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Teaching English to deaf students

As I discussed in a previous article, the prelingually deaf often need ESL instruction since American Sign Language (ASL) is their first language. Many deaf people face the same issues as ESL students when they go through the educational process along with hearing students....

source: By Douglas Magrath
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When the U.S. Department of Education awarded $350 million to two consortia of states in September 2010 to develop new assessments measuring performance of the Common Core State Standards, state commissioners of education called it a milestone in American education....

source: Education Next

Can schools be held legally accountable for student bullying? If so, under what circumstances? These tough questions have emerged alongside increased awareness of the detrimental effects of bullying. While almost all states have passed new, or strengthened existing, anti-bullying...

source: Education World

Susan Daniels, a contributor for MiddleWeb, writes: "Doodling, in the past, has had a bad rap — thought to be an idle and mindless activity at best and a distraction from more serious pursuits at worst. Yet, I had always suspected that the students in my classes who...

source: MiddleWeb (commentary)

Education's political landscape has shifted dramatically over the past year. To the consternation of most school-district officials, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos used the bully pulpit to promote charter schools,...

source: Education Next

As the new school year kicks off, of the many newsworthy education stories that continue to unfold, one of the most compelling is how teacher protests and strikes continue to develop across the U.S. This story began with a nine-day strike in West Virginia this February and...

source: The Brookings Institution

Observing and evaluating teachers has become a much larger part of a school administrator’s job. But this study suggests that if principals or other evaluators only see teachers during the ELA portion of the day, they may miss out on important information about how...

source: Education DIVE


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