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Teaching Students with Learning Problems (8th Edition)

Teaching Students with Learning Problems (8th Edition)
Author: Cecil D. Mercer - Ann R. Mercer - Paige C. Pullen
ISBN 13: 9780137033782
ISBN 10: 137033788
Edition: 8
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2010-03-07
Format: Paperback
Pages: 580
List Price: $176.40

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.

  • New! MyEducationLab margin notes throughout the text lead readers to online material that will deepen their understanding of important chapter topicsContent area chapters begin with assessment, then discuss the research and methods that work best with students with learning problems, followed by classroom strategies to help every student succeed.
  • 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.


In this update of the 1993 edition, C. Mercer (U. of Florida) and A. Mercer (educational diagnostician, Gainesville) help prepare educational staff in both special and general education to meet the challenges of individualized programming for students with learning or behavioral problems. This iteration contains updated information on educational materials and expanded coverage of selected topics: e.g. collaboration, cultural diversity, successful transition practices, and other aspects of creating responsive learning environments globally and for specific subject areas. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.