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Strategy Instruction for Students with Learning Disabilities.

Author: Robert Reid; Torri Ortiz Lienemann; Jessica L Hagaman
Publisher: New York : Guilford Publications, 2013.
Series: What works for special needs learners.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Reid, Robert.
Strategy Instruction for Students with Learning Disabilities, Second Edition.
New York : Guilford Publications, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Reid; Torri Ortiz Lienemann; Jessica L Hagaman
ISBN: 9781462512225 1462512224
OCLC Number: 856870601
Notes: Acronyms and Acrostics: The "First-Letter" Strategies.
Description: 1 online resource (322 pages).
Contents: Cover; Half Title Page; Series Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; About the Authors; Preface; Contents; 1. Why Use Strategy Instruction?; What Is a Learning Disability?; Causes of Learning Disabilities; Characteristics of Students with Learning Disabilities; Why a Strategy Approach?; Putting Strategy Instruction into the Classroom; Final Thoughts; 2. Building Background Knowledge; Introduction to Strategy Instruction; Information Processing; The Importance of Attributions; Metacognition; Final Thoughts; 3. The Self-Regulated Strategy Development Model. The Six Stages of the SRSD ModelEvaluating SRSD; Practical Considerations and Tips; Final Thoughts; 4. How to Implement the SRSD Model; Structured Strategy Example; Unstructured Strategy Example; Final Thoughts; 5. Self-Regulation Strategies; Self-Monitoring; Self-Evaluation; Self-Instruction; Goal Setting; Self-Reinforcement; The Case for Self-Regulation; Final Thoughts; 6. Implementing Self-Regulation Strategies; Implementing Self-Monitoring; Implementing Self-Evaluation; Implementing Self-Instruction; Implementing Goal Setting; Implementing Self-Reinforcement; Combining Strategies. Final Thoughts7. Integrating Strategies and Self-Regulation; Self-Monitoring, Goal Setting, and a Spelling Strategy; Self-Monitoring and a Math Strategy; Self-Instruction and a Writing Strategy; Goal Setting and a Reading Comprehension Strategy; Self-Monitoring and a Main Idea Comprehension Strategy; Integrating Strategies to Solve Math Word Problems; Final Thoughts; 8. Creating Lesson Plans Using the SRSD Model; SRSD Lessons; LAMPS Lessons; PARS Lessons; 9. Strategies for Handwriting and Spelling; Problems for Students with Learning Disabilities and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Prerequisite SkillsInstruction in Handwriting and Spelling; Implementation Plans; Final Thoughts; 10. Strategies for Written Language; Problems for Students with Learning Disabilities; Prerequisite Skills; Instruction in the Writing Process; Implementation Plans; Final Thoughts; 11. Strategies in Reading Comprehension; Problems for Students with Learning Disabilities; Prerequisite Skills; Prereading Strategies; During-Reading Strategies; Postreading Strategies; Implementation Plans; Final Thoughts; 12. Strategies in Mathematics; Problems for Students with Learning Disabilities. Prerequisite SkillsInstruction in Mathematics; Basic Math Facts Strategies; Computation Strategies; Word-Problem-Solving Strategies; Implementation Plans; Final Thoughts; 13. Study Skills Strategies; Problems for Students with Learning Disabilities or Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder; Prerequisite Skills; Instruction in Study Skills; Note-Taking Strategies; Homework/Task Completion; Test-Taking Strategies; Classroom Survival Strategies; Implementation Plans; Final Thoughts; 14. Mnemonics; Problems for Students with Learning Disorders or Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.
Series Title: What works for special needs learners.

Abstract:

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; purc.
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