Articles for Educators

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November 19, 2012 – 1,312 views
Schew Maker
One of the most challenging aspects of being a special education teacher is setting individual education plans with goals and objectives customized for each student. This can certainly take up a great deal of time in each teacher's already very busy and demanding schedule, but it can also be stressful on the teacher, too. These plans help to set the tone for the year for each child by providing them with unique and customized goals to work toward. Clearly, finding examples of IEP goals can help to get you started on this task, but how can you find them?... Full Story 
November 9, 2012 – 1,163 views
Steve Gerencser
School districts across the country have experienced an increase in referrals for special education services for students with autism spectrum disorders. As a result District personnel, i.e. assessment teams, general educators, special educators and specialized services providers, have been pushed beyond the limits of their resources and time. School district special education administrators have been challenged to develop comprehensive and effective autism programming within their district in order to reduce costs and their reliance on outside agencies to provide the behavioral expertise and specialized services for their students with autism... Full Story 
October 22, 2012 – 1,280 views
Sharon Catchall
Dyslexic students can learn to read and it does not need to be with a struggle. If you are going to be teaching your own dyslexic child or students with dyslexia, there are some fundamentals that you need to know. Full Story 
October 12, 2012 – 1,189 views
Teachers all over the world work hard to create a positive learning experience in classrooms. However to set up a positive atmosphere, the instructors need to ensure that the lessons being taught in class are relevant and possess the capabilities to motivate learners. Students should actively participate in the learning process and must develop a desire to gain knowledge in their various fields of interests. Now here are the crucial tips to let you develop a positive learning experience in the classroom... Full Story 
September 18, 2012 – 1,324 views
Association of Educators
Teachers have many high-tech tools at their disposal in order to make the learning experience in their classrooms more engaging, entertaining and effective. One of the most promising new tech tools offered to teachers is the SMART Board, a unique whiteboard that offers a high level of interactivity. SMART Boards can stream content from a connected computer. Many SMART Boards include built-in projectors so that teachers can easily share lesson materials.. Full Story 
September 7, 2012 – 1,272 views
Association of Educators
Autism spectrum disorders involve a wide range of neurodevelopment problems. These impairments affect a child’s behavior, ability to communicate and interact socially. Autism is the severest form of the disorder. Asperger’s Syndrome is milder, but that makes it more difficult to recognize. Children who fall in between these two extremes can manifest some symptoms of autism but not others... Full Story 
August 29, 2012 – 1,324 views
Dr. Donald Perras - D.P. Enterprise
As the state and local communities address school reform initiatives to rectify the chronic achievement gap problem, critical information must be evaluated to create a valid intervention plan. An ‘ecological’ perspective is recommended to analyze the complicated factors involved in closing the achievement gap. First, it is imperative that school districts examine their current policies and agendas regarding student achievement. School management, personnel allocation, and support services should be assessed to maximize learning... Full Story 
August 16, 2012 – 1,235 views
Association of Educators
Because food plays such a vital role in overall wellness, it is important for education professionals to develop easy-to-implement and effective plans to ensure meals and snacks are of the highest nutritional quality. Full Story