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Ghanaat Pisheh, Etrat Alzahra; Sadeghpour, Narges; Nejatyjahromy, Yaser; Mir Nasab, Mir Mahmoud – Support for Learning, 2017
Cooperative teaching is the result of efforts made by two educators for teaching a heterogeneous group of students, especially one including those with specific needs, due to reading disorders for instance. The present study serves as an experimental investigation focusing on the effect of cooperative teaching on the development of reading skills…
Descriptors: Team Teaching, Teacher Collaboration, Reading Skills, Reading Difficulties
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Anderson, Alida; Berry, Katherine A. – Learning Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2017
This study examined the influence of tableau on the expressive language skills of three students with language-based learning disabilities in inclusive urban fourth-grade English language arts (ELA) classroom settings. Data were collected on linguistic productivity, specificity, and narrative cohesion through analysis of students' responses to…
Descriptors: Expressive Language, Language Skills, Oral Language, Language Impairments
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Crawford, Lindy; Higgins, Kristina N.; Freeman, Barbara – Learning Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2012
Computer-based instruction (CBI) programs have been implemented in classrooms for almost three decades. One advantage of CBI includes allowing the user to tailor instruction to their particular style of learning (Slavin & Lake, 2009). An essential part of individualizing CBI involves the students use of active electronic support tools, which…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Mathematics Curriculum, Metacognition, Secondary School Mathematics
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Pennington, Robert; Koehler, Mallory – Education and Training in Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 2017
There is limited research on teaching narrative writing skills to students with moderate to severe intellectual disability. In the current study, we used a multiple probe across participants single case design to evaluate the effects of an intervention package comprised of modeling, story templates, and self-graphing, on the inclusion of story…
Descriptors: Moderate Intellectual Disability, Modeling (Psychology), Story Telling, Intervention
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Liu, Jia; Xin, Yan Ping – Learning Disability Quarterly, 2017
Mathematical reasoning is important in conceptual understanding and problem solving. In current reform-based, discourse-oriented mathematics classrooms, students with learning disabilities (LD) encounter challenges articulating or explaining their reasoning processes. Enlightened by the concept of conversational repair borrowed from the field of…
Descriptors: Mathematical Logic, Learning Disabilities, Problem Solving, Mathematical Concepts
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Satsangi, Rajiv; Bouck, Emily C.; Taber-Doughty, Teresa; Bofferding, Laura; Roberts, Carly A. – Learning Disability Quarterly, 2016
A sizable body of literature exists studying various technologies and pedagogical practices for teaching secondary mathematics curriculum to students with a learning disability in mathematics. However, with the growing footprint of computer-based technologies in today's classrooms, some areas of study, such as the use of virtual manipulatives,…
Descriptors: Algebra, Mathematics Instruction, Learning Disabilities, Manipulative Materials
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Mastropieri, Margo A.; Scruggs, Thomas E.; Irby Cerar, Nancy; Guckert, Mary; Thompson, Catherine; Bronaugh, Danette Allen; Jakulski, Jill; Abdulalim, Latif; Mills, Sara; Evmenova, Anya; Regan, Kelley; Cuenca-Carlino, Yojanna – Exceptionality, 2015
Expressive writing is important for school and life success, but remains challenging for many students with emotional and behavioral disabilities. Emerging evidence reveals promise for teaching students with learning and behavioral issues to improve written expression with self-regulated strategy development instruction. In that research, students…
Descriptors: Persuasive Discourse, Writing Instruction, Emotional Disturbances, Behavior Disorders
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Kelly, John R.; Shogren, Karrie A. – Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 2014
A multiple baseline across participants design was used to examine the functional relation between the "Self-Determined Learning Model of Instruction" (SDLMI) intervention and the on- and off-task behaviors of high school students with emotional and behavioral disorders (EBD). The results showed that all four students significantly…
Descriptors: Self Determination, Intervention, High School Students, Emotional Disturbances
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Dunlap, Glen; Kern, Lee; dePerczel, Maria; Clarke, Shelley; Wilson, Diane; Childs, Karen E.; White, Ronnie; Falk, George D. – Behavioral Disorders, 2018
Functional assessment and functional analysis are processes that have been applied successfully in work with people who have developmental disabilities, but they have been used rarely with students who experience emotional or behavioral disorders. In the present study, five students in elementary school programs for severe emotional disturbance…
Descriptors: Emotional Disturbances, Behavior Disorders, Developmental Disabilities, Elementary School Students
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Packard, Abbot L.; Hazelkorn, Michael; Harris, Karen P.; McLeod, Robert – Journal of Research in Education, 2011
Although coteaching has become a widespread instructional option for students with disabilities, there are concerns regarding its effectiveness on student achievement especially at the secondary level. The authors examined whether ninth grade students with learning disabilities (LD) who received instruction in a resource classroom achieved at a…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Secondary School Students, Grade 9, Learning Disabilities
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Hindman, Annemarie H.; Wasik, Barbara A. – Elementary School Journal, 2012
This exploratory study investigated how 2 years of a coaching-based language and literacy intervention were linked to Head Start teachers' classroom environments and instructional interactions, as well as to the vocabulary, alphabet, and sound awareness learning of their preschool students. In total, 16 Head Start teachers participated in the…
Descriptors: Intervention, Classroom Environment, Preschool Children, Disadvantaged Youth
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Xia, Zhichao; Zhang, Linjun; Hoeft, Fumiko; Gu, Bin; Gong, Gaolang; Shu, Hua – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2018
The ability to read is essential for cognitive development. To deepen our understanding of reading acquisition, we explored the neuroanatomical correlates (cortical thickness; CT) of word-reading fluency and sentence comprehension efficiency in Chinese with a group of typically developing children (N = 21; 12 females and 9 males; age range…
Descriptors: Oral Reading, Reading Skills, Neurological Organization, Anatomy
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Nyman, Anna; Taskinen, Taina; Gronroos, Matti; Haataja, Leena; Lahdetie, Jaana; Korhonen, Tapio – Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2010
The aim of the study was to examine how goal-setting skills of children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can be predicted with elements of working memory. The study involved 30 children with an ADHD diagnosis and 30 healthy volunteers. The IQ of the participants was assessed, and ADHD symptoms were evaluated by parents. Each of…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Attention Deficit Disorders, Short Term Memory, Clinical Diagnosis
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Climie, Emma A.; Mah, Janet W. T.; Chase, Cheryl Y. – Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 2017
The purpose of this article is to provide the reader with insight into the clinical reasoning involved in the assessment and intervention planning for a child with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. The reader will be guided through the authors' conceptualization of this case, and suggestions for intervention in the classroom will be…
Descriptors: Logical Thinking, Evaluation Methods, Intervention, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
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Cihak, David F.; Wright, Rachel; Smith, Cate C.; McMahon, Don; Kraiss, Kelly – Education and Training in Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 2015
The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of teaching functional digital literacy skills to three high school students with intellectual disability. Functional digital literacy skills included sending and receiving email messages, organizing social bookmarking to save, share, and access career websites, and accessing cloud storage to…
Descriptors: High School Students, Mental Retardation, Media Literacy, Curriculum Enrichment
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