Addressing the General Education Curriculum

_________________________________Alert! Alert! Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date. The new address of Addressing the General Curriculum at the CPIR is:http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/gened/_________________________________September 2010 Links updated, May … [Read more...]

Effective Mathematics Instruction

by Kathlyn Steedly, Ph.D., Kyrie Dragoo, M.Ed., Sousan Arefeh, Ph.D., & Stephen D. Luke, Ed.D. Evidence for Education  • Volume III • Issue I • 2008 Links updated, August 2012 Download PDF Table of Contents What Students Need to Know and We Need To Teach How Disabilities Can Affect Math Achievement Effective Math Instruction for Students with Learning Difficulties Choosing and Using Effective Math Intervention Strategies Glossary References _________________________ “Can … [Read more...]

Research Summaries

Re-designed November 2010 Updated January 2013 These days parents, educators, and policy makers are asking what the research evidence has to say about working with children who have disabilities. What classroom strategies, behavioral supports, and other educational interventions have strong foundations in scientific research to inform and guide practice?  This section of NICHCY's website is devoted to summarizing research in special education … [Read more...]

Mathematics Interventions for Children with Special Needs

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 25 describes the following: Title | Mathematics Interventions for Children with Special Needs Author | Kroesbergen, E.H., & Van Luit, J.E.H. Source | Remedial and Special Education, 24(2), 97-114. Year Published | 2003 Abstract This article presents results of a meta-analysis of 58 studies of mathematics intervention for elementary students with special needs. Studies in preparatory mathematics, basic … [Read more...]

A Meta-Analysis on Teaching Mathematics to Students With Significant Cognitive Disabilities

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 79 describes the following: Title | A Meta-Analysis on Teaching Mathematics to Students With Significant Cognitive Disabilities Authors | Browder, D. M., Spooner, F., Ahlgrim-Delzell, L., Harris, A., & Wakeman, S. Y. Source | Exceptional Children, 74(4), 407-432. Year Published | 2008 Abstract This article reports on a comprehensive literature review and meta-analysis of 68 experiments on teaching mathematics to … [Read more...]

The Effects of Instruction in Solving Mathematical Word Problems for Students with Learning Problems: A Meta-Analysis

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 9 describes the following: Title | The Effects of Instruction in Solving Mathematical Word Problems for Students with Learning Problems: A Meta-Analysis Authors | Xin, Y.P., & Jitendra, A.K. Source | Journal of Special Education, 32(4), 207-225. Year Published | 1999 Abstract Provides a synthesis of word-problem-solving intervention research with samples of students with learning problems. The effectiveness … [Read more...]

Direct Instruction

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 1 describes the following: Title | Direct Instruction Authors | Adams, G., & Carnine, D. Source | In H.L. Swanson, K.R. Harris, & S. Graham (Eds.), Handbook of Learning Disabilities (pp. 403-416). New York, NY: Guilford Press. Year Published | 2003 Abstract The 2003 Handbook of Learning Disabilities is an edited compendium of contributions from over 55 of the leading scholars involved in learning disabilities … [Read more...]

A Synthesis of Empirical Research on Teaching Mathematics to Low-Achieving Students

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 16 describes the following: Title | A Synthesis of Empirical Research on Teaching Mathematics to Low-Achieving Students Authors | Baker, S., Gersten, R., & Lee, D. Source | Elementary School Journal, 103, 45-74. Year Published | 2002 Abstract The purpose of this study was to synthesize research on the effects of interventions to improve the mathematics achievement of students considered low achieving or at risk … [Read more...]

Learn to Implement Effective RTI for Mathematics!

by the IRIS Center The IRIS Center is a national center that provides high-quality resources about students with disabilities for college and university faculty and professional development trainers. Visit IRIS' website to find free, online, interactive training enhancements that translate research about the education of students with disabilities into practice. http://iris.peabody.vanderbilt.edu/ ******************************************************************************************************** Did … [Read more...]

Intensive interventions for students struggling in reading and math

This publication provides research-based guidance that reflects "best practices" for intensifying instruction in reading and mathematics for students with significant learning difficulties in K-12, including students with disabilities. It can also be used as a resource for instructional specialists and special education teachers who are searching for broad guidelines on the design and delivery of intensive interventions. From the Center on Instruction. … [Read more...]

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