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Experts warn against teaching to learning styles in K-12 - Education Dive

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Experts warn against teaching to learning styles in K-12
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Teaching to students' learning styles is ineffective, not backed by evidence and should be abandoned, say leading experts in education and psychology. Thirty such experts recently signed a letter to the Guardian criticizing the practice of teaching to ...

10 Times When I Had To Step Back & Let My Toddler Figure It Out - Romper

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10 Times When I Had To Step Back & Let My Toddler Figure It Out
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My mom was seriously cramping my instant gratification game. Eventually, I did learn that patience is a virtue, and it turns out the “wait and see” approach has significantly informed my parenting. Honestly, I'm really grateful for the times I had to ...

5 Lesser-Known Signs That Your Child May Be Gifted - SheKnows.com

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5 Lesser-Known Signs That Your Child May Be Gifted
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The term "gifted" has different meanings. Some schools and organizations use it strictly to designate people with well above-average intelligence, while others adopt a wider range of criteria. According to the National Association for Gifted Children ...

What Do People Know About Excellent Teaching and Learning? - Center For American Progress

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What Do People Know About Excellent Teaching and Learning?
Center For American Progress
Similarly, if the public widely believes that right- and left-brain differences affect learning or that children have different learning styles, for example, they'll expect schools to cater to students' right- or left-brain differences and styles, even ...

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Dispelling Four Myths Of Step Parenting - Huffington Post UK

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Dispelling Four Myths Of Step Parenting
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Step parenting (usually step mums) have a history of bad press and more often when you say step mum people automatically want to add “evil”! We're right up there with mother in laws for the public bashings. But the reality of being a step parent is far ...

The genius in people with learning disabilities - CNN.com - CNN

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The genius in people with learning disabilities - CNN.com
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Dr. Gail Saltz, in her new book, says the brain differences that cause learning and mental health issues may also bring more creativity, aptitude and visual skills.
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Daughter refuses help with her ADHD, but parents are afraid she's wasting her potential - Washington Post

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Daughter refuses help with her ADHD, but parents are afraid she's wasting her potential
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Although most parents will boast about their gifted children on the playground, the fact is that being gifted is a special need. There are significant challenges in parenting and educating many gifted children. These children tend to mature more slowly ...

Opinion: Handwriting isn't a useless drill, it's an educational tool and a skill for life - The Mercury News

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Opinion: Handwriting isn't a useless drill, it's an educational tool and a skill for life
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Today's priority for printing and cursive is legibility over style, so those curlicues of yester-year are gone. And that grueling repetition we all painfully remember from our elementary school days has been replaced with easy letter formations and ...

Tips to help remain calm during toilet training | Family ... - News-Press Now

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Tips to help remain calm during toilet training | Family ...
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For parents, toilet training is one of those exciting, yet challenging, phases.

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The perfect children's book for kids who won't be quiet - Washington Post

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The perfect children's book for kids who won't be quiet
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As she skillfully intercuts these four narratives, Kelly builds suspense and fosters empathy for her characters, from the fiercely independent, hearing-impaired Valencia, who insists that “solo — it's the best way to go,” to mean-spirited Chet, who ...

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