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Read Bookshare Titles Online with Web Reader

Read Bookshare Titles Online with Web Reader | Great Teachers + Ed Tech = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
Bookshare’s Web Reader and Bookshelf make its online library of 175,000 DAISY books more accessible to readers with print disabilities.
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Great resource for kids with print disabilities, including dyslexia.

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Angela C. Dowd's comment, February 26, 2013 11:55 AM
sounds great...especially for teachers
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Eligible but got nothing: Hundreds of thousands of people with disabilities blocked from college aid - The Hechinger Report

Eligible but got nothing: Hundreds of thousands of people with disabilities blocked from college aid - The Hechinger Report | Great Teachers + Ed Tech = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
QUEENS, N.Y. — Wendy Thompson always knew she wanted her son to go to college, but she didn’t realize so many people would disagree. Her son was born with cerebral palsy, a disease that has him using a wheelchair, but has little impact on his academic abilities. He graduated from high school with a Regents …
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New Autism Research: Systematic Instruction of Hands-on Career Education with Video Modeling Increases Job Skills for Students with Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities

New Autism Research: Systematic Instruction of Hands-on Career Education with Video Modeling Increases Job Skills for Students with Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities | Great Teachers + Ed Tech = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
Dr. Amy Spriggs, Asst. Professor for the University of Kentucky, Department of Early Childhood, Special Education, and Rehabilitation Counseling, has dedicated her life to public education. First
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Denver Administrators Strengthen Reading For Students with Print Disabilities Through Expansion of Bookshare

Denver Administrators Strengthen Reading For Students with Print Disabilities Through Expansion of Bookshare | Great Teachers + Ed Tech = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
Denver Academy’s Philippe Ernewein, Director of Education, and Anthony Slaughter, Director of Information Technology, were eager to hear about the progress of Alyssa Campbell. While Alyssa has had …
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To Improve Reading Comprehension, Teach Students How to Improve Reading Comprehension and to Love Reading

To Improve Reading Comprehension, Teach Students How to Improve Reading Comprehension and to Love Reading | Great Teachers + Ed Tech = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
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Schools Look to Parents and Communities To Help Reduce Student Stress

Schools Look to Parents and Communities To Help Reduce Student Stress | Great Teachers + Ed Tech = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
Why are student stress levels so elevated? Schools, parents, communities, and students all play a role, and solutions depend on everyone working together.
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New Education Research Describes Failure in Professional Development for U.S. Teachers and Outlines Emerging Trends for Professional Learning Tied to Student Achievement

New Education Research Describes Failure in Professional Development for U.S. Teachers and Outlines Emerging Trends for Professional Learning Tied to Student Achievement | Great Teachers + Ed Tech = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
SHELTON, Conn., Sept. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- New Education Research Describes Failure in Professional Development for U.S. Teachers and Outline
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Parent Partners with School Administrators to Advocate for Accessible Ebooks and Dispel Myths

Parent Partners with School Administrators to Advocate for Accessible Ebooks and Dispel Myths | Great Teachers + Ed Tech = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
Parent Partners with School Administrators to Advocate for Accessible Ebooks and Dispel Myths
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EdNET 2016 "Think Ahead" Conference Promises Industry Leaders New Strategies For The New Reality in Education

EdNET 2016 "Think Ahead" Conference Promises Industry Leaders New Strategies For The New Reality in Education | Great Teachers + Ed Tech = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
SHELTON, Conn., Sept. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- EdNET 2016 'Think Ahead' Conference Promises Industry Leaders New Strategies For The New Reality in Education.
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EdNET Insight | Teachers Are Individualizing the Learning Experience with eBooks

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Mental Health In Schools: A Hidden Crisis Affecting Millions Of Students

Mental Health In Schools: A Hidden Crisis Affecting Millions Of Students | Great Teachers + Ed Tech = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
An estimated 20 percent of children show signs or symptoms of a mental health problem. It's a destructive force in schools, but most educators don't have the training or resources to help.
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Opening Literacy to All

Opening Literacy to All | Great Teachers + Ed Tech = Learning Success! | Scoop.it

Using technology to help children who are blind in developing countries by Nestor V. Custodio There are an estimated 19 million children who are blind or have low vision on our planet, and 90 percent of them are in developing countries where resources are limited. The average braille machine, for example, costs…

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Don Johnston Inc. | AHA! It’s YOU Making a Difference in the Classroom!

Don Johnston Inc. | AHA! It’s YOU Making a Difference in the Classroom! | Great Teachers + Ed Tech = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
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The Best Schools In The World Do This. Why Don't We?

The Best Schools In The World Do This. Why Don't We? | Great Teachers + Ed Tech = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
A group of lawmakers and staff with the bipartisan National Conference of State Legislatures spent a year and a half studying the best school systems in the world. Here's what they learned.
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Better Evidence, Better Choices, Better Schools

This report outlines eight key ways that states can help school districts make decisions based on evidence and improve their lowest-performing schools.
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How Are Kindergarten Teachers Balancing More Rigorous Standards?

How Are Kindergarten Teachers Balancing More Rigorous Standards? | Great Teachers + Ed Tech = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
Veteran kindergarten teachers aren't worried that the content in kindergarten is too difficult, but they do say far too much has been packed into everyday. It's
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U.S. Lags Far Behind Other Countries in Access to Early Childhood Ed

U.S. Lags Far Behind Other Countries in Access to Early Childhood Ed | Great Teachers + Ed Tech = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
Over the past decade, most industrialized nations, except the United States, have made great strides in enrolling children in early education programs.
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How Proposed Title I Changes Impact School Funding and Edtech Vendors (EdSurge News)

How Proposed Title I Changes Impact School Funding and Edtech Vendors (EdSurge News) | Great Teachers + Ed Tech = Learning Success! | Scoop.it

Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, which Congress reauthorized in 2015 as the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), is the federal government’s largest commitment to K-12 education. Congress provides nearly $15 billion in Title I funding every year and, since 1970, the law has be
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Benetech Delivers 10 Million Accessible Ebooks

Benetech Delivers 10 Million Accessible Ebooks | Great Teachers + Ed Tech = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
Benetech’s Bookshare technology makes reading possible for over 425,000 individuals unable to read standard print and empowers students and adults to succeed in school, work and social inclusion.  …
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What Are the Best Measures of School Quality? Educators Speak Out

What Are the Best Measures of School Quality? Educators Speak Out | Great Teachers + Ed Tech = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
Under ESSA, accountability plans must track the things that really matter for student success. Which indicators do you believe are most important?
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We flipped professional development and our teachers loved it

We flipped professional development and our teachers loved it | Great Teachers + Ed Tech = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
Technology News & Innovation in K-12 Education
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Helping Individuals Who Are Blind Transition to Work Through Training and Accessible Ebooks

Helping Individuals Who Are Blind Transition to Work Through Training and Accessible Ebooks | Great Teachers + Ed Tech = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
September 8th is International Literacy Day, and Bookshare is honoring those individuals and organizations that make a lasting difference to ensure literacy happens for everyone. Each day, Bill Pow…
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EdNET Insight | Huge Unmet Demand for Afterschool Programs in High-Poverty Communities

Huge Unmet Demand for Afterschool Programs in High-Poverty Communities
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EdNET Insight | New Survey Shows Most Teachers Want Mobile-Friendly Resources in the Classroom

EdNET Insight | New Survey Shows Most Teachers Want Mobile-Friendly Resources in the Classroom | Great Teachers + Ed Tech = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
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Getting struggling students to read requires both data and compassion

Getting struggling students to read requires both data and compassion | Great Teachers + Ed Tech = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
Technology News & Innovation in K-12 Education
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Transition Time | Parent Toolkit Video

Transition Time | Parent Toolkit Video | Great Teachers + Ed Tech = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
It can be scary for you and your little ones when they head off to school for the first time! Watch the Transition Time video series on the Parent Toolkit.com to help you prepare!
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