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June 12, 2019

A Gap in Teacher Training: Working With Students Who Have Concussions

A growing number of students have experienced a brain injury that could affect their ability to learn in school. Yet most teachers aren't prepared to work with these students.

March 13, 2018

Foster Care, Prison, Homelessness: A Hard Look at Teaching Vulnerable Students

In this special series, Education Week reporters explore how teachers work to overcome the challenges of teaching the country's most vulnerable students.

May 11, 2017

Do Fidget Spinners Belong in the Classroom? Teachers Are Divided

Fidgets spinners are supposed to help students sit still and focus. But many teachers say it's having the exact opposite effect.

July 25, 2016

Teachers Explore Uses of Pokémon Go With Autistic Students

The phenomena of the mobile game Pokémon Go has been touted for its learning possibilities. It might also have particular benefits for children with autism.

July 08, 2016

STEM and Special Ed. Teachers Could Receive Thousands of Dollars to Teach

Special education and science and math are the fields with the highest demand for teachers, prompting signing bonuses of thousands of dollars.

January 06, 2015

Study: Dogs Might Improve Social Skills of Children With Autism

Animal ownership may be associated with increased social skills in children with autism, according to a recent study, which might be a win for the class pet.

September 09, 2013

Teachers Eye Possibilities With Google Glass

Teachers are already thinking of ways to use Google Glass--taking students on virtual field trips, training students with autism to recognize emotions, and more.

September 04, 2013

Seattle Teachers Head Off Strike With New Contract

With a show of hands last night, Seattle teachers voted to approve a new two-year contract, ending the possibility of a strike and ensuring that students returned to school on time today.

June 12, 2013

A Photographer's Push to Reframe 'Disabilities'

A fashion photographer begins taking photos of people with genetic conditions to "reinterpret beauty," much like those pushing for the education community to change its "disability discourse."

June 07, 2013

Can a Font Help 'Cure' Dyslexia?

A Dutch designer has created a font he says will help people with dyslexia improve their reading.

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