Monday, December 17, 2018

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Recent Articles

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The Need for PD: Support for Principals and Educational Leaders

The MACUL Special Interest Group for Administrators (SIG ADMIN) is lead by a team of building level and central office level administrators from across...
Leadership Adventure - 5 New Zealand Teachers

A Leadership Adventure – Five New Zealand Schools Collaborate to Create a Model for...

Whakatauki He aha te kai o te rangatira? He Korero, he korero, he korero What is the food of the leader? It is knowledge. It is communication. Five Dunedin schools...
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A 7th Grade STEM Classroom’s Neuroscience Adventure

A quick introduction: Amy Farkas is a Middle School STEM teacher from Southeastern Michigan who sought and won funding for her class’s foray into...
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Digital Access to Content – YES! But is it Accessible? – YIKES!

The shift to digital learning material is at an all-time high, allowing increased access for diverse students. Or does it? Often the very tools...
Google Assistive Technology

Using Google Tools to Spark Success for Students with Disabilities

During the past 45 years of my career in Special Education, I have witnessed many changes and improvements to the delivery of services to...
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Google Tools and UDL for Diverse Learners

Introduction The Center for Applied Specialized Technology (CAST) defines Universal Design for learning (UDL) as "a framework to improve and optimize teaching and learning for...

Assistive Technology and Dyslexia Solutions for Inclusive Learning

There are many assistive technology (AT) tools available for free online. Assistive technology helps dyslexics save time and overcome challenges, such as slow note-taking...
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CTE: Review of the New Perkins Act

Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act: Initial Summary and Analysis Introduction This week, Congress approved legislation to update the Carl D. Perkins...
Open Letter with Broken Heart

An Open Letter to “Sit and Get” PD

My old friend — When I first started teaching, it was always you holding my hand and trying to help me grow stronger. You were...
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Your Classroom is About to Get an Epic! Makeover

In today's digital age, students are learning what it means to be a tech-savvy individual at an earlier age than ever before. How can...


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