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Invisible disabilities are some of the most difficult ones for educators to identify because they are just that — invisible. Students can "hide in plain sight" either intentionally or because they aren't aware that they have a disability. Some students are fearful,...

source: Edutopia

An increasing number of students with disabilities are graduating high school, federal officials say, though they still receive diplomas at far lower rates than other students. The graduation rate for students with disabilities reached nearly 62 percent during the 2012-2013...

source: Disability Scoop

Rates of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder have been steadily climbing for at least two decades. Today, roughly 11 percent of children in America are diagnosed with the psychiatric condition. Pharmacological treatments work for the majority of children, but some feel...

source: Pacific Standard

Teachers and parents do not set out to teach a child to have learned helplessness. However, the components...

source: By: Pamela Hill (commentary)

Harris Cooper, professor of psychology at Duke, reviewed more than 60 studies regarding the amount of time a child might do homework to achieve the optimal results. In a paper, published in 2006, he recommended that this time was 10 to 20 minutes per grade in school. In...

source: Psychology Today (commentary)

Is the digital revolution in the classroom giving the education technology industry carte blanche to exploit student data? That was the question some teacher and parents groups have posed in their public responses to the news that Pearson, the education publisher, had been...

source: The New York Times


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