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 top-selling practical, research-based text contains the resources teachers need to make informed decisions concerning their students with learning or behavior problems, making it the most useful methods text on the market. Prided for its unique and comprehensive coverage of classroom assessment and methods for the content areas, it assists teachers in finding effective practices to facilitate instruction of students with learning problems.
- Paperback | 608 pages
- 188 x 231.1 x 25.4mm | 952.56g
- 01 May 2005
- Pearson Education (US)
- United States
- 7th 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 educing exceptional students. One of his major works is Students with Learning Disabilities, and he is coauthor of the Strategic Math Series, the Great Leaps Reading Program, and the Great Leaps Math 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 has served on the International Dyslexia Association Board of Directors and 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 and also has received the University of Florida Graduate School Advisor/Mentoring Award. 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 coauthor of Self-Correcting Learning Materials for the Classroom in addition to several articles and book chapters in the field of special education. Ann and Cecil have three sons and three daughters-in-law, Kevin and Jen, Greg and Erica, and Ken and Kristin; two grandchildren, Noelle and Nicholas; and a golden retriever named Buckley.