Parent advocates are an important part of every child's education. A child who has special needs is going to need someone to organize and pull together their education plan to ensure they get the best structured education that will meet their individual learning needs.
Rather than looking to age to decide when your toddler should start school, it is perhaps more of value to determine if he or she is physically, socially and emotionally ready to go to school. Here are a few questions to ask yourself before sending your little one off to preschool.
For the most part, most schools do succeed in their mission, but unfortunately there are times where a school fails to provide an appropriate education for a special needs child. It may be the school does not provide the right necessities for special needs children to succeed in the school setting.
Today's job market is pretty competitive and many single parents opt to return to school in order to add degree or other credentials to their resumes to increase employment marketability.
Teaching abroad can be confusing at first. Get advice and tips from other English teachers on what you need to know to get started off in the right direction.
Many students have struggles with organization during their school years. This may be especially true as a child reaches the middle and high school grades. It is during these years children receive more information and assignments for multiple classes simultaneously. As a result, organization can become a problem.
Dealing with special education laws can be both daunting and confusing. In order to effectively advocate for a child with TBI, or any other learning disability, it helps to understand both federal and state laws, any special education jargon and acronyms, and how to participate in the inevitable individualized education program (IEP) meeting.
The special education departments in schools should gain a thorough understanding of TBIs because they are not always visible injuries. And the impacts will vary greatly from child to child.
If someone you know has taken the plunge and gone back to school to pursue that long-awaited degree, you may be wondering what you can do to support him or her as he or she pursues educational goals. There are several things you can do to help.
Due to the fact many scholarships are so competitive it is important to understand how to successfully prepare a scholarship application prior to applying. The odds of being awarded one may vary depending on the type of scholarship and how competitive the award is prior to applying.
Many students have the idea they don't "need" general education classes to further their education because they feel the courses are useless and don't pertain to their career goals. It's easy to see where this misconception comes from.
If you are a college student you already know how tight finances can get. After tuition, fees, books and other expenses related to your education are met, you likely find yourself limited on money. This is, if you aren't already living off negative balances in your bank account.