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Peltier, Corey; Vannest, Kimberly J. – Preventing School Failure, 2018
Mr. Buxton is a perplexed elementary mathematics teacher. He co-teaches a second-grade classroom, with Ms. Snyder. In their classroom they have 25 students; five are identified as academically at risk, and three receive special education services. In the past Mr. Buxton successfully used an instructional approach consisting of (a) modeling, (b)…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Elementary School Mathematics, Emotional Disturbances, Behavior Disorders
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Ashcroft, Laura – Preventing School Failure, 2004
A case study of a child who was a part of a larger reading-practice research study is presented. Data analysis from the larger study yielded a strong effect size for children in the experimental group who used decodable text for reading practice. The pre- and posttest scores of one child included in the treatment were not used in the statistical…
Descriptors: Prevention, Text Structure, Reader Text Relationship, Readability
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Jolivette, Kristine; Lassman, Kelley A.; Wehby, Joseph H. – Preventing School Failure, 1998
This case study of a second grader with emotional/behavior disorders and poor academic progress, especially in mathematics, demonstrates the use of functional assessment, development of a hypothesis, intervention development, and intervention evaluation. The case study also shows how functional assessment can be integrated into the classroom…
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Case Studies, Classroom Techniques, Diagnostic Teaching