Blog do Prof de Ed. Física MSc SERGIO CASTRO,da Pós Graduação em Educação Especial e Tecnologia Assistiva da Universidade Cândido Mendes(AVM) ;Ex-professor 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)
3 ideas for teaching thinking skills Students who are gifted may be reluctant to participate in lessons that require them to think and discover because of their fear of failure, educator Sherwanda Chism writes in this blog post. She shares three teaching strategies to provide the support structures students need to develop thinking skills.Teaching Channel/Tchers' Voice blog (4/15)
7 ways to engage middle-schoolers in complex texts Learn from curriculum and early adolescence experts the best ways to help middle school students develop close-reading skills as required by the new college- and career-ready standards: the ability to analyze challenging texts and to grasp literal and inferential meanings. Click here to download guide.
NCLB rewrite passes Senate education committee A bill to rewrite No Child Left Behind was unanimously approved by the U.S. Senate's education committee on Thursday. The full Senate is expected to debate the bill later this spring. "We've never been able to get it to the floor, because we've not really agreed on anything. This time it's different," said Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., chairman of the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee.The Washington Post (tiered subscription model) (4/16)
Eye on Exceptionalities
Most pediatricians aren't properly trained to diagnose autism in children Some pediatricians may dismiss a parent's concerns about a child's symptoms of autism because most doctors and other health care professionals lack the training to diagnose the condition, according to a study in The Journal of Pediatrics. Pediatricians are advised by the American Academy of Pediatrics to screen 18-month-old children during their checkups and again when they are between 24 months and 30 months.National Public Radio/Shots blog (4/15)