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Rodrigues, Jessica; Dyson, Nancy I.; Hansen, Nicole; Jordan, Nancy C. – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2016
Fractions are troublesome for many children, especially students with learning difficulties and disabilities in mathematics. To address this serious educational concern, this article recommends the use of number lines to build fraction sense. Math activities that center on the number line build fraction concepts as early as third grade. A number…
Descriptors: Fractions, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematical Concepts, Teaching Methods
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Laud, Leslie E.; Patel, Pooja – TEACHING Exceptional Children Plus, 2008
This case study measured the effectiveness of a writing strategy designed to enhance the organization and cohesion of paragraphs written by four students with writing difficulties who are currently enrolled in a resource program. The strategy steps were taught through a mnemonic in which steps beginning with each letter of UNITE provided an…
Descriptors: Writing Difficulties, Writing Strategies, Paragraph Composition, Mnemonics
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Tobin, Ruthanne – TEACHING Exceptional Children Plus, 2006
A teacher and a teacher assistant, working together in an inclusive grade-six classroom, provided an invaluable insider perspective on the kind of context that leads to effective support for all students. Findings from this case study revealed five ways in which the teacher could facilitate the work of the teacher assistant, by: 1) focusing on…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Teaching Methods, Teaching Assistants, Case Studies