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Bender, William N.; Golden, Lorri B. – Learning Disabilities Research, 1989
Two elementary teachers rated 91 learning-disabled students (56 mainstreamed and 35 in self-contained classes) using the Weller-Strawser Scales of Adaptive Behavior. Results indicated that personality variables and problem behavior were related to teachers' perceptions of the ability of learning-disabled students to adapt to the classroom.…
Descriptors: Adaptive Behavior (of Disabled), Behavior Problems, Elementary Education, Learning Disabilities
Griffey, Quentin L., Jr.; And Others – Learning Disabilities Research, 1988
The study compared the effectiveness of providing elementary students with learning disabilities with either (1) instruction in both story structure and self-questioning techniques or (2) just training in story structure identification. The combined self-questioning and story structure group demonstrated the greatest gains in reading…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Learning Disabilities, Metacognition
Carlisle, Joanne F. – Learning Disabilities Research, 1989
An evaluation of the sentence verification technique (an experimental test of listening and reading comprehension) found that 19 seventh grade poor comprehenders' performances on subtests of the experimental test were significantly below those of 41 good comprehenders, and 94.6 percent of the good and poor comprehenders were classified correctly.…
Descriptors: Diagnostic Tests, Evaluation Methods, Junior High Schools, Listening Comprehension