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Sipila-Thomas, Emma S.; Cho, Eunsoo; Brodhead, Matthew T. – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2020
Homework is a task that teachers assign to students that is typically completed outside of class time to supplement in-school academic activities (Olympia et al., 1994) and has demonstrated to have positive effects on academic achievement (H. Cooper et al., 2006). There are many benefits of homework on student learning. Unfortunately, not all…
Descriptors: Self Control, Learning Strategies, Homework, Students with Disabilities
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Roberts, Garrett J.; Solis, Michael; Chance, Becky – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2019
The research illustrated throughout this article supports the cycle of creating reading and behavior goals, monitoring of goals, and reflecting on goals to improve future goals. This article provides examples of how teachers of small-group reading interventions can incorporate these brief and targeted self-regulation interventions as part of…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Reading Instruction, Intervention, Small Group Instruction
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Korinek, Lori; deFur, Sharon H. – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2016
Educators express an almost universal desire for students to exhibit self-control--that is, manage, monitor, and assess their own social and academic behaviors. These skills comprise self-regulation, a complex set of functions derived from several fields of research, including social cognition (Zimmerman, 2000), self-determination (Wehmeyer &…
Descriptors: Self Management, General Education, Self Control, Social Cognition
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Clouse, Diane E.; Bauer, Anne M. – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2016
Self-advocacy, self-management, self-regulation, and self-knowledge are complex terms, often considered forms of self-determination. Whatever term you may use, helping young adults with intellectual disability (ID) make authentic decisions about their own goals and behaviors often results in passive agreement. Even though advancing…
Descriptors: Self Advocacy, Self Control, Self Determination, Young Adults
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Wehby, Joseph H.; Kern, Lee – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2014
This article describes intensive behavior intervention that is used with students who have behavioural difficulties. Joseph H. Wehby and Lee Kern report on 35 years of research in this area and note two conclusions: (1) Students with significant behavioral difficulties, including those with emotional disturbance (ED), have among the poorest social…
Descriptors: Intervention, Behavior Problems, Emotional Disturbances, Teacher Qualifications
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Rice, Mary; Greer, Diana – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2014
In this article, the authors state that increases in technological capabilities are enabling more students to complete schoolwork in online learning environments--in addition to and sometimes instead of traditional classrooms. Teachers, parents, and learning coaches who are working with students using these online environments need to know about…
Descriptors: Technological Literacy, Disabilities, Online Courses, Educational Technology
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Parette, Howard P., Jr.; Crowley, E. Paula; Wojcik, Brian W. – TEACHING Exceptional Children Plus, 2007
The academic and social demands of school and classroom environments place unique demands on students with emotional and behavioral disorders (EBD). Assistive technologies provide a resource that largely remains untapped in the management of behaviors. This article outlines four tips teachers may use as they select from an array of assistive…
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Educational Technology, Assistive Technology, Emotional Disturbances
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Konrad, Moira; Helf, Shawnna; Itoi, Madoka – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2007
To promote student success, both in school and beyond, teachers must not only address academic skill development but also help their students become self-determined individuals. The importance of self-determination is implicit in special education legislation. Findings from postschool outcome studies also support the inclusion of…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Adolescent Literature, Academic Achievement, Disabilities
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Zambo, Debby M. – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2007
Emotional regulation is the ability to understand emotions and develop strategies to modulate them. Regulating emotions is important for children because it enables them to focus their attention, approach and learn in new situations, and form lasting and sincere friendships. Emotional regulation contributes to success in the classroom, with one's…
Descriptors: Emotional Response, Emotional Development, Special Needs Students, Self Control
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Cuccaro, Carlo; Geitner, Geri – TEACHING Exceptional Children Plus, 2007
A group of fifth-grade students who had persistent problems at lunch and recess were identified and provided with direct instruction in pro-social skills. These skills were taught by the authors in a two-week program that they called the "Alternative to Lunch Program for Students" (ALPS). This action research study measured the impact of…
Descriptors: Direct Instruction, Behavior Problems, Intervention, Action Research
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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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Cahill, Susan M. – TEACHING Exceptional Children Plus, 2006
This article presents a case description of collaboration between an occupational therapist and a general education teacher to develop an effective classroom management system. The classroom management system described here was based on the Alert Program for Self-regulation: How Does Your Engine Run? In addition, the case description provides a…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Student Behavior, Occupational Therapy, Classroom Environment
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Simpson, Cynthia G.; Swicegood, Philip R.; Gaus, Mark D. – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2006
With the recent rise of childhood obesity, teaching children with developmental disabilities about healthful lifestyle choices has important implications for special educators. Designing instructional interventions for children with developmental disabilities in the areas of nutrition and weight management poses challenges to educators, who must…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Obesity, Nutrition, Developmental Disabilities
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Harlacher, Jason E.; Roberts, Nicole E.; Merrell, Kenneth W. – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2006
Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a behavioral disorder characterized by inattention, impulsivity, and hyperactivity. The presence of ADHD is associated with behavioral and academic difficulties within a classroom setting. With a prevalence rate of 3% to 5%, teachers will undoubtedly come in contact with a student with ADHD at one…
Descriptors: Intervention, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Behavior Problems, Classroom Techniques
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Patton, Beverly; Jolivette, Kristine; Ramsey, Michelle – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2006
Students with Emotional/Behavioral Disorders (E/BD) often display one or more of the following characteristics: (1) an inability to learn that cannot be explained by intellectual, sensory, or health factors; (2) an inability to build or maintain satisfactory interpersonal relationships with peers or teachers; (3) inappropriate types of behavior or…
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Depression (Psychology), Emotional Disturbances, Learning Problems
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