Blog do Prof de Ed. Física MSc SERGIO CASTRO,da Universidade Estácio de Sá e Ex-Coordenador de Esportes para Pessoas com Deficiências (PcD) do Projeto RIO 2016 da SEEL RJ ,destinado a fornecer informações sobre pessoas com deficiência(PcD) e com Necessidades Educativas Especiais(PNEE), bem como a pessoas interessadas nesta área ( estudantes, pais, parentes, amigos e pesquisadores)
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D.C. schools pilot personalized PD Ten schools in Washington, D.C., are participating in a personalized professional-development program in which teachers can choose from different options to meet their needs. Options include virtual coaching and online learning.EdSurge (2/17)
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Incidents of bullying, disrespect, and conflict are common in many schools. This highly interactive professional education program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education introduces strategies and processes to change school culture, address challenging behaviors like bullying, and promote social-emotional and ethical strengths. Learn more.
Some schools in four states and Washington, D.C., are expanding on the blended-learning model by using technology to develop customized math lessons for students. One such school in New York City -- profiled in this article -- holds math lessons in an open classroom with as many as 150 students.The Hechinger Report (2/19)
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States take action to restrict restraint, seclusion State lawmakers -- from Hawaii to Ohio to Washington state to Alaska, and beyond -- are taking steps to pass legislation that limits restraint and seclusion practices. "In varying levels, there's probably some group in every single state working on [restraint and seclusion]," Eric Buehlmann, deputy executive director for public policy for the National Disability Rights Network in Washington, said.Education Week (tiered subscription model) (2/18)
Report suggests ways to improve Calif. special education A California task force has published recommendations for special education. Proposed changes include allowing special-education teachers to teach general-education classes and increased transparency about school districts' steps to improve education for students with disabilities.EdSource (2/19)
"Should be on every teacher's must-read list" (Jim Trelease). In Defense of Read-Aloud, by Steven Layne, challenges and inspires teachers of all grades and subjects to make the most of this essential literacy practice. Includes valuable tips on preparation, book selection, and how to read with expression to engage students. Preview the entire book online!