Teaching Tips for Intellectual Disabilities
If you have a student with an intellectual disability in your classroom, you already know that he or she has special learning needs. But how do you address those learning needs in positive and effective ways that really help the student learn? These tips from the National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities offers great ideas.
Helping Beginning English Readers
Helpful resources for beginning and early intermediate English language learners, as well as younger native-English speakers, compiled by Sacramento educator Larry Ferzallo, who teaches beginner, intermediate, and advance English language learners (as well as native English speakers) at Luther Burbank High School.
Why Kids Hate Certain Subjects
Are some things about subjects useless knowledge perpetuated by tradition and inertia? Cognitive scientist Roger C. Schank goes subject by subject explaining why he thinks they are useless and why so many kids hate learning them. Even if you don’t agree, you may find fresh teaching ideas here.