"Right answers" may give a child high marks on a worksheet, but solving authentic problems using creativity will prepare that student for life.
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"Helping students make the most of their native strengths and special interests, rather than focusing on trying to correct their deficits or normalize their behavior, is a more effective method of educating young people with atypical minds so they can make meaningful contributions to society." (View only)
Judy Singer, an autistic sociologist, invented a word to describe conditions like autism, dyslexia, and ADHD: neurodiversity. Given the advantages of diversity in all other natural areas, she believed there are advantages to neurodiversity, as well. She wanted the focus to be on the benefits of having a society filled with a variety of minds, and to move away from negative terms like "disorders". Check out the rest of this article: www.wired.com/...
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Clever way to teach a right brained learner long division!
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