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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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Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder affects 1 in 20 children in the United States and has been increasing...

source: By: Dorothy L. Tengler (commentary)

A new study from Finland confirms the findings of earlier studies from Taiwan, Canada, Israel, and other nations: The youngest students in any academic grade are more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD. And conversely, children who are...

source: ADDitude Magazine

Bullying among school-age children is on the decline. This is a promising trend; however, 28 percent of all young people in the U.S. experience online bullying, and almost one in four experience bullying in person. Bullying often takes place where there are no adults around,...

source: Edutopia

At the age of 3, Tyrone Colson was diagnosed with Prader-Willi syndrome, a genetic abnormality that is often accompanied by developmental disabilities. Because of this diagnosis, an individualized education plan — documents detailing Colson's special needs, and a plan...

source: The Hechinger Report

Arkansas legislators voted unanimously this month to study exactly why nearly 40 percent of teachers in the state leave the classroom after five years. In South Carolina, the Clemson University Board of Trustees approved initial...

source: The Washington Post

Despite recent signs of gradually increasing spending on schools, many states today are devoting significantly less money to K-12 education that they were nearly a decade ago. That's the conclusion of a new analysis by the Center on Budget...

source: Education Week


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