Fix Your Local Factory

“If Apple had a 10% failure rate, consumers would be outraged. At least 10% of students have dyslexia and are not receiving an adequate education. We, as consumers, should be holding schools up to at least the same standard as we hold the manufacturer of a gadget. However, even when schools want to change, they cannot make these changes alone. They need your help. What can you do as a consumer?” Read the rest of the Dyslexic Kids blog here:
http://dyslexickids.net/_Blog_/Entries/2013/10/25_Education.html

Teaching Without Words, a TED talk

This TED talk about the ability to teach without words is thought-provoking, particularly the pie chart in the beginning which identifies the tiny percentage of students who can excel under the traditional methods of teaching. Why not adopt a teaching method that will allow all students to excel? The computer program in the video is one idea, but there are so many simple changes that can be made!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2VLje8QRrwg