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This toolkit from the California Charter Schools Association is the result of a 2016 statewide qualitative study of innovative and exceptional special education programs and practices across the California charter school movement. The final published report detailed findings with examples of successful practices grounded in current research and accompanied by...

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California State University, Northridge (CSUN) – through the Tseng College – offers two master’s degrees in assistive technology (AT): one centered on the development of devices and software and the other centered on the human-services aspects of the field. CSUN also offers an advanced professional development certificate program in Assistive...

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This guide, from The Advocacy Institute and the Children's Law Clinic at Duke Law School, helps families and advocates navigate the process of mediation and resolution sessions in special education. It includes information on terms, mediation vs. resolution session, preparation, negotiation, communication tips, and resources.

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Part of the University of Nebraska Technology (Tech) Education In Digital and Global Environments (EDGE), this Tech EDGE Conference 17 focuses on Innovation in Teacher Education. The Keynote speaker, Ann Feldman, an Apple Education Trainer, Instructional Technologist Specialist, addresses expectations schools currently have from Teacher Education programs.

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To provide teacher candidates with instructional and educational best practices focused on the visually impaired, Ellen Trief, Ph.D. at Hunters College, developed a Library of Video Excerpts (L.O.V.E.) that is accessible by closed captioning and voice-over audio descriptions. The collection of videos represents teaching in various areas (literacy, braille reading...

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Teaching deaf students with other disabilities (autism, cerebral palsy or learning disabilites) requires teacher preparation. To uncover the experiences of K-12 classroom teachers of deaf students with additional disabilities, the authors conducted a phenomenological research, interviewing teachers at schools for the deaf and at regular school. Findings indicate the need...

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Authors advocate the use of rhyming poetry as an instructional reading strategy. They suggest a 3 step sequence of instruction: 1) use of a target word family demonstrating spelling and sound, 2) use of targeted word family in texts – rhyming poetry, 3) students write their own poetry using word...

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This PPT is part of the webinar Innovations in STEM Education: Technology to Support Students with Autism . This PPT accompanies the webinar sponsored by the U.S. Dept. of Education’s Offices of Special Education Programs and STEM Initiatives.

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Dr. Maya Israel : University of Illinois,...
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The identification of trustworthy Evidence-Based Practices (EBPs) for teachers of students with disabilities is the focus of this study. The author examined 13 websites and identified 61 EBPs relevant to teachers working with students with disabilities. The EBPs are organized into 6 categories: schoolwide framework, literacy instruction, math instruction, assessment,...

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This information-rich webinar offers educators an exploration of the lesson plan design. Using UDL principles framed by CCSS, Luis & Kendra use UDL principles to create more inclusive lesson designs that meet the academic needs of all learners. ( Get the slides .)

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