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Help and information for educators from the Council for Exceptional Children, the leading professional organization of special and gifted education teachers. For more information, please visit cec.sped.org .

Help and information for educators from the Council for Exceptional Children, the leading professional organization of special and gifted education teachers. For more information, please visit cec.sped.org .
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Help and information for educators from the Council for Exceptional Children, the leading professional organization of special and gifted education teachers. For more information, please visit cec.sped.org .

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English


Episodes

It’s Just a Game. Or is it?

1/2/2018
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A booming gaming industry has flooded the market with educational software applications in recent years, but little evidence exists to prove or disprove student achievement using these games. In this podcast, we speak with author Nancy Nelson about the obstacles and benefits of using educational games and apps. Nancy coauthored the article “Considerations for Realizing ...

Duration:00:17:34

Instead of That, Say This

12/6/2017
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Children with disabilities perform lower in mathematics than their peers without disabilities, a trend that raises questions about why. In this R2P podcast, we speak with authors Elizabeth Hughes, Sarah Powell, and Liz Stevens about how imprecise language can contribute to students’ difficulty learning math. Elizabeth, Sarah, and Liz coauthored the article “Supporting Clear and ...

Duration:00:23:28

Finally: A Tiered Classroom Management Intervention

9/19/2017
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Group contingencies—which allow students to earn a reward due to the behavior of one or more students in a group—have a long record of helping teachers manage their classrooms effectively. In this R2P podcast, publications manager Lorraine Sobson speaks with researcher Howard Wills about how the group contingency intervention CW-FIT (class-wide function-related intervention team) can ...

Duration:00:16:57

Getting Vocabulary Instruction Right for Children with Hearing Loss

2/24/2017
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Children with hearing loss demonstrate lower vocabulary knowledge than their peers with normal hearing. In this R2P podcast, publications manager Lorraine Sobson, speaks with researcher Emily Lund about the need to address this problem with methods of vocabulary instruction that work. Emily co-authored the article “Teaching Vocabulary to Preschool Children with Hearing Loss” which appeared ...

Duration:00:16:54

New heights in literacy instruction for students with intellectual disability

2/2/2017
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Recent research indicates individuals with intellectual disability can learn to read at a higher level than previously thought. In this R2P podcast, publications manager, Lorraine Sobson, speaks with researcher Chris Lemons about what this new information means for practice. Listen to learn tips that will help you improve literacy outcomes for these learners. Chris ...

Duration:00:18:27

Self-Management Strategies to Support Students With ASD

11/22/2016
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In this R2P podcast, publications manager, Lorraine Sobson, chats with Margaret (Maggie) Schulze, about teaching self-management skills to students with ASD. Listen to learn about procedures such as self-monitoring, goal setting, self-instruction, and self-graphing that can help students with disabilities change their classroom behavior. Maggie authored the article Self-Management Strategies to Support Students With ...

Duration:00:18:52

Using whole-group strategies to engage all students

10/31/2016
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In this R2P podcast, publications manager Lorraine Sobson chats with Sarah Nagro about how to engage students with disabilities when teaching to a whole group. Listen to learn how strategies such as hand signals and response cards can help to keep your students tuned in. Sarah co-authored the TEACHING Exceptional Children article, “Whole-Group Response ...

Duration:00:18:57

Using morphology in literacy instruction

10/3/2016
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In this Research2Practice podcast, Lorraine Sobson speaks with Eric Claravall about how to incorporate morphology, which is the study of word structure, into literacy instruction. Listen in to find out how attention to morphology can help you build reading and spelling skills in your students. Listen now! Or, download the podcast. Download ...

Duration:00:10:27

Supporting students through grief and loss

9/30/2016
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In this episode of Research2Practice, Kara Hume joins us to talk about how and why students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) might express grief differently from their peers who do not have ASD. Listen in to find out how you can best support these students after a loss. Listen now! Or, download the podcast. ...

Duration:00:18:43

Improving social studies understanding for all students

9/29/2016
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In this podcast, CEC’s Lorraine Sobson speaks with researcher Jeanne Wanzek about ways to improve understanding of social studies content for students with disabilities who are both English learners and non-English learners. Listen now! Or, download the podcast. Download the podcast transcript. Original Article Subscribe so you don’t miss a single episode! About the ...

Duration:00:18:26

Writing Your IEP for Stress Management

9/15/2016
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In this episode of Research2Practice, Brandi Ansley joins us to talk about the importance of stress management for teachers. Stress affects your body, your job performance, and the learning outcomes of your students, so listen as Brandi describes how you can implement a Self-directed Stress Management Plan that will benefit you and your students. Listen ...

Duration:00:32:37

Math Interventions for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder

8/17/2016
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In this episode of Research2Practice, Seth King and Chris Lemons discuss the results of their synthesis of literature relating to math interventions for students with ASD, strategies that seem to promote positive student outcomes, how teachers can identify effective practices to implement in the classroom, and resources for identifying evidence-based practices in mathematics. Listen now! ...

Duration:00:20:31

Blending Wheels for Decoding Practice

7/14/2016
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In this episode of Research2Practice, Holly Lane and Paige Cullen Pullen are with us to talk about why blending wheels work and how we can use them to help struggling readers with decoding. Listen now! Or, download the podcast. Download the podcast transcript. Original Article Subscribe so you don’t miss a single episode! About ...

Duration:00:12:37

Teachers Training Paraprofessionals

6/7/2016
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In this episode of Research2Practice, Matthew E. Brock is here to talk about what new research can tell us about using teacher-trained paraprofessionals to implement peer support arrangements for students with severe disabilities. Listen now! Or, download the podcast. Download the podcast transcript. Original Article Subscribe so you don’t miss a single episode! About ...

Duration:00:20:11

Writing and Revision for Students With Learning Disabilities

6/7/2016
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In this episode of Research to Practice, researchers Cindy Sherman and Susan De La Paz talk about FIX, a writing revision strategy that helps novice writers make better rather than more changes as they revise their work. Listen now! Or, download the podcast. Download the podcast transcript. Original Article Subscribe so you don’t miss a ...

Duration:00:17:32

Peer Support Arrangements to Support Inclusion

3/29/2016
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In this episode of Research2Practice, Erik Carter is here to talk about the results of a multi-year study on effective ways to use peer supports to include secondary students with disabilities in the general education classroom. Listen now! Or, download the podcast. Download the podcast transcript. Subscribe so you don’t miss a single episode! About ...

Duration:00:24:10

The Effectiveness of Reading Intervention for English Learners

3/29/2016
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In this episode of Research2Practice, Cara Richards-Tutor is here to talk about what approaches to reading intervention have proven effective for English learners who struggle with literacy. Listen now! Or, download the podcast. Download the podcast transcript. Subscribe so you don’t miss a single episode! About the guest Cara Richards-Tutor is a professor in the College of ...

Duration:00:19:18

How to Approach IEPs Without Losing Your Mind

3/7/2016
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In this episode, you’ll hear what you need to prepare for your first IEP meetings from legal expert Julie Weatherly. Listen now! Or, download the podcast. Download the podcast transcript. About the guest Julie Weatherly, Esq. is the owner of Resolutions in Special Education, Inc., and has provided legal representation and consultative services in the area of educating students ...

Duration:00:14:28

Nine Strategies to Improve College Transition Planning

2/22/2016
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In this episode of Research2Practice, Elizabeth Hamblet, author of the CEC book, 7 Steps for Success: High School to College Transition Strategies, is here to talk about ways to improve college transition planning for students with disabilities. Listen now! Or, download the podcast. Download the podcast transcript. Subscribe so you don’t miss a single episode! About ...

Duration:00:14:34

Co-Teaching in the Real World

2/2/2016
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In this episode, co-teaching expert Marilyn Friend is here to talk about some of the biggest challenges facing new co-teachers—and how you can solve them. Listen now! Or, download the podcast. Download the podcast transcript. About the guest Marilyn Friend is an internationally renowned author and speaker, and a Past President of CEC. She is currently the ...

Duration:00:11:04