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E-Textbooks Open Up Opportunities For Special Education Students

E-Textbooks Open Up Opportunities For Special Education Students | Education links and topics | Scoop.it
Students with special needs can benefit greatly from digital textbooks, from helping the visually impaired to reducing the physical burden of paper books.
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Teaching Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Instructional Strategies and Practices-- Pg 3

The second of two publications that addresses issues related to the instruction of children with ADHD.
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6 Helpful Tips For The 1 iPad Classroom

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"While most educators and teachers are aware of the benefits that can arise in the classroom through the use of iPads and tablets, budgetary constraints can often limit the way that technology can be used to augment learning activities in smaller schools (or school districts)."


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Suggestions for Writing Your Own Educational Philosophy

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Writing philosophy of education. 

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America’s Voice Education Fund and the Debate on Immigration Reform

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Americas Voice Education Fund And The Debate On Immigration Reform 36671.html (RT @TawniVixen1: RT @americasvoice: Check out this interview w our Dep Director Lynn Tramonte, on the state of immigration debate #p2c
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South Dakota Law Will Allow Guns in Classrooms

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South Dakota is believed to be the first state to pass a law, signed by Gov. Dennis Daugaard on Friday, that specifically allows teachers to carry firearms.

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6 Basic Benefits Of Game-Based Learning

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"There seems to be a perception that online gaming has a detrimental impact on children’s development. Nothing could be further from the truth, and there are countless–and complex–reasons for this, but it also makes sense at the basic benefits of game-based learning. Of course children should not spend every single second of the day staring at a computer screen. Nevertheless, education and online gaming certainly aren’t enemies either. In fact, playing online games may be something which can enhance a child’s learning and development. How?"


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Monica Mirza's curator insight, March 18, 2013 1:02 PM

Games are like computers : tools. Let's use/play them to turn them into great assets  -and not damaging instruments ;-) Hence the necessity of teaching learners how to remain their tools' masters.

Jack Sumaran's comment, March 22, 2013 12:17 AM
Games can be helpful if you know how to "play" with them and the benefits for children in the process-learning.
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The Department Of Education Requires That School Sports Be Open To The Disabled

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