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Learning Exercise

Material: LD OnLine
Submitted by: Tamarah Ashton on Aug 26, 2000
Date Last Modified: Aug 26, 2000
Title: Participating in an Online Chat with Other Teachers
Description: Gain knowledge and share information with other teachers around the country who work with students with learning disabilities.
Type of Task: Individual, Student-centered, Supplemental activity, Unsupervised
Time Required Interaction should continue over the course of the semester.
Topics: Students with Learning Disabilities;
Students with ADHD;
Course: Special Education Teaching Methods
Audience: College Upper Div Major
Prerequisites Skills: Knowledge of how to participate in an online chat.
Learning Objectives: To share information with other teachers.
Text of Learning Exercise:
1. Visit the LD OnLine website (

2. Scroll down the homepage until you reach the section entitled "Your Guide to LD OnLine."

3. Click on Bulletin Boards & LD Chat.

4. Select one of the following topics:
a. Teaching students with LD
b. Teaching students with ADHD
c. Teaching reading
d. Teaching mathematics
e. Teaching an inclusive classroom
f. Teaching with technology

5. Read through the chat as it already exists.

6. Participate in the discussion of this topic over the course of the semester.
Make at least 10 substantive comments which include reflection, personal
experience, and/or suggestions for others.

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