"Finding Dory" and the exceptional child

Pixar's hottest new release is about much more than a fish and her friends adventuring in the ocean. In many ways it tells the tale of life as a person with exceptionalities, and it tells the tale wonderfully.

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  • Thinking of homeschooling? Here are some tips

    Homeschooling is becoming increasingly popular, with more and more families choosing to educate their kids at home. But before you jump in, we've got some tips that might help make things easier.

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  • Schooling in the "good old days" was very different

    It's human nature to believe that life was better in the past. But when it comes to education, it's hard to be so sentimental. You might not believe just how different education used to be.

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  • Talking to young people about scary stuff in the news

    Adults might take the news for granted, but many of the images contained in daily news coverage can have an impact on young people, including symptoms of stress, anxiety and PTSD. This is seen by people working with youngsters, including teachers, tutors and more. We look at the best way to approach this issue.

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  • Lesson plan: Exploring Google Trends

    Google is a massive search engine, accessed by millions of people around the world. What are they looking for, and why? Google Trends opens a window on those searches, allowing us a peek at the interaction of Internet users and the sea of information they're accessing.

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  • Learning disabilities and college applications

    A great many young people have learning exceptionalities like ADD, ADHD and dyslexia. Should they disclose these diagnoses in their college applications? It can be a difficult choice to make.

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  • Four fun educational summer activities

    Summertime is often seen as a time for teens to relax. While education may be the furthest thing from the minds of many young people, those same minds can be kept in tip-top shape with some off-beat exercises that might also be of use on the journey to life beyond high school.

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