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Ortiz, Alba A.; Robertson, Phyllis M.; Wilkinson, Cheryl Y. – Preventing School Failure, 2018
Planning language and literacy instruction and supplemental intervention for English Learners (ELs) in bilingual education programs begins by assessing their current performance, strengths, and needs. However, current functioning must be interpreted in relation to past performance and the nature and quality of instruction students have received…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Bilingual Education, Educational Planning, Supplementary Education
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Stocker, James D., Jr.; Kubina, Richard M., Jr. – Preventing School Failure, 2017
Fluency, a combination of response accuracy and speed, enables students to work efficiently through academic tasks. Students with disabilities and math deficits often struggle to learn math facts fluently. Although issues with fluency frequently coexist with a disability, problems gaining fluency also stem from a lack of practice and appropriate…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Skills, Intervention
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Morano, Stephanie; Riccomini, Paul J. – Preventing School Failure, 2017
The body of peer-tutoring intervention research targeting higher order learning (HOL) objectives for middle and high school students with disabilities is reviewed. Peer-tutoring outcomes are synthesized and studies are analyzed to examine the influence of tutoring procedures and study design features on intervention efficacy. Findings show that…
Descriptors: Peer Teaching, Tutoring, Thinking Skills, Middle School Students
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Crawford, Lindy – Preventing School Failure, 2014
This article discusses the role of assessment in a response-to-intervention model. Although assessment represents only 1 component in a response-to-intervention model, a well-articulated assessment system is critical in providing teachers with reliable data that are easily interpreted and used to make instructional decisions. Three components of…
Descriptors: Intervention, Models, Response to Intervention, Student Evaluation
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Mulcahy, Candace A.; Krezmien, Michael; Maccini, Paula – Preventing School Failure, 2014
While the Common Core State Standards and state learning standards guide teachers in what mathematical content knowledge should be addressed as well as the processes and proficiencies necessary for developing mathematical competence, several student- and teacher-related factors may hinder student access to the general education curriculum for…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Secondary School Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction, Behavior Disorders
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McKenna, John – Preventing School Failure, 2013
African American students are disproportionally represented in educational programs for students meeting eligibility criteria for emotional disturbance. Although special education services are designed to improve student outcomes, the provision of services may result in social stigma, removal from the general education setting, and inadequate…
Descriptors: Disproportionate Representation, African American Students, Emotional Disturbances, Behavior Disorders
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Manning, Maria L.; Bullock, Lyndal M.; Gable, Robert A. – Preventing School Failure, 2009
The authors have witnessed major changes in the preparation of special education personnel. Recent legislation, including the No Child Left Behind Act (2001) and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (2004), has moved the concept of highly qualified teacher (HQT) to the national forefront. It seems reasonable that preservice…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, National Standards, Behavior Disorders, Emotional Disturbances
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Flores, Margaret M. – Preventing School Failure, 2009
The author investigated the effects of the concrete-representational-abstract (CRA) instructional sequence on the computation performance of students with specific learning disabilities and students identified as at risk for failure in mathematics. Researchers have showed the CRA sequence to be effective for teaching basic mathematics facts,…
Descriptors: Context Effect, Educational Strategies, Student Evaluation, Computation
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Cuthrell, Kristen; Stapleton, Joy; Ledford, Carolyn – Preventing School Failure, 2009
Spurred by preservice teachers' perceptions that diversity issues such as poverty would not affect their teaching, professors in 1 southeastern U.S. elementary teacher-preparation program took action, which resulted in this examination of the culture of poverty and the identification of strategies to best serve children living in poverty. The…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Poverty, Student Teacher Attitudes, Elementary School Teachers
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Morris Kindzierski, Corinne M. – Preventing School Failure, 2009
The author examined whether independent or peer revision produced a greater number of meaningful revisions between drafts. The study was a single-participant, alternating treatment design. The sample comprised 8 students in a predominately low-SES urban school in the United States. Students of mixed gender and background were in a self-contained,…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Writing Strategies, Behavior Disorders, Grouping (Instructional Purposes)
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Musti-Rao, Shobana; Hawkins, Renee O.; Barkley, Elizabeth A. – Preventing School Failure, 2009
Oral reading fluency, which includes the effortless and smooth oral production of text, is an essential part of deriving meaning from text. Fluency is a particularly important skill in upper elementary school grades when students are exposed to higher level reading materials. The authors evaluated the effects of a repeated readings intervention…
Descriptors: Reading Materials, Intervention, Reading Fluency, Reading Failure
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Burke, Mack D.; Vannest, Kimberly J. – Preventing School Failure, 2008
In this article, the authors present an overview of a Web-based electronic system for behavioral-progress monitoring. Behavioral-progress monitoring is necessary to evaluate responsiveness to behavioral interventions, the effects of positive behavioral support, and the attainment of individualized education program goals and objectives. The…
Descriptors: Report Cards, Individualized Education Programs, Student Evaluation, Goal Orientation
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Anderson, Kelly M.; Algozzine, Bob, Ed. – Preventing School Failure, 2007
Many argue that it is not at all idealistic to think that K-12 teachers can differentiate instruction to meet all children's needs while also adhering to standards and state performance testing. This article defines differentiated instruction, discusses its critical elements, and provides tips on how to start differentiation. Probably,…
Descriptors: High Risk Students, Disadvantaged Youth, Minority Groups, Individualized Instruction
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Hong, Barbara; Ehrensberger, Wendy – Preventing School Failure, 2007
In this article, the authors discuss 4 critical components of mathematics assessment that relate to instruction: (a) teachers need to be knowledgeable about mathematical standards and align them with assessment; (b) assessment should combine formal and informal approaches to obtain a more authentic picture of students' performance and meaningfully…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Error Patterns, Guidelines, Special Needs Students
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Lane, Kathleen Lynne; Menzies, Holly M.; Barton-Arwood, Sally M.; Doukas, Georgia L.; Munton, Sarah M. – Preventing School Failure, 2005
This article presents a step-by-step, empirically validated method for designing, implementing, and evaluating a formal social skills intervention based on specific skill deficits as identified by the Social Skills Rating System (SSRS; F. M. Gresham & S. N. Elliott, 1990). The 6 steps include: (1) identifying students for participation; (2)…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Competence, Elementary School Students, Intervention, Identification
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