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Hassan, Abdulhameed Saeed; Mohamed, Ahmed Hassan Hemdan – International Journal of Special Education, 2019
The purpose of this study was to explore the performance of three groups of students, gifted hearing students (GH), average-ability hearing students (AH), and deaf students (DF) on mathematical ability. The sample consisted of a total of 167 students (91 males and 76 females). Deaf students came from the Al-Amal School (an inclusive school for…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Skills, Deafness, Hearing (Physiology)
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Bartlett, Nadine A.; Freeze, Trevi B. – International Journal of Special Education, 2019
Addressing the mental health needs of children and youth is a priority. One way to operationalize the provision of support for children and youth with severe mental health needs is through the wraparound approach. Wraparound is a highly individualized person and family centred planning process which utilizes a clearly articulated practice model,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Rural Schools, Mental Health Programs, Mental Disorders
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Wild, Gwen; Steeley, Sherry L. – International Journal of Special Education, 2018
This study examines the impact of a general education classroom-based sensory program for students exhibiting sensory processing differences in the school environment. Students were divided by age and degree of sensory needs between control and experimental groups, with teachers of students in the experimental group implementing the recommended…
Descriptors: Sensory Training, Perceptual Impairments, Intervention, Sensory Experience
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Rasmitadila; Goldstein, Beth L. – International Journal of Special Education, 2017
This study aimed to determine the role of the special assistant teacher (SAT) compared to the general teacher as English teacher (ET) through instructional interactions in helping slow learner students (SLS) in the English lesson. Twenty-three grade 9 students were observed; interviews were also conducted with the two teachers and several students…
Descriptors: Paraprofessional School Personnel, Learning Problems, Semi Structured Interviews, Interaction
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Kanevsky, Lannie – International Journal of Special Education, 2015
Pedagogical shifts favouring collaborative learning and findings of recent studies have raised concerns regarding the claim that gifted students prefer to learn alone. The purpose of this study was to further investigate if, when and how high ability learners want to work with or without others. The distributions of 416 high ability students (n =…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Cooperative Learning, Independent Study, Student Surveys
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McCallum, Elizabeth; Schmitt, Ara J. – International Journal of Special Education, 2011
The Taped Problems intervention is an evidence-based practice that involves a self-monitored, audio-recording procedure in which students follow along with automated recordings of math facts and their solutions. A multiple-probes-across-tasks design was used to evaluate the effectiveness of the Taped Problems intervention on the division-fact…
Descriptors: Intervention, Mental Retardation, Mathematics Instruction, Arithmetic
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Cihak, David F.; Castle, Kristin – International Journal of Special Education, 2011
Forty eighth grade students with and without learning disabilities in an inclusive classroom participated in an adapted Step-Up to Writing (Auman, 2002) intervention program. The intervention targeted expository essays and composing topic, detail, transitional, and concluding sentences. A repeated-measures ANOVA indicated that both students with…
Descriptors: Expository Writing, Sentences, Writing Instruction, Writing Skills
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Kurth, Jennifer A.; Mastergeorge, Ann M. – International Journal of Special Education, 2010
The rising incidence of autism and placement in general education necessitates a greater understanding of the impact of educational placement on academic achievement for adolescents with autism. In the present study, the academic profiles of adolescents with autism who have been educated in inclusive and self-contained settings are described using…
Descriptors: Autism, Academic Achievement, Adolescents, Adjustment (to Environment)
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Irving, Marilyn M.; Nti, Mildred; Johnson, Wilfred – International Journal of Special Education, 2007
One-hundred-and-twenty secondary science teachers responded to a survey entitled "Teaching Science to Students with Special Needs in Inclusive Settings" to assess their knowledge and preparation in working with students with special needs in the science classroom. The authors focused on the following questions (1) How can a secondary science…
Descriptors: Science Teachers, Special Needs Students, Teaching Methods, Science Instruction
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Stenson, Brenton A. – International Journal of Special Education, 2006
This action research project made an attempt to increase the reading comprehension levels of special education reading resource students by raising academic efficacy through public acknowledgement of improvement, scaffolded instruction through the use of differentiated teacher created matrices, and graphic organizers to solidify the relationships…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Special Needs Students, Middle School Students, Action Research
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Mundia, Lawrence – International Journal of Special Education, 2006
Swaziland is planning to introduce inclusive education as part of education for all. The innovation may benefit learners with emotional and behavioural disorders (EBD). A purposive teacher sample (N = 47) was used to generate and identify behavioural problems that are prevalent in Swazi schools. Aggression was one of the many conduct disorders…
Descriptors: Inclusive Schools, Aggression, Foreign Countries, School Counseling