Teachers

The Neurobiology of Reading and Dyslexia

2007
This article summarizes the research in the area of dyslexia (the most common type of LD) in a very user-friendly manner. It emphasizes the need for appropriate and effective accommodations for...
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Charting the Course: Supporting the Career Development of Youth with Learning Disabilities

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2010
This guide aims to help youth service professionals better understand issues related to learning disabilities so they can help youth with diagnosed and undiagnosed learning disabilities develop...
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Local Program Administrators
Professional Developers
Teachers
Learners
Counselors
Career Advisers
Curriculum Developers
Decorative image for Resource Profile Illuminating Understanding: Performance Assessment in Mathematics

Illuminating Understanding: Performance Assessment in Mathematics

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2002
This article describes what performance assessment is in the context of teaching math to adult learners.
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Professional Developers
Teachers
Curriculum Developers

Writing Next: Effective Strategies to Improve Writing of Adolescents in Middle and High Schools

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2007
This report identifies 11 elements of current writing instruction found to be effective for helping adolescent students learn to write well and to use writing as a tool for learning. These elements...
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Teachers

Enhancing Outcomes for Struggling Adolescent Readers

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2006

This article’s key features include information on: the reading skills of adolescent readers, a theory of the adolescent reading process, and features of effective programs for struggling...

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Local Program Administrators
Teachers

Techniques for Teaching Beginning-Level Reading to Adults

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2001
This is a curriculum for those teaching low-level reading to adult learners. 
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Teachers
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Decorative image for Resource Profile Number Sense: Rethinking Arithmetic Instruction for Students with Mathematical Disabilities

Number Sense: Rethinking Arithmetic Instruction for Students with Mathematical Disabilities

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2001
The authors describe the concept of number sense as an important component in the teaching of mathematics, and discuss relevant research from cognitive science, that can lead to more effective...
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Researchers
Teachers
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Making Universal Design a Reality

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2007
This article reports on a project at Renton Technical College in Washington State with a goal to provide a complete LD service system that creates a learner-friendly environment for students with...
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Local Program Administrators
Professional Developers
State Staff
Teachers
Curriculum Developers
Decorative image for Resource Profile Getting Started with Assistive Technology

Getting Started with Assistive Technology

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2007
This article gives an overview of the most common categories of assistive technology (AT) that support literacy and language development.
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Local Program Administrators
Professional Developers
Teachers
Learners
Curriculum Developers

Graphic Organizers with UDL

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2003
This paper discusses the research evidence for the effectiveness of graphic organizers.
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Professional Developers
Teachers
Curriculum Developers

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