Book Review: The Ultimate Guide to Assistive Technology in Special Education

SpeechTechie

I usually point people in the direction of the collaborative SLP Apps List (top of my blog), but from now on I am also going to be recommending Joan Green''s The Ultimate Guide to Assistive Technology in Special Education as a great resource book for those starting out with iPads (or other technology) for clinical use.

Book Review- The Practical (and fun) Guide to Assistive Technology in Public Schools: Building or Improving Your District’s AT Team

SpeechTechie

Chris Bugaj and his colleague Sally Norton-Darr have penned an informative (and indeed, fun to read) guide to the role of Assistive Technology (AT) and its practitioners in the school setting. That said, you should not be scared off by the title of this book if the idea of creating something from nothing within your educational setting seems a tad ambitious for your taste. Where to look to learn more about Assistive Technology.

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Week of January 9, 2011 - Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Below are this week''s public, free, and interactive Webinars through LearnCentral.org , the social learning network for education that I work on for Elluminate. link] INTERVIEW WITH IRA DAVID SOCOL (FUTURE OF EDUCATION) Tue 11 Jan 06:00PM New York / Tue 11 Jan 11:00PM GMT / Wed 12 Jan 10:00AM Sydney Steve Hargadon. Steve Hargadon interviews Ira David Socol on education, reform, technology, and more.

Simplify and Summarize Digital Text

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Technology is a tool that can help. Many thanks to Sheri Lenzo , assistive technology expert, for teaching me all of this and much more. cool tool digital text edtech education free technology reading technology udl universal design for learning In nearly ever y classroom there are a number of students who do not have the reading level needed to comprehend written content-based material.

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Engaging Learners: Promising Practices in the Cloud

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Notes from a TCEA 2011 Concurrent Session Dr. Kay Abernathy Dr. Diane Mason Cindy Cummings Daryl Ann Borrel Dr. Sheryl Abshire Lamar University Conncectivism Research George Siemens, University of Manitoba Stepehn Downes, Senior Research for Canada''s National Research Council. cloud computing lamar masters degree tcea tcea 2011

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Mobile Learning Experience 2012 - April 11-13 in Phoenix, Arizona

The Mobile Native

Excited about mobile technology for learning and teaching? Want to connect with other educators and learn from their successes and challenges? If you''d like to get a feel for 2011''s conference, then read dozens of blog posts submitted during the event. Cross Post From Tony Vincent''s Learning in Hand Interested in iPad, iPod touch, tablets, netbooks, laptops, phones, apps, podcasting, Android, iOS, and web-based tools?

Low academic expectations and poor support for special education students is ‘hurting their future’

The Hechinger Report

This story was produced by The Hechinger Report , a nonprofit, independent news organization focused on inequality and innovation in education, in partnership with the Huffington Post. Mark Nelson was ready to take a final during his sophomore year at Monrovia High School in Southern California in 2011. He knew it would be easy; he said tests in his special education classes almost always were. Brad, former special education student in Minnesota. Higher Education.

The Hottest Post Everyone's Reading

The Innovative Educator

Here’s the roundup of what's been popular on The Innovative Educator blog. Mar 22, 2015, 1075 Some good reasons to go to school Apr 11, 2011, 1073 9 Actions + Policies Necessary To Embrace Cell Pho. Apr 22, 2015, 1038 25 Incredible Assistive Technologies Sep 5, 2011, 891Below you’ll see the top posts along with the number of page views. I hope there's something that looks of interest to you. If it does, check it out.

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The Hottest Post Everyone's Reading

The Innovative Educator

Here’s the roundup of what's been popular on The Here’s the roundup of what's been popular on The Innovative Educator blog. Apr 22, 2015, 2230 25 Incredible Assistive Technologies Sep 5, 2011, 1274 #Student Wisdom: Tech Doesn't Always = Innovation Apr 1, 2015, 1068 If You Haven't Paid Your Respects to Paper, You Sh. Below you’ll see the top posts along with the number of page views. I hope there's something that looks of interest to you. If it does, check it out.

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The Hottest Post Everyone's Reading

The Innovative Educator

Here’s the roundup of what's been popular on The Here’s the roundup of what's been popular on The Innovative Educator blog. Apr 22, 2015, 2230 25 Incredible Assistive Technologies Sep 5, 2011, 1274 #Student Wisdom: Tech Doesn't Always = Innovation Apr 1, 2015, 1068 If You Haven't Paid Your Respects to Paper, You Sh. Below you’ll see the top posts along with the number of page views. I hope there's something that looks of interest to you. If it does, check it out.

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The Hottest Posts Everyone's Reading

The Innovative Educator

For the second week, the post that helps you determine if you're an innovative educator is at the top. After that we have a post that shows how technology can help improve student writing. Entry Pageviews Are You An Innovative Educator? Mar 30, 2016, 2656 25 Incredible Assistive Technologies Sep 5, 2011, 2400 Use @LinkedIn for College + Career Readiness Mar 27, 2016, 1938 I hope there's something that looks of interest to you.

What Happened to Google's Effort to Scan Millions of University Library Books?

Edsurge

A settlement that would have created a Book Rights Registry and made it possible to access the Google Books corpus through public-library terminals ultimately died, rejected by a federal judge in 2011. And print-disabled users can use assistive technologies to read scanned books that might otherwise be difficult if not impossible to find in accessible formats. Education Technology Higher Education Postsecondary Learning