University of Iowa

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Keyword Mnemonics Checklist

Students can use this checklist to make sure they are properly following all the components of the keyword mnemonics strategy in order to remember the definition of the target vocabulary word.

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Family Questionnaire for Individualized Education Program

Family members provide answers about the educational experiences of their child with a learning disability. The insights provided can be used during an Individualized Education Program meeting and documented in the Individualized Education Program.

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Improve Your Writing Using Mentor Texts

Questions about a mentor text guide discussion, help students organize their thoughts, and identify techniques and approaches from the example of good writing that students can use. The organizer can be used in a group or individual setting.

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Comparing Approaches for Students in Special Education Taking Notes on Science Texts

Deborah K. Reed, Ph.D.

Note taking strategies may improve the accessibility of authentic science texts to students in special education, thereby creating more equitable learning opportunities. This experimental study examined the extent to which secondary students with disabilities could learn to take notes on authentic science texts in a split-page or science-specific graphic organizer format.