Trends and Issues in Special Education and Leadership
1.2K views | +0 today
Follow
Trends and Issues in Special Education and Leadership
Trends & Issues in Education & Society that Could Impact the Lives & Futures of a Diverse Student & Adult Population
Curated by Barbara Pazey
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Barbara Pazey
Scoop.it!

5 Education Stories To Watch In 2017

5 Education Stories To Watch In 2017 | Trends and Issues in Special Education and Leadership | Scoop.it
The election of Donald Trump has changed the landscape for K-12 and higher education. In his annual New Year's predictions, NPR's Claudio Sanchez tells us what he thinks it all means.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barbara Pazey
Scoop.it!

Grading Soft Skills: The Brookings Soft Skills Report Card - Education Next

Grading Soft Skills: The Brookings Soft Skills Report Card - Education Next | Trends and Issues in Special Education and Leadership | Scoop.it
Towards a more productive way of measuring students' "soft skills."
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barbara Pazey
Scoop.it!

When is a student ‘gifted’ or ‘disabled’? A new study shows racial bias plays a role in deciding

When is a student ‘gifted’ or ‘disabled’? A new study shows racial bias plays a role in deciding | Trends and Issues in Special Education and Leadership | Scoop.it
“The issue is that racism affects all of us, and teachers are in positions of power.”
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barbara Pazey
Scoop.it!

NHS figures show 'shocking' rise in self-harm among young

NHS figures show 'shocking' rise in self-harm among young | Trends and Issues in Special Education and Leadership | Scoop.it
Upward trend is more pronounced among girls and is evidence of increased social pressures on children, say experts
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barbara Pazey
Scoop.it!

ASCD Express 12.01 - Starting the Conversation About Academic Goal Setting

ASCD Express 12.01 - Starting the Conversation About Academic Goal Setting | Trends and Issues in Special Education and Leadership | Scoop.it
Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner. Our 175,000 members in 119 countries are professional educators from all levels and subject areas––superintendents, supervisors, principals, teachers, professors of education, and school board members.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barbara Pazey
Scoop.it!

Confronting a hidden education crisis

Confronting a hidden education crisis | Trends and Issues in Special Education and Leadership | Scoop.it
In the 2013-14 school year, there were more than 1.3 million homeless students, a 7 percent increase from the previous year and more than double the number in 2006-07. While that number is troubling, researchers believe it’s only the tip of the iceberg.
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Barbara Pazey from Law and Disabilities
Scoop.it!

Regulations Broaden Who's Covered Under ADA

The U.S. Department of Justice is issuing new regulations significantly expanding who's covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barbara Pazey
Scoop.it!

Four ways to create a strong principal pipeline, and a leader prep process to match

Four ways to create a strong principal pipeline, and a leader prep process to match | Trends and Issues in Special Education and Leadership | Scoop.it
See Archive
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barbara Pazey
Scoop.it!

Trash Duty For Students With Special Needs Spurs Backlash

Trash Duty For Students With Special Needs Spurs Backlash | Trends and Issues in Special Education and Leadership | Scoop.it
Stunned that fellow students with disabilities were assigned to pick up trash, one teen is pushing school administrators to abandon the practice and she has
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barbara Pazey
Scoop.it!

Up to 2 million kids a year suffer concussions from sports, play, study says

Up to 2 million kids a year suffer concussions from sports, play, study says | Trends and Issues in Special Education and Leadership | Scoop.it
A new Seattle-led study calculates that 1.1 million to 1.9 million U.S. kids younger than 18 suffer concussions each year during sports and recreational activities. It’s the most accurate and precise estimate to date, experts said.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barbara Pazey
Scoop.it!

Once Isolated, Graduate With Autism Finishes On Top

He started high school isolated in special education classrooms and struggling, but with a little help, Holt Priest managed to graduate as one of his school's
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barbara Pazey
Scoop.it!

Disparities in School Discipline by Race

Disparities in School Discipline by Race | Trends and Issues in Special Education and Leadership | Scoop.it
The disproportionate effects of harsh, exclusionary school discipline are the impetus behind research into disparities in school discipline and the negative effects of exclusionary discipline. This infographic shows the differences in school discipline by race.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barbara Pazey
Scoop.it!

RTI Action Network

RTI Action Network | Trends and Issues in Special Education and Leadership | Scoop.it
RTINetwork.org guides educators and families in the effective implementation of Response to Intervention (RTI) as a means to improve educational outcomes for all students.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barbara Pazey
Scoop.it!

Detentions, suspension and expulsion do not curb violent behavior - The Hechinger Report

Detentions, suspension and expulsion do not curb violent behavior - The Hechinger Report | Trends and Issues in Special Education and Leadership | Scoop.it
Each day as we tune into news sites and social media, we hear disturbing reports of violence in our nation’s schools. These stories’ regularity leads us to believe schools are no longer safe places for our children, or our teachers. So, can we curb school violence and the behavior problems behind it? Can we create …
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barbara Pazey
Scoop.it!

Middle School Suicides Reach An All-Time High

Middle School Suicides Reach An All-Time High | Trends and Issues in Special Education and Leadership | Scoop.it
Suicide rates for U.S. middle school students have been steadily rising — doubling from 2007-14, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barbara Pazey
Scoop.it!

An Open Letter to Psychiatrists and Mental Health Professionals from a Psychiatric Survivor | Psych Central Professional

An Open Letter to Psychiatrists and Mental Health Professionals from a Psychiatric Survivor | Psych Central Professional | Trends and Issues in Special Education and Leadership | Scoop.it
Dear Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Clinical Social Workers and therapists, I am writing to you on behalf of the psychiatric survivors movement. Psychiatry is
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Barbara Pazey from Law and Disabilities
Scoop.it!

The Mighty - We Face Disabilities and Diseases Together

The Mighty - We Face Disabilities and Diseases Together | Trends and Issues in Special Education and Leadership | Scoop.it
We believe in the power of stories, the strength of communities and the beauty of the human spirit.

Be Mighty, and Join Us!
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barbara Pazey
Scoop.it!

How Texas keeps out tens of thousands of children out of special education

How Texas keeps out tens of thousands of children out of special education | Trends and Issues in Special Education and Leadership | Scoop.it
The state has saved billions of dollars while denying vital support to children with disabilities, a Houston Chronicle investigation has found.
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Barbara Pazey from Best Practice in Teacher Education & Individual Differences
Scoop.it!

Special Education Law for Children With Behavioral Disorders - Your Legal Toolbox - The Coffee Klatch

Special Education Law for Children With Behavioral Disorders - Your Legal Toolbox - The Coffee Klatch | Trends and Issues in Special Education and Leadership | Scoop.it
A virtual cup of coffee for parents of special needs children
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barbara Pazey
Scoop.it!

The Need for Human Connection in Digital Mental Health Care

The Need for Human Connection in Digital Mental Health Care | Trends and Issues in Special Education and Leadership | Scoop.it
With technology altering the therapeutic bond, something is lost but something else is gained
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barbara Pazey
Scoop.it!

Professional Development Isn’t Just for Teachers

Professional Development Isn’t Just for Teachers | Trends and Issues in Special Education and Leadership | Scoop.it
Administrators need to learn how to lead schools into the future by empowering everyone in the building.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barbara Pazey
Scoop.it!

Motivation to Bully is Regulated by Brain’s Reward Circuits

Motivation to Bully is Regulated by Brain’s Reward Circuits | Trends and Issues in Special Education and Leadership | Scoop.it
Neuroscience News has recent neuroscience research articles, brain research news, neurology studies and neuroscience resources for neuroscientists, students, and science fans and is always free to join. Our neuroscience social network has science groups, discussion forums, free books, resources, science videos and more.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barbara Pazey
Scoop.it!

Disability Studies: A New Normal

Disability Studies: A New Normal | Trends and Issues in Special Education and Leadership | Scoop.it
A progressive and empowering approach, for those able-bodied or not, that says: a disability is not a deficit that needs fixing.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Barbara Pazey
Scoop.it!

Tools Meant to Help Special Education Students Take Standardized Tests Actually Made Them Harder!!!

Tools Meant to Help Special Education Students Take Standardized Tests Actually Made Them Harder!!! | Trends and Issues in Special Education and Leadership | Scoop.it
Last spring, Julia Kim’s students with disabilities at Fairmount Elementary in San Francisco were ready to take a new standardized test. They were excited that it had been built especially for them. In past years, students with visual perception disorders had test questions read out loud. This time, the students sat in front of their …
more...
No comment yet.