Fortunately, education is progressing to become more inclusive of those with different learning styles and educational needs, but there is still a lot that can be done to make the classroom more inclusive for each and every student. It is becoming more and more apparent that it is time we rethink not just what we teach, but exactly how we teach.
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Dyslexia interventions can be replicated virtually with online sensory tools and assistive technology, District Administration reports, noting applications that allow for interactive learning also help students engage in distance learning environments. Read more ›
The coronavirus pandemic is bringing new challenges to special education and distance learning. One of the biggest challenges is how to implement accommodations for students who have an Individualized Education Program (IEP). Read more ›
All Santa Clara County Libraries are temporarily closed due to the COVID-19, but you can still enjoy free access to eBooks, audiobooks, downloadable movies, music, magazines, newspapers, international content, online learning, research and more in the online library, available to you 24/7 from the comfort of your home or anywhere you have an internet connection. Read more ›
As schools shift to remote learning models for the foreseeable future, parents and caregivers are finding themselves in a new role—that of the school co-teacher. Though parents are naturally a part of their children’s ongoing education, co-teaching is a new role for many of them. Read more ›
Common Sense has launched two new webpages compiling extensive resources for parents and educators with best practices for learning at home, keeping kids supervised and engaged, safeguarding physical and mental wellness, and more. Read more ›
What if a short digital game for young children could help lower the high school drop out rate? That’s a long-range goal of a new effort by a team from Boston Children’s Hospital in collaboration with Florida State University, which has developed a 15 to 20-minute game that tests children’s early literacy skills and generates a red flag for those in need of extra support. Read more ›
Most of us doodle at one time or another… Sketchnoting, or visual note-taking, can transform those doodles into a tool that helps our students deepen their understanding of a concept. Are you interested in bringing visual note-taking into your classroom? Read on!
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The Special Education Toolkit from National Parent-Teacher Association (National PTA) helps make sense of an often confusing system and educates families of newly diagnosed children with special needs on how to get the best special education, services, and resources available to them. Read more ›