Friday, August 28, 2015

Teaching children & young people with special educational needs & disabilities

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Teaching children & young people with special educational needs & disabilities gives you the knowledge and practical advice you really need to help you teach children from 0-25 with special educational needs and disabilities. This book will guide you with chapters on

  • Your first day in a specialist provision
  • Teaching, planning, and assessment
  • Working in partnership
  • As well as material on specific conditions which covers all areas of exceptionality

Interested? Email us at cedir@indiana.edu to check out this book or use worldcat.org to find it in a library near you.

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Evaluating ALL Teachers of English Learners and Students With Disabilities: Supporting Great Teaching

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Evaluating all teachers of English learners and students with disabilities: Supporting great teaching is backed by research and case studies. In it, you'll find:

  • Four Principles for Inclusive Teacher Evaluation of diverse learners compatible with the Danielson and Marzano frameworks
  • Specialized “look-fors” evaluators can use and adapt to recognize effective teaching of diverse learners
  • Strategies for coaching teachers who need more support reaching diverse learners

Interested? Email us at cedir@indiana.edu to check it out.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

The PBIS tier one handbook

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The PBIS tier one handbook is a research-based, action-oriented framework that will show you how to create a school culture where all students achieve both social and academic success. Packed with self-assessment exercises, this guide will help you implement PBIS offering specific actions to develop, monitor, and sustain each level of the system. It also includes success stories from teachers and administrators.

Want to check it out? Email us at cedir@indiana.edu.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Buddy Walk 2015

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Buddy Walk® was established in 1995 by the National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) as an event to promote acceptance and inclusion of people with Down syndrome. This year's 18th Annual Buddy Walk® is set for Saturday, October 10th at Celebration Plaza in downtown Indianapolis. The goal is to raise $215,000 to support Down Syndrome Indiana's mission.

Want to become involved? For more information, please visit:
http://www.dsindiana.org/buddyWalk.php

Monday, August 24, 2015

Mobile App Monday - SnapType

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Do you or someone you know struggle with handwriting? SnapType can help by using your device to take a picture of a worksheet then use the keyboard to type in the answers. Printing, emailing, or sharing the results gives you the flexibility you need to turn in class assignments or fill out forms.

Want more information on this app? Please visit:
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/id866842989

Friday, August 21, 2015

The Survival Guide for School Success

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The Survival Guide for School Success provides ten tools to improve executive functioning, described as “mental apps” that will appeal to digital natives. Featuring plenty of examples, practice assignments, and a playful tone, this book can provide an academic boost to any student.

Want to check it out? Email us at cedir@indiana.edu or use worldcat.org to find it in a library near you.

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Tableware to Help People With Dementia

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 Sha Yao, an industrial designer, has created a set of tableware to help people with dementia eat and drink with more independence. Her bowls and cups are tilted to help food and drink naturally slide to the side making it easier to scoop up food with a specially designed spoon. The bright primary colors of the tableware also translate to eating and drinking more.

To read more about these prize-winning designs, please visit:
http://mentalfloss.com/article/67570/designer-creates-tableware-help-people-dementia