Teaching Students with Learning Problems
For courses in teaching students with mild disabilities and students at risk for school failure. Also for courses in teaching students with disabilities in inclusive and Special Education settings.This practical resource contains all the information teachers need to make informed decisions concerning their students with learning or behavior problems, making it the most useful methods text on the market. This text is prided for its unique separate coverage of assessment and methods for the content areas. It assists teachers in finding effective practices to facilitate instruction of students with learning or behavior problems.
- Paperback | 641 pages
- 188 x 231.1 x 25.4mm | 961.62g
- 24 Dec 2001
- Pearson Education (US)
- United States
- 6th edition
Table of contents
I. FOUNDATIONS OF TEACHING. 1. Creating Responsive Learning Environments. 2. Planning and Organizing Instruction. 3. Assessing Students for Instruction. 4. Teaching Students and Managing Instruction. 5. Promoting Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Development. II. TEACHING ACADEMIC SKILLS. 6. Assessing and Teaching Language. 7. Assessing Reading. 8. Teaching Reading. 9. Assessing and Teaching Spelling. 10. Assessing and Teaching Handwriting and Written Expression. 11. Assessing Math. 12. Teaching Math. 13. Teaching Learning Strategies, Content, and Study Skills. 14. Promoting Transitions. Appendix A: Scope and Sequence Skills Lists. Appendix B: Publishers of Books, Tests, and Materials. Author Index. Subject Index.
About Cecil D. Mercer
CECIL D. MERCER is a distinguished professor of education at the University of Florida. He received his Ed.D. in special education from the University of Virginia in 1974. Cecil has written numerous articles and books on educating exceptional students. One of his major works is Students with Learning Disabilities, and he is co-author of the Strategic Math Series and the Great Leaps Reading Program. Cecil remains involved in the educational programs of exceptional students through his participation in in-service and classroom activities in public and private schools, and he is a featured keynote and workshop speaker at many national conferences. Cecil is a member of the International Dyslexia Association Board of Directors and has served on the Learning Disabilities Association of America Professional Advisory Board. He has been awarded the College of Education Teacher of the Year award three times at the University of Florida.ANN R. MERCER is an educational diagnostician in Gainesville, Florida, and a former special education teacher of students with emotional disabilities and students with learning problems at both the elementary and secondary levels. Ann is co-author of Self-Correcting Learning Materials for the Classroom in additional to several articles and book chapters in the field of special education. Ann and Cecil have three sons, Kevin, Greg, and Ken, and a golden retriever named Buckley.