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School District Turn-around  -  Myth of Learning Styles  -  IEP Frustration | Ed Buzz 2016-1-4

Jan 04, 2016

The Superintendent Who Turned Around A School District
Through her unconventional focus on addressing poverty, Superintendent Tiffany Anderson has been credited with rapidly improving the school district of Jennings, Mo.

The Jennings School district, just outside of St. Louis used to be one of the worst performing school districts in Missouri. Three years ago Superintendent Tiffany Anderson took over and has led the district in a dramatic turn-around.

The Concept of Different “Learning Styles” is One of the Greatest Neuroscience Myths
Are you a visual learner who writes notes in a rainbow of different colors, or do you have to read something aloud before it will sink it? Chances are, you’ve been asked a similar question at some point in your life, and believe the concept of different “learning styles” is perfectly valid.

Learning styles are akin to the Easter Bunny, just a myth? A recent study says just that. Read the article and make your decision.

Why Are IEPs So Expensive and Frustrating for Schools and Special Education Students and Their Parents?
Individualized Education Programs, or IEPs, are one of the greatest pitfalls of the country’s school system.

Individualized Education Programs, or IEPs, are one of the greatest pitfalls of the country’s school system. This article looks at IEP issues from the parent's perscpective, but educators will relate to the frustration.



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