Fall Webinar Series from PresenceLearning: Interventions That Really Work

Making plans for your Fall professional development? The folks at PresenceLearning are kicking off their totally free Fall 2017 SPED Ahead webinar series Blueprints for Success: Interventions That Really Work. The first webinar in the series is Building Academic and S/E/B Progress for All Students…

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Bookshare Offers Accessible ebooks for Students with Print Disabilities

This month I had the chance to speak with the team at Bookshare — the world’s largest online library of accessible ebooks for people with print disabilities. A print disability is described as blindness, low vision, a physical disability, such as cerebral palsy or a learning disability, like dyslexia. Bookshare has an extensive collection of educational and popular […]

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My New Book! Deeper Learning with QR Codes and Augmented Reality Now Available

I’m beyond excited to share with you my new book for Corwin Publishing, Deeper Learning with QR Codes and Augmented Reality: A Scannable Solution for Your Classroom! It’s a resource for educators looking to thoughtfully and purposefully integrate scannable technology into their learning environment. There are tales from my one-to-one classroom and stories contributed by amazing […]

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Dr. Panda Play & Communication App

Dr. Panda Candy Factory is an app for young learners that provides a space to play, create and communicate.  Students can interact with the app on their own or play together with a peer, teacher or caregiver.  With this playful app students have space to explore a candy factory and make choices in the space. […]

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Breathe, Think, Do with Sesame Street’s iOS App

The folks at Sesame Street have a handful of mobile apps for early learners.  Breathe, Think, Do with Sesame is a simple yet powerful app that helps students with problem solving using this research-based strategy.  Students work through the steps on the screen to solve everyday problems. In addition to the interface designed for children, […]

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FrontRow Sound Technology to Increase Attention and Engagement

Juno from FrontRow is a voice activated sound system that records lessons and helps teachers manage their classroom.  Teachers can control the volume of their voice in the room as they transition from whole group instruction, small group support, and one-on-one intervention.  With voice commands they can even tell the system to start a lesson […]

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Questionit iPad Language Learning App

The iPad is a powerful educational tool for students with special needs.  Questionit is designed to help children learn what type of word answers can be given to different questions.  It starts with simple sentences and moves to paragraphs as students practice answering.  This app uses faded color cues and errorless learning to help children build their understanding […]

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