Deb Werrlein

Blending Wheels for Decoding Practice

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 the guests Holly Lane is ...

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Achieving Mastery in Math

Current practice in math instruction assumes that students who meet learning standards in arithmetic will experience success in algebra. But that hasn’t always proven to be the case. We call this the “arithmetic to algebra gap.” CEC’s new book, “Bridging the Gap Between Arithmetic and Algebra,” asks teachers to rethink the way we teach elementary math, to address this gap ...

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Can We Balance Enrichment With Accessibility?

Pressure to improve STEM outcomes can leave you focusing on math and science as endpoints—the things we need to improve. I find CEC’s U-STARS~PLUS series really special because it looks at helping students be “at potential” in science as the means to an end, instead of as the end itself. Mary Ruth Coleman, author of CEC’s U-STARS~PLUS books, believes that while our students ...

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Peer Support Arrangements to Support Inclusion

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.

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The Effectiveness of Reading Intervention for English Learners

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.

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Nine Strategies to Improve College Transition Planning

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.

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