TITLE

IMPROVING PERFORMANCE IN HIGH SCHOOL ALGEBRA: WHAT STUDENTS WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES ARE SAYING

AUTHOR(S)
Kortering, Larry J.; DeBettencourt, Laurie U.; Braziel, Patricia M.
PUB. DATE
July 2005
SOURCE
Learning Disability Quarterly;Summer2005, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p191
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Success in high school algebra is gaining increased importance for all students, including those identified as having learning disabilities (LD). Despite its importance, we know little about what students with and without LD say about their algebra classes. This study examined findings from a survey of 410 general education students and 46 peers with LD. The survey established data relative to the participants' favorite and least favorite classes, most difficult (and best) parts of algebra class, and ideas for helping more students to succeed. In addition, student participants reported whether selected interventions and accommodations were helpful.
ACCESSION #
17836817

 

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