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When well designed, “blended instruction” or, from the student’s vantage point, “blended learning” combines the best of traditional classroom instruction with research-based, computer-assisted resources. Those resources may be made available online or be provided via digital storage media, but the combination can be a powerful one, resulting in greater...

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Robots have long fascinated the humans who create them, who render them on large and small screens and who explore their ever-expanding limits. From the Jetson’s housecleaning Rosie to Star Wars’ valiant R2-D2, we are challenged to imagine the potential good that might be rendered by a well-programmed piece of...

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The mistake made by some IEP team members, says Dr. Leonard Trujillo, Director of the Occupational Therapy Assistive Technology Certification Program at East Carolina University, is to focus too broadly on AT devices that attempt to do too much, well into a child’s future. Instead, he counsels, parents and...

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The assumption that technology will be effectively brought into the classroom with the arrival of newly minted teachers who have come of age in the digital era – the so-called “millennials” – may be an erroneous one. The ability, and preference, to communicate in PDA text-speak is not the same...

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50 Questions About LD is a great resource for students, families and service providers beginning to explore and understand unique and/or different learning styles. In a well-organized, frequently asked question and answer format, it guides the reader through eight chapters, from recognizing "something's not working here" to questioning, evaluating, designing...

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Youth on the Move is a website created by the University of Massachusetts to address all aspects of transition. It is a comprehensive website that looks at services starting in high school and continuing through graduation and the "move" into life after the IEP. Some of the services are specific...

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Recent studies have shown evidence that middle school students with disabilities perform far below their peers in both math and science. The data shows the chronic struggles that these children, their parents and their teachers have seen for years. Dr. Matthew Marino, a researcher working at the Washington State University...

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Computer games delight and distract kids – and occasionally infuriate parents and teachers. Some games, however, aim to encourage students to think! That category encompasses epistemic games. Dr. David Williamson Shaffer, professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Educational Psychology and Curriculum & Instruction Depts, and a game scientist at...

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In the U.S. public education system, no one is more on the front lines of the technology revolution than the chief information officers of school districts large and small. They are generals in the battle for the budgets needed to make our schools competitive in a high-tech world. Theirs is...

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In this article, we are pleased to welcome Barbara Wollak, SLP as she joins the Family Center to discuss assistive technology-supported literacy. A member of her Minnesota school district's AT Team, Ms. Wollack shares valuable insights and advice. Supporting our interview with Ms. Wollak are resources related to AT teams...

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