Saturday, September 22, 2018

Educational Links 9/22/18

The learning experience is different in schools that assign laptops, a survey finds

The Top Blogs and Resource Sites For Teachers Of English Language Learners

Why the Trump Administration 'Rethinking' Special Education Is Concerning

Reversing 760,000 lost days of learning in our schools

Designing a Public School From Scratch

Finding Clarity in Assessment and Grading

What Can You Do With Geography?

Attention deficit diagnoses nearly double in two decades

The study found that rates of ADHD among girls rose from 3 to more than 6 percent over the study period. This is partly a result of a change in how the condition is classified, according to the study. For years, ADHD pertained to children who were hyperactive. But in recent years, the American Psychiatric Association added to its guide of mental health conditions that diagnosis should also include some children who are inattentive, Bao says. That raised the number of girls, he says, because it seems they are more likely to be in that second subtype.

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