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National Bullying Prevention Center - Unity Day Oct. 10, 2011

National Bullying Prevention Center - Unity Day Oct. 10, 2011 | School Psychology in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
What are your true colors when it comes to bullying? If you care about students who are bullied and want bullying to end, make your color ORANGE on Unity Day, Wednesday, Oct. 10.
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Emerging Issues: Center on Online Learning and Students with Disabilities

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Emerging concerns regarding the present participation of students with disabilities in online learning.

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Special education in the U.S. has a long way to go—here’s what schools can do about it | eSchool News

Special education in the U.S. has a long way to go—here’s what schools can do about it | eSchool News | School Psychology in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
In 1965, Congress passed legislation that created a bureau to examine the problems facing special needs students in the nation’s public schools, TakePart reports.
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Special Education: Does Student Retention Work? Let's ask a psychologist… « the sand ...

The research does not support retention. Before you ... But I will also cite the National Association of School Psychologist's position statement on the research as my source as well.** ... model. The research shows that “promotion plus” (i.e.
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Special Ed: Michigan Emphasizes Outreach Services for Students With Low Incidence Disabilities

The Michigan Department of Education, Low Incidence Outreach (MDE-LIO) Initiative Supports Students Who are Blind/Visually Impaired (B/VI) and Who are Deaf/Hard of Hearing (D/HH)
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Special Schools as a Resource for Inclusive Education | Open Society Foundations

Special Schools as a Resource for Inclusive Education | Open Society Foundations | School Psychology in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
RT @OSMHI: RT @OSMHI: Report: Special Schools as a Resource for #Inclusive #Education | Open Society Foundations http://t.co/FRuSUtKR via @opensociety...
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Special education tips: Classroom arrangement - by Dean Traylor - Helium

Special education tips: Classroom arrangement - by Dean Traylor - Helium | School Psychology in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Creating a physical environment in which learning can be accessed and used to its fullest capacity is a major factor in setting up a special educa..., Dean Traylor...
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Is Juvenile Delinquency a Failure of Imagination?

Is Juvenile Delinquency a Failure of Imagination? | School Psychology in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Over the years -- long before and after 1950s America -- experts have targeted everything from genes to poverty to poor parenting and worse teachers as the source of teenage misbehavior. Now comes a fresh idea from psychological science.
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Falling Forward Every Day

Falling Forward Every Day | School Psychology in the 21st Century | Scoop.it

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Once they have a goal, the learning is mandatory!   

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Social Stories | Apps For Children with Special Needs

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Social Stories | Apps For Children with Special Needs http://t.co/jOP7I2HT #autism #education #homeschool...
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NYT: Why Smart Brains Make Dumb Decisions

NYT: Why Smart Brains Make Dumb Decisions | School Psychology in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
The basic architecture of the brain ensures that we feel first and think second.
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When Special Education Is Not the Answer

When Special Education Is Not the Answer | School Psychology in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Special education currently impacts the lives of millions of American children -- and disproportionately black males. These students are often relegated to less rigorous learning environments that stifle their educational and social development.

 

Are we past the need to label?  Why the division between gen ed and spec ed?  Money follows some of us but not others.  We can work with some kids but not all.  This is nonsensical.   I'd like it to be gone before I am.  

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Why the Teen Brain Is Drawn to Risk | Healthland | TIME.com

Why the Teen Brain Is Drawn to Risk | Healthland | TIME.com | School Psychology in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
If you're the parent of a tween, be warned: your cautious 10-year-old is bound to turn into a wild child in a few short years, with seemingly no regard whatsoever for safety.
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15 Tips for Effectively Working with Interpreters | Global Learning Partners

15 Tips for Effectively Working with Interpreters | Global Learning Partners | School Psychology in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
At Global Learning Partners, we are energized by our work with a diverse range of clients worldwide, and are driven by a desire to effect lasting global change towards peace and justice.
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Data, Data, Data

Data, Data, Data | School Psychology in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Recently, in one of my classes, we had a debate regarding the importance of data collection in the classroom.  Everyone had varying opinions on the importance of data, but one of my classmates was adamant in her stance: I’m totally against taking...
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Special education tips: Benefits of project-based learning - by Dr Pandula Siribaddana - Helium

Special education tips: Benefits of project-based learning - by Dr Pandula Siribaddana - Helium | School Psychology in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Project-based learning (PBL or PjBL) is a teaching tool that can be incorporated in classroom practices as an alternative to traditional teacher c..., Dr Pandula Siribaddana (Alert Line - Special education tips: Benefits of project-based learning ...
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Attention Disorder or Not, Children Prescribed Pills to Help in School

Drugs that normally are used to increase focus are used in some cases simply to improve struggling low-income students’ academic performance at school. “We’ve decided as a society that it’s too expensive to modify the kid’s environment. So we have to modify the kid.”

 

 

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Study: Nearly Half of All Children With Autism Wander - On Special ...

Study: Nearly Half of All Children With Autism Wander - On Special ... | School Psychology in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
Education Week reporter Nirvi Shah tracks news and trends of interest to the special education community, including administrators, teachers, and parents.
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8 cognitive biaises we need to stay aware.

8 cognitive biaises we need to stay aware. | School Psychology in the 21st Century | Scoop.it

 
This is an excellent piece for school administrators or anyone involved in the evaluation process to review.  We often rely on common sense. But there is a dark side to common sense that we need to stay aware of.  Sometimes our instincts will steer us the wrong way. Behavioral psychologists call this “cognitive bias”.  It will affect perceptions, it will affect objectivity, and it will affect relationships—in both positive and negative ways.  Here are eight common cognitive biases you might want to look out for in your organization.

 

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Via Jean-Philippe D'HALLUIN, TOLLEC Bernard, Gust MEES
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Falling Forward Every Day

Falling Forward Every Day | School Psychology in the 21st Century | Scoop.it

Our views are formed based on experiences.  Professionally, mine emanate from a life that includes an enormous amount of reading, … Continue reading »...

Once they have a goal, the learning is mandatory!   

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Special Education Law News -- October 2012

Special Education Law News -- October 2012 | School Psychology in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
In September 2012, the Pennsylvania Department of Education's Bureau of Special Education issued a...
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11 Ways Your Child Loses When You Rush Him Through Life

11 Ways Your Child Loses When You Rush Him Through Life | School Psychology in the 21st Century | Scoop.it

The importance of slowing down!

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The Inclusive Class: Transforming Conflict in Special Education - 10/5/12

The Inclusive Class: Transforming Conflict in Special Education - 10/5/12 | School Psychology in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
RT @Inclusive_Class: RT @Inclusive_Class: "Transforming Conflict in Special Education" is our show on The Inclusive Class Podcast this week!
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