Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Educational Links 8/29/18



Dyslexia is the No. 1 learning disability. Here's how to address it in the schools.



I Reacted Rashly Because I Did Not Want to Look Weak


NEW STUDIES CONFIRM PREVIOUS ONES – ABILITY GROUPING CAN HURT, NOT HELP


The best time to teach students how to cope with trauma? When there isn’t any


Gates Foundation's new school initiative awards big grants to California nonprofits



A new study shows that students learn way more effectively from print textbooks than screens


The Ultimate List: 50 Strategies For Differentiated Instruction


Most PD doesn't meet federal criteria


Under the new federal definition, professional learning must be “sustained, intensive, collaborative, job-embedded, data-driven, and classroom-focused.”
However, the study concluded that only 13% of professional learning met the standard for sustained, only 9% met the definition of collaborative, 63% was job-embedded, only 8% was truly data-driven, 85% was classroom-focused, and the average length of time spent on “intensive” professional development was only 4.25 hours.

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