Melissa Rumbold

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On-Campus Coffee Shop Serves Up Experience for Special Needs Students

A group of students with special needs are getting some real world experience without leaving their school.<p>The Wallingford High Road Academy, a part …

10 Reasons Nonreaders Don't Read — And How to Change Their Minds

Children are not born with a natural aversion to reading. We know that. We see what happens when we introduce toddlers to books. They fall in love. …

Teaching

'My struggle with dyslexia at school shaped my approach to education'

Headteacher Kate Chisholm explains how her own difficult experience of school inspired her to work in education and devise new approaches to literacy<p><i>Kate Chisholm is headteacher at Skerne Park Academy in Darlington. At 34, she is among the youngest 10% of heads in the country. Influenced by her own</i> …

Flipboard for Educators

Inside Flipboard / August 29, 2013<p>As students and teachers head back to school all over the country, we wanted to share some ideas on how Flipboard …

Schools learn to outsmart ADHD

When students are diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), approaches that were once excluded from the classroom are now …

Autism

Why Teach Differently to Those from Poverty? | Brain Based Learning | Brain Based Teaching

The brain is run by three things. First, behavioral geneticists estimate that about 30-40% of how we turn out is genetics. But that leaves 60-70% up …

The Brain

Helping Kids Cool Hot Tempers

<b>Teaching kids to identify their body alarms and learn healthy ways to control anger</b><p><i>“I tried to stay calm, but it was too late!”</i><p><i>“I wish I could tell</i> …

Anger Management

7 Things We Should Start Teaching In Schools ASAP

Americans typically learn a lot of things in school -- spelling, math, why plants are green -- that are actually useful in our day-to-day lives. But they also learn a lot of other things -- cursive, long division, how to play "Hot Crossed Buns" on the recorder -- that are probably not.<p>No, we didn't …

Robotics students build automated locker for special-needs peer

A student with muscular dystrophy could not open his own school locker, so two robotics students stepped up to build an automated opener to give him a hand.<p>Pinckney Community High School in Pinckney, Mich., is the site of a robotics experiment gone very, very right. Junior Nick Torrance has …

EQUAL: A Compact Electric Vehicle Specially Designed for People with Disabilities

A new eco-friendly vehicle from Absolute Design could make independent, low-emission transportation possible for people who utilize a wheelchair. …

Disability

Swiss Ad Agency Crafts Mannequins After the Disabled

Available to Premium &<br>Purple Members<p>PSFK’s CXI 2018 conference brings to life key trends in customer experience through talks and activations by …