Sharpening skills in real-time with instant feedback via earbuds
Apr 11 2017
"Bug in the Ear” project allows distant learners to connect with their coaches during critical teaching and learning moments.
Kathleen Artman Meeker’s 6-year-old student had three words in his vocabulary: “No,” “eat” and an expletive that he used to maximum effect in the classroom. The outbursts disrupted the class and puzzled Meeker, who was desperately trying to help him.
For the past several years, research on effective intervention for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has looked at the role that typically developing children play in the social learning of children with ASD. This approach asserts that by integrating children with ASD with their typically developing peers, they can practice and develop social skills in a natural setting.
In Washington's growing Sumner School District, spring is crunch time for Marc Brouillet.
Sumner's assistant superintendent for human resources is looking to hire approximately 80 teachers to fill its openings for the coming school year while the state contends with a teaching shortage that has put many districts in crisis mode.
Diversity lacking in studies of autism interventions
Mar 29 2016
As more culturally and linguistically diverse learners enter the nation's classrooms, there's a critical need for teachers to select appropriate interventions for children with autism spectrum disorders.
Yet new research from the University of Washington College of Education shows race and ethnicity are largely ignored in developing evidence-based practices for supporting children with disabilities.
In a preschool classroom, a teacher snaps a photo of a young girl stacking colorful wooden blocks, her face focused in concentration. Then another of a little boy fingerpainting, mixing red and blue to make purple.