The field test, which will be given to more than 1 million students in PARCC states, is a trial run of Common Core assessments that will be given to students in the spring of 2015.
- By Christopher Piehler
Visual and sonic aids can help students with language disorders improve their reading, writing and speaking.
- By Katharina I. Boser, Sarah Wayland
When high school students refused to attend their speech therapy sessions, Sommer Jones, director of special education, set out to find a new option. The solution: online speech therapy.
Participation in Advanced Placement courses has doubled in the last decade, and success rates have just about kept pace, according to a new report released by the College Board today. But one counterintuitive nugget that didn't make the final report: Participation in online AP courses has actually declined.
Districts in south central Pennsylvania are now able to offer online speech therapy session to their students with special needs.
Students at the Newmark School are learning to play and record music and improve their socialization skills, thanks to a new music center.
DynaVox's new Android-based tablet comes with messaging tools and an online portal designed for individuals with speech challenges
Los Angeles schools are adopting a Web-based service to support their students with social learning challenges such as autism, Asperger's Syndrome, and ADHD.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Schools with limited resources or limited access to speech-language pathologists are turning to virtual options to meet their students' needs.
- By Bridget McCrea
As part of a NASA STEM initiative, gifted students at the Governor's School for Science and Technology in Virginia will have a chance to work directly with researchers at the space agency's Langley Research Center.