction
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Nelson-Graham, Teresa – Journal of Special Education Technology, 2001
This article discusses "Adapting Schools To Meet the Needs of Students with Disabilities" (John Woodward and Larry Cuban), a publication on the implementation of technology to meet the needs of students with disabilities. It summarizes chapters that address augmentative and alternative communication, integrating technology into the curriculum, and…
Descriptors: Augmentative and Alternative Communication, Classroom Techniques, Curriculum, Disabilities
Montague, Marjorie, Ed.; Jitendra, Asha K., Ed. – Guilford Publications, 2006
A highly practical resource for special educators and classroom teachers, this book provides specific instructional guidance illustrated with vignettes, examples, and sample lesson plans. Every chapter is grounded in research and addresses the nuts and bolts of teaching math to students who are not adequately prepared for the challenging middle…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Middle School Students, Teacher Collaboration, Learning Problems
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Woodward, John – Learning Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2013
This article reviews recent research in math problem solving for students with learning disabilities. Two recently published syntheses of research on mathematics by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) are used as frameworks for interpreting this body of work. A significant amount of the work in special education over the last decade is…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Problem Solving, Learning Disabilities, Special Education
Carnine, Douglas W. – 1987
This report summarizes a series of eight research studies related to the use of computer-assisted instruction (CAI) with mildly handicapped students at the junior high or high school level. Through videodisc and CAI the studies isolated the effects of the following design variables: (1) review cycles; (2) size of teaching sets; (3) explicit…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Drills (Practice), Educational Technology, Instructional Design
Woodward, John, Ed.; Cuban, Larry, Ed. – 2001
The 11 papers in this collection address various aspects of the adoption and implementation of technology in the education of students with disabilities. An introduction by David B. Malouf of the Office of Special Education Programs introduces the collection. The following papers are included: (1) "No Easy Answer: The Instructional Effectiveness…
Descriptors: Augmentative and Alternative Communication, Change Strategies, Computer Uses in Education, Curriculum Development
This collection of abstracts and papers includes: "Classroom Lesson Planning Using Constructivist Principles" (Richard K. Gordon, Stephen Lee, and Joel Colbert); "Students' Perception of Experiential Learning and Assessment of Own Learning at the Physically Handicapped School" (Shigeru Shimizu; Minoru Umezawa, and Yumiko Ono);…
Descriptors: Beginning Teacher Induction, Beginning Teachers, Behavior Problems, Constructivism (Learning)
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Woodward, John – Learning Disability Quarterly, 2006
Automaticity in math facts has been of considerable interest to special educators for decades. A review of the intervention literature suggests at least two common approaches to developing automaticity in facts. One is grounded in the use of strategies for teaching facts, the other emphasizes the use of timed practice drills. Recent research…
Descriptors: Special Education, Multiplication, Drills (Practice), Mathematical Concepts
Woodward, John; And Others – 1996
This report describes the results of a three-year study, the Informed Instruction Project, that investigated different approaches to mathematics instruction for students with learning disabilities and at-risk for special education services. The project focused on two strands of inquiry: (1) the effects of a computer-based diagnostic assessment…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Educational Diagnosis, Elementary Secondary Education, Inclusive Schools
Woodward, John; Gersten, Russell – 1992
This report describes TORUS, a computer-based program for elementary school students with learning disabilities which analyzes student work samples in addition and subtraction and provides individual profiles of student misconceptions and weaknesses. Initially, work samples from 236 middle school students with learning disabilities were analyzed…
Descriptors: Addition, Computer Managed Instruction, Computer Software, Construct Validity
Scruggs, Thomas E., Ed.; Mastropieri, Margo A., Ed. – 1997
This book presents nine papers that focus on the identification, behavior, intervention, and inclusion of children with learning and behavior disabilities in general education classrooms. The papers include "Effectiveness of Social Skills Training for Students with Behavior Disorders: A Meta-Analysis" (Kenneth A. Kavale and others);…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Aggression, Attention Deficit Disorders, Behavior Disorders
Meyen, Edward L., Ed.; And Others – 1993
This book presents 17 selected papers from recent issues of the journal, "Focus on Exceptional Children," concerning current and emerging challenges facing the field of special education. The book is organized in two parts. Part 1, "Contemporary Challenges," includes the following articles: "Transitions in Early Childhood Special Education: Issues…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Curriculum Development, Delivery Systems, Disabilities
Woodward, John; Brown, Cyrus – Journal of Special Education, 2006
An important component of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Standards is the equity principle: All students should have access to a coherent, challenging mathematics curriculum. Many in the mathematics reform community have maintained that this principle can be achieved through one well-designed curriculum. However, the extant…
Descriptors: High Risk Students, Mathematics Teachers, Special Education, Mathematics Curriculum
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Woodward, John; Beckmann, Sybilla; Driscoll, Mark; Franke, Megan; Herzig, Patricia; Jitendra, Asha; Koedinger, Kenneth R.; Ogbuehi, Philip – What Works Clearinghouse, 2012
The Institute of Education Sciences (IES) publishes practice guides in education to bring the best available evidence and expertise to bear on current challenges in education. Authors of practice guides combine their expertise with the findings of rigorous research, when available, to develop specific recommendations for addressing these…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Problem Solving, Educational Research, Evidence
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