Multimedia Resources

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LO 9.4. Explain changes in children’s information processing capacities and thinking.
Video Resource: Information Processing Theory
Description:  Using a digital-blackboard style, this video lesson provides an introduction and overview on information processing theory.

LO 9.5. Analyze the uses, correlates, and criticisms of intelligence tests.
Audio Resource: IQ Tests in Schools
Description:  The NPR story discusses the potential negative effects of using IQ tests in schools.

LO 9.10. Identify common disabilities that pose educational challenges for children as well as methods of educating children who have special needs.
Web Resource: ADHD Resources
Description:  The website provides a thorough explanation of ADHD including the definition, causes, signs and symptoms, who is at risk, diagnosis, treatment, and how parents can support a child with ADHD.