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2012-03-23 23:02:31

The Educator Teaching Series eBook on “Being a Responsive Teacher in the Inclusive Classroom: Addressing Children With Special Education Needs” is designed for teachers who are new to inclusive settings and concerned with the needs, especially special education needs, of children with disabilities learning alongside typically developing peers. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 23, 2012 Special Learning, Inc., a comprehensive Autism solutions company, today announced the release of its...

2010-03-25 14:46:23

Scholars from the University of Granada, Spain, and the National University of Comahue, Argentina, designed an educational intervention program that achieved the integration of 100% of gypsy students in their Secondary School Centre, in the province of Granada. The program ran for two academic years and was proven to be successful in improving gypsy students' school performance and in attaining full integration with their schoolmates. The research was conducted by Prof. Sonia Cristina Iguacel...

2010-01-19 15:27:00

MONTGOMERY, Ala., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 50 years after Brown v. Board of Education offered the hope of integrated classrooms, today's schools not only remain racially segregated, but are dividing along gender lines, sexual orientation and immigration status in the name of better education, according to the Spring 2010 issue of Teaching Tolerance magazine. "The sad truth is that our public schools are more racially segregated today than they were 40 years ago," said...

2008-12-02 08:00:00

Bridges Network of Peers, Parents and Professionals Shares Experience Dealing with Bureaucracies for Education, Employment, Recreation, More WASHINGTON, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- TASH Inc., a leading international disability association working on equity, diversity, and quality of life for people with significant disabilities announces the official launch of Bridges -- a free peer-to-peer resource directory accessible to people with disabilities, family members, educators, advocates...

2008-10-01 03:00:08

By Melber, Leah M Brown, Kayla D Abstract: For many reasons, students with disabilities are not as thoroughly represented in science careers as are their nondisabled peers. In this case study, the authors explore the effects an informal education program focused on environmental science and delivered to college-bound students with disabilities had on comfort level with science and interest in science careers. Results indicate that the informal nature of the program was well-received and...

2008-09-03 00:00:20

By Joe Surkiewicz Since 1975, federal law dictates that when making placement decisions about children with disabilities, educators need to look first at the school the child would attend if he or she didn't have a disability. And if that law were followed -- and children with disabilities weren't segregated into separate classrooms away from their peers -- the Maryland Coalition for Inclusive Education wouldn't be in existence. Instead, it's celebrating its 20th anniversary. "In many...

2008-08-26 03:00:48

By AJ Panian Nick Sciullo has Down syndrome. The 13-year-old has more friends than he can count from six years spent at Latrobe Elementary School. "He's a typical kid. He just has some idiosyncrasies. Don't we all?" said Nick's mother, Regina Sciullo of Latrobe. This week, Greater Latrobe School District will make Sciullo the first special-needs child to attend the junior high school through its inclusive education initiative. "Nick's the pioneer for this process at this district," said...

2008-07-15 00:00:29

By Malini Sen Aranya is eight and in her drawings, elephants can fly. She enjoys art and has a vivid imagination, but when it comes to her studies, she struggles with writing and concentration. Aranya is suffering from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), a neuro-behavioural developmental disorder. The condition manifests itself during childhood and is characterised by a persistent pattern of inattention, forgetfulness, poor impulse control and distraction. Often children...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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