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The essential teacher's guide to social media - Daily Genius

The essential teacher's guide to social media - Daily Genius | Special education | Scoop.it

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Jayne Courts's curator insight, February 9, 2015 5:24 AM

Tuesday 10th February 2015 is Safer Internet  Day. Please visit http://safetytrain.org.uk/safer-internet-day-2015.html where Safety Train have details on how to stay safe online.

M. Fagot-Karcher's curator insight, February 9, 2015 12:08 PM

intéressant, certes.

 

Simon Awuyo's curator insight, February 11, 2015 2:11 PM

Almost all our students are addicted to social media. this is a point to take advantage of their interest to make them learn without  stress.

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Animated Leadership PowerPoint Templates | PowerPoint Presentation

Animated Leadership PowerPoint Templates | PowerPoint Presentation | Special education | Scoop.it
“ The Leadership Wave PowerPoint Template provides editable slides with diverse layouts for making presentations about leadership.”
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Do Special Education Students Fare Better in Pull-Outs or Full Inclusion Classes?

Do Special Education Students Fare Better in Pull-Outs or Full Inclusion Classes? | Special education | Scoop.it
“ Schools use different methods for special education students. Some schools place students in inclusion classes where they are educated alongside their peers in a regular classroom. Other schools may ...”
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What is Performance Assessment?

What is Performance Assessment? | Special education | Scoop.it
“ Performance assessments are real-world scenarios that reflect the ambiguity of real-world challenges. They require higher-order thinking and problem solving. They are concluded with authentic performance.”
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Transportation - Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund

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“ Access to public transportation is a key to independence and full community participation for people with disabilities.”
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How to Improve Your Child’s Focus

How to Improve Your Child’s Focus | Special education | Scoop.it
“Concentration and focus can be trouble spots for kids with ADHD. Here are tips on improving focus in children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder.”
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8 Brain Research Discoveries Every Instructional Designer Should Know About

8 Brain Research Discoveries Every Instructional Designer Should Know About | Special education | Scoop.it
“ Educators, eLearning professionals and trainers should be interested in the brain because after all, they teach brains!”
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10 Things Really Amazing Leaders Do

10 Things Really Amazing Leaders Do | Special education | Scoop.it
Are you truly amazing or just good? See how many of these 10 traits are natural for you.
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8 Things to Look for in An Edu App

8 Things to Look for in An Edu App | Special education | Scoop.it
"Picking up the right educational apps to recommend to your students and kids is not an easy task.There are several criterion you need to consider before you can comfortably claim that an app is educational or not.
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Do Gifted Programs Improve Learning?

Do Gifted Programs Improve Learning? | Special education | Scoop.it
“ A new study suggests that for students on the margin, talented classes don't make a big difference.”
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In the U.S., 21st Century Skills Linked to Work Success

In the U.S., 21st Century Skills Linked to Work Success | Special education | Scoop.it
“ Young U.S. adults who say they "often" developed 21st century skills in their last year of school are more likely to report work success. Of seven types of 21st century skills measured, real-world problem-solving is most important.”
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Bloom's 'Digital' Taxonomy - Printable Reference Table

Bloom's 'Digital' Taxonomy - Printable Reference Table | Special education | Scoop.it
This overview shows the progression of Bloom's Digital Taxonomy, how each thinking skill applies in practice, and examples of activities using digital tools.

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Beth Dichter's curator insight, August 24, 2014 9:26 PM

This version of Bloom's Taxonomy has been extended with a sharing component for Bloom's Digital Taxonomy and is listed in the higher order thinking skills. The functional level of sharing is publicly sharing, publishing and broadcasting.

Along with this printable version of Bloom's Taxonomy you will also find links to five resources. Four of these look at Bloom's (in a variety of ways) and one is a research paper that looks at sustainable innovation in teacher practice.

Randy D. Nichols's curator insight, August 25, 2014 11:12 AM

Remediating Bloom for new literacies.

Dr. Helen Teague's curator insight, August 25, 2014 2:24 PM

This is a wonderful resource with a jpeg link and a description...thank you for scooping it, Beth!

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Teaching Special Thinkers: A List of Apps for teaching Social Skills & ASD

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Autism and Aspergers Slideshow: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments

Autism and Aspergers Slideshow: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments | Special education | Scoop.it
“ WebMD provides an overview of autism, a brain disorder found in children that interferes with their ability to communicate and relate to other people. Learn to recognize the symptoms of autism, as well as how it's diagnosed and treated.”
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Inclusion Strategies for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)

Inclusion Strategies for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) | Special education | Scoop.it
“ BY SUSAN FLYNN In this brief video, autism teacher Maureen Ostrander talks about some of the measures in place at her school to support students with autism, including providing a mini-lesson about autism to all the students in the school.”
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Laws - Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund

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“ Laws - Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund. Section 504 of the 1973 Rehabilitation Act was the first disability civil rights law to be enacted in the United States.”
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Current Trends in Special Education

Current Trends in Special Education | Special education | Scoop.it
“ Overall, special education is becoming a more normalized experience for the students. Our tech-hungry culture is the perfect backdrop for the tools that these special education learners need to succeed in K-12 classrooms.”
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17 Great Apps and Sites for Special Education

17 Great Apps and Sites for Special Education | Special education | Scoop.it
“It's Top-Pick List Friday! This week, we are featuring great special ed apps and sites.”
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Content Curation: 10 Tips To Help You Curate Ethically

Content Curation: 10 Tips To Help You Curate Ethically | Special education | Scoop.it
Excerpt from the article by Pawan Deshpande and published on Content Marketing Institute: "Many content curators are still unsure about what constitutes ethical curation, and how they can share third-party content without running afoul of copyright laws. Here’s our 10-step checklist to help you curate ethically and effectively. 1. Draw from a variety of sources; 2. Prominently link to the original source; 3. Avoid “nofollow” links; 4. Quote sparingly; 5. Insert your own point of view; 6. Fill in the gaps; 7. Use thumbnail images; 8. Give readers the option to close an iFrame or share bar; 9. Add a new title; 10. Claim Google authorship, as appropriate..." Each step is analyzed with more information. Read full original article here: http://contentmarketinginstitute.com/2013/11/ethical-content-curation-checklist
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Developing the next generation of school leaders

Developing the next generation of school leaders | Special education | Scoop.it
“ Strong leaders produce strong schools. Yet US school systems face a critical leadership shortage because they lack an effective end-to-end model for developing the best leaders over time.”
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57 Free Digital Interactives For All Teachers... Plus 8 Free Mobile Apps

57 Free Digital  Interactives For All Teachers... Plus 8 Free Mobile Apps | Special education | Scoop.it
Welcome to a post that examines an amazing free collections of educational digital interactive programs and apps. You are sure to find something that will fit your classroom in the very near future...

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Beth Dichter's curator insight, January 11, 2014 7:40 PM

Michael Gorman shares 15 tools located at ReadWriteThink that work with Language Art classes, providing short descriptions. An additional 42 tools that are available on the website that focus on Language Arts (although some of them would work with other courses, such as the Timeline, Venn Diagram, K-W-L Chart, and ReadWriteThink Webbing Tool, so teachers across the curriculum may want to also check them out.

In addition ReadWriteThink has 8 mobile apps (and seven work on iOS and Android, 1 in iOS only). These apps include three focused on poetry: Acrostic, Diamante and Themes Poems as well as Alphabet Organizer, Trading Cards, Venn Diagram, Timeline and Word Mover.

If you have  not checked out ReadWriteThink is it worth checking it out. To go directly to ReadWriteThink: www.readwritethink.org

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Computer-based IEP Writers

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“ Are they the promised land for special education? Is special education eating you alive? If you are a district administrator,”
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