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The 2012 A-Z List Of Educational Twitter Hashtags | Edudemic

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2012 A-Z list of educational Twitter hashtags

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The Letter Your Teenager Can't Write You

The Letter Your Teenager Can't Write You | The World of Educational Advocacy | Scoop.it
Dear Parent: This is the letter that I wish I could write. This fight we are in right now. I need it. I need this fight. I can’t tell you this because I don’t have the language for it and it wouldn’t make sense anyway.
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Learn math without fear, Stanford expert says

Learn math without fear, Stanford expert says | The World of Educational Advocacy | Scoop.it
Professor Jo Boaler says students most effectively learn "math facts" working on problems they enjoy, rather than through exercises and drills they fear. Timed testing and blind memorization damage children's experience of math, she says.
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Asking for an IEE - Step by Step

Asking for an IEE - Step by Step | The World of Educational Advocacy | Scoop.it
Want to learn more about asking for an Independent Educational Evaluation? Jen and Julie talk you through a sample IEP meeting.
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U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan Issues Statement on Learning Disabilities; Dyslexia; and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Awareness Month | U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan Issues Statement on Learning Disabilities; Dyslexia; and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Awareness Month | U.S. Department of Education | The World of Educational Advocacy | Scoop.it
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Welcome to NSTTAC | NSTTAC

Welcome to NSTTAC | NSTTAC | The World of Educational Advocacy | Scoop.it
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National Secondary Transition Technical Assistance Center

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Six Scaffolding Strategies to Use with Your Students

Six Scaffolding Strategies to Use with Your Students | The World of Educational Advocacy | Scoop.it
What’s the opposite of scaffolding a lesson? It would be saying to students something like, “Read this nine-page science article, write a detailed essay on the topic it explores, and turn it in by Wed
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Learning Disabilities (LD) — National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities

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Special Education: Landmark Case Affects IEP Meetings

Special Education: Landmark Case Affects IEP Meetings | The World of Educational Advocacy | Scoop.it
A landmark ruling that all parents of children with special education needs should know about before their next IEP meeting.
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SETP - Special Education Technology Practice

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Know What to Say

Knowing your legal assistive technology rights is only part of the effort. You must also use this information to educate the IEP team about their roles and responsibilities. The chart below illustrates some ways an advocate can redirect comments that may take the assistive technology consideration process off-track.

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IEP FAQs Pop-Up: Developing Your Child's IEP - Wrightslaw.com

IEP FAQs Pop-Up: Developing Your Child's IEP - Wrightslaw.com | The World of Educational Advocacy | Scoop.it
In this pop-up you will learn that he IEP must include a plan to meet ALL your child’s unique needs and tell you exactly what the school will do to address these needs. Learn about Present Levels, Goals and Services, and Accommodations.
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Voting

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Please vote for a Mom Making a Difference. Limit one vote per person per day.

We hope you will join MASK in celebrating these inspiring women dedicated to making a difference in the lives of children and families every day. Our Unity Award Luncheon will be held on March 3, 2016. Please visit http://www.maskmatters.org/product/unity-award-luncheon/ for more details and tickets.
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Good Morning Dyslexia Community! Our wonderful and amazing Jenifer Kasten has been nominated as a "Mom Making a Difference". If she wins, Decoding Dyslexia will get a lot of publicity in this local magazine called MASK.(Mothers of School Age Kids) Please help us support her by pushing it out to your networks. It just takes a second to vote. One vote per day, per email. READY? GO!!

 

 

 
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Pennsylvania Superior Court Holds That Most Insurers Must Pay for Autism Services in School - McAndrews Law Firm

Pennsylvania Superior Court Holds That Most Insurers Must Pay for Autism Services in School - McAndrews Law Firm | The World of Educational Advocacy | Scoop.it
Pennsylvania Superior Court Holds That Most Insurers Must Pay for Autism Services in School by Dennis McAndrews, Esq. Founder and Managing Partner at McAndrews Law Offices, P.C. In a long awaited ruling, Burke v.
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AIM Academy Speaker Series for Parents

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Special Ed Seminar: Learning Disabilities/Dyslexia/PA Dyslexia Assoc. | Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia

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CALLING ALL PARENTS, ATTORNEYS, ADVOCATES AND EDUCATORS!  Join us for  Dyslexia and Other Learning Disabilities

 

Addressing issues facing children with learning disabilities
Special Education Seminar

 

Points of Discussion:

1) What is dyslexia, getting evaluated
2) Reading Programs—what is OrtonGillingham

3) Good IEPs and Services

 

Find out your child’s rights in this Special Education Seminar

 

Join presenters: SONJA KERR and KATHLEEN CARLSEN
(Children’s Dyslexia Center of Philadelphia)

REGISTER: www.pilcop.org/sped-seminars-1415
TICKETS: “Pay What You Can” tickets (always available)
Attorneys $200 General Public $100 Webinar $50 (and pay what
you can)  
QUESTIONS: Contact jfortenberry@pilcop.org or 267.546.1316

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Bullying is Never Okay: How to use a Gebser Letter

Bullying is Never Okay: How to use a Gebser Letter | The World of Educational Advocacy | Scoop.it
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Berks filmmaker takes standardized testing to task | WEEKEND

Berks filmmaker takes standardized testing to task | WEEKEND | The World of Educational Advocacy | Scoop.it
For his first film,
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Let's do our part in getting the word out about this film.

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Know Your Child’s Rights: Stopping the School to Prison Pipeline | Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia

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Ten Related Services for an IEP you may not know about

Ten Related Services for an IEP you may not know about | The World of Educational Advocacy | Scoop.it
In General the term Related Service means services designed to enable a child with a disability to receive a Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) as described in the Individualized Education Program (IEP) as may be required to assist a child with...
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clarification on Prior Written Notice and 60-day evaluation timeline

clarification on Prior Written Notice and 60-day evaluation timeline | The World of Educational Advocacy | Scoop.it
Parents, have you ever received an IEP draft 10 days before the meeting? You should have! Read this, plus an update on the 60 day evaluation timeline.
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{Tuesday To-Do List} action items for week of April 23

{Tuesday To-Do List} action items for week of April 23 | The World of Educational Advocacy | Scoop.it
Welcome to a new feature here! I love having weekly features because it helps my brain generate content when I'm overloaded and still be able to post. This post is inspired by comments and chats I h
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Lisa spoke about systems advocacy and how to get started. Many suggested that they still needed a bit of hand holding and suggestions on what to do. Hey, ask and you shall receive! Lisa may play with this post a bit and tweak it to get it to be consistent, but here is her first attempt. She thought it may be easiest to break it down into state, local and federal issues.

 

This is a challenge and a call to action. You don’t have to do all the items, please try to do at least one or two. We have to make our voices heard!

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13 Informative IEP articles you need to read

13 Informative IEP articles you need to read | The World of Educational Advocacy | Scoop.it
This time of year is known as March Madness mainly because of the Colleges Basketball tournaments that start in mid-march and carry into April. For parents of children with special needs March Madn...
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