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Presented by Ron Lake, Climate Coordinator, Duluth Public Schools and MDE PBIS Regional Coach

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Presented by Ron Lake, Climate Coordinator, Duluth Public Schools and MDE PBIS Regional Coach

Behavior: MN PBIS: Review of Implementation Basics

Presented by Susan Chwalek, School Psychologist and PBIS team member, St. Cloud, MN and Erin Engness, PBIS and RtI Coach, Princeton, MN

Behavior: MN PBIS: School-wide PBIS Overview

Presented by Steve Wagner, Teacher Apollo HS & Charlie Eisenriech, Principal Apollo HS, St. Cloud, MN

Kansas IEP Training: Kansas IEP Training - Module 8 - Standards-based IEPs

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Spanish version of brochure describing the Building Bridges to the Future program, a colla...

Shared Material: Transition: Building Bridges to the Future Brochure

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Word Prediction Apps Comparison
March 26, 2015, 5:54 PM UTC

co writer app iconAre you confused by all the different apps that offer word prediction? Here is a comparison of the features of iWordQ, iReadWrite, Co:Writer, Clicker Docs, App Writer US, and Abilipad. Thanks to Darla Ashton of Carmel Clay Schools in Carmel, IN.

Ways to Use Your iDevice to Complete Paper Worksheets
March 25, 2015, 5:12 PM UTC

snaptype iconDo you have a student with illegible handwriting or who is unable to physically complete a worksheet? Here are great step-by-step instructions using two free apps, CamScanner Free and More >>

Power of Tiny Distractions
March 16, 2015, 4:12 PM UTC

stack of colored rubberbandsor in special ed terms, Fidgets Aren't Just for Autism.  The Wall Street Journal recently published this article stating that "playing with everyday objects at work may boost creativity." It goes on to say "certain kinds of hand movements have an impact on cognitive functioning, improving focus or sparking fresh thinking or faster learning." Researchers at NYU are studyin...

KS Students Design Deep Pressure Chairs for Students with Autism
January 12, 2015, 3:20 PM UTC

Blue Valley SD logoEngineering students in the KS Blue Valley School District have designed a lounger and a chair that provide deep pressure and are based on Temple Grandin's squeeze machine. These students study at CAPS, the Center for Advanced Professional Studies. Read more about their prototypes, designed to look like regular furniture, but used to provide sensory input and aid with sensory modulation. 

Teaching with YouTube
December 15, 2014, 3:47 PM UTC

YouTube iconThis link identifies 197 channels for learning. Listed are general channels, physical sciences, engineering and technology, math, politics, history, current events,  the arts, learning a foreign language and university channels.  And if those aren't enough, find links to 25 of the Best Resources for Teaching with YouTube More >>

8 Ways to Help Introverts Brainstorm for Creative Projects
November 24, 2014, 9:03 PM UTC

Edudemic logoDo you have introverted kids who get anxious when asked to brainstorm in a group? According to this article from Edudemic, "introversion is primarily about a student's energy and these students are refreshed by quiet and alone time." Read this article for ways to help those students have a voice!

4Ss of Note Taking with Technology
November 10, 2014, 6:06 PM UTC

Edutopia logoA recent tweet from Edutopia referred to an article reporting note taking with laptops is ineffective because students didn't synthesize the info they type - just transcribe it.  Read this article for the 4 S perspective of using digital tools to Support students' acquisition of knowledge, to Save notes across devices, to Search for information and to Share learning. 

App Wheel for Students with ASD - Version 3
November 12, 2014, 10:03 PM UTC

App wheelVersion 2 was in this location recently, but now there is a Version 3 of Mark Coppin's Autism App Wheel. This sampling of apps is based on common learning characteristics and traits that are typical of students with ASD. Download here

iPad Apps for AAC Wheel
October 07, 2014, 10:14 PM UTC

image of AAC wheelThis wheel of AAC apps by Sally Millar and Gillian McNeill of CALL Scotland provides a categorized guide to iPad apps for people with complex communication needs who may need to use some form of AAC.  Download here

Backpack Awareness
January 12, 2015, 7:58 PM UTC

little girl carrying large backpackDo you know that a loaded backpack should never weigh more than 10% of the student's body weight? Wednesday, September 17 was Backpack Awareness Day sponsored by the American Occupational Therapy Association.  Even though the day has passed, it's still good to know the facts. Here are some facts and handouts for you: The 1,2,3s of Backpack Wearing, More >>

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