Monday, May 1, 2017

Educational Links 5/2/17

Importance of Embracing Social Media in Online Education

How to Respond When Students Use Hate Speech

'School reports have become so impersonal and filled with jargon that they have become meaningless'

DeVos: Outcomes at U.S. Schools Are So Bad, They Probably Can’t Get Much Worse

New Trump laws will support women in STEM fields

32 Great Educational Websites for Teachers

Neurodiversity: The Future of Special Education?

The biggest practical difference between special education as it's currently practiced and the neurodiversity-based approach is the way in which educators emphasize either deficits or strengths. Although special educators are certainly taught to look for students' strengths, the actual infrastructure of special education doesn't provide them with much in the way of formal or informal instruments, methods, protocols, or procedures for assessing their students' strengths.

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