The degree of difficulty a child with dyslexia has with reading, spelling, and/or speaking varies from person to person due to inherited differences in brain development, as well as the type of teaching the child receives.
Just in time for summer, Defined Learning has launched a new online professional development course, Performance Task PD with Jay McTighe, coauthor of Understanding by Design. The four-module course guides educators through the process of incorporating project-based learning into their current curriculum.
Unhangout is an open-source platform for running large-scale online unconferences. The project uses Google Hangouts to create as many small sessions as needed and help users find others with shared interests.
Penn State World Campus has more than 20 graduate education programs, recently ranked No. 6 in the country by U.S. News & World Report. These highly flexible online programs are designed so you can customize your education plan to meet your professional development goals. Whether you’re fulfilling professional development requirements, earning a certificate, or working toward a master’s degree, the programs allow you to study at times and locations that suit your busy schedule.
Teaching Tolerance has developed Reading Diversity, a unique model to make it easier for
teachers to include diverse voices in K–12 classrooms. This model promotes a
multidimensional approach to text selection that prioritizes critical literacy,
cultural responsiveness, andcomplexity.