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A Successful Formula for Middle School Inclusion: Collaboration, Time, and Administrative Support

This report summarizes the results of a survey on attitudes toward inclusion, which was conducted in a middle school in a large school district in the Southeast. The survey was given prior to the beginning of the...
Author: Susan Pitts Santoli, John Sachs, Elizabeth A. Romey, Stephen McClurg
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Inclusion and Problem-Based Learning: Roles of Students in a Mixed-Ability Group

The literature on the use of problem-based learning in K–12 settings has traditionally focused on gifted and average students. However, mainstreaming is placing increasing numbers of students with special needs...
Author: Brian R. Belland, Krista D. Glazewski, Peggy A. Ertmer
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Should Middle School Students with Learning Problems Copy and Paste Notes from the Internet? Mixed-Methods Evidence of Study Barriers

In the experimental phase of this mixed-methods study, 49 middle school students receiving special education services took notes from the Internet under either a written notes or a copy-and-paste notes condition....
Author: L. Brent Igo, Roger A. Brunning, Paul J. Riccomini
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Teacher Knowledge of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Among Middle School Students in South Texas

This quantitative study examined the knowledge levels middle school teachers in South Texas have in relation to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The study specifically compared teacher knowledge levels...
Author: Fred R. Guerra, Jr., Michelle S. Brown
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Research Summary: Perceptions of Inclusion of Students with Disabilities in the Middle School

Tenets of This We Believe addressed: Comprehensive guidance and support services meet the needs of young adolescents. ...
Author: Rebecca Kimbrough, Kate Mellen
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A Quick Guide for Inclusion Teachers of LD Students

A Quick Guide for Inclusion Teachers of LD Students

With budget cuts right and left—many aimed at special education—it’s likely that regular education teachers are or soon will be the only instructors for students with learning disabilities. In fact, the 26th...
Author: Kathryn Scarborough
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A Strong Commitment to Student Success

In December 2007, Walled Lake Consolidated Schools in Michigan faced a dilemma: how to revise the 30-year-old pre-referral process that identified students for special education services. The old process—Student...
Author: Lora E. Stout, Carol-Lyn McKelvey, and Susan Matz
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