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The Early Literacy Shift: New Words, New Media, New Friends

The Early Literacy Shift: New Words, New Media, New Friends | Special Education News | Scoop.it

And when I had to explain why iPod didn’t start with an upper case letter the way proper nouns usually did, well, I decided all of the rules were up for grabs. The changes I have mentioned are rather superficial, but they are indicators of a large shift that has been taking place in the way that I teach literacy.


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Sabrina Faulkner's curator insight, September 19, 2013 9:35 PM

Having students use technology in many different ways is a great idea. My children enjoy being able to video chat and skype with their daddy because he is overseas, and they study different words or lessons that they are going over to not only keep him involved but also so they can have the experience of having their daddy help them with school work as well. 

 

ELC Language School's curator insight, September 21, 2013 3:43 PM

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Peter Lanigan's curator insight, September 23, 2013 4:06 AM

This is also interesting for adult literacies.

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Special Education 101 (Infographic)

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An overview of Special Education that helps to define the term special education, looks at types of special needs, the percentage of students who receive special education services, and much more. In this infographic special education is defined as "specially designed instruction to meet the unique needs of a child with a disability."

Today one of the buzzwords in education is personalized learning. As our classrooms move towards this goal it is important to recognize how technology may impact both our special education and our regular education students.


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Steven Blomdale's curator insight, June 6, 2013 12:12 AM

I scooped this info graph to demonstrate to teachers to prominences of the various types impairments in the 21st century. I beleive this is an important issue as teachers need to know as classrooms today are having students with some type of disability or impairemnt. Teachers need accomodate and differentiate the types of ICT skills and devices used within the classroom. The aim of technolgies within the classroom is to allow students to engage confidently with technologies and make informed, ethical and sustainable decisions about technologies for preferred futures including personal health andwellbeing, recreation, everyday life, the world of work and enterprise, and the environment (ACARA, 2013).

CTD Institute's curator insight, November 21, 2014 9:39 AM

Great Infographic!

Victoria's curator insight, June 23, 2015 10:22 AM

@Dennis P. Garland I thought this was a great overview of data on special education.

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(EN)-(PDF) - Early intervention and special education glossary | rutgers.edu

"The following is a glossary of terms commonly used when discussing children’s early intervention and special education needs. The glossary is divided into four sections: general terminology, classifications, special education program or placement options, and related services."


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Jennifer Mayhew's curator insight, March 4, 2013 2:50 PM

Helpful terms for parents at CSE

Liz Carulli's comment, March 5, 2013 7:43 PM
this is very informal and helpful. breaks stuff down and explains well. for sure will be used in presentation!
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Kids Advice

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6 Moms share about Kids and Sleeping. Including: early bedtime, autism, co-sleeping, troubled sleepers and bedtime routines. (6 Moms share about Kids and Sleeping.
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Free resources for special-education classrooms - by Dean Traylor - Helium

Finding resources to use in a special education classroom has always been a challenge for educators in this field.
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