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
ADD/ADHD
Single gender classrooms
Supporting alternative learning behaviors
Hearing loss
Speech and language delay
Early language development and literacy 
Adolescent language development and literacy