Using Assistive Technology for Your Struggling Readers

edWeb.net

Eighty-five percent of what we learn we learn is by listening and students can listen and comprehend two grade levels above their reading levels. Assistive technology, especially audiobooks, provide both multisensory reading and writing experiences and enhance word recognition.

How to ReMake Your Classroom and Inspire Hands-On Learning in the New Year

Edsurge

We’re now watching another transformation as Making itself moves from the periphery of learning into the heart of K-12 programs. Most exhilarating of all are the skills, mindsets and deep learning practices sparked by Making activities. Even more, we hope our vision will spark ideas for how you might transform your students’ learning. DIY.org —an online community where youth can share projects and learn new skills. Facebook or Twitter.

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

The Mobile Native

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? Excited about mobile technology for learning and teaching? Want to connect with other educators and learn from their successes and challenges? Then join me for Mobile Learning Experience 2012 April 11-13 in Phoenix, Arizona. Registration for Mobile Learning Experience 2012 is open.

Resources, stories, and connections with those who use social media in today’s k-12 classrooms

The Innovative Educator

Below are the people behind the stories I mentioned, how to learn more and a way to reach each of them via social media. Thank you to the 300+ folks from around the world who joined me for the Common Sense Media Digital Citizenship webinar on EdWeb. In case you missed it, the webinar was called “Social Media: An Essential Tool for Today’s Classroom.” You can view the webinar here [link] com/edwebnet/EA59D688824C.

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

The Hechinger Report

For us to really reach the students with disabilities, we’re going to have to change the way in which we interact with them around the learning process,” he said. We don’t know what they can or can’t do if we don’t ever try to push them to learn,” Rockhold said. “We’re