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Mandell, Alan; Lucking, Robert – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1989
Describes two expert programs including "One-Row NIM" and "TIC-TAC-TOE." Provides two programs written with BASIC and the explanations of the program. (YP)
Descriptors: Artificial Intelligence, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Games, Computer Software
Wilson, Jeni; Shrimpton, Bradley – 2001
Tourette Syndrome (TS) is a neurological disorder characterized by multiple, involuntary, and repetitive motor and vocal tics. This paper addresses the educational needs of students with TS noting that, without proper intervention and appropriate learning experiences, these children often experience personal distress, reduced self-esteem, social…
Descriptors: Attitudes toward Disabilities, Case Studies, Foreign Countries, Individual Needs
Cooper, Richard – 1988
This instructional guide and set of three companion workbooks are intended for use in an arithmetic course based on the Tic Tac Toe method of addition and multiplication, which is an alternative means of learning to add and multiply that was developed for students whose learning disabilities (including difficulty in distinguishing left from right…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Arithmetic, Classroom Techniques, Elementary Secondary Education
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Anderson, Donna J. – Preventing School Failure, 1993
This article presents a brief introduction to Gilles de la Tourette Syndrome (a neuropsychiatric disorder characterized by motor and vocal tics and obsessive-compulsive behaviors). It describes the nature of the disorder, treatment, and service provision (evaluation and assessment and the Individual Education Plan). (DB)
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, Educational Needs, Elementary Secondary Education, Handicap Identification
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Wodrich, David L. – Journal of School Psychology, 1998
Argues that Tourette's Syndrome and tic disorders occur commonly among school-age children; that students affected with the condition often experience recognizable school, behavioral-emotional, and interpersonal difficulties; and that they may benefit if school psychologists identified the disorder and participated in the treatment. Suggests that…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Behavior Problems, Children, Counselor Role
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Pray, Bruce, Jr.; And Others – School Psychology Review, 1986
A discussion of the classification, differential diagnosis, etiology, assessment, and treatment of tic disorders is presented. A case study is included in which a school psychologist utilized behavioral consultation to assist a 9-year-old girl's parent and teacher in implementing a habit reversal program. (Author/LMO)
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Behavior Disorders, Case Studies, Consultation Programs
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Spitz, Herman H.; Winters, Emilia A. – Intelligence, 1977
Available from: Ablex Publishing Corporation, 355 Chestnut Street, Norwood, New Jersey 07648. Two groups (36 Ss) of educable and trainable mentally retarded adolescents in an institution were compared with two groups (38 Ss) of nonretarded children (ages 8-9 years old) on a modified tic-tac-toe game for foresight in logical problem solving. (MH)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Cognitive Development, Elementary Education, Exceptional Child Research
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Jones, Kevin; Johnson, Genevieve Marie – Canadian Journal of Special Education, 1993
This paper describes the prevalence of Tourette's Syndrome and its characteristics. Instructional strategies for students with Tourette's Syndrome are discussed, including a flexible teaching style, a warm and supportive classroom environment, paired and cooperative learning strategies, frequent breaks during instruction, and a safe place to…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Incidence, Neurological Impairments, Student Characteristics
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Woods, Douglas W.; Miltenberger, Raymond G. – Education and Treatment of Children, 1996
This paper first reviews four classes of habit disorders in children: motor and vocal tics, nervous habits, stuttering, and Tourette's disorder. It then describes the habit reversal procedure and reviews the literature on its use and variations to treat each of the four classes of habit disorders. Emphasis is on simplified versions of the original…
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Behavior Modification, Behavior Problems, Children
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Knight, Diane – Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services, 1999
This guide to Tourette Syndrome addresses prevalence and etiology, associated behaviors (such as obsessive-compulsive disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder), treatment approaches and medication, and classroom management techniques (such as handling tic release/stress and managing hyperactivity/controlling attentional impulses). (DB)
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Classroom Techniques, Elementary Secondary Education, Etiology
Schilling, Mary Lou, Ed. – PAM Repeater, 1984
Means of adapting some familiar and popular physical activities for multiply impaired persons are described. Games reviewed are dice baseball, one base baseball, in-house bowling, wheelchair bowling, ramp bowling, swing-ball bowling, table tennis, shuffleboard, beanbag bingo and tic-tac-toe, balloon basketball, circle football, and wheelchair…
Descriptors: Adapted Physical Education, Adults, Athletics, Children
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Kennedy, Jane B. – Mathematics Teacher, 1997
Presents examples of using a tic-tac-toe format to practice finding the slope and identifying parallel and perpendicular lines from various equation formats. Reports the successful use of this format as a review in both precalculus and calculus classes before students work with applications of analytic geometry. (JRH)
Descriptors: Calculus, Educational Strategies, Mathematics Instruction, Secondary Education
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Science Teacher, 1986
Provides descriptions of activities and programs that have been successful with secondary science students. Includes ideas related to repairing radio-controlled cars, cooperative science-library center, observation exercises, recordkeeping skills and peer grading, DC power supply, chemistry of poison ivy, spore science, and a tic-tac-toe review…
Descriptors: Biology, Earth Science, Learning Activities, Physical Sciences
Hagin, Rosa A. – 1993
This pamphlet alerts school psychologists to the educational implications of Tourette Syndrome (TS) and provides information on: the nature of the disorder and its incidence, diagnostic criteria, etiology, treatment, and considerations in testing and classroom accommodations. TS is characterized as a complex neurobiological disorder with…
Descriptors: Clinical Diagnosis, Consultants, Disability Identification, Educational Testing
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Ahmad, Paula – School Arts, 1989
Recommends the use of visual art games to introduce art units and stimulate student interest. Outlines strategies for 10 visual art games adaptable for most age and skill levels. Based on familiar games such as "tic-tac-toe" or "hangman," these activities deal with artists, artistic skills or concepts, and art history. (LS)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Education, Art Expression, Art History
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