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Beck, Stephenson J.; DeSutter, Keri – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2020
Special education professionals serve as facilitators of Individualized Education Plan (IEP) team meetings. As special educators serve on many IEP teams during the course of an academic year, and as the member composition for each team varies, facilitators are confronted with a unique set of challenges to managing successful meetings. In this…
Descriptors: Individualized Education Programs, Meetings, Teamwork, Cooperative Planning
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Mueller, Tracy Gershwin; Vick, Anna Moriarity – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2019
There is limited research about effective Individualized Education Program (IEP) meeting practices that promote family-professional collaboration. One emerging practice, the Facilitated IEP (FIEP) meeting, has recently gained national attention for its team-based approach. In this study, the authors interview 32 FIEP participants about their…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Individualized Education Programs, Meetings, Teamwork
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van Garderen, Delinda; Scheuermann, Amy; Poch, Apryl L. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2019
In this article, we present findings that examined special education teachers' perception of students' with disabilities ability, instructional needs, and difficulties for using visual representations (VRs) as a strategy to solve mathematics problems. In addition, whether these perceptions differed by instructional grade or setting currently…
Descriptors: Special Education Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Students with Disabilities
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Gallagher, Tiffany L.; Bennett, Sheila; Keen, Deb; Muspratt, Sandy – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2017
The Learning and Engagement Questionnaire (LEQ) measures instructional and environmental variables associated with learner engagement. The present study sought to determine the suitability of the LEQ to measure learner engagement with a sample of Canadian teachers and to further investigate the factorial structure in comparison with the Australian…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Factor Analysis, Foreign Countries, Questionnaires
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Blanton, Linda P.; Boveda, Mildred; Munoz, Lorena R.; Pugach, Marleen C. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2017
Initial licensure polices in special education were examined to determine how these policies support or hinder reform efforts to develop teacher education programs that prepare graduates for the increasingly complex needs of diverse students. Initial special education licensure policies are described with an emphasis on the differences across…
Descriptors: Special Education, Teacher Certification, Educational Change, Teacher Education Programs
Markelz, Andrew; Riden, Benjamin; Scheeler, Mary Catherine – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2017
Enormous resources are committed by universities to prepare special educators to impact student outcomes of our most vulnerable and neediest learners. Generalizing teaching skills from university to K-12 classrooms must be a component of teacher preparation curriculum; otherwise, we continue to merely train our teacher candidates and hope they…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Teacher Education Programs, Special Education Teachers, Generalization
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Murphy, Michelle R.; Marshall, Kathleen J. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2015
The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) were developed to encourage a common focus of instruction and evaluation in the areas of mathematics, reading/language arts, writing, speaking, and listening. As of 2011, all but five states have adopted CCSS for math and English Language Arts (ELA), with another adopting only the standards for ELA. With…
Descriptors: Special Education Teachers, Teacher Education Programs, State Standards, Focus Groups
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Lee, Changnam; Picanco, Kathryn E. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2013
The purpose of this article is to examine and analyze current instructional practices in relation to the phases of learning so that K-12 teachers can use those practices effectively to accommodate students' diverse needs in learning. In the analysis, the authors focus on the proper uses of instructional methods to maximize students' learning…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Individualized Instruction, Educational Change, Learning Theories
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Faulkner, Valerie N.; Cain, Chris R. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2013
Student performance in mathematics has been linked to the mathematical knowledge of the teacher. Based on this finding, a 5-day professional development module was created to improve teachers' mathematical knowledge and their understanding of number sense. We found no difference prior to the professional development in mathematical content…
Descriptors: Professional Development, Mathematics Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Knowledge Base for Teaching
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Frey, Timothy J. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2009
Professional development (PD) experiences for special education teachers are designed to facilitate teacher learning and the implementation of evidence-based practices. PD should also make a positive impact on the K-12 students with disabilities that are in participating teachers' classrooms. In this study, the author investigates the outcomes of…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Disabilities, Special Education Teachers, Faculty Development
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Utley, Bonnie L. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2009
This paper presents the findings of a study of learning gains made by students with disabilities and those without disability when taught by teacher candidates completing a unified teacher preparation program. "The Student Academic Performance Sample", the culminating performance-based assessment of the program was the primary data source. This…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Teaching Models, Disabilities
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Utley, Bonnie L. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2006
An investigation is described during which three dimensions of situated learning (i.e., social interaction, a reliance on authentic activity, and creation of a learning community) were incorporated into the design and implementation of an on-campus course on instructional strategies for students with diverse learning needs. This choice of pedagogy…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Learning Theories, Elementary Secondary Education, Outcomes of Education
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Freund, Maxine; Ohlson, Cheryl; Browne, Barbara; Kavulic, Christy – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2006
Within recent years, federal legislation has required schools to develop and implement standards-based accountability systems for the purposes of evaluating their performance. Although the implementation of accountability systems for K-12 programs is well underway, the design and implementation of such systems for Part C and Section 619 programs…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Colleges, Disabilities
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Pindiprolu, Sekhar S.; Peterson, Stephanie M. Peck; Rule, Sarah; Lignugaris/Kraft, Benjamin – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2003
Three Web-mediated experiential case strategies were employed with 79 preservice teachers to facilitate practice of functional behavioral assessment skills. Results from the information group, chat group, and student interactions group suggest the three teaching tactics were equally effective in facilitating the application of functional…
Descriptors: Case Method (Teaching Technique), Computer Assisted Instruction, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education
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Lang, Margaret; Fox, Lise – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2003
This article describes the need for a shift from a reliance on the workshop model of professional development to a more sophisticated and comprehensive plan that offers instructional personnel alternative forms of professional development based on the desired outcomes of learning and the complexity of the needed instructional innovation. (Contains…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Postsecondary Education
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