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.
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About the guest
Jeanne Wanzek, Ph.D. is the Currey-Ingram Endowed Chair and associate professor in the Department of Special Education at Peabody College where she conducts research examining effective reading instruction and intervention. Jeanne co-authored a recent article in Exceptional Children entitled, “English Learner and Non-English Learner Students With Disabilities: Content Acquisition and Comprehension, which discusses the effectiveness of the comprehension intervention “Promoting Adolescent Comprehension Through Text.”