When it comes to making students smarter, a teacher might have a harder time with math, too

By MICHELLE HANNAKMANN, AP WriterAnnette Gomes and her daughter Alyssa have been using the same set of apps to learn how to use the iPad.Gomes, an assistant professor of education at the University of Florida, is a big believer in the iPad for the arts, math and science.It allows her to keep her fingers free in the classroom and lets […]

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How a child’s disabilities can shape their future

By now you’ve probably heard the news: the American Academy of Pediatrics is calling for more research on the effects of disabilities on children’s well-being.That’s a major change from a few years ago, when the organization’s lead child psychiatry official, Dr. Jeffrey Nussbaum, was a vocal advocate for research into how to prevent and treat disability-related conditions. But it’s a topic […]

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