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Moore, Brooke; Smith, Clara; Boardman, Alison; Ferrell, Amy – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2020
Adolescent students with learning disabilities across the United States are not demonstrating gains on reading assessments from previous years, and many are not even achieving at proficient literacy levels (Boulay et al., 2015). Despite their difficulties with reading proficiency, adolescents with learning disabilities are often enrolled in…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, Learning Disabilities, Video Technology, Reflection
Dougherty, Barbara; Bryant, Diane Pedrotty; Bryant, Brian R.; Shin, Mikyung – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2016
Cara, a seventh-grade student with learning disabilities (LD) in mathematics, believes that the ratio 2:3 is equivalent to 4:5 because there is a difference of one between the two numbers in each ratio and there is a difference of two between corresponding numbers in the two ratios (2 + 2 = 4 and 3 + 2 = 5). This misconception affects her ability…
Descriptors: Mathematical Concepts, Mathematics, Learning Disabilities, Grade 7
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Kern, Lee; Wehby, Joseph H. – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2014
In an earlier article (EJ1058920), Lee Kern and Joseph H. Wehby identified the reasons and process for using adaptive intensive behavioral intervention. Kern and Wehby use this article to present a fictional example of how the intervention is applied. Isaac, a 12 year old, 7th grade student at Highland Middle School, had a history of behavior…
Descriptors: Data Collection, Behavior Problems, Behavior Modification, Intervention
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Donabella, Mark A.; Rule, Audrey C. – TEACHING Exceptional Children Plus, 2008
This article describes the positive impact of Montessori manipulative materials on four seventh grade students who qualified for academic intervention services because of previous low state test scores in mathematics. This mathematics technique for teaching multi-digit multiplication uses a placemat-sized quilt with different color-coded squares…
Descriptors: Intervention, Manipulative Materials, Number Concepts, Grade 7
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Tobin, Ruthanne – TEACHING Exceptional Children Plus, 2007
In a collaborative research project, two inclusion teachers and their principal demonstrate ways to enhance the inclusion experience for five exceptional students: four with mild intellectual disabilities and one with a learning disability. The findings revealed that one teacher engaged in positive interactions in the classroom by positioning the…
Descriptors: Socialization, Inclusion, Mainstreaming, Mild Mental Retardation
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Glenn, Jenny H.; Waller, Raymond J. – TEACHING Exceptional Children Plus, 2007
This paper presents the effects of a function-based intervention bundle including a combination of teacher-directed self-recording, self-monitoring, and prompt cards to decrease inappropriate classroom talking out of a 7th grade student with an emotional/behavioral disorder. The interventions were based on functional behavior assessment that…
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Functional Behavioral Assessment, Grade 7, Student Behavior
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Miller, Kevin J.; Sessions, Milagros M. – TEACHING Exceptional Children Plus, 2005
As our schools and classroom continue to become increasingly diverse, the task of teaching ALL students within inclusive settings continues to challenge educators. Developing a classroom that respects the diversity of ALL students and facilitates their success is critical, especially at the middle and high school levels. This article describes one…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Middle Schools, Grade 7, Grade 8
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Michalski, Paige; Hodges, Dodi; Banister, Savilla – TEACHING Exceptional Children Plus, 2005
This article chronicles one special educator's process of implementing adaptive instructional strategies in her middle school language arts classroom. Paige Michalski crafted adaptations for her students with disabilities in the curricular area of digital storytelling (Banaszewski, 2002; Dunn, 2000). Digital storytelling involves telling stories…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Verbal Communication, Language Arts, Computer Assisted Instruction
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Kleinheksel, Karen A.; Summy, Sarah E. – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2003
This article on using mnemonics with students having learning and behavior problems first offers a case study of a 7th grade student and then describes the letter strategy, the keyword mnemonic method, and the pegword method. Seven steps for implementing mnemonic strategies are offered. An inset reviews the research literature on using mnemonic…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Case Studies, Elementary Secondary Education, Grade 7