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Phillips, Lauren A.; Briggs, Adam M.; Fisher, Wayne W.; Greer, Brian D. – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2018
Elopement occurs when an individual runs away from or leaves a supervised area. Elopement is a dangerous behavior that requires diligence from school personnel in order to effectively reduce its occurrence. Using a step-by-step process to identify the reasons goal-directed elopement occurs and then implementing an intervention to effectively teach…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Functional Behavioral Assessment, Intervention, Behavior Modification
Powell, Sarah R.; Fuchs, Lynn S. – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2018
Many general and special education teachers teach mathematics word problems by defining problems as a single operation and linking key words to specific operations. Unfortunately, teaching students to approach word problems in these ways discourages mathematical reasoning and frequently produces incorrect answers. This article lists eight common…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods, Word Problems (Mathematics), Problem Solving
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Apitz, Megan; Ruppar, Andrea; Roessler, Karli; Pickett, Kelly J. – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2017
Students with significant disabilities have intellectual disability and require individualized modifications, adaptations, and supports to access grade-level content (National Center on Educational Outcomes, 2013). This group of students presents a unique challenge for literacy instruction, particularly at the high school level. Teachers must…
Descriptors: Lesson Plans, Severe Disabilities, Literacy Education, Inclusion
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Collins, Lauren W.; Fulton, Lori – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2017
Students with high-incidence disabilities (SWDs) experience academic challenges in multiple content areas (U.S. Department of Education, 2014). With growing recognition of the importance of science education in preparing students to be well-rounded, global learners in the 21st century, it is crucial that SWDs receive supports for succeeding in a…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Writing (Composition), Content Area Writing, Student Journals
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Swanson, Elizabeth; Wexler, Jade – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2017
One of the most efficient ways of learning essential content in the curriculum is through reading; however, accessing content through reading even some of the most basic texts for many students with disabilities is a challenge (C. Lee & Spratley, 2010). As a student enters secondary settings, text complexity, vocabulary demands, and curricular…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Disabilities, Regular and Special Education Relationship, Special Education Teachers
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Ewoldt, Kathy B.; Morgan, Joseph John – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2017
A commonly used method for supporting the writing of students with learning disabilities (LD), graphic organizers have been shown to effectively support instruction for students with LD in a variety of content areas (Dexter & Hughes, 2011). Students with LD often struggle with the process of developing their ideas into organized sentences; the…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Writing Instruction, Teaching Methods, Instructional Materials
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Scruggs, Thomas E.; Mastropieri, Margo A. – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2017
Beginning special education teachers today are highly likely to be asked to co-teach with general education teachers at some point in their career. Besides supporting their students, new special education teachers may be tasked with persuading their colleagues to try out both new methods of collaboration and unfamiliar models of instructional…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Disabilities, Regular and Special Education Relationship, Team Teaching
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Coyne, Michael D.; Koriakin, Taylor A. – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2017
Evidence based reading instruction and intervention are essential for students with disabilities. The authors recommend that elementary special education teachers emphasize both code-based and meaning-based skills as part of delivering intensive reading interventions, including providing explicit and systematic decoding and vocabulary instruction.…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Intervention, Reading Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Lewis, Timothy J.; Hatton, Heather L.; Jorgenson, Courtney; Maynard, Deanna – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2017
New--and often veteran--teachers find managing significant inappropriate student behavior a formidable challenge. Although more severe inappropriate behaviors, such as aggression, often receive attention in the professional literature, survey research has shown that the high frequency of milder inappropriate behaviors (e.g., disruptions,…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Behavior Problems, Behavior Modification, Functional Behavioral Assessment
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Capin, Philip; Vaughn, Sharon – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2017
Significant numbers of adolescents and young adults do not adequately understand complex texts, impeding their school success, access to postsecondary learning, and opportunities within an increasingly competitive work environment. National data (National Assessment of Educational Progress [NAEP], 2015) have shown improvements among fourth- and…
Descriptors: Reading Improvement, Social Studies, Reading Difficulties, Reading Comprehension
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Allsopp, David; Lovin, LouAnn H.; van Ingen, Sarah – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2017
Special educators can play an essential role in the development of students' understanding of and capacity to do mathematics. Whether a special education teacher's goal is to help kindergartners develop counting skills or to support 10th graders in constructing geometric proofs and whether instruction will occur in co teaching, consulting, or…
Descriptors: Mathematics Achievement, Special Education, Special Education Teachers, Mathematics Instruction
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Harris, Karen R.; Graham, Steve; Aitken, A. Angelique; Barkel, Ashley; Houston, Julia; Ray, Amber – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2017
Students with disabilities often find writing extremely challenging (Harris & Graham, 2016). Special educators can, however, promote tremendous gains in students' ability to write by understanding common challenges students face and mastering specific teaching techniques. Students' writing success depends on reducing how much attention and…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Reading Instruction, Writing Instruction, Spelling
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Collins, Lauren W.; Sweigart, Chris A.; Landrum, Timothy J.; Cook, Bryan G. – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2017
During the first years of teaching, new special education teachers (SETs) face many unique challenges as they work to establish themselves as professionals. Upon entering the classroom on the first day of instruction, SETs are expected to be prepared, and they are presented with a daunting list of responsibilities and expectations, including the…
Descriptors: Special Education Teachers, Barriers, Teacher Competencies, Teacher Responsibility
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Myers, Diane; Freeman, Jennifer; Simonsen, Brandi; Sugai, George – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2017
Effective and engaging instruction is the cornerstone of any well-managed classroom. Even the best behavior support practices will not lead to academic achievement if the academic instruction is ineffective. Specific teacher practices associated with improved student behavior include high rates of opportunities to respond, direct instruction, and…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Student Behavior, Standards, Feedback (Response)
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Pancsofar, Nadya; Petroff, Jerry G.; Lewis, Alex – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2017
Father-child interactions can positively influence child development and learning, and greater father involvement in children's education can support overall positive family functioning, especially in families with children with disabilities. As the number of dual-earner families in America has increased, more and more fathers have assumed care…
Descriptors: Fathers, Parent Child Relationship, Disabilities, Family School Relationship
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