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Why the Past Cannot Predict the Future of MOOCs and Online Learning [#Infographic]

Why the Past Cannot Predict the Future of MOOCs and Online Learning [#Infographic] | Expanding Horizons: Ensuring that Exceptional Needs Students Maximize their Potential | Scoop.it
Higher education has withstood centuries of progress without changing. That’s about to change.
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Design Thinking and Diversity: A Professional Development Case Study | DMLcentral

Design Thinking and Diversity: A Professional Development Case Study | DMLcentral | Expanding Horizons: Ensuring that Exceptional Needs Students Maximize their Potential | Scoop.it
What do a New York public school, the Howard County Public School system in Maryland, and a small private K-8 school in California all have in common?
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How I Do It: Writing IEP Goals for Students Who Use AAC with Lauren Enders

How I Do It: Writing IEP Goals for Students Who Use AAC with Lauren Enders | Expanding Horizons: Ensuring that Exceptional Needs Students Maximize their Potential | Scoop.it
Supports for language learning
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Achieving Success In AAC

Achieving Success In AAC | Expanding Horizons: Ensuring that Exceptional Needs Students Maximize their Potential | Scoop.it
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7 Great Strength-Based Universal Design for Learning Apps for Students with Special Needs

7 Great Strength-Based Universal Design for Learning Apps for Students with Special Needs | Expanding Horizons: Ensuring that Exceptional Needs Students Maximize their Potential | Scoop.it
 
Posted on February 18, 2013 by Thomas Armstrong

The rapid pace of new educational technologies has made it so that students with special needs can accomplish many things in the classroom that…
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Autism Changes With Age, Study Finds - Disability Scoop

Autism Changes With Age, Study Finds - Disability Scoop | Expanding Horizons: Ensuring that Exceptional Needs Students Maximize their Potential | Scoop.it
New research suggests that autism affects the brain differently as individuals with the developmental disorder age, a finding that may allow for a more targeted treatment approach.
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Going Digital: Downloadable Content Replacing Books in Nebraska? | netnebraska.org

Going Digital: Downloadable Content Replacing Books in Nebraska? | netnebraska.org | Expanding Horizons: Ensuring that Exceptional Needs Students Maximize their Potential | Scoop.it
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Teacher Technotopia!: Everything I know about rolling out a 1:1 iPad initiative (Part 1)

Teacher Technotopia!: Everything I know about rolling out a 1:1 iPad initiative (Part 1) | Expanding Horizons: Ensuring that Exceptional Needs Students Maximize their Potential | Scoop.it
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Nichole Pinkard on Digital Literacy (Big Thinkers Series)

Nichole Pinkard on Digital Literacy (Big Thinkers Series) | Expanding Horizons: Ensuring that Exceptional Needs Students Maximize their Potential | Scoop.it
The founder of Chicago's pioneering Digital Youth Network (DYN) describes how the organization empowers young people with critical digital literacy skills that make them academically and professionally competitive.
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The right curriculum for kindergarten: Play

The right curriculum for kindergarten: Play | Expanding Horizons: Ensuring that Exceptional Needs Students Maximize their Potential | Scoop.it
The new Common Core State Standards are neither the problem nor the solution.
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Marble Math & iPoe – Two Good iPad Apps for Students

Marble Math & iPoe – Two Good iPad Apps for Students | Expanding Horizons: Ensuring that Exceptional Needs Students Maximize their Potential | Scoop.it
Of all the apps that I have on my iPad, the one that use every day is Apps Gone Free. Every day Apps Gone Free serves up a list of five to ten paid apps that have become free for the day or longer....
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Excellent Digital Game-Based Learning Resources for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Excellent Digital Game-Based Learning Resources for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Expanding Horizons: Ensuring that Exceptional Needs Students Maximize their Potential | Scoop.it
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6 Interactive Storytelling Apps For Younger Students - Edudemic

6 Interactive Storytelling Apps For Younger Students - Edudemic | Expanding Horizons: Ensuring that Exceptional Needs Students Maximize their Potential | Scoop.it
Exploring 6 Interactive Storytelling Apps that are appropriate for both classroom and home use, helping students learn language arts skills while having fun
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Project Frog Aims To Build Your Entire School In 90 Days - Edudemic

Project Frog Aims To Build Your Entire School In 90 Days - Edudemic | Expanding Horizons: Ensuring that Exceptional Needs Students Maximize their Potential | Scoop.it
There's a building company called Project Frog that aims to build schools, one component at a time, in about 90 days. It's like 3D printing on a grand scale.
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Save Webpages as PDF in Safari on iPad without Third-Party Apps

Save Webpages as PDF in Safari on iPad without Third-Party Apps | Expanding Horizons: Ensuring that Exceptional Needs Students Maximize their Potential | Scoop.it
Without using any third-party app, webpages can be easily and quickly saved as PDF from within Safari.
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10 Great Balance Toys For A Child With Special Needs

10 Great Balance Toys For A Child With Special Needs | Expanding Horizons: Ensuring that Exceptional Needs Students Maximize their Potential | Scoop.it
One of the key elements to gross motor skills is balance. Balance allows control of movements during stationary (static) as well as moving (dynamic) tasks like laying, sitting, crawling, walking, o...
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Brainy Approaches to Learning | Students at the Center

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5 Interesting Ways Schools Use iPads - Edudemic

5 Interesting Ways Schools Use iPads - Edudemic | Expanding Horizons: Ensuring that Exceptional Needs Students Maximize their Potential | Scoop.it
So what are some of the more interesting ways schools use iPads and how are schools currently implementing them?
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Animal Dissection? There’s an App for That | MindShift

Animal Dissection? There’s an App for That | MindShift | Expanding Horizons: Ensuring that Exceptional Needs Students Maximize their Potential | Scoop.it
Animal dissection is one of the most controversial topics in science education. Scientists, teachers, animal rights activists, and parents and students all hav
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The 4 Easiest Ways To Mirror The iPad (Comparison Chart) - Edudemic

The 4 Easiest Ways To Mirror The iPad (Comparison Chart) - Edudemic | Expanding Horizons: Ensuring that Exceptional Needs Students Maximize their Potential | Scoop.it
Figuring out how to project or mirror the iPad display onto a TV or projection screen is not always easy. Here's a handy comparison chart to help!
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Wonderful Free Templates to Create Newspapers for your Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Wonderful Free Templates to Create Newspapers for your Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Expanding Horizons: Ensuring that Exceptional Needs Students Maximize their Potential | Scoop.it
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2013: The Digital Year that Will Shape the Future of Education

2013: The Digital Year that Will Shape the Future of Education | Expanding Horizons: Ensuring that Exceptional Needs Students Maximize their Potential | Scoop.it
One can slice and dice the data in many ways, but there's no mistaking that 2012 was one of the best years for education technology in recent memory.
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Jumping into the 21st Century: One Teacher’s Account | MindShift

Jumping into the 21st Century: One Teacher’s Account | MindShift | Expanding Horizons: Ensuring that Exceptional Needs Students Maximize their Potential | Scoop.it
Flickr:AzaRaskin "I think all teachers must have times when they’re faced with the decision to continue on the safe road that they know, or radi
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Free Technology for Teachers: Three Free Tools for Creating Stopmotion and Timelapse Videos

Free Technology for Teachers: Three Free Tools for Creating Stopmotion and Timelapse Videos | Expanding Horizons: Ensuring that Exceptional Needs Students Maximize their Potential | Scoop.it
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This is How to Use Twitter as a Curation Tool ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

This is How to Use Twitter as a Curation Tool ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Expanding Horizons: Ensuring that Exceptional Needs Students Maximize their Potential | Scoop.it
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