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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...
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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...
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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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A New Teacher’s Perspective on Lexia Reading Core5

This past year, the elementary school where I student taught switched literacy apps from Raz Kids to Lexia Reading Core5®. This was a monumental...
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Voice Assistants in the Classroom: Life with Miss A

Voice Assistants are internet-connected devices that respond to verbal queries or voice commands. Removing the need for a computer interface has opened up their...

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Join us on December 5 for the 18th annual AT&T/MACUL Student Technology Showcase at the Captiol. Support the student teams from across the state as they demonstrate tech innovation in the classroom. Learn more at https://t.co/41kHEdU8Rq #maculsts #att #miched

Read the latest from our community - SIG ADMIN Connects: Interview with David Tchozewski
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Four of our Robotics team members will be representing Wilson Middle School in the AT&T/MACUL Student Technology Showcase at the State Capitol Building in Lansing on Dec 5. Looking forward to meeting our state legislators! #maculsts #att

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