PSEA. “Research Based Strategies for Special Needs Students – Peer Assisted Learning Strategies.” PSEA Education Services Division, 2008.
In this era of NCLB, high stakes testing, teacher accountability and research-based learning strategies, the special education community is as involved as other areas of education in assessing what works and how we can improve teaching and learning in our classrooms to benefit the special population that we serve. One learning strategy, pioneered by Doug Fuchs, PhD and Lynn Fuchs, PhD of Vanderbilt University’s Kennedy Center, is Peer Assisted Learning Strategies or PALS.
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