MIT Maker Portfolios

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MIT Admissions introduces Maker Portfolios

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Foundation for Critical Thinking

Foundation for Critical Thinking
http://criticalthinking.org
The Center for Critical Thinking and Moral Critique and the Foundation for Critical Thinking — two sister educational non-profit organizations — work closely together to promote educational reform. We seek to promote essential change in education and society through the cultivation of fair-minded critical thinking.

Consortium on Reaching Excellence in Education

Consortium on Reaching Excellence in Education
http://www.corelearn.com
CORE serves as a trusted advisor at all levels of preK–12 education, working collaboratively with educators to support literacy and math achievement growth for all students.

The International Dyslexia Association

The International Dyslexia Association
http://www.interdys.org/
The International Dyslexia Association (IDA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping individuals with dyslexia, their families and the communities that support them.

The Homeschool Legal Defense Association

The Homeschool Legal Defense Association
http://www.hslda.org/
Home School Legal Defense Association is a nonprofit advocacy organization established to defend and advance the constitutional right of parents to direct the education of their children and to protect family freedoms. Through annual memberships, HSLDA is tens of thousands of families united in service together, providing a strong voice when and where needed.

Search Institute

Search Institute
http://www.search-institute.org/
For its 50-plus-year history, Search Institute has been an innovator in listening to young people and promoting positive change with and for young people.

Interdisciplinary Council on Developmental Learning Disorders

Interdisciplinary Council on Developmental Learning Disorders
http://www.icdl.com/
The ICDL is home to a unique approach to working with children with autism and other developmental disorders called Floortime.  This unique approach uses relationships as the basis for helping children progress along the developmental scale and is an exemplary model that can be used with children of all ability levels.

Friends of Alachua County Homeschoolers

Friends of Alachua County Homeschoolers
http://www.friendsofhomeschoolers.blogspot.com
Friends of Alachua County Homeschoolers is a non-profit support group whose mission is to provide education, resources, and support to homeschoolers in Alachua County, Florida. FoACH hosts an annual homeschool fair and maintains a current list of homeschool groups and resources.  The director of the HRC, Sunshine Moss, is a founder of this organization.