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Famous Dyslexics: Sally Gardner

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Sally Gardner is an award-winning children’s book author and illustrator. Her most well-known book is I, Coriander, and most recently she has received praise for Maggot Moon. And due to her dyslexi...
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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

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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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Special Education Practices

Special Education Practices | Great Teachers + Ed Tech = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
What kind of support is helpful for students with special needs?
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Listening Isn’t Cheating: How Audio Books Can Help Us Learn

Listening Isn’t Cheating: How Audio Books Can Help Us Learn | Great Teachers + Ed Tech = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
Audio book listeners can find themselves having to explain to book readers why listening isn't cheating. Professor Daniel Willingham explains the differences.
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Back-to-School: Information for TVIs to share with General Education Teachers | Paths to Technology | Perkins eLearning

Back-to-School: Information for TVIs to share with General Education Teachers | Paths to Technology | Perkins eLearning | Great Teachers + Ed Tech = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
Information for general education teachers who will have a student with visual impairments or blindness in his/her class.
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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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Caution Flags For Tech In Classrooms

Caution Flags For Tech In Classrooms | Great Teachers + Ed Tech = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
Several recent studies looking at computers and online learning found mixed-to-negative results. And they offer clues about how schools and tech companies can do better.
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Dare to be uncool | Parenting

Dare to be uncool | Parenting | Great Teachers + Ed Tech = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
Dear Aidan, Dylan, and Julia, As you head back to school, I have so many wishes for your school year. I want you to have inspiring teachers, make new friends, have challenging adventures, and discover new things that you love. And something else: I hope you’ll dare to be uncool, whenever you get the chance.... Read more »
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Bookshare Member Amare Leggett Finishes Top Ten in 2016 National Braille Challenge | Paths to Technology | Perkins eLearning

Bookshare Member Amare Leggett Finishes Top Ten in 2016 National Braille Challenge | Paths to Technology | Perkins eLearning | Great Teachers + Ed Tech = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
Article about 8 year old Amare Leggette, a Braille Challenge finalist and Bookshare.
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