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How Many Gifted Students Underachieve Research has estimated that half of all identified gifted students underachieve. This estimate does not include all of the students that go unidentified. Gifted students go unidentified due poverty, cultural difference, geographic isolation, learning disabilities or underachievement. Gifted students often get overlooked because educators and parents don’t think that they Read more about Underachievement of Gifted Students[…]
By: Aaron Hathaway Gun Violence in the Classroom A Brief History The first school shooting that had more than 4 casualties was on December 13th, 1898. A group of students, otherwise known as the “Virginia Hoodlums”, were causing a disruption during a student performance. After being scolded this group of students began to open fire and Read more about Gun Violence In Schools[…]
Stress in Students Young Stacy getting very frustrated very easily. John having random crying outbursts when it comes to math lessons. Mary coming in most mornings looking and acting like she can and will fall asleep at any given moment. Sound familiar? These are some of the common telltale signs of stressed out students (Psych Read more about Stress in Students and How to Help – Natalie Lyon[…]
By: Amber Forbes How the average summer vacation effects students The traditional school calendar consists of 10 months of school with a big break during the summer. During that summer, students lose about 2.6 months of learning. Year-round school, school that runs during all four seasons, could be a potential way of keeping that learning Read more about Are year-round school calendars better than traditional school calendars?[…]
By: Emily Golembiewski What is Autism? Many of you may ask, what is autism? Well Autism is a complex developmental disability; signs typically appear during early childhood and affect a person’s ability to communicate, and interact with others (What is Autism, 2016). For many young children this can be hard to cope with while going Read more about How to include kids with autism in the modern day classroom.[…]
By: Lucia Kersten Many of us can recall at least one middle school experience we suppress. Middle school can be a difficult time for students both educationally and socially. It can also be a challenging time for teachers as well. In general, students within the middle school age group are going through various developmental stages, which can trigger some of these problems. Read more about What to do About the Middle Grades[…]
Workload to Heavy? Some argue that there are both advantages and disadvantages of assigning homework. One disadvantage of homework is that students are not able to have any free downtime for themselves. They are also often unable to have access to community and leisure activities due to the amount of homework assigned to them. Read more about Is Homework Worth it?[…]
There have been numerous studies done on the developmental differences between the male and female brain. Though none have been entirely conclusive, much of the research indicates there are large differences between the male and female brain. Studies have shown differences in the way genders chose toys, to the way they think and behave. The Read more about Gender Differences and the Human Brain[…]