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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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Children with ADHD need routine. Reliable schedules for mornings, after school and bedtime make a tremendous difference in setting expectations, building good habits and improving ADD-related behavior. Use these recommended templates to wrangle your family's time.

source: ADDitude Magazine

New federal data shows that there are more children in special education and they are accounting for a greater percentage of public school students across the country. For the 2017-2018 school year, there were 7 million students ages 3 to 21 receiving services under the...

source: Disability Scoop

Children who nap 30 to 60 minutes midday at least three times a week are happier, have more self-control and grit, and showcase fewer behavioral problems, according to new research. These children also have higher IQs and excel academically.

source: University of Pennsylvania via Science Daily

Seven years after the end of the Great Recession, states are still spending less per student in K-12 schools, and in nine states, per-pupil funding was down 10% in 2016 compared to 2008, according to a new Pew Charitable Trusts' report...

source: Education DIVE

Too often, educators find themselves choosing between social promotion and retention, when neither benefits children. Some districts have found that intensive intervention in the early grades can eliminate the choice between two unappealing options. Included: Ways to keep...

source: Education World

Diane Brauner, a contributor for eSchool News, writes: "As someone with years of experience working with visually impaired students, I am thrilled by the transition from traditional to digital classrooms — and I am particularly excited by the opportunities that new...

source: eSchool News (commentary)


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