Rethinking Effective Instructional Practices: A Response to Copeland and Cosbey

Snell, Martha E.
December 2008
Research & Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities;Winter2008/Spring2009, Vol. 33/34 Issue 4-1, p228
Academic Journal
A commentary to an article by Susan Copeland and Joanna Cosbey about instructional approaches to provide access to the general curriculum is presented. It notes that the logic underlying the response to intervention (RtI) framework is similar to the positive behavior support framework. Included is a list of procedural guidelines that teachers need to accept when using the RtI model. It points out that the learning goals and objectives of the student are influenced by who the instructor is and where the instruction is delivered. Particular focus is given to barriers to teaching strategy research in inclusive contexts.


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