by Cynthia Warger | Jun 27, 2016 | Exceptional Innovations

Education is our passion. Since 1984, we have published a variety of practical, instructional materials that are designed to support students with varying abilities achieve to high standards. In each blog posting, we will feature instructional tips, ideas, reviews,...
by Cynthia Warger | Jun 26, 2016 | Solve It!

Teachers use explicit instruction to help students acquire information and skills. Using explicit instruction, teachers make the different steps needed for a given task as overt and explicit as possible. Explicit instruction is used to teach the Solve It!...
by Cynthia Warger | Jun 26, 2016 | Solve It!

Solve It! lessons include a number of instructional strategies that help students learn and master solving math word problems.Can you match the instructional strategy to its definition?MnemonicsMastery LearningPositive FeedbackModelingVerbal...
by Cynthia Warger | Jun 26, 2016 | Solve It!

Explicit instruction includes a number of components that when used in lessons help students learn and master problem-solving skills. Components of explicit instruction that are embedded in the Solve It! lessons include:Actively Engaging Students in the...
by Cynthia Warger | Jun 26, 2016 | General Instructional Products

Adolescents—especially those with special needs—are frequently at a disadvantage in competitive employment because they lack appropriate communication and social interaction skills. Adolescents often encounter problems when initiating interactions or responding to...