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INCO, ANCO and SENCO: the Special Educational Need

June, 2010
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Confused over some educational terms you hear your son or daughter discussing at school? Do you know what an INCO, an ANCO or a SENCO stands for? Or an I.E.P? Can you be gifted and talented and also have a Special Educational Need? What is a Special Educational Need? Is it the same as a [...]

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Straightforward and Supportive Strategies for Parents and Children

April, 2009
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  Any parent will tell you that when you take on the responsibility of raising a child it comes with the free gift of anxiety in all its forms, intermittent exhaustion, and often reality altering love and devotion. I have a five-year-old son myself and can attest first-hand to the agonies and the ecstasies of [...]

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International Schools and the Response to Intervention (RTI) Model

April, 2009
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At international schools, children are in a unique and sometimes daunting position. Most are living in a foreign country, learning in a second or third language, and have moved several times throughout their academic career. They are also attending schools with rigorous, college-preparatory programs. These factors are part of the expat experience …

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Gifted and Talented Education – A Snapshot

April, 2008
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Giftedness, according to Colangelo and Davis (1991), is one of the most exciting, yet controversial topics in education today. The basis for labeling it ‘controversial’ is society’s ambivalent, love-hate relationship with giftedness. On one hand, as educators we are all committed to equity and egalitarianism in education.

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