Peer-Assisted Learning Strategies for English Language Learners with Learning Disabilities.

Peer-Assisted Learning Strategies for English Language Learners with Learning Disabilities.


  • Author: Exceptional Children
  • Release Date : 2005-03-22
  • Genre: Education
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American schools of the 21st century face the challenge of educating the world's most diverse student body (McLeod, 1994; Sprangenberg, Urbaschat & Pritchard, 1994). This diversity is reflected in variations in achievement, socioeconomic status, cultural background, and linguistic background (Fletcher, Bos, & Johnson, 1999; Pallas, Natriello, & McDill, 1989). With respect to differences in linguistic background, current estimates indicate that more than 2 million students come from non-English-speaking backgrounds (Fleischman & Hopstock, 1993) and that by the year 2020, this number will reach 6 million (Pallas et al., 1989). Although this group comprises students from many linguistic backgrounds, the largest subgroup is Spanish speake...

Disproportionality in Special Education Identification and Placement of English Language Learners.

Disproportionality in Special Education Identification and Placement of English Language Learners.


  • Author: Exceptional Children
  • Release Date : 2011-03-22
  • Genre: Education
  • File Size: 255889 Bytes


Students identified as culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) represent an ever increasing percentage of the U.S. student population, with English language learners (ELLs) comprising the fastest growing subgroup (Genesee, Lindholm-Leary, Saunders, & Christian, 2005). (This article uses the term "culturally and linguistically diverse," CLD, to refer to students from racial/ethnic minority groups and linguistic minority groups [i.e., those speaking native languages other than English]. CLD includes students who are English language learners because they represent students whose first languages are not English and who have not yet achieved proficiency in English.) Unfortunately, evidence suggests that students identified as CLD are not receivin...

Exceptional Learners
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Exceptional Learners


  • Author : Daniel P. Hallahan
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2014-01-28
  • Genre: Special education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0133571041


Exceptional Learners Book Description :

A general introduction to the characteristics of exceptional learners and their education, this book emphasizes classroom practices, as well as the psychological, sociological, and medical aspects of disabilities and giftedness. Based on the author’s premise that professionals working with exceptional learners need to develop not only a solid base of knowledge, but also a healthy attitude toward their work and the people whom they serve, this book is designed to reach the heart as well as the mind. It asks both general and special educators to challenge themselves to acquire a solid understanding of current theory, research, and practice in special education, and to develop an ever more sensitive understanding of exceptional learners and their fami...

Inclusion of Exceptional Learners in Canadian Schools

Inclusion of Exceptional Learners in Canadian Schools


  • Author : Nancy Lynn Hutchinson
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2013-03-04
  • Genre: Inclusive education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0132916126


Inclusion of Exceptional Learners in Canadian Schools Book Description :

This title is only available as a loose-leaf version with Pearson eText, or an electronic book. Now in its fourth edition, Inclusion of Exceptional Learners in Canadian Schools is an outstanding introduction to inclusive education in Canada. In keeping with Canada's commitment to inclusive education, this text examines positive ways of including children of all needs and abilities in the regular classroom. Author and educator, Nancy Hutchinson draws on her extensive experience educating students to help shape the skills and strategies future teachers need to create an inclusive classroom by individualizing learning for each student regardless of their exceptionality. The fourth edition is updated to include new information on legislation and provides...

What Really Works With Exceptional Learners

What Really Works With Exceptional Learners


  • Author : Wendy W. Murawski
  • Publisher : Corwin Press
  • Release Date : 2017-01-20
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781506363509


What Really Works With Exceptional Learners Book Description :

Your desk reference for success with exceptional students As education trends promote the inclusion of students with special needs, this book is the perfect resource for teachers and administrators who need to know what works…and what doesn’t. With personal experiences, references, and reproducibles, this book identifies evidence-based practices in an easy-access format. The editors and authors examine how special educational needs affect: Content areas like reading and math Specialization areas like autism and learning disabilities Pedagogical areas like culturally responsive practices and accommodations Other critical areas like legal issues, behavior challenges, and home-school collaboration...

Exceptional Learners  Pearson New International Edition

Exceptional Learners Pearson New International Edition


  • Author : Daniel P. Hallahan
  • Publisher : Pearson Higher Ed
  • Release Date : 2013-08-28
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781292035789


Exceptional Learners Pearson New International Edition Book Description :

Exceptional Learners is an outstanding introduction to the characteristics of exceptional learners and their education, emphasizing classroom practices as well as the psychological, sociological, and medical aspects of disabilities and giftedness. In keeping with this era of accountability, all discussions and examples of educational practices are grounded in a sound research base. With hundreds of new references added to the 12th edition, the authors are committed to bringing the most current and credible perspectives to bear on the ever-increasing complexity of educating students with special needs in today’s schools. The authors have written a text that reaches the heart as well as the mind, promoting a conviction that professionals working with...

Social Skills  Effective Instruction for Exceptional Learners

Social Skills Effective Instruction for Exceptional Learners


  • Author : Wendy Ashcroft
  • Publisher : National Professional Resources Inc
  • Release Date : 2015-06-01
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781938539008


Social Skills Effective Instruction for Exceptional Learners Book Description :

In every category of exceptional learners, there are some learners who struggle with social skills. This guide provides PreK – 5th grade teachers with evidence-based, practical, teacher-friendly, strategies for helping children with special needs build social skills. Written by experienced classroom teachers, this guide recommends interventions for strengthening important social skills, including communication, conflict resolution, and team building skills. It includes Tier 1 interventions for educators to use in the context of ongoing academic instruction, Tier 2 strategies for short periods of small group instruction, and Tier 3 interventions for intensive instruction or support. Each of the interventions listed are broken down into four parts: s...

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Exceptional Learners


  • Author : Daniel P. Hallahan
  • Publisher : Pearson
  • Release Date : 2018-01-11
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0134806921


Exceptional Learners Book Description :

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Exploding Experiments for Exceptional Learners   Science Book for Kids 9 12   Children s Science Education Books

Exploding Experiments for Exceptional Learners Science Book for Kids 9 12 Children s Science Education Books


  • Author : Baby Professor
  • Publisher : Speedy Publishing LLC
  • Release Date : 2017-12-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781541922532


Exploding Experiments for Exceptional Learners Science Book for Kids 9 12 Children s Science Education Books Book Description :

Does your child prefer a hands-on approach to learning? Then experiments would be best! This book is composed of Exploding Experiments for Exceptional Learners. You can use this as guide when working inside a science lab, or when learning with mom and dad at home. The five senses are fired up when learning through experiments. Make sure you secure a copy now!...

Technology for Exceptional Learners

Technology for Exceptional Learners


  • Author : Sarah Irvine Belson
  • Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2002-07
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:49015003043388


Technology for Exceptional Learners Book Description :

Designed to help teachers learn how technology can support education in the special education classroom....