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Dennis, Minyi Shih; Bryant, Brian R.; Drogan, Robin – Exceptionality, 2015
Although research on Tier 2 interventions for early mathematics is accumulating, such efforts remain far behind those for reading, especially regarding specific features such as the ideal time to begin an intervention. The present study investigated the effectiveness of a Tier 2 intervention using a single subject multiple baseline, across-groups…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Response to Intervention, Elementary School Mathematics, Grade 2
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Kim, Dongil; Shin, Jaehyun; Tindal, Gerald – Exceptionality, 2013
Identifying proper measure to monitor students' growth and understanding characteristics of growth patterns between different achieving groups are critical issues in terms of screening students at risk. To deal with this, we explored relationships of slopes and intercepts between word identification (ID) and passage reading fluency (reading aloud)…
Descriptors: Word Recognition, Reading Fluency, Response to Intervention, Elementary School Students
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Dunn, Michael – Exceptionality, 2013
Many students struggle with writing skills. This study focuses on three students (second and fourth grades) who were classified with a learning disability by their school. These children had writing goals and objectives (i.e., characteristics of having dysgraphia) included in their Individual Education Plan. In a single case design format, each…
Descriptors: Art Activities, Writing Instruction, Elementary School Students, Learning Disabilities
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Adkins, Mary H.; Gavins, Marva V. – Exceptionality, 2012
The effects of Self-Regulated Strategy Development (SRSD) and generalization instruction with 3 second and third grade students with severe emotional/behavioral disorders, in one self-contained classroom were examined. The effects of the intervention on multiple measures of story writing were examined at baseline, postinstruction and maintenance.…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Behavior Disorders, Intervention, Generalization
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Costa, Lara-Jeane C.; Hooper, Stephen R.; McBee, Matthew; Anderson, Kathleen L.; Yerby, Donna Carlson – Exceptionality, 2012
This study examined gains in written language as assessed by targeted curriculum-based measures (CBMs), and explored how these gains were affected by moderator variables of specific cognitive functions and student subgroups. The sample included 68 second grade students who were at risk for writing disabilities. Handwritten compositions were…
Descriptors: At Risk Students, Written Language, Curriculum Based Assessment, Writing Evaluation
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Cartledge, Gwendolyn; Yurick, Amanda; Singh, Angella Harjani; Keyes, Starr E.; Kourea, Lefki – Exceptionality, 2011
Early intervention to mitigate special education and reading risk is especially critical for low socioeconomic and minority learners. This study examined the lasting effects of an early reading intervention package of phonemic awareness on the reading skills of 38 second-grade students one and two years after intervention ended. The participants…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Early Reading, Phonemic Awareness, Followup Studies
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Maich, Kimberly; Hall, Carmen L.; van Rhijn, Tricia Marie; Henning, Megan – Exceptionality Education International, 2017
This multi-methods, descriptive case study examines attitudes and practices of classroom-based iPad use. The site is one inner-city, urban, publicly funded school, focused on two iPad-infused classrooms (Grade 2/3 and Grade 4/5). Data were collected from 5 educators and 35 students to investigate two research questions: How are iPads being…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Handheld Devices, Case Studies, Pilot Projects
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Montgomery, Angela; Mirenda, Pat – Exceptionality Education International, 2014
This study examined relationships between three factors related to teacher self-efficacy (use of inclusive instruction, collaboration with others, and managing disruptive behaviour) and practicing teachers' sentiments, attitudes, and concerns about inclusive education of students with developmental disabilities. We calculated Pearson…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Self Efficacy, Inclusion, Teaching Methods
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Brown, Jacqueline A.; McIntosh, Kent – Exceptionality Education International, 2012
Little is known about factors that affect teacher and special educational assistants' (SEA) relationships with students with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). In this study, participants were 15 students with ASD receiving inclusive education in Kindergarten through Grade 3, their classroom teachers, and SEAs. Teachers and SEAs completed rating…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Rating Scales, Teachers, Elementary School Students
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Pyle, Angela – Exceptionality Education International, 2011
In 2005, the Ontario Ministry of Education introduced Responsiveness to Intervention (RTI) to the Ontario school system. RTI is a tiered approach involving increasing levels of support for students who are at risk for later learning difficulties. However, the introduction of this different support structure was not accompanied by a substantial…
Descriptors: Learning Problems, Rhetoric, Focus Groups, Educational Testing
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Mattatall, Chris – Exceptionality Education International, 2011
Knowing what students should be able to accomplish academically is the first step in knowing how to write accurate Individual Education Plan (IEP) goals. By giving students short Curriculum-Based Measurements (CBM) in areas such as reading, writing, and mathematics, teachers are able to determine current level of performance, or baseline. Teachers…
Descriptors: Individualized Education Programs, Foreign Countries, Standards, Elementary School Teachers