Teaching Students with Learning Problems by Cecil D. MercerTeaching Students with Learning Problems by Cecil D. Mercer

Teaching Students with Learning Problems

byCecil D. Mercer, Ann R. Mercer, Paige C. Pullen

Paperback | February 25, 2010

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Logically organized, comprehensive, and thoroughly applied, the eighth edition of Teaching Students with Learning Problems contains the resources teachers need to make informed decisions concerning their students with learning or behavior problems. No text on the market offers this many classroom-tested strategies, including activities and games. Unique in its coverage the materials and computer software most appropriate for students with learning problems in every content area, this top-selling text continues to be the most practical and well-researched resource for classroom teachers.


  • Behavior management and affective intervention coverage provides teachers with the tools to help students succeed.
  • New! Response to Intervention coverage throughout chapters explains this important information as it relates to IDEA 2004.
  • Common characteristics of different categories of learning problems help teachers identify problems related to instruction to better choose appropriate teaching techniques.
Cecil D. Mercer is a retired Distinguished Professor of Education. One of his major works is Students with Learning Disabilities, and he is coauthor of the Strategic Math Series, the Great Leaps K-2 Reading Program, and the Great Leaps Math Program. Cecil has served on the International Dyslexia Association Board of Directors and on t...
Title:Teaching Students with Learning ProblemsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:580 pages, 9.9 × 8 × 1 inPublished:February 25, 2010Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0137033788

ISBN - 13:9780137033782

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Table of Contents

Part 1: Foundations of Teaching

1. Creatiing Responsive Learning Environments

2. Planning and Organizing Instruction

3. Assessing Students for Instruction

4. Teaching Students and Managing Instruction

5. Promoting Social, Emotional, and Behavior Development


Part II: Teaching Academic Skills

6. Assessing and Teaching Language

7. Assessing Reading

8. Teaching Reading

9. Assessing and Teaching Spelling

10. Assessing and Teaching Handwriting and Written Expression

11. Assessing Math

12. Teaching Math

13. Teaching Learning Strategies, Content, and Study Skills

14. Promoting Transitions

Editorial Reviews

EXCELLENT text that provides clear, realistic answers to questions. For me, this text is the resource I need for my methods classes. It is so reader friendly, both general educators and special educators can use its wealth of information.   DiAnna Garner, Virginia Commonwealth University   All the topics are relevant to preservice and veteran teachers. All the areas are vital to students in the field of special education and can be used as a reference tool throughout their teaching careers. Jacques Singleton,  University of Memphis