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Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: A ThingLink Toolkit for Teachers | New Learning - Ny læring

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: A ThingLink Toolkit for Teachers | New Learning - Ny læring | Special Educator Technology | Scoop.it
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Technical Brief: Students With Disabilities and Online Learning | [Universal Design for Instruction in Postsecondary Education]

Technical Brief: Students With Disabilities and Online Learning | [Universal Design for Instruction in Postsecondary Education] | Special Educator Technology | Scoop.it

Students with disabilities require unique support in the online learning environment. Many higher education instructors assume that all materials available online are accessible to all students (Cook, 2002).

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NT NDCO's curator insight, November 7, 2013 3:26 AM

This article offers strategies and possible modifications.

Holli Hill's curator insight, January 20, 3:49 PM

While teachers in the classrooms have heard about (and many apply) UDL principles in their very teaching, online courses may have a ways to go.  This brief discusses the extensive support needed for students with disabilities when taking an online course.  It is also pointed out that very few take students with disabilities into consideration when designing and online course.

~Holli :)

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NMC Horizon Report > 2014 Higher Education Edition | The New Media Consortium

NMC Horizon Report > 2014 Higher Education Edition | The New Media Consortium | Special Educator Technology | Scoop.it
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"This eleventh edition describes annual findings from the NMC Horizon Project, an ongoing research project designed to identify and describe emerging technologies likely to have an impact on learning, teaching, and creative inquiry in education."

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Transfer Big Files for Free - Email or Send Large Files to Friends

Transfer Big Files for Free - Email or Send Large Files to Friends | Special Educator Technology | Scoop.it
Sending large files has never been so easy. Transfer big files up to 1GB to your friends for free with three easy steps!
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Files to Friends – if you want to transfer a large file to someone, you are always restricted by file sizes, and which platform to use. Files to Friends allows you to upload files of up to 5GB (paid account), and 1GB (non-paid account), and then email someone the download link. File links do not expire either.

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Scott Holcomb's curator insight, February 21, 10:42 AM

Great idea, hoping someone finds a larger solution that is free...

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nsf.gov - Special Report - Science Nation

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How to Get 50GB Free Storage Right Now on iOS

How to Get 50GB Free Storage Right Now on iOS | Special Educator Technology | Scoop.it
As it's done in the past with Android, Box is offering 50GB of free storage for new iPhone and iPad users following its latest iOS redesign.
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Stoodle

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7 Great iPad Apps for Creating Comic Strips ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

7 Great iPad Apps for Creating Comic Strips ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Special Educator Technology | Scoop.it
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Do Your Students Know How To Search? - Edudemic

Do Your Students Know How To Search? - Edudemic | Special Educator Technology | Scoop.it
There is a new digital divide on the horizon. It is not based around who has devices and who does not, but instead the new digital divide will be based around students who know how to effectively find and curate information and those who do not.
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LearnZillion

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LearnZillion puts teacher power at your fingertips. Featuring 2,000+ high quality lessons by top teachers - all aligned with the Common Core State Standards.
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Thousands of resources to explain the Common Core standards

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ReelSurfer

ReelSurfer | Special Educator Technology | Scoop.it
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With this tool, you can crop YouTube videos to just the areas you want. Great for in-class teaching!

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3 Five Star Common Core Apps for Back to School ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

3 Five Star Common Core Apps for Back to School ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Special Educator Technology | Scoop.it
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1:25 iPad Classroom - A Creative Model

1:25 iPad Classroom - A Creative Model | Special Educator Technology | Scoop.it
There are so many truly lucky classes out there in the world of education where every child walks in with a device of their own. It may be that the school is BYOD, runs a 1:1 iPad or laptop program...
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20 BYOD Resources For The 21st Century Schools

20 BYOD Resources For The 21st Century Schools | Special Educator Technology | Scoop.it
20 BYOD Resources For The 21st Century Schools
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Zaption - Interact With Video

Zaption - Interact With Video | Special Educator Technology | Scoop.it
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"Zaption could be a great tool for creating flipped lessons to share with your students. Students do not have to have Zaption accounts in order to use the tours that you create. The free version of the service allows you to include one video per tour (you can have unlimited tours)".

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Global Education Database | Your Personalized Education Guide

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"What if there was a simpler way to figure out how to use the most popular tech tools in education? That’s the idea behind the new Global Education Database (GEDB) – it’s still in the very early stages but has an aim to be something akin to the ‘Yelp for Education’ thanks to the robust and brilliant education crowd around the globe. Each listing in the GEDB features expert reviews, pros, cons, tips on using each product in the classroom, what the product is good for (flipped classrooms, Common Core, etc.), and more." 

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The State of Learning Disabilities 2014

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The updated and expanded third edition of NCLD’s The State of Learning Disabilities report captures data about the 5 percent of our nation’s school-age population whose learning disabilities (LD) have been formally identified, and provides a critical lens through which to understand and address the needs of the additional 15 percent or more of students with unidentified and unaddressed learning and attention issues.

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▶ Hack Tricks: Google Search - YouTube

Due to Google updates, some of this information may be out of date. Use this page as a reference: : http://www.hackcollege.com/blog/2014/01/13/hack-tricks-go...
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Top 10 Apps and Services That Are More Than Meets the Eye

Top 10 Apps and Services That Are More Than Meets the Eye | Special Educator Technology | Scoop.it
Some apps do one thing, and they do it well. Others have a host of clever, hidden uses that you might have never thought of on your own. Here are our favorite clever uses for popular apps.
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My BIG List of iPad Coding Apps for Kids!

My BIG List of iPad Coding Apps for Kids! | Special Educator Technology | Scoop.it
December 9-15, 2013 is Computer Science Education Week, and this year their big push is to get coding incorporated into school curriculums everywhere. There are lots of reasons why kids should be c...
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10 Tools For Classroom Quizzes

10 Tools For Classroom Quizzes | Special Educator Technology | Scoop.it
Making classroom quizzes more interactive can be an easy and fun way to do the same checks on understanding and comprehension without hearing the inevitable groans from the students.
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Rubrics for Teachers - Assessment

Rubrics for Teachers - Assessment | Special Educator Technology | Scoop.it
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A vast collection of ready made rubrics for a variety of activities.

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Photographic Dictionary

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Photographic Dictionary
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"The photographic dictionary illustrates over five thousand common words with beautiful photos, and has many more common words sorted into categories."

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Classmint.com - Awesome Study Notes

Classmint.com - Awesome Study Notes | Special Educator Technology | Scoop.it
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Appwheel.pdf

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iPad apps for use with students on the autism spectrum.

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Silk - Publish your collections of information

Silk - Publish your collections of information | Special Educator Technology | Scoop.it
Silk is a new way to create and consume content. Structuring and visualizing your content is now as easy as writing it!
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via Richard Byrne-Silk could be a good tool for students to use to create digital portfolios. Teachers could use Silk to create digital collections of information to supplement or replace textbooks for their courses.

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34 Assistive Technology Apps From edshelf

34 Assistive Technology Apps From edshelf | Special Educator Technology | Scoop.it
A collection of assistive technology & software that can be used for students with disabilities, such as Dragon Dictation, iTalk, Moody Me, Quizlet, etc.
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A nice review of applications that help foster UDL in the classroom.

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