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Important Court Cases in Special Education There are many court cases that helped define our current educational landscape. The following is a listing of some of the cases that have resulted in key Supreme Court decisions. Provisions for Assessment in PL94-142 1. Tests are to be selected and administered so as to be racially and culturally nondiscriminatory
Behavioral and emotional disorders fall under the rubric of "Emotional Disturbance," "Emotional Support," "Severely Emotionally Challenged," or other state designations. "Emotional Disturbance" is the descriptive designation for behavioral and emotional disorders in the Federal Law, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Emotional disturbances are those that occur over an extended period and prevent children from succeeding educationally or socially in a school setting. They are characterized by one or more of the following: An inability to learn that cannot be explained by intellectual, sensory, or health factors. An inability to create or sustain reciprocal relationships with peers and teachers.
Marcus Farnsworth has made quite a name for himself, recently winning the Wigmore Hall International Song Competition. He studies with Glenville Hargreaves and Audrey Hyland on the opera course at the Royal Academy of Music. On Friday Evening Marcus gave a unique Schumann recital at the National Portrait Gallery accompanied by James Cheung, himself a distinguished chamber musician and song accompanist. The programme included 6 Gedichte und Requiem by Lenau, and the Eichendorff Liederkreis . Marcus has a fantastic understanding for the song repertoire, underlined by a beautiful colour and tone.
"Viral adoption" seems to be part of just about every edtech business plan we at EdSurge have had the privilege to hear this year. That raises two questions: what does "viralness" mean for edsurgents? And which edtech company has the most viral mojo right now?
How to Get the Most Out of Tech Tools for Teaching by Susan Currie Sivek , November 14, 2011 Tagged: academia , ipad , journalism , media , productivity , teaching , technology , tools
We spend a lot of time here at Cracked pointing out horrors of nature that slither on the land and lurch through the sea. But staying under the radar in nature's landscape of nightmares is the twisted carnival of things that grow out of the ground. Like ... Bleeding Tooth Fungus The bleeding tooth fungus looks kind of like a wad of chewing gum that leaks blood like a rejected prop from The Shining .
Educational tech can make math cool! by Jan 14