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How can districts use personalized learning to maximize the implementation of education and assistive technology to support all students, including students with disabilities? Learn how Pelham School District leadership integrated technology, implemented a new approach to professional learning, and built on the principles of UDL and use of accessible technology...

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For classrooms that have a variety of learners, or students with disabilities, it's important for teachers to know how to tailor their instructional methods to be able to better suit the needs of diverse learners. This article gives basic information on what differentiated instruction is, accommodations and some low-tech solutions...

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Students with disabilities can benefit greatly from having the proper technological supports, especially if they have an individualized educational plan (IEP) that requires it, including resources at school to provide supplemental learning opportunities and assistive devices. This article describes what it means to provide infrastructure that supports these needs, and...

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Words are powerful. Consistency in the words we use to describe services and supports for students with disabilities must be clear and consistent across the district for all children, parents, teachers, and community members. This brief tutorial defines inclusion and provides clarity regarding commonly used terms, such as PLAAFP, Curricular...

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For teachers of students with disabilities, the term personalized learning may come up quite often when it comes to planning an Individualized Education Plan or other aspects of their curriculum. There are many ways educators can personalize learning for students, and differentiating between the different ways to do so could...

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This article from ADD in School focuses on how teachers can better tailor their curriculum to meet the needs of students with ADHD or other learning disabilities in their classrooms. Strategies include alternative curriculum design for assignments and activities, and in-classroom assistive technologies that will help the teachers of...

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This website, created by Richard Byrne, has a wealth of resources that teachers of all backgrounds and specialties can use for their curriculum; from Google platforms, apps, and guides for making educational technology, to opportunities for professional development. The tools available here can be implemented to elevate educational experiences for...

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This guide, from the National Conference of State Legislatures features an interactive map of the United States where choice laws for each state and territory are presented. Other resources available include videos, publications, articles, and personal contacts for more information on charter schools and private school choice. http://www.ncsl.org/research/education/interactive-guide-to-school-choice.aspx#/...

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This presentation by Lauren Morando Rhim, Ph.D., Executive Director of National Center for Special Education in Charter Schools, provides an overview of charter schools and their responsibilities to students with disabilities. In addition, the presentation includes a summary of provisions in the Every Student Succeeds Act, created in order to...

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As more parents consider charter schools as an alternative to noncharter public schools for their children with special needs, special education in charters deserves a critical look. Here, the National Center for Technology Innovation examines the challenges and successes of special education in charter schools. This includes issues related to...

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