Monthly Archives: December 2014

50 Popular iPad Apps For Struggling Readers & Writers ~ TeachThought

“Whether you’re the parent of a child with a reading disability or an educator that works with learning disabled students on a daily basis, you’re undoubtedly always looking for new tools to help these bright young kids meet their potential and work through their disability. While there are numerous technologies out there that can help, perhaps one of the richest is the iPad, which offers dozens of applications designed to meet the needs of learning disabled kids and beginning readers alike.

“Here, we highlight just a few of the amazing apps out there that can help students with a reading disability improve their skills not only in reading, writing, and spelling, but also get a boost in confidence and learn to see school as a fun, engaging activity, not a struggle.”

Source: www.teachthought.com

e-Job: Faculty Research Specialist (Virtual Position) – Fielding Graduate University

Fielding Graduate University is proud to be the only APA accredited PhD program in the United States with a distributed learning model.

Qualifications 
An earned doctorate in Psychology, Sociology or closely related discipline is required. The ideal candidate must demonstrate excellence in communicating complex statistical and methodological issues in a conceptual manner to psychology graduate students with diverse substantive backgrounds and differing levels of statistical expertise. Applicants with a strong background in quantitative methods and considerable knowledge/expertise in several of the following areas; ANOVA, multiple regression/correlation, structural equation modeling, multi-level modeling, measurement, test design and psychometric evaluation are preferred. Qualified candidates must have an established and ongoing record of research that focuses on the use of quantitative methods and/or demonstrates the use of these methods. A strong commitment to distance education and a desire to communicate collegially with students and faculty is particularly desirable. The position may be integrated with a current faculty appointment. Candidates must be available to travel to national sessions. 

Source: www.higheredjobs.com

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