NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Showing all 3 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Reed, Deborah K.; Vaughn, Sharon – Learning Disabilities: A Contemporary Journal, 2012
Many students with reading difficulties in grades 4 through 12 experience challenges in understanding and learning from text. Some of these learners have demonstrated reading challenges from the early grades and have not acquired successful reading skills. Others were adequate readers in the early grades when word reading was the focus and when…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Reading Difficulties, Reading Skills, Teaching Methods
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
McMaster, Kristen L.; Fuchs, Douglas; Fuchs, Lynn S. – Learning Disabilities: A Contemporary Journal, 2007
This article provides an overview of Peer-Assisted Learning Strategies (PALS) for reading. First, specific activities and research supporting PALS for Grades 2 through 6, High School, Kindergarten, and First Grade are described. Then, research addressing the characteristics of students who have not responded to PALS, as well as approaches to…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Peer Teaching, Program Effectiveness, Teaching Methods
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Deshler, Donald D. – Learning Disabilities: A Contemporary Journal, 2003
Getting research-based instructional practices into the hands of professionals who teach students with learning disabilities is one of the most significant challenges for educators. This paper describes some of the major factors accounting for the gaps that exist between the special education research and classroom practice and presents four major…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Teaching Methods, Teacher Educators, Special Education