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The impact of gender differences on learning in school: Matthew's Ruminations: EduBlog's best new blog of 2011

The impact of gender differences on learning in school: Matthew's Ruminations: EduBlog's best new blog of 2011 | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
Matthew's Ruminations: The Economics of the School Reform http://t.co/lgTvbjZr...
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TY! @magiorNYT: Online Learning? Choice, Yes. But a Good One? - New York Times

TY! @magiorNYT: Online Learning? Choice, Yes. But a Good One? - New York Times | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
Online Learning? Choice, Yes. But a Good One?New York TimesThe article points out the differences between Finnish and American culture and societies, which some critics find too profound to compare the two systems.
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Dyslexic gospel singer Crouch draws his songs - TheChronicleHerald.ca

Dyslexic gospel singer Crouch draws his songs - TheChronicleHerald.ca | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
TheChronicleHerald.caDyslexic gospel singer Crouch draws his songsTheChronicleHerald.caBut for Crouch, the songwriting process isn't about writing, because of his dyslexia.
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Signs of Dyslexia * The Yale Center For Dyslexia & Creativity

Signs of Dyslexia * The Yale Center For Dyslexia & Creativity | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
RT @DyslexiaYale: Know the tell-tale signs of dyslexia for every age-group: http://t.co/7NMgyKoD...
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We can and must do better! Degrees of failure: Many high school graduates are unprepared - The JHU Gazette

We can and must do better! Degrees of failure: Many high school graduates are unprepared - The JHU Gazette | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
Degrees of failure: Many high school graduates are unpreparedThe JHU GazetteEither path places them at risk for failure.” DeLuca and Deil-Amen's study, “The Underserved Third: How Our Educational Structures Populate an Educational Underclass,” was...
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Congratulations to our friend and colleague! Charles Haynes earns professorship at MGH Institute

Congratulations to our friend and colleague! Charles Haynes earns professorship at MGH Institute | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
Boxford resident earns professorship at MGH InstituteWicked LocalEarlier in his career, Haynes worked with Terrill Jennings and colleagues at Landmark School where he helped develop the nation's first language-based program tailored for children...
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The Global Search for Effective Education: inspiration from Finland

The Global Search for Effective Education: inspiration from Finland | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
Finnish educator Pasi Sahlberg and Chancellor Stephen Spahn of the Dwight School in Manhattan have big dreams for education. Sahlberg, the celebrated global reformer, spent the day at Spahn's school in Manhattan.
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Good work on behalf of students with dyslexia by our colleagues in DC Paul Rabil Foundation

Good work on behalf of students with dyslexia by our colleagues in DC Paul Rabil Foundation | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
The Paul Rabil Foundation (PRF) is committed to helping children across the country realize their full potential, especially those with learning differences, by supporting programs and partnerships that advance their lives and opportunity through...
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Top 10 Supports for College Students with Learning Differences

Top 10 Supports for College Students with Learning Differences | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
The following are 10 key areas of support that can help the growing population of students with ADHD, Nonverbal Learning Disability and Learning Differences transition successfully to college: (Top 10 Supports for College Students with Learning Differences...
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Yale Center For Dyslexia & Creativity--Sports & Dyslexia

Yale Center For Dyslexia & Creativity--Sports & Dyslexia | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
Yale Center For Dyslexia & Creativity--Sports & Dyslexia http://t.co/VW8ZdRkf...
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Share with your students! TY! @TheCoffeeKlatch Dyslexia- The Struggle Through School

My sister and my mom talk about how hard my sister (now a law student) struggled through school w/ Dyslexia (RT @TheCoffeeKlatch: RT @LornadEnt: Check video- Dyslexia- The Struggle Through School http://t.co/z6IoXJRi...

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Carolyn D. Cowen Presentations Channel

Carolyn D. Cowen Presentations Channel | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
View all of Carolyn D. Cowen’s Presentations. Educator & social entrepreneur focused on dyslexia, learning differences, literacy, new-media literacy.. (RT @cdcowen: BOTH drafts (why & how) Twitter Power 4 Literacy Educators posted!

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Zero-tolerance policy or zero professional judgement and discretion policy? you decide. - USA Today

Zero-tolerance policy or  zero professional judgement and discretion policy?  you decide. - USA Today | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
USA TodayAre school zero-tolerance policies too harsh?USA TodayThe program applies early intervention approaches and identifies students deemed at risk for further interventions.
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Professor at BC takes on research into dyslexia A Few Minutes With Jessica Black - Boston College Chronicle

Professor at BC takes on research into dyslexia  A Few Minutes With Jessica Black - Boston College Chronicle | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
Boston College ChronicleQ&A: A Few Minutes With Jessica BlackBoston College ChronicleI joined the team because of my experience with schools, past teaching of children with learning differences, and knowledge of behavioral measures assessing...
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Bridges Academy in TX: Expand to serve High Schoolers with Learning differences

Bridges Academy in TX: Expand to serve High Schoolers with Learning differences | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
Traditional learning is thrown out the window as educators at El Paso Bridges Academy accommodate students with learning disabilities. ... Prescription for learning: School focuses on students with learning differences ...
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What role does poverty and inequality play in the achievement gap? A superintendent calls school reformers' bluff - Washington Post (blog)

What role does poverty and inequality play in the achievement gap? A superintendent calls school reformers' bluff - Washington Post (blog) | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
A superintendent calls school reformers' bluffWashington Post (blog)But after 10 years, it is clear that NCLB's reforms haven't spurred miracles, and it is time that the profound problem of inequality is addressed.
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CT Governor's childhood filled with obstacles to overcome:

CT Governor's childhood filled with obstacles to overcome: | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
In a suit cut wide enough to hide a gun, a radio and other sundries on his hips, he looks to be constructed entirely of rectangles, from torso to chin to the perpetual flattop of a once-and-always Marine.
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Five Ways Not to Treat Dyslexia | Lexercise

Five Ways Not to Treat Dyslexia | Lexercise | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
The remediation that we know works for dyslexia—multisensory phonics-based structured language instruction with daily practice—takes a lot of work and a lot of time. Parents of struggling readers are willing to do the work ...
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How a Supportive School Made the Difference * The Yale Center For Dyslexia & Creativity

How a Supportive School Made the Difference * The Yale Center For Dyslexia & Creativity | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
A supportive school can make all the difference in your child’s educational experience: http://t.co/Sz9bWnhw...
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For parents, teachers and students: Resources on Dyslexia | LD Topics | LD OnLine

For parents, teachers and students: Resources on Dyslexia | LD Topics | LD OnLine | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
Learn about the common signs of dyslexia, how parents can support their child and celebrate their strengths, the role of assistive technology, how the latest brain research can help kids with dyslexia, and more.
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Have We Gotten It Wrong on School Reform - Youth Today

Have We Gotten It Wrong on School Reform - Youth Today | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
Have We Gotten It Wrong on School ReformYouth TodayTucker points out in his book that education reform has began to follow the business practice of benchmarking; 45 states and the District of Columbia have adopted new common state standards for...
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Learning Differences & Higher Education

Learning Differences & Higher Education | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
Facticity: Learning Differences & Higher Education: Getting into college is not always the biggest challenge for...
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TY! @DyslexiaYale: Accessing Strengths * Yale Center For Dyslexia & Creativity

TY! @DyslexiaYale: Accessing Strengths * Yale Center For Dyslexia & Creativity | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it

RT @DyslexiaYale: Dyslexia actually produces creative and innovative ways of thinking!

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Survey on Dyslexia for Adults 16+

Survey on Dyslexia for Adults 16+ | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
I would be really grateful if you could help us with our survey aimed at dyslexics who are (or have been) in education or training beyond the age of ...
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Choose the right Mac microphone for speech recognition | Macworld

Choose the right Mac microphone for speech recognition | Macworld | Students with dyslexia & ADHD in independent and public schools | Scoop.it
Here's an overview of the different types of microphones you can use with speech recognition software, how they work, and what might be the best mic for the way you work.

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