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Clinard, A. – Center on Secondary Education for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder, 2016
"Autism at-a-Glance" is a series of practitioner and family-friendly documents created by the Center on Secondary Education for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (CSESA) designed for high school staff members supporting students on the autism spectrum, as well as family members of adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Internet
OECD Publishing (NJ3), 2013
What does it mean for education that our societies are increasingly diverse? How is global economic power shifting towards new countries? In what ways are the skills required in the world of work changing? "Trends Shaping Education 2013" brings together international evidence to give policy makers, researchers, educational leaders, administrators…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Educational Research, Educational Policy
US Department of Homeland Security, 2013
The "Stop.Think.Connect. Community Outreach Toolkit" was adapted from the Federal Trade Commission's "," a project that provides practical tips to help guard against Internet fraud and protect your privacy. The kit will help you offer your community information about protecting kids online. It includes "Stop.Think.Connect.," a…
Descriptors: Internet, Computer Security, Computer Mediated Communication, Guides
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Robins, Jennifer H.; Jolly, Jennifer L. – Gifted Child Today, 2013
As the field of gifted education has grown so too have the number of organizations and resources serving gifted children. Their prevalence across the United States varies from region to region but organizations for gifted children and their families are available to those who want to be involved. The Internet has exponentially expanded the…
Descriptors: Gifted, Educational History, Advocacy, Incidence
Valentine, Christopher – Communique, 2013
As use of the Internet becomes more prevalent in society and daily living, there has been increased attention to the risks, especially threats that young people may face. One of these risks is online sexual solicitation, in which an individual contacts a minor over the Internet, generally with the intent of making face-to-face sexual contact.…
Descriptors: Risk, Internet, Sexual Abuse, School Psychologists
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Morgan, Hani – Childhood Education, 2013
In today's hyper-connected world, children's exposure to technology as a tool to communicate, learn, and socialize has increased exponentially. As teachers and parents recognize the demands for increased use of technology among young children, they should be able to identify and address the challenges associated with such exposure. Cyberbullying,…
Descriptors: Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Internet, Peer Relationship
George Lucas Educational Foundation, 2012
Step-by-step, schools from the elementary through high school levels are making the transition to 21st-century learning. Some have crossed the threshold almost entirely. In today's progressive classrooms, yesterday's rows of quiet listeners have given way to small groups of active learners, thoroughly engaged in discussions and explorations. And…
Descriptors: Thinking Skills, Active Learning, Internet, Student Projects
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McGee, Christy D. – Parenting for High Potential, 2012
In this article, the author shares the story about her son who has advanced intellectual ability and how she used science to motivate him. She says for advanced learners, the study of science encourages them to ask those deep questions without feeling as though they are out of step with their peers. Parents can support their children's natural…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Internet, Student Motivation, Science Instruction
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Powell, Greta; McCauley, Abbie Wheeden – Young Exceptional Children, 2012
Research has shown that strong school-home partnerships are critical to the success of intervention efforts aimed at improving the developmental functioning of young children (Dunst & Dempsey, 2007). Accordingly, family-professional partnering has been a recommended practice in effective intervention delivery for young children with special needs…
Descriptors: Intervention, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Autism, Disabilities
Patchin, Justin W., Ed.; Hinduja, Sameer, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
Just as the previous generation was raised in front of televisions, adolescents at the turn of the 21st century are being raised in an internet-enabled world where blogs, social networking, and instant messaging are competing with face-to-face and telephone communication as the dominant means through which personal interaction takes place.…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Electronic Publishing, Violence, Prevention
ALA Editions, 2011
Librarians should add this must-have resource to their library's collection to assist patrons in the tough task of applying and paying for college. Whether they are a high school student, already in college, a parent, or an adult returning to school, patrons can use this guide to: (1) Fill out forms for financial aid, loans, and scholarships; (2)…
Descriptors: Reference Materials, Scholarships, Paying for College, Tuition
US Department of Homeland Security, 2011
Stop.Think.Connect. is a national public awareness campaign aimed at increasing the understanding of cyber threats and empowering the American public to be safer and more secure online. The Campaign's main objective is to help individuals become more aware of growing cyber threats and arm them with the tools to protect themselves, their families,…
Descriptors: Public Opinion, Consciousness Raising, Computer Security, Child Safety
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Seeman, Jeffrey I.; Lawrence, Tom – Science Teacher, 2011
One goal of 21st-century education is to develop mature citizens who can identify issues, solve problems, and communicate solutions. What better way for students to learn these skills than by participating in a science and engineering fair? Fair participants face the same challenges as professional scientists and engineers, even Nobel laureates.…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Science Fairs, Learning Experience, Peer Influence
Roberts, Kevin J. – Exceptional Parent, 2010
Parents need to be aware of the dangers and the opportunities the cyber world offers. Video games are being used in the classroom. Commerce is increasingly taking place online and computers are indispensable in the workplace. A cyber-oriented child possesses some great advantages. The author urges parents to become experts in the cyber world so…
Descriptors: Video Games, Internet, Parents, Teaching Methods
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Dowdell, Elizabeth Burgess; Bradley, Patricia K. – Journal of School Nursing, 2010
Today's youth are more technologically savvy than any other generation possessing the ability to go online anytime. This increase in use of and access to technology has also provided adolescents with increasing opportunities to experience online relationships, which can place them in a vulnerable position and risk for harassment, bullying,…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Females, Risk, Antisocial Behavior
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