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Specific Learning Disabilities and the Language of Learning

Posted on April 04, 2014

TOM: THIS ARTICLE HAS MANY PHOTOS TO CHOOSE FROM, remedy BUT THEY ARE TOO BIG TO MOVE. I PLACED THEM IN THE DROP BOX UNDER A FOLDER IN TECH InTech Collegiate High School isn’t your typical high school. From the outside, sildenafil InTech seems like any other small charter school. However, this school has had the highest ACT scores in Cache Valley for the last three years and was designated the top high school in Utah by Newsweek and U.S. World News in 2011 (Sargsyan, 2011& U.S. News, 20

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A Theater Performance ‘Awakens’ Autistic Student

Posted on March 03, 2012

This story is just one example of why theater and arts are important in our lives.  There really is nothing that compares to the magic that happens between a live performance and it’s audience. "It was generally agreed by all that the show was "kind of rough" (tech wise). But after the show we learned that there was a 5 year old autistic child in the house. He had never spoken. But as the lights went down, find he began to talk. In full sentences. He called the teacher by name. She had no

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Can Cultural Competency be Learned?

Posted on February 02, 2012

Story Comments (3) Image ShareShare Print Create a hardcopy of this page Font Size: Default font size Larger font size Share     Courtesy photo Ramon Espinal RELATED STORIES Guest Blogger: 'Time for the Latino Community to Demand More' Posted: Monday, sildenafil June 13, more about 2011 9:37 am | Updated: 11:29 am, Mon Jun 13, 2011. By Ramon Espinal   Ramon Espinal teaches at Rosa Park Elementary in City Heights and has worked in San Diego as a bilingual class

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Learning Disabilities Articles, Resources Available in Spanish

Posted on November 11, 2011

  Learning to successfully interact with others is one of the most important aspects of a child's development, prostate with far-reaching implications. Although most children acquire social skills by example, shop and possibly osmosis, research clearly suggests children with learning disabilities (LD) may have difficulty making and keeping friends. Adolescents with LD have also been shown to interact less with their peers and to spend more leisure time alone, addicted to TV, computer gam

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Want Children to “Pay Attention”? Make Their Brains Curious!

Posted on November 11, 2011

A few thousand years ago, link in 360 B.C., more about Plato advised against force-feeding of facts to students. "Elements of instruction...should be presented to the mind in childhood; not, however, under any notion of forcing education. A freeman ought not to be a slave in the acquisition of knowledge of any kind. Bodily exercise, when compulsory, does no harm to the body; but knowledge which is acquired under compulsion obtains no hold on the mind." Children Are Paying Attention, Just No

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Reevaluating Most Appropriate and Least Restrictive: Is Mainstreaming Working for the Deaf Child?

Posted on November 11, 2011

Playing Games Can Improve Self-Regulation and School Readiness (Plus the Importance of Getting an Early Start on Math) Researchers found that children who played games based on the idea of Simon Says recorded better scores on math and literacy tests, viagra sale according to a summary of a study from Oregon State University. Their study involved 800 students between ages three and six years old. (The) study showed that preschool and kindergarten-age children who scored higher on the Head-Toes

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The IRIS Center: Professional Development at Our Fingertips

Posted on October 10, 2011

Tooele County School District's New Teacher Induction Program How do we help new teachers get a good start and feel welcome in their new careers?  In Tooele, stuff special education and general education professionals work together in operating the School District's Coaching/Mentoring program. This unique planning effort has provided all new teachers with the same training as they progress through the Utah State Office of Education’s required Entry Year Enhancement (EYE) Program. For the fi

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Primary Language Support for English Language Learners

Posted on March 03, 2011

What is RTI? Response to Intervention is a process for providing supports to students. It is not a program, patient a curriculum, or a mechanism for identifying students for special education services. Most importantly, RTI is not ever a place where you send students! Here are three good definitions: IDEA Partnership’s Fundamentals for Educators and their Partners defines RTI as “the practice of providing high-quality instruction/intervention matched to student needs and using learning ra

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What is a Bilingual Speech and Language Assessment?

Posted on March 03, 2011

What is RTI? Response to Intervention is a process for providing supports to students. It is not a program, patient a curriculum, or a mechanism for identifying students for special education services. Most importantly, RTI is not ever a place where you send students! Here are three good definitions: IDEA Partnership’s Fundamentals for Educators and their Partners defines RTI as “the practice of providing high-quality instruction/intervention matched to student needs and using learning ra

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Closing the Achievement Gap With a Vengeance

Posted on January 01, 2011

One District’s Journey Into Tiered Instruction (RTI/MTSS) In June of 2009, cialis 40mg the Park City Student Services Department and Curriculum Department sat down with our elementary principals to review our elementary language arts CRT data, paying particular attention to subgroups. We asked the question, “Are we happy with our data?” The answer was a resounding, “No!” We were at a crossroads in our school district. With one of the highest second language student ratios in the stat

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