How much does it benefit a child to delay kindergarten entry for a year?
Some believe that delaying a child’s enrollment in kindergarten by one year (known as "redshirting") may better long-term student performance. Michael Hansen argues that recent research on age and student outcomes shows that redshirting does not yield an educational advantage, but rather an initial testing advantage that diminishes to a nearly negligible factor over time.
Attic Wednesday Sale 10/30/13
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Autism Schools and Education Facilities
As we all know, no two children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder are alike. Experts agree, children with autism learn differently and have a wide range of developmental and educational needs. Unfortunately, teachers and support staff are often unfamiliar with the special needs of kids diagnosed with autism and struggle to teach them effectively. And, …
Cringing at Church: What It's Like as an Autistic Person in Your Congregation
Autistic people will be in your congregation. They too are fearfully and wonderfully—if a little differently—made.
Why a Lutheran School?
When you choose a Lutheran School you can align your child’s education with a focus...
How to Make a Presbyterian Cocktail
If you are looking for a refreshing drink that will cool you off in the hot summer then try out the Presbyterian Cocktail. This wonderful summer drink has got everything to lift you up when the sun is draining you. The Presbyterian is basically considered as a classic cocktail because it is old fashioned in …
7 key phrases Montessori teachers use and why we should use them, too
Why Childcare Workers Are So Poor, Even Though Childcare Costs So Much
They can't even afford daycare for their own kids.
Kids' Behavior and Reward Programs
How to use special privileges to motivate your little one
How Autism Is Reshaping Special Education
Special education in the United State is based on the concept of access--public schools are open to all children. But access is no longer a sufficient foundation. Approaches and accommodations that lead to academic success are increasingly demanded for those with learning disabilities. Functional, independent-living, and employable skills are requisite, but rare, for those with serious handicapping conditions. Since the last reauthorization of the Individuals with Disabilities Act, four events have transpired that will have a dramatic impact on the next iteration of the federal law: the increase in the number of children diagnosed with autism, the rise of applied behavior analysis, the birth of social media, and the reality of unbundling. In How Autism Is…