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5 Totally Free Book Creator Webinars for Teachers - Class Tech Tips

5 Totally Free Book Creator Webinars for Teachers - Class Tech Tips | Educational and  Assistive Technology | Scoop.it
These Book Creator webinars focus on five new topics and are perfect for teachers who are completely new or have some experience.
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MEville to WEville Curriculum

MEville to WEville Curriculum | Educational and  Assistive Technology | Scoop.it
First research-based K-12 emerging literacy and communication curriculum for students with significant disabilities
Literacy program aligned to State, Alternate, Common Core State Standards, and Common Core Essential Elements
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The Use of Technology in Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders

For individuals with an Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), mobile technology can be used effectively for not only entertainment purposes but as an Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) device to also assist in teaching a variety of skills.
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Apps Across Curriculum and Platforms to Support Struggling Learners (Series)

AT Specialist Diana Petschauer led a series of 3 webinars on Apps Across Curriculum and Platforms to Support Struggling Learners. With the participation of Luis Perez, Apple Distinguished Educator and Accessibility and Inclusive Learning Consultant, Part 1 focuses on iOS built-in Accessibility feature and Apps for struggling learners. The Chrome browser and its Apps and Extensions feature is the focus of webinar #2. Part 3 is dedicated to Free and Low Cost web-based resources, using Apps and Extensions as AT and their use as tools to expand access to learning.
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Clicker Communicator

Clicker Communicator provides a complete iPad communication aid for learners with speech and language difficulties. It uses the familiar Clicker Apps interface so that you can set up a Vocabulary Set in minutes, make changes in seconds, and yet have full control over every detail.
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6 Scaffolding Strategies to Use With Your Students

6 Scaffolding Strategies to Use With Your Students | Educational and  Assistive Technology | Scoop.it
Blogger Rebecca Alber shares scaffolding strategies to use in your lessons. (Updated 01/2014)
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11 Things You Never Knew You Could Do With Your SMART Board - WeAreTeachers

11 Things You Never Knew You Could Do With Your SMART Board - WeAreTeachers | Educational and  Assistive Technology | Scoop.it
  Do you and your students tend to do the same thing on your interactive whiteboard over and over? Us too! That’s why we were excited to talk with Rebecca Penina Simon, an interactive-whiteboard expert who’s also the director of …
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Assistive technology for kids with LD: An overview | Parenting

Assistive technology for kids with LD: An overview | Parenting | Educational and  Assistive Technology | Scoop.it
If your child has a learning disability, she may benefit from assistive technology tools that play to her strengths and work around her challenges.
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Meet Milo! A Robot ‘Kid’ That Excels at Teaching Social Skills to Kids With Autism | Emerging Education Technologies

Meet Milo! A Robot ‘Kid’ That Excels at Teaching Social Skills to Kids With Autism | Emerging Education Technologies | Educational and  Assistive Technology | Scoop.it
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Students with Low Vision: Math & Computers

The purpose of this module is to provide an overview of assistive technology (AT) used by children with disabilities ages 5-11: what it is and how it can be used to promote independent participation in elementary classrooms.
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Take Three! 55 Digital Tools and Apps for Formative Assessment Success

Take Three! 55 Digital Tools and Apps for Formative Assessment Success | Educational and  Assistive Technology | Scoop.it
We’ve updated our list of digital education tools and apps for formative assessment success. There are now 55 tools on the list for teachers to use.
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How to Protect Students While Integrating Social Media in Classroom Instruction and Assignments | Emerging Education Technologies

How to Protect Students While Integrating Social Media in Classroom Instruction and Assignments | Emerging Education Technologies | Educational and  Assistive Technology | Scoop.it
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Read&Write for Google is now Free for Teachers! | The Spectronics Blog

Read&Write for Google is now Free for Teachers! | The Spectronics Blog | Educational and  Assistive Technology | Scoop.it
Reposted with permission from blog.texthelp.com
Last week, Texthelp announced through social media channels that a surprise was coming soon in honor of Teacher Appreciation Week
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9 Best Apps and Sites to Improve Executive Function

9 Best Apps and Sites to Improve Executive Function | Educational and  Assistive Technology | Scoop.it
For this week's Top Picks List Friday, we're featuring apps and sites for improving executive function. Executive function -- ho
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8 teacher-loved edtech tools to try in 2017

8 teacher-loved edtech tools to try in 2017 | Educational and  Assistive Technology | Scoop.it
These edtech tools are already being used with success by teachers and schools across the country, so give them a try!
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Assistive Technology

Assistive Technology | Educational and  Assistive Technology | Scoop.it
Autism Speaks is dedicated to increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders, to funding research into the causes, prevention and treatments for autism, and to advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families.
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Interactive Whiteboards: An Assistive Technology Tool for Students with LDs

Interactive Whiteboards:  An Assistive Technology Tool for Students with LDs | Educational and  Assistive Technology | Scoop.it
By Written by Cindy Perras, M.Ed., OCT
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Assistive technology (AT) can be of tremendous benefit to students with learning disabilities (LDs); AT can compensate for a student's skills deficits, needs and/or area(s) of disability. The key to effective AT is finding the
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Wisconsin Assistive Technology Initiative (WATI) Assessment Package Forms in Form-Fillable Format

Wisconsin Assistive Technology Initiative (WATI) Assessment Package Forms in Form-Fillable Format | Educational and  Assistive Technology | Scoop.it
WATI Assessment Package The WATI Assistive Technology assessment package is a process-based systematic approach to providing a functional assessment of the student’s need for assistive technology in their customary environment. This is not a test protocol. This assessment package includes the WATI Assessment forms including the Consideration Guide, Student Information Guide, Environmental Observation Guide, Decision Making Guide, AT Checklist, and Trial Use Guide.
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5 Assistive Technology Tools That Are Making a Difference

5 Assistive Technology Tools That Are Making a Difference | Educational and  Assistive Technology | Scoop.it
The assistive technology tools helping students with disabilities succeed in the classroom.
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Read & Write - A Great Chrome App That is Now Free for Teachers

Read & Write - A Great Chrome App That is Now Free for Teachers | Educational and  Assistive Technology | Scoop.it
Read & Write for Google is a fantastic Chrome app that was initially free then moved to a premium subscription model. Today, I learne
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Instructional Technology/Project Based Learning - Wikibooks, open books for an open world

Instructional Technology/Project Based Learning - Wikibooks, open books for an open world | Educational and  Assistive Technology | Scoop.it
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