Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Educational Links 2/4/16

 

What’s Lost When Kids Are ‘Under-connected’ to the Internet?

http://ww2.kqed.org/mindshift/2016/02/03/whats-lost-when-kids-are-under-connected-to-the-internet/

Conferring Notes: Gathering Data 

https://www.teachingchannel.org/videos/gathering-data-to-inform-instruction-ousd 

8 Tools for Kids With Dysgraphia 

https://www.understood.org/en/learning-attention-issues/child-learning-disabilities/dysgraphia/8-tools-for-kids-with-dysgraphia?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=understoodorg 

ADHD Plus: 10 Conditions That May Show Up with Attention Deficit

http://www.additudemag.com/slideshow/32/slide-1.html 

Navigating Toward Personalized Professional Development

http://www.edweek.org/tm/articles/2016/02/01/navigating-towards-personalized-professional-development.html?cmp=SOC-EDIT-FB 

Research says a reverse gender gap exists for kids who grow up in poverty

http://qz.com/608566/research-says-a-reverse-gender-gap-exists-for-kids-who-grow-up-in-poverty/ 

'Supporting a student who has experienced loss can impact upon everything a teacher does'

https://www.tes.com/news/school-news/breaking-views/supporting-a-student-who-has-experienced-loss-can-impact-upon 

Education Secretary Calls For Fewer (But Better) Tests

http://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2016/02/03/465300655/the-education-secretary-calls-for-fewer-better-tests?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=npr&utm_term=nprnews&utm_content=20160203 

But King's call for "ensuring assessments move beyond bubble tests" to "multiple measures," including "writing, problem-solving and critical thinking," may be a tall order. With the adoption of the Common Core (followed in many states by the rejection of those standards), states have already seen rapid turnover in their assessment regimes in the last decade or so.

 

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