|Donald Deshler, University of Kansas
Edwin Ellis, University of Alabama
Keith Lenz, University of Kansas
This text provides learning strategies to effectively teach adolescents. The strategies instructional approach emphasizes thinking processes, self-regulation, and problem solving. This book is perfect for any secondary methods course and belongs on the desk of every professional educator.
The text presents a wide range of general strategies that can be applied to all content areas. The goal is to identify strategies that are effective so the student learns and generalizes them. You'll also find new information on memory, note-taking, test-taking, social skills, transition, and collaborative skills.
The authors incorporate contributions from solid research and the best practices in adolescent education and psychology into this edition. The text introduces new topics and raises new issues. The authors present current and well-grounded classroom practices based on their expertise in intervention research.
- Solid empirical base
- Contains advanced organizers at the start of each chapter
- Covers academic, social, and transition concerns
- Provides step-by-step procedures for each stage of strategy acquisition and generalization
- Incorporates proven techniques that work with adolescents
1. Learning Disabilities in Adolescents: A Perspective
2. Perspectives on Instruction in Learning Strategies
3. Reading Strategy Instruction
4. Writing Strategy Instruction
5. Memory and Test-Taking Strategies
6. Note-Taking Strategy Instruction
7. Perspectives on Mathematics Instruction
8. Social Skills Strategy Instruction
9. Strategic Instruction in the Content Areas
10. Strategies for Transition to Postsecondary Educational Settings
11. Strategies for Transition to Employment Settings
12. Collaborative Teaming in the Secondary School