Saturday, March 12, 2016

Educational Links 3/12/16

New SAT Receives Positive Feedback From Students Thus Far - See more at: http://www.educationworld.com/a_news/new-sat-receives-positive-feedback-students-thus-far-673788413#sthash.xhTWsNPC.dpufhttp://www.educationworld.com/a_news/new-sat-receives-positive-feedback-students-thus-far-673788413

Teaching Strategies to Promote a Self-Directed Classroom 

http://www.teachhub.com/teaching-strategies-promote-self-directed-classroom 

Coordination and Motor Skills: What to Expect at Different Ages 

https://www.understood.org/en/learning-attention-issues/signs-symptoms/age-by-age-learning-skills/coordination-and-motor-skills-what-to-expect-at-different-ages?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=understoodorg

Researchers link inequality to high school dropout rates 

http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Education/2016/0310/Researchers-link-inequality-to-high-school-dropout-rates?utm_source=March%2011%20daily%20digest%20-%20John&utm_campaign=Daily%20email&utm_medium=email 

Is Immaturity Mistaken for ADHD?

http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2016-03-11/study-adhd-diagnosis-more-common-among-youngest-students-in-class?src=usn_fb 

Design Thinking in Education: Empathy, Challenge, Discovery, and Sharing

http://www.edutopia.org/blog/design-thinking-empathy-challenge-discovery-sharing-susie-wise?utm_campaign=Intel&utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=socialflow 

Students Who Lose Recess Are the Ones Who Need It Most

http://whatihavelearned.mysharebar.com/view?iframe=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.playgroundprofessionals.com%2Fnews%2Fopinion%2Fstudents-who-lose-recess-are-ones-who-need-it-most502%3Futm_medium%3Dsocial%26utm_campaign%3Dpostplanner%26utm_source%3Dfacebook.com&title=Students+Who+Lose+Recess+Are+the+Ones+Who+Need+It+Most&description=Despite+overwhelming+evidence+that+periods+of+unstructured+play+and+social+interaction+are+a+crucial+part+of+children%E2%80%99s+cognitive%2C+academic%2C+physical+and+mental+wellness%2C+schools+continue+to+take+away+recess+privileges+as+a+penalty+for+academic+or+behavioral+transgressions.+I%E2%80%99ve+done+it%2C+many+times.+When+students+fail+to+hand+in+assignments+or+when+a+child+acts+up+in+class%2C+I%E2%80%99ve+taken+their+recess+privileges+hostage.+I+did+it+both+as+a+way+of+punishing+for+bad+behavior+or+as+a+way+to+carve 

Lesson Plan: Teach Students How To Rebuff Terrorist Recruiters

http://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2016/03/11/469929149/lesson-plan-teach-students-how-to-rebuff-terrorist-recruiters 

New SAT Receives Positive Feedback From Students Thus Far
http://www.educationworld.com/a_news/new-sat-receives-positive-feedback-students-thus-far-673788413
 
 Learning Disabilities: Myths and Realities 1-12
http://www.additudemag.com/slideshow/171/slide-1.html

Myth 4: Children with LD are just lazy or unmotivated.

This myth plagues children with ADHD, too. A learning disability is not a character flaw, and children who struggle with LD are often trying as hard — or harder — than their peers. It’s important that parents and teachers offer support and understanding; otherwise, children with learning disabilities can develop low self-esteem or set low expectations for themselves and become apathetic about school and their future.

 

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