Education and Schooling

  • Description:
    The ways parents can be involved in their child's schooling to promote academic success are discussed.
    Review Date: 6/7/2017
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    This article discusses the potential benefits of bilingual education on attention, empathy, reading, academic achievement, integration, and protection against dementia.
    Review Date: 7/25/2017
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    A guide prepared to assist educators, parents, and state and local educational agencies in implementing the requirements of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) regarding Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) for children with disabilities, including preschool-aged children.
    Review Date: 7/5/2017
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    School violence is explained and a fact sheet is provided.
    Review Date: 6/2/2017
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    The belief, goals, and vision of anti-bias education in early childhood education settings are discussed. Additional articles and resources are provided targeting early childhood educators.
    Review Date: 2/27/2017
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    Includes strategies for parents as to how they can help with their child's Common Core homework.
    Review Date: 8/1/2017
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    The challenges of moving from primary school to secondary school are discussed. Strategies to facilitate this transition are recommended.
    Review Date: 8/3/2017
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    An overview of benefits for children and educators involved in mentoring programs is provided.
    Review Date: 4/22/2017
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    The benefits of bilingual educations in areas related to cognition, academics and cultural integration are discussed.
    Review Date: 7/26/2017
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    A brief overview of bullying prevention efforts for school and parents is available.
    Review Date: 6/13/2017
  • Description:
    Information on bullying, specifically the dynamics of bully-victim situations, prevalence of bullying, gender differences in bullying, consequences of bullying, and what can be done. Aimed at parents and teachers.
    Review Date: 2/27/2017
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    Information on the benefits of outside play for children. Also discusses the term "nature deficit disorder", a social condition that affects many children.
    Review Date: 3/2/2017
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    Information on the benefits and goals of early intervention for children who are deaf of hard of hearing.
    Review Date: 3/9/2017
  • Description:
    The highlights of a new education law, Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), signed into law by President Obama in 2015, are provided.
    Review Date: 7/5/2017
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    In this paper, authors discuss the possibilities and the pitfalls involved in the selection of multicultural literature for use with young children.
    Review Date: 3/2/2017

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