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  Special Feature -
Special Reports and Commentaries...
Education News This link provides articles related to currently debated issues in education.
  Special Reports and Commentaries... Education Index Washingtonpost.com also offers several current articles related to trends and issues in education.
  Integrating Technology "Critical Issue: Using Technology to Improve Student Achievement" This article from Pathways to School Improvement discusses advances in measuring technology's impact and technology decisions that may improve student learning. Something worth considering.
  Learning Styles
Teaching Styles
Catering for Different Academic Abilities Issues of Teaching and Learning Univ. of Western Australia.
  Learning Styles
Teaching Styles
Exploring Learning Styles and Instruction Thorough, informative article by Karen Hood, Univ. of Georgia, discussing the theory behind teaching to individual learning styles.
  Learning Styles
Teaching Styles
Learning Problems at School: Whose FAULT Is It? According to the writer of this article, "when a child has trouble learning or behaving in school, the source of the child's problem can usually be traced to one or more of five causes." Read the article to discover what those causes may be.
  Learning Styles
Teaching Styles
Learning Styles Explanations of 4 types of learning, global and analytical understanding, and ways of perception.
  Learning Styles
Teaching Styles
View from the Top: How Principals View Learning Problems Discusses Stereotypes, Prejudices and Myths, "Disturbing Pattern" - Send Kids to Special Ed Classes, The "Gene Pool Effect", "It's Not Our Fault", Solutions Must Be Cheap & Easy, Purpose of Special Education: "It Benefits Us", School Culture - Ten Years Later, and Implications for Parents and Advocates.
  School Reform Taking Responsibility for Ending Social Promotion: A Guide for Educators and State and Local Leaders This article looks at research and practice that help prevent academic failure and provides a listing of federal resources available to help states, districts, and schools end social promotion.
  School Reform Prisoners of Time Article/editorial: "The boundaries of student growth are defined by schedules for bells, buses, and vacations instead of standards for students and learning."
  Success for All
Academic and Social
How to Motivate the Gifted Learner Practical information and advice so that all students are appropriately challenged and inspired.
  Success for All
Academic and Social
Is It a Cheetah Article examining misconceptions and solutions related to educating gifted children.
  All of the Above My Mega Links A not-so-pretty, but truly full list of articles and news links -- my Backflipped Bookmarks.


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