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Education

Living Down to Expectations? A Life-Lesson from Tutoring

A lot of my work is with kids identified as learning disabled. Often, these students have been tested, found to have particular difficulties in certain subject areas, and then "accommodated."

This might mean that they receive extra test-taking time, or they are allowed to type instead of write, or they might be given a reader to read them test questions. I don't necessarily have any problems with these sorts of testing adjustments, which are intended to...
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