Saturday, January 19, 2019

Educational Links 1/20/19

Accommodating Students With Dyslexia

A Growth Mindset May Counteract Effects of Poverty on Achievement, Study Says


6 New Apps for Young Kids With Learning and Attention Issues


 Improving student achievement through choice


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Ed. Dept. Pushes to Reduce 'Inappropriate' Restraint, Seclusion in Special Education


The Education Department's offices for civil rights and for special education and rehabilitative services are teaming up to "address the inappropriate use of restraint and seclusion" on students with disabilities. 
The agencies on Thursday outlined three areas that they will focus on: conducting compliance reviews of school districts, providing resources on legalities and on interventions that could "reduce the need for less effective and potentially dangerous practices"; and on improving data collection on the use of restraint and seclusion.

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