Teaching Students With Learning Disabilities

Author: Roger Pierangelo
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452293139
Format: PDF, Docs
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The authors include a complete glossary of terms, plus guidelines for academic instruction, behavioral interventions, classroom accommodations, placement options, assessments, and transition services for students with LD.

Teaching in a Special Education Classroom

Author: Roger Pierangelo
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452280614
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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These guidelines for special education teachers cover gathering student information, classroom design, meeting with parents, evaluation, assessment, classroom management, instructional interventions, and grading options.

Teachers Stance Towards Learning Disabilities

Author: Jung Gyung Sung
Publisher: LIT Verlag Münster
ISBN: 3825817873
Format: PDF
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Teachers' ways of thinking and understanding affect the way in which they shape their teaching practice. Knowing the beliefs and perceptions behind teacher action give us valuable insights into what occurs in the classroom. On the example of Korea, this book investigates the stance (Haltung) that teachers - particularly special education teachers - take about how and why their students are failing and how they might be helped.

Strategy Instruction for Students with Learning Disabilities Second Edition

Author: Robert Reid
Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 1462512216
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Filling an important need for K-12 educators, this highly practical book provides a step-by-step guide to cognitive strategy instruction, one of the most effective instructional techniques for struggling learners. The authors present well-validated strategies that target self-regulated learning and study skills as well as performance in specific content areas, such as writing, reading, and math. Detailed classroom examples illustrate how to teach the strategies systematically and monitor student outcomes. More than 20 reproducible worksheets, checklists, and other tools are included; purchasers get access to a Web page where they can download and print these materials in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size. New to This Edition *Chapter on lesson planning, including extensive sample lessons for two strategies. *Chapter on handwriting and spelling. *New material on response to intervention and on attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). *Expanded coverage of working memory. *Additional strategies throughout the content-area chapters.

ADHD and Social Skills

Author: Esta M. Rapoport
Publisher: R&L Education
ISBN: 1607092808
Format: PDF
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This book explains the difficulties that children with ADHD endure to those individuals who do not understand the complexities of these children's problems. Difficulties with attention, organization and social interaction are listed, defined, and described. Teachers and personnel who work with these children in school and parents who work with their children at home are offered innovative techniques for improving these children's behavior, in a way that everyone can understand and implement.

Teaching Students With Autism Spectrum Disorders

Author: Roger Pierangelo
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452293198
Format: PDF, Docs
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Create an appropriate learning environment to help children with ASD develop lifelong independence! This user-friendly resource summarizes current research and presents a comprehensive overview of how to teach students with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). In a step-by-step format, the book covers intervention strategies for implementing effective programs that give youngsters with ASD the opportunity to learn and interact with their peers. The authors cover specific disorders and discuss: Specific instructional approaches Behavioral, skill-based, and physiologically-based intervention models A comprehensive team approach that includes parents Assistive technology options Support services for transition to adult life

The Exceptional Teacher s Handbook

Author: Carla F. Shelton
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 141296914X
Format: PDF
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This revised, updated edition of a bestseller includes planning checklists, ready-to-use forms, and best practices to help special educators successfully navigate their first year.

The Dyslexia Friendly Primary School

Author: Barbara Pavey
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 184860744X
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Is your school dyslexia-friendly? Beginning with a look at understanding dyslexia, this book shows you how to involve the whole school in order to achieve a dyslexia-friendly environment. You will be able to: - use an audit tool to discover how dyslexia-friendly your school is - look at examples of successful dyslexia-friendly initiatives - find information on funding and resources. This book offers a step-by-step guide to creating a dyslexia-friendly classroom and whole-school environment. Headteachers, deputy headteachers, class teachers, SENCOs, student teachers and literacy co-ordinators wanting to make their school more dyslexia-friendly will find this practical book extremely useful. Barbara Pavey worked as a teacher and SEN specialist for many years and is now Lecturer in Learning Disabilities at The University of Manchester.