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Special Services in the Schools

2001 Volume 17, Number 1

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Number of articles: 7

  1. Computer Applications to Curriculum-based Measurement

    Lynn S. Fuchs & Douglas Fuchs

    Asserts that students learn more when teachers individually tailor student programs using curriculum-based measurement (CBM). Describes computer applications to CBM and provides examples of how the... More

    pp. 1-14

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  2. Constructivism and the Role of Skills in Mathematics Instruction for Academically At-Risk Secondary Students

    John Woodward

    Discusses the evolution of instructional uses of technology in special education over the last two decades and the changes in thinking and teaching which have moved away from didactic instructional... More

    pp. 15-31

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  3. Enabling Constructivist Teaching through Telementoring

    D Kevin O'Neill

    Describes online mentoring, or "telementoring" relationships, and how they differ from traditional mentoring, apprenticeship, and tutoring. Discusses the design and use of a telementored curriculum... More

    pp. 33-58

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  4. Creating Computer-Mediated Communities of Practice in Special Education

    Ken Ryba, Linda Selby & Louis J. Kruger

    Draws upon the metaphor of "apprenticeship" to explain how individual cognitive development of children and adults alike can be enhanced by mentoring relationships within a particular educational "... More

    pp. 59-76

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  5. Using E-Mail to Collaborate with Professionals and Parents

    Gayle Macklem, Louis J. Kruger & Joan Struzziero

    Provides a multidimensional framework of collaboration. Reviews research on e-mail and discusses implications for practice and research with respect to collaboration in the schools. Discusses... More

    pp. 77-95

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  6. Family and Related Service Partnerships in Home Computer Decision-Making

    Howard P. Parette & Cindy L. Anderson

    Provides a review of literature related to perceptions of home computers held by various cultural groups. Argues that families vary in their degree of involvement in working with professionals to... More

    pp. 97-113

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  7. Computer Support for School-based Team Consultation

    Seth Aldrich

    School-based consultation teams have been implemented in a variety of ways to address students' academic and behavioral difficulties while supporting teachers. Discusses how computer software... More

    pp. 115-29

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