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What learning theories will most likely be effective with students with disabilities? Why? Summarize these theories and provide examples.

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It is my opinion that students with learning disabilities would benefit from an approach that combines two learning theories - Essentialist ideology (not actually a learning theory, but important here) and Constructivist/Pragmatist learning theories. Essentialists believe that there is essential knowledge that an educated person needs to know, and this approach is the foundation to the standards-based curriculum educational system we have now. For a ...

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The solution provides a discussion of learning theories and ideaologies appropriate for learners with disabilities, and why.

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