“It’s unfair” special education students lag behind under Common Core in Kentucky

The Hechinger Report

Since Kentucky became the first state to adopt the Common Core in 2010, the achievement gap between students with disabilities and their nondisabled peers has widened slightly – despite sweeping expectations the more rigorous standards would help eliminate disparities in academic performance.

mARch: Augmenting with Aurasma, Part 1.

SpeechTechie

See my other posts detailing other features of Aurasma: -Part 2: Augmenting visuals with your own images/video -Part 3: Making text "auras" Oh, and by the way, there''s a Common Core Connection : CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.2.2

mARch: Augmenting with Aurasma, Part 2- Making it Your Own!

SpeechTechie

If you are creating a video aura of speaking about a book connection, as I modeled above, a Common Core Connection for you: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.4.4

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Thirteen Writing-with-Tech Tips You Don’t Want to Miss

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are thirteen of the top writing-with-tech tips according to Ask a Tech Teacher readers: A Helping Hand: Assistive Technology Tools for Writing. Revision Assistant–the Most Comprehensive Virtual Writing Assistant Available for Students.

Learning technology once reserved for special needs students is now in everyone’s hands. Can teachers figure out how best to use it?

The Hechinger Report

“A lot of people worry that technology will take the place of the teacher, but I think it’s exactly the opposite,” said math teacher Kaswell. Kaswell’s class is known as the STEAM lab, for science, technology, engineering, arts and math.

Come to the Mobile Learning Experience in September 2013

The Mobile Native

This year''s topics include project-based learning, assistive technologies, Common Core State Standards, Bring Your Own Technology (BYOT), and the open content revolution.