How Assistive Technologists Help Students with Disabilities
23 October, 2020
Assistive Technologists (ATs) use technology tools and devices to support the educational, cognitive, and physical development of people with learning disabilities and increase accessibility.
Feminism for First-Graders, and Other Ways to Support Early Gender Equity
20 October, 2020
Experts in child development and social psychology tell us that most children don't embrace a gender identity until they're about 2 or 3 years old. If you are not fixed on relatively recent trends in color palettes, a baby’s sex should really only be an issue at diaper-changing or bath times.
7 Educational Activities To Do On Your Car Ride
16 October, 2020
Car ride activities are great for road trips but certainly don’t have to be reserved for long car rides. When it comes to fun activities that are short, educational, and can be played from the comfort of a car seat, your imagination’s the limit.
4 Ways an Academic Manager Can Help With Remote Learning
12 October, 2020
An academic manager is a person who works one-on-one with your child to assist with the day-to-day tasks associated with remote learning. Academic managers can have different levels of involvement depending on the age of your child or your preference as the parent.
Getting Organized for Back to School: Children with Special Needs
08 October, 2020
Getting ready for the new school year can be hectic no matter what. But having a child with special needs means there are a few additional things to think about. Here are a few general tips to help keep your special needs student on a track to success for the upcoming school year:
5 Tech Tools That Help Improve Reading Comprehension
05 October, 2020
Students who are struggling with reading comprehension— whether or not they have learning disabilities — can use these great tools to hear, map, annotate, and see their books, stories, and other assignments in new ways.
ADHD vs. Specific Learning Disability: What Parents Need to Know
30 September, 2020
Parents of kids with ADHD and Specific Learning Disabilities (SLD) must learn which learning difficulties their children face so they can ensure that the special education team develops an effective treatment plan or individualized education program (IEP) to address the intellectual disability.
Applying for Accommodations on the SAT/ACT
28 September, 2020
One of the challenges of the junior year in high school for many parents is getting clearance for their children to receive extended time or other accommodations on the PSAT, SAT, ACT, SAT Subject Tests, or the AP Exams (Advanced Placement exams).
10 Mnemonic Devices That Every Elementary Schooler Will Remember
14 September, 2020
Want to give your youngster some fun ways to commit lesson content to memory in the elementary grades? She’ll enjoy learning these ten mnemonic tricks spanning several subjects. Use these mnemonic devices to help students memorize some basic facts.
6 Tips to Set Up Your Micro-School for Success
26 August, 2020
Teacher or tutor-led micro-schools, which typically consist of groups of four to six students in the same grade, are an innovative response to addressing the shortcomings and lack of students’ social connection in school-district provided online education.
10 Ways to Prepare for Remote Learning This Fall
14 August, 2020
Remote learning, as most of you have already determined, presents unique challenges. It can be hard to pay attention. Teachers may find the technology difficult to navigate. Classes will get canceled last minute. Office hours may be eliminated. I think we can all agree that the limits of the coronavirus /COVID-19 pandemic will place on campus life will make college, well, less fun. I sympathize. But if you’re going to college this Fall, you’ll need to deal with these unfortunate events, r
Why Colleges Rescind Admissions Offers
14 January, 2020
Sometimes, getting an acceptance letter isn’t the end of a college admissions story. It’s important that students temper the celebrations that may begin with that thick envelope (or joyous email). Colleges observe their future students until the first day of freshman classes, and reserve the right to rescind an admissions offer in certain situations. In the most recent report on revoked college acceptances, which was released back in 2009 by theNational Association of College Admission Counsel