Magazines to No Child Left Behind (NCLB)
Magazines in Special Education
- Mainstream Magazine: For over 25 years, MAINSTREAM has been advocating for disability rights. Produced by, for and about people with disabilities, MAINSTREAM covers news & current affairs, new products & technology, profiles of movers & shakers, education, employment, sexuality & relationships, housing, transportation, travel & recreation.
- Ability Magazine
- 360 Magazine: an e-zine magazine for the wheelchair community
- Assistive Technology Journal
- Special Education News: answers a need in education for in-depth, timely news related to educating students with disabilities. The Web site and newsletter are journalistic publications centered on the news of the special education field. The Web site is also designed to offer unique resources to special education professionals in one convenient place. These include places for educators and others to exchange their views, find links to important information at other sites on the Web and keep track of news and events across the country.
- Marfan Syndrome - Resource for teachers available from the National Marfan Foundation called Marfan Syndrome Need-to-Know Information for Teachers. The resource, available for free online or by request for a free CD-ROM, can help teachers who have a child in their class who has Marfan syndrome or a related disorder. To request a CD-ROM, send a request to firstname.lastname@example.org..
Mediation in the Special Education Process
- This site discusses the regulations and procedures for the mediation process.: In June 1997, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) was reauthorized and signed into law. Under the reauthorization, all school districts are required to make special education mediation available to parents of children with disabilities.
- This site discribes mediation with the impartial due process hearings and complaint investigations: There will be times when parents and school district staff disagree about a child's special education. Disagreements can relate to any area of a child's special education program, including evaluations and reevaluations; eligibility; IEP goals, services, and modifications; discipline; placement; Extended School Year and Transition Services. There are informal and formal methods parents may use to try to work out problems with the school. In general, contact the school to try to work out problems as soon as they occur.
- This article addresses: complaints, alternative dispute resolution, binding arbitration, mediation, fair hearings and due process
- This site explains the how the law works and what the parent’s role is in the mediation process.: Mediation is a way to resolve disagreements between school districts and parents of children with disabilities. In mediation, a neutral person called a mediator helps parents and school districts work together to develop an agreement resolving their dispute which is put into a written document.
- Contains 15,000 medical terms: containing easy-to-understand explanations of over 15,000 medical terms. This online medical dictionary provides quick access to hard-to-spell and often misspelled medical definitions through an extensive alphabetical listing.
- Medical spell checker for over 500,000 terms
- Social Security Online: This government sight gives information to anyone who is interested in applying for Medicare for his or her child.
- Medicaid explained: There are separate eligibility requirements for Medicaid vs Medicare. Being eligible for one program does not necessarily mean you are eligible for the other.
- The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS): a Federal agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Programs for which CMS is responsible include Medicare, Medicaid, State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP), HIPAA, and CLIA. This site provides information appropriate for professional, Government, and consumer audiences.
- Coalition for Medicare Choices: The site deals with working to preserve the ability of Medicare beneficiaries to choose health plans that meet their specific medical and economic needs.
- Medicare Rights Center: This national, not-for-profit organization is dedicated to ensure that people with disabilities have access to affordable, quality health care.
- Updated recent Medicare changes: This site defines Medicare, outlines the parts of the contract, the price of the plans and types of Medicare plans available.
- Information on thousands of prescription and over-the-counter medications
Modifying Curriculum and Instruction
- Intelligence Reframed: Multiple Intelligences for the 21st Century by Howard Gardner. 304 pgs.
- Frames of Mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences by Howard Gardner. 446 pgs.
- Reflections on Multiple Intelligences: Myths and Messages, in Phi Delta Kappan by Howard Gardner. 8 pgs.
- Intelligence, Instruction, and Assessment: Theory into Practice (Chap. 2 "Minds at Work: Applying Multiple Intelligences in the Classroom") by Robert J. Sternberg, Wendy M. Williams. 248 pgs.
- Eminent Educators: Studies in Intellectual Influence (Chap. 4 "Howard Gardner and the Theory of Multiple Intelligences") by Maurice R. Berube. 196 pgs.
- Creativity and Development (Chap. Four "The Creation of Multiple Intelligences Theory: A Study in High-Level Thinking") by R. Keith Sawyer, Vera John-Steiner, Seana Moran, Robert J. Sternberg, David Henry Feldman, Jeanne Nakamura, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi. 253 pgs.
- Education as the Cultivation of Intelligence ("Gardner's Theory of Multiple Intelligences" begins on p. 33) by Michael E. Martinez. 240 pgs.
- A Theory of Conceptual Intelligence: Thinking, Learning, Creativity, and Giftedness ("Gardner's Theory of Multiple Intelligences" begins on p. 33) by Rex Li. 260 pgs.
- Empowering Students through Multiple Intelligences, in Reclaiming Children and Youth by Karen Rubado. 3 pgs.
- An Analysis of Multiple Intelligences Theory and Its Use with the Gifted and Talented, in Roeper Review by Daniel Fasko Jr. 5 pgs.
- Sex Differences, Test Experience and the Self-Estimation of Multiple Intelligences, in New Zealand Journal of Psychology by Adrian Furnham, Colleen Ward. 8 pgs.
- Thinking: The Second International Conference (Chap. 5 "Symposium on the Theory of Multiple Intelligences") by D. N. Perkins, Jack Lochhead, John Bishop. 580 pgs.
- Helping Children Learn Mathematics through Multiple Intelligences and Standards for School Mathematics, in Childhood Education by Thomasenia Lott Adams. 7 pgs.
- Multiple Intelligences Theory: A Framework for Personalizing Science Curricula, in School Science and Mathematics by Karen Goodnough. 14 pgs.
- Using Multiple Intelligences to Teach Tennis: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences Has Wide Application, but Few Articles Have Discussed How to Use It to Improve the Teaching of a Specific Unit in Physical Education, in JOPERD--The Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance by Melanie Mitchell, Michael Kernodle. 6 pgs.
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