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Allor, Jill H.; Mathes, Patricia G.; Jones, Francesca G.; Champlin, Tammi M.; Cheatham, Jennifer P. – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2010
Jacob, Bart, and Carl are children with intellectual disabilities (ID; i.e., mental retardation) who experience significant difficulty in learning to read. In the past, most research about reading methods for students with ID focused on teaching students to memorize sight words, a method that is clearly effective. Memorization of sight words is…
Descriptors: Phonics, Mental Retardation, Sight Vocabulary, Phonemic Awareness
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Childre, Amy; Sands, Jennifer R.; Pope, Saundra Tanner – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2009
Curriculum design is at the center of developing student ability to construct understanding. Without appropriately designed curriculum, instruction can be ineffective at scaffolding understanding. Often students with disabilities need more explicit instruction or guidance in applying their schema to new information. Thus, instruction must not only…
Descriptors: Memorization, Inclusive Schools, Regular and Special Education Relationship, Scaffolding (Teaching Technique)
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Rapp, Whitney H. – TEACHING Exceptional Children Plus, 2009
Mathematics concepts are most often taught using auditory, sequential instructional methods. Not only are these methods ineffective when used with visual-spatial learners, they may be detrimental to both academic and emotional progress. Ways in which visual-spatial learners process information are explained. One child's story is presented,…
Descriptors: Spatial Ability, Teaching Methods, Visual Learning, Learning Strategies
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Sandmel, Karin N.; Brindle, Mary; Harris, Karen R.; Lane, Kathleen Lynne; Graham, Steve; Nackel, Jessica; Mathias, Rachel; Little, Annette – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2009
The authors conducted two studies as part of a federally funded project to improve the writing performance of students identified as at risk for behavioral difficulties and struggling with writing. One study focused on improving persuasive writing abilities, whereas the second study focused on improving story writing abilities. Many of the…
Descriptors: Writing Strategies, Writing Ability, Writing Instruction, Behavior Problems
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Spencer, Vicky G.; Simpson, Cynthia G.; Day, Mindy; Buster, Elizabeth – TEACHING Exceptional Children Plus, 2008
Having a special or highly focused area of interest is a characteristic that is commonly found in many children with autism. These interests include a wide range of fascinations and can be highly motivating for students with autism. Although recognized as an inherent characteristic of autism, special interests and their role in motivating children…
Descriptors: Autism, Interests, Interpersonal Competence, Social Development
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Bateman, David F. – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2008
Chris resides with his parents and attends school in an unnamed district ("the District"). During the second half of second grade, Chris started to have problems with reading and written expression. The District evaluated Chris and did not find problems significant enough to identify him as having a learning disability. At about the same time his…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Learning Disabilities, Special Education Teachers, Grade 4
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Bateman, David F. – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2008
Greg is 13 years old, and currently in seventh grade; he entered an unnamed District ("the District") school in fourth grade as a student with a specific learning disability; he had been identified as eligible for special education programming and services during second grade. During fifth and sixth grade Greg was provided services…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Education, Neighborhood Schools, Civil Rights, Emotional Disturbances
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Crouch, Alyssa L.; Jakubecy, Jennifer J. – TEACHING Exceptional Children Plus, 2007
The purpose of this study was to apply two techniques, drill activities and fine motor activities, to find whether they help improve the handwriting of a student with dysgraphia. This action research used an ABAB single subject design to find which technique worked better over an eight-week period. The results were inconclusive on which technique…
Descriptors: Action Research, Handwriting, Learning Disabilities, Writing Instruction
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Marchand-Martella, Nancy E.; Ruby, Susan F.; Martella, Ronald C. – TEACHING Exceptional Children Plus, 2007
Response to Intervention (RTI) provides a challenge for schools to deliver appropriate and scientifically validated reading instruction to all students through a three-tier model. While many educators recognize the need for a strong core-reading program (Tier 1), interventions for Tier 2 and Tier 3 students remain more difficult to implement. We…
Descriptors: Reading Difficulties, Intervention, Reading, Reading Programs
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Lane, Kathleen Lynne; Graham, Steve; Harris, Karen R.; Weisenbach, Jessica L. – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2006
Learning to write is a complex process that depends on mastering a variety of processes and skills, including how to plan compositions and regulate writing behavior. One approach that has been used successfully to teach both good and poor writers such processes is Self-Regulated Strategy Development (SRSD). With SRSD, students are taught…
Descriptors: Writing Strategies, Behavior Disorders, Teaching Methods, Writing (Composition)