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Borkowski, John G.; And Others – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 1989
A literature-based model of good information processing is sketched describing how metacognitive knowledge influences strategy selection and use. Three problems for learning-disabled students in using study strategies productively are discussed: neurological impairments; deficiencies in general world knowledge; and negative beliefs, attitudes, and…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Disabilities, Learning Strategies
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Deshler, Donald D.; Lenz, B. Keith – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 1989
The strategies instructional approach developed at the University of Kansas Institute for Research in Learning Disabilities is described. The approach teaches students strategies in the academic, social, motivational, and executive functioning areas that will enable students to meet content learning demands and modifies instructional environments…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques, Elementary Secondary Education, Intervention
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Sugden, David A. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 1989
Under the National Curriculum in the United Kingdom, children with learning difficulties will need to use transfer skills for various cross-curricular themes. To promote transfer, the use of cognitive strategies is recommended, including perceived similarity, analysis of the learning context, expert scaffolding, and detailed planning of practice…
Descriptors: British National Curriculum, Cognitive Processes, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries