Best of 2016: Spec. Ed./UDL | Contribute | Be an author | Change a life

For the abridged version: Share a top 1-3 resources you love to use with your students/children. We all can find long lists on the web. Let’s make this special. To contribute, use this DOCUMENT. The story goes like this. I had a list of apps and resources ready to share for a training for special education and technology in general. Being in a position where I feel often like a.

#hybrEdtech Chat 9PM Wed!

#hybrEdtech Chat returns Wednesday 12.9.15 at 9pm. See graphic below for what we will be focusing on. Thank you to those that have joined when they can and we always welcome new folks to the tribe. Life gets crazy but the importance of checking in and grounding yourself with your PLN can never be stated enough. Don’t forget #ATCHAT at 800 right before! Thanks. Mark — Steve — Cassidy

Learn 2 Learn Legos, Stop-Motion, Autism

The beauty of learning and technology is that the sky really is the limit. Here we use Lego’s Learn to Learn sets and have students build while doing Stop Motion video. Not only are students being exposed to the technology and maker-ed principles, they also can work on essential skills of turn-taking, communication, socialization, waiting, sequencing, and more. I cannot wait to use this more but wanted to share the.

Full Circle…Like the Universe.

One of my latest endeavors is creating a PD series called “Dings in the Universe”. These may take the form of a short movie clip, iBook, or other form. Basically, they will be quick-hitting PD resources that show/teach/share, etc. Essentially, a ding is a small mark in space…but many dings can make a big difference. I like the quote and the idea because it shows that even small contributions when.

Why Loving What You Do Matters…

As this school year wraps to a close, I would be remiss if I didn’t give a huge thank you to the staff I am blessed to work with everyday. I am in a wonderful position to be able to work with all staff, from immediate classroom to service providers, special areas, and beyond. What I see everyday is nothing short of amazing. Staff going above and beyond to create.