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BCN Cafe teaches special needs’ students life skills

BCN Cafe teaches special needs’ students life skills | TCDSB Special Education | Scoop.it
TORONTO – An award-winning program at Blessed Cardinal Newman High School is providing students with special needs the opportunity to learn valuabl
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No more desks. No more chairs. No more students’ empty stares: Can a different approach help struggling kids focus at school? @globeandmail

No more desks. No more chairs. No more students’ empty stares: Can a different approach help struggling kids focus at school? @globeandmail | TCDSB Special Education | Scoop.it
The Globe and Mail offers the most authoritative news in Canada, featuring national and international news

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Inclusive Education Month

Inclusive Education Month | TCDSB Special Education | Scoop.it
What is National Inclusive Education Month? National Inclusive Education Month is a time for members of the Community Living movement and its many partners to promote and raise awareness about inclusive education. The purposes of National Inclusive Education Month are: • To highlight inclusive education – to define what it is and how the development…
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The Collaborative Classroom: Achieving Equality in Engagement

The Collaborative Classroom: Achieving Equality in Engagement | TCDSB Special Education | Scoop.it
Building the collaborative classroom to be a level playing (and contributing) field for all students starts with a few handy strategies. Here they are.
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The Global Digital Citizen Foundations gets it right.

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Ensuring Deeper Learning for My Special Education Students (Part 2 of 4) - P21

PBL, Project Based Learning, Special Needs, collaboration, critical thinking, classroom practice, PBL

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13 Common Sayings to Avoid @Edutopia

13 Common Sayings to Avoid @Edutopia | TCDSB Special Education | Scoop.it
Teachers should avoid the reflexive language of anger or frustration. Here's a list of these sayings, framed as opportunities to constructively address difficult student behavior.

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6 Benefits of BYOD In The Classroom

6 Benefits of BYOD In The Classroom | TCDSB Special Education | Scoop.it
In this eLearning Industry article Tiziana Saponaro shares her support for BYOD in the classroom and explains why they are a beneficial part of modern learning.
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12 Unexpected Ways to Use LEGO in the Classroom @Edudemic

12 Unexpected Ways to Use LEGO in the Classroom @Edudemic | TCDSB Special Education | Scoop.it
Lessons taught using LEGO Bricks don’t feel like dull schoolwork. On the contrary, students might feel like they’re getting away with something.

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10 Emerging Education Technologies @pameladel via @Edudemic

10 Emerging Education Technologies @pameladel via @Edudemic | TCDSB Special Education | Scoop.it
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7 Things Leaders Do to Help People Change

7 Things Leaders Do to Help People Change | TCDSB Special Education | Scoop.it

A study of 2,852 direct reports of 559 leaders found that some behaviors were more helpful in changing others.


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Las palabras convencen a otros, pero el ejemplo arrastra...

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...and always practice it!

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Excellent 6 facts.

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The Teacher’s Guide To Open Educational Resources @Edudemic @NicoleComforto

The Teacher’s Guide To Open Educational Resources @Edudemic @NicoleComforto | TCDSB Special Education | Scoop.it
You’ve probably heard about Open Educational Resources & may have used some. The world of OERs is growing constantly, with more resources available daily.

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Professionally Speaking

Professionally Speaking | TCDSB Special Education | Scoop.it
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TCDSB's Amy Shannon is highlighted  in the role she plays at the Section 23 Child and Adolescent Mental Health program at St. Joseph's Health Centre.

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A Day in the Life of a Child With Executive Functioning Issues

A Day in the Life of a Child With Executive Functioning Issues | TCDSB Special Education | Scoop.it
What's it like for children to have executive functioning issues? See this graphic to find out how problems with executive function can affect a child's daily life.
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Learning Disabilities and Mental Health

Learning Disabilities and Mental Health | TCDSB Special Education | Scoop.it
Prepared by Cindy Perras, M.Ed., OCT
Educational Consultant, LDAO



In general, the literature that discusses both mental health and learning disabilities (LDs) finds that those with LDs are at increased risk for mental health problems. According to Children’s Mental Health Ontario, 1 in
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45 Powerful Mobile Apps for those with Disabilities

45 Powerful Mobile Apps for those with Disabilities | TCDSB Special Education | Scoop.it
45 mobile apps for those with disabilities including apps for the visually impaired, hearing impaired, mobility scooters, dyslexia, autism and dementia.
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Great list to use with students who have several different disabilities... And those of us who need cool tech just cuz!!
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Sesame Street introduces Julia, a new character with autism

Sesame Street introduces Julia, a new character with autism | TCDSB Special Education | Scoop.it
Julia, a preschooler with autism, is part of a new online initiative aimed at raising awareness about a condition that affects one in 68 kids in the United States
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How I learned to communicate my inner life with Asperger's

How I learned to communicate my inner life with Asperger's | TCDSB Special Education | Scoop.it
Alix Generous is a young woman with a million and one ideas -- she's done award-winning science, helped develop new technology and tells a darn good joke (you'll see). She has Asperger's, a form of autistic spectrum disorder that can impair the basic social skills required for communication, and she's worked hard for years to learn how to share her thoughts with the world. In this funny, personal talk, she shares her story -- and her vision for tools to help more people communicate their big ide
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8 Steps To Ensure Great Communication With Parents

8 Steps To Ensure Great Communication With Parents | TCDSB Special Education | Scoop.it
Jeff Dunn from Edudemic presents a solid strategy for teacher communication with parents, with the help of an infographic from Daily Genius.
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The 13 Key Benefits of Early Childhood Education: A Teacher's Perspective

The 13 Key Benefits of Early Childhood Education: A Teacher's Perspective | TCDSB Special Education | Scoop.it
When children are young, they are learning sponges. Every new experience, every word they learn, every behavior they adopt, is an investment in a more fruitful future.

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25 ways to use an iPad in an Early Elementary Classroom

Tips & Tricks to utilizing an iPad in your Early Childhood Education Classroom. Technology is becoming must-use tool for teachers & parents of children with a…

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