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Alternative_Education

A group to discuss best practices related to alternative education. Specifically, general and special education students that are at-risk of dropping out of school due to various reasons.

Members: 17
Latest Activity: Dec 29, 2015

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Motivation

Started by Ray Dorso. Last reply by Lorraine Maxson Jun 9, 2011. 1 Reply

 How often have you heard someone say a student isn't motivated?How many incentive based programs have you implemented to encourage a student to engage or behave? Personally, I have developed many;…Continue

Alternative Education Program Types

Started by Ray Dorso. Last reply by gscavette Dec 18, 2010. 5 Replies

There are many varieties of alternative education programs. Private out of district placements, public school within in a school models, public- separate site models and many other variations. I have…Continue

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Retention vs Social Promotion

Started by Ray Dorso May 30, 2010. 0 Replies

Clearly, many variables need to be taken into account when deciding to socially promote or retain a student. When making this decision consider the following. If a student is retained, ensure the…Continue

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andy mellor updated their profile
Feb 17
andy mellor posted a blog post

Catch up or recovery?

I've been intrigued by the language of "catch up" which has come from government ministers and even the Children's Commissioner. The idea that lockdown has resulted in lost learning and a widening of the gap can't be disputed but it is the solutions put forward by government which has revealed the reductive nature of the government's attitude to learning and to young people. To reduce education and learning to an accumulation of facts devoid from any contextual influence is just simply naive.…See More
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What is Your Essay Definition, Explain by Essay Writer?

Essay Definition can vary widely depending on the Person DefiningEssay definition can be different depending on the source. The narrowest definition of essay is “a short piece of writing on a particular subject”, as appearing in Oxford Dictionary. Most common form of essay is written in prose. In practice, essays are regarded as short pieces of writing, though there are some exceptions like John Locke’s” An essay concerning human understanding”. In its broadest sense, definition of essay…See More
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