Necessidades De Aprendizagem: Lá Por Fora

Cansado da doutrinação propagandística de grande parte da formação feita por cá, mais interessada em justificar um diploma específico do que em proteger os alunos com maiores problemas relacionados com a aprendizagem, ando a ver o que há lá por fora (através de um curso da Canvas Network sobre IEPs from A-Z: Understanding Individualized Education Plans”) e a explorar a legislação que lá se fora tem produzido como é o caso do IDEA (Individuals With Disabilities Education Act) que me parece um pouco mais objectivo do que o nosso famoso 54.

Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA): What You Need to Know

IDEA, Section 504, and the ADA: Which Laws Do What


Recuperando Leituras

Not Everyone Can Write Off a School Year

Who should be worried about their kids falling behind?

The Remote Learning Nightmare

Remote learning for K-12 students is fantastic. Children sit attentively at the kitchen table in front of their laptops, absorbed in digital lessons, while you, their harried parent, zoom into conference calls. Listening from a friendly distance, you can hear that an entire school day experience is being delivered to your child through a screen, complete with class participation, formative assessments and graded assignments.

Yeah. Just kidding.

Distance Learning Fails Students and Teachers during School Shutdown

Emergency remote learning is a failure


Pelo Mundo

Why Are Stocks Soaring in the Middle of a Pandemic?

Wall Street and Main Street are on two different planets. We asked six leading experts why.


Will Urban Uprisings Help Trump? Actually, They Could Be His Undoing.

As a historian, I’ve spent a lot of time looking at the fallout from Watts and other rebellions.


How China Is Planning to Win Back the World

As its global image takes a big hit, the Chinese Communist Party is using an arsenal of spin, obfuscation, hyperbole, and outright disinformation to win back its reputation.


How Covid-19 is transforming Russia’s power structures

As Putin’s popularity falls while that of governors rises, the old centralised system is in flux.


Pela Holanda

How virtual ‘home visits’ helped a Dutch school reopen

One international school explains how video calls with parents and pupils helped to ease any anxiety about reopening.

How did Dutch pupils react to going back to school?

Child wellbeing is a key priority many schools will be focusing on when they return – a teacher in The Netherlands offers insights on how staff at her school have seen children react and adapt.


Pela Dinamarca

A abertura das escolas completou duas semanas:

Photos of Danish children returning to school while staying six feet apart highlight the country’s cautious approach to lifting its lockdown measures

Os dados sobre os novos casos e novas mortes por covid-19 (gráficos de barras) são pouco conclusivos, pois enquanto o número de novos casos se mantém com oscilações, houve picos de mortes a 25 de Abril e 1 de Maio.


(já agora, quanto à Suécia, para menos casos confirmados do que em Portugal, há mais 2,5 mortes)


Graças ao Livresco.

Coronavirus in Hong Kong: exam obsession to blame for anxiety over DSE delays

Education reforms that tried to introduce measures of student performance other than a public exam have clearly failed to reduce the city’s reliance on exam results.

Students’ health should come first in the Education Bureau’s consideration of whether to cancel the DSE exam.

When to Teach Online Classes Live and When to Let Students Learn on Demand

4 In 10 U.S. Teens Say They Haven’t Done Online Learning Since Schools Closed

Not Everyone Can Go to School Online

The shift to online learning could worsen educational inequality

As school goes digital, low-income students are being left behind.