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NAEP Scores for Students With Disabilities Show Wide Achievement Gap

NAEP Scores for Students With Disabilities Show Wide Achievement Gap | Great Teachers + Ed Tech = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
Scores for students with disabilities on the "nation's report card" continue to trail significantly the scores of students without disabilities, with little ground gained.
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Assistive Technology

This is a digitalstory that I made to show the impact that Assistive Technology can have.
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Education 3.0–Where Students Create Their Own Learning Experiences

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Education 3.0--Where Students Create Their Own Learning Experiences
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Project-Based Learning with Students with Disabilities, Year Two…

Project-Based Learning with Students with Disabilities, Year Two… | Great Teachers + Ed Tech = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
Back in March, John Larmer, John Mergendoller, and Suzie Boss enhanced Buck Institute’s original Project-Based Learning (PBL) framework, highlighting essential elements that lend themselves to deep...
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Philadelphia High School Making Transition Happen for Every Student

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Philadelphia Student Growers Talk about Their Hands-On Career Education Experience It’s rewarding to hear how educators across the country work dilig
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'Ideas': A New Series From NPR Ed

'Ideas': A New Series From NPR Ed | Great Teachers + Ed Tech = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
There's nothing new under the sun in education. Except when there is. We'll explore how innovation happens, who drives it and what works.
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Missouri Educator Underscores Value of Student Logins and Individual Memberships

Missouri Educator Underscores Value of Student Logins and Individual Memberships | Great Teachers + Ed Tech = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
Catherine Fortney, an Occupational Therapist and Assistive Technology Facilitator at the Francis Howell School District in St. Charles, Missouri, says her Bookshare student members love Individual ...
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Report: The Teacher Voice Project

Report: The Teacher Voice Project | Great Teachers + Ed Tech = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
Teacher Voice Survey Results My report on how educators and policy experts can work together to bridge the gap between their two very different but interrelated worlds. Inside, you'll find: Results...
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Career Pathways: Breaking Down Barriers to Employment for Individuals with Disabilities | ED.gov Blog

Career Pathways: Breaking Down Barriers to Employment for Individuals with Disabilities | ED.gov Blog | Great Teachers + Ed Tech = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
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Personalize Learning: Universal Design for Learning and Personalized Learning

Personalize Learning: Universal Design for Learning and Personalized Learning | Great Teachers + Ed Tech = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
Interactive and informative discussions around Universal Design for Learning and Personalized Learning during 7/6/15 #plearnchat.
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College Student, Sam Myers is Future Ready with Bookshare!

College Student, Sam Myers is Future Ready with Bookshare! | Great Teachers + Ed Tech = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
Sam Myers, a senior psychology student at the University of Wyoming, was looking for assistive technology software that would read his textbooks aloud. Because of a visual impairment in one of his ...
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Does personality build smarts? New data on soft skills reinforces the impact of social and emotional learning on cognitive development

Does personality build smarts? New data on soft skills reinforces the impact of social and emotional learning on cognitive development | Great Teachers + Ed Tech = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
Does personality build smarts? Randa Grob-Zakhary examines new data on the links between social and emotional learning and cognitive development.
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Thank you Valerie. I know this is true from personal experience. It was nice to read the article and I'm looking forward to reading more research on this topic.

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Canada Reads with Bookshare!

Canada Reads with Bookshare! | Great Teachers + Ed Tech = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
  Calling all Canadians…do you love to read a good story? How about 225,000 amazing stories, all available at your fingertips for FREE? Canadians with qualified print disabilities can easily access...
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Educational Leadership:Students Who Challenge Us:Eight Things Skilled Teachers Think, Say, and Do

Educational Leadership:Students Who Challenge Us:Eight Things Skilled Teachers Think, Say, and Do | Great Teachers + Ed Tech = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
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21 Literacy Resources For The Digital Teacher

21 Literacy Resources For The Digital Teacher | Great Teachers + Ed Tech = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
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10 Tech Hacks to Help a Struggling Reader

10 Tech Hacks to Help a Struggling Reader | Great Teachers + Ed Tech = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
RT @shonapoppe: Assistive technology - no reason why all learners can't access the curriculum #GDITE http://t.co/0LWKy6cWPP
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Living with Dyslexia – Changing the Future Together

Living with Dyslexia – Changing the Future Together | Great Teachers + Ed Tech = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
This month, we are raising awareness about dyslexia and the myths surrounding people with this language-based learning disability that affects word recognition, spelling, and reading. Brain researc…
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Special Guest Post - VA Educator Shares Sensory Teaching Ideas for Students with Dyslexia

Special Guest Post - VA Educator Shares Sensory Teaching Ideas for Students with Dyslexia | Great Teachers + Ed Tech = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
October is a time to rally with our partners and advocates to raise awareness of dyslexia and learning disabilities. That's why we're sharing a valuable post on blended learning written by Virginia...
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Ed. Business Leaders Face Their Own 21st Century Learning Challenges

Ed. Business Leaders Face Their Own 21st Century Learning Challenges | Great Teachers + Ed Tech = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
Rob Mancabelli, the co-founder and CEO of BrightBytes, told a gathering of education company CEOs and senior executives to rally teachers to help build better products.
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Superintendents Tell Education Business Leaders What They Really Want

Superintendents Tell Education Business Leaders What They Really Want | Great Teachers + Ed Tech = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
Four superintendents schooled an audience of education company leaders at EdNET 2015 in how their companies can do a better job meeting the needs of schools.
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All Kids Can Learn

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All Kids Can Learn, by Valerie Chernek: Stay informed! Edtech and Special Education topics!
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Partnerships Give Students With Disabilities Work Experience

Partnerships Give Students With Disabilities Work Experience | Great Teachers + Ed Tech = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
Teaching Best Practices to Special Education Teachers For 10 years, Betsy Gentry worked as a Transition Coordinator in the Special Education Department of the Bradley County School District in Clev...
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Assistive technology helping students with disabilities and learning difficulties succeed

Assistive technology helping students with disabilities and learning difficulties succeed | Great Teachers + Ed Tech = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
Tailored technology innovations are helping students with a variety of disabilities or difficulties make progress at school.

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Bookshare Volunteers Rock!

Bookshare Volunteers Rock! | Great Teachers + Ed Tech = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
On this Volunteer Recognition Day, we thank our volunteers who make Bookshare the best it can be. Bookshare and Benetech, our parent nonprofit, are so fortunate to have the generous support from vo...
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AT Specialist Designs Bookshare Course to Support District Initiative

AT Specialist Designs Bookshare Course to Support District Initiative | Great Teachers + Ed Tech = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
In 2014, Stephanie Caceres, a Bookshare Mentor Teacher, developed an online training course for middle and high school teachers in her district to learn about Bookshare and apps like Read2Go and Go...
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