Thursday, October 11, 2012

Creativity! And Other Less Fun Issues Tweets of the Day 10/11/12


How cool. Pablo would love it.
This is a wonderful resource for big kids, too.

1. Nurturing the Creative Arts

 http://www.education.com/special-edition/nurturing-creative-arts/?cid=80.

Here's a sample:

Make a Picasso Mask

http://www.education.com/activity/article/picasso-mask/ 

This project shows him how to create a Picasso-inspired, 3-D mask! He'll experiment just like the master, adding in vivid colors and wild patterns as he sees fit. 


2. Helping Students Manage Stress, Set Goals, and Feel Connected

http://www.edutopia.org/blog/strategies-set-goals-manage-stress-elena-aguilar?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=post&utm_content=blog&utm_campaign=managestress

3. Studies Link Students' Boredom to Stress

http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2012/10/10/07boredom_ep.h32.html?tkn=TVCCSnN8gYVu80OnAU%2FFTia4XSNVUXhm6gOp&cmp=clp-sb-ascd 

4. High School Diploma Options and Students with LD (audio)

http://www.ncld.org/parents-child-disabilities/ld-rights/high-school-diploma-options-and-students-with-ld/805-high-school-diploma-options-and-students-with-ld-audio 

These costumes are so cool, all kids are going to want a wheelchair on Halloween!

5. Halloween ideas for special needs kids

http://www.mnn.com/family/family-activities/blogs/halloween-ideas-for-special-needs-kids 

6. What Are Classrooms Like for Students with Learning Disabilities?

http://www.readingrockets.org/article/39151/?utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=Hootsuite&utm_campaign=RRSocialMedia 

7. Education and Learning

Girls Face Unique Challenges in School

http://womenthrive.org/issues/education-and-learning 

8.  Best Parent Ever? Help Your Aspergers Child Become an Adult

http://www.myaspergers.net/autism-in-the-family-child-to-adult/ 

9.  7 Quick Fixes for ADHD Meltdowns

When your child has a behavior breakdown, brought on by symptoms of ADHD like poor impulse control, use these parent-approved fixes to pick him up.

http://www.additudemag.com/adhd/article/5762-3.html 

10. 'America's Report Card 2012' Gives U.S. A C-Minus On Ensuring Educational Opportunities, Providing For Children 

 http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/10/report-card-gives-us-a-c-_n_1955760.html

 

 

 

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