Teaching And Learning Issues Within A Cognitive Context

To create your Final Project, you will choose one of the groups or issues below to address a current issue in education.

Describe the issue, being sure to identify the relevant age and/or grade levels.
Explain why the issue poses a problem or concern, being sure to address human development and cognitive processes.  
Discuss at least one innovative teaching and/or learning strategy to address this issue, including justification from brain research. 

Choose one of the following issues or groups:

The distressed/stressed learner
Poverty, homelessness, and hunger
Autism Spectrum Disorders
Single gender classrooms
Supporting alternative learning behaviors
Hearing loss
Speech and language delay
Early language development and literacy 
Adolescent language development and literacy