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Framing assignments in student-centric rather than teacher-centric ways can encourage engagement and persistence in learning. This article was published by Edutopia on September 15, 2020 by Katie Novak and Mike Anderson. Self-motivation. Ownership. Engagement. We have always wanted students to feel passion for learning and to be intrinsically motivated—to be driven from within. With much learning […]

This article and video originally appeared on July 30, 2020 by Lydia Camarillo. TUCSON, Ariz. — Figuring out what’s best for your student is a tough task many families are facing right now. “I think about the two s’s. We want to keep everyone safe and sane and then we want to try to incorporate […]

This article originally appeared in the 74 and is authored by EALA Founding Partner NCLD Executive Director Lindsay Jones. This spring marked three years since the groundbreaking Supreme Court ruling on a case involving a fifth-grader with autism, Endrew F. The decision set a new standard: School districts must provide an education that allows each […]

This article was published on August 10, 2020, in Chalkbeat by Samatha Smylie. As part of a summer program for children with disabilities, Nicole Abreu’s daughter, a rising third-grader at Jahn Elementary on Chicago’s North Side, has been able to receive speech-language therapy, services for the visually impaired, and help with her assignments from both […]

Reposted article please click through. This article originally appeared in the Christian Science Monitor on August 10, 2020 by Hallie Golden. For one week in March, Patty Leitz watched her 7-year-old son, Michael, who has been diagnosed with severe autism and is nonverbal, not follow her directions or even respond when she’d try to teach him […]