Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Educational Links 9/14/16

For Kids, Anxiety About School Can Feel Like 'Being Chased By A Lion' 

http://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2016/09/13/478834629/for-kids-anxiety-about-school-can-feel-like-being-chased-by-a-lion 

Learning Through Play: Education does not stop when recess begins

http://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2016/09/learning-through-play/499703/ 

Teen Makes ‘Sit With Us’ App That Helps Students Find Lunch Buddies

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/teen-creates-app-sit-with-us-open-welcoming-tables-lunch-bullying_us_57c5802ee4b09cd22d926463?utm_content=bufferfc7c9&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer 

Why “I’ll Never Use This” Doesn’t Apply to 21st-Century Math Skills

http://gettingsmart.com/2016/09/why-ill-never-use-this-doesnt-apply-to-21st-century-math-skills/?utm_campaign=coschedule&utm_source=facebook_page&utm_medium=Getting%20Smart&utm_content=Why%20%E2%80%9CI%27ll%20Never%20Use%20This%E2%80%9D%20Doesn%E2%80%99t%20Apply%20to%2021st-Century%20Math%20Skills 

Signs of Anxiety and Depression in Different Grades 

https://www.understood.org/en/friends-feelings/managing-feelings/stress-anxiety/signs-of-anxiety-and-depression-in-different-grades?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=understoodorg 

Why We Should Stop Grading Students on a Curve

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/11/opinion/sunday/why-we-should-stop-grading-students-on-a-curve.html?WT.mc_id=SmartBriefs-Newsletter&WT.mc_ev=click&ad-keywords=smartbriefsnl&_r=0 

Your Child’s Rights: Response to Intervention

http://www.smartkidswithld.org/getting-help/know-your-childs-rights/childs-rights-response-intervention/ 

Response to Intervention (RTI) was designed for early identification of children with learning difficulties, but critics suggest it may have the opposite effect • The Department of Education provides clear guidelines to ensure that RTI does not interfere with your child’s rights to be evaluated for LD.

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