Thursday, June 30, 2011
Looking for a little help with assessment results? Try Classroom Assessment for Students in Special and General Education. Using a variety of assessment procedures and directions on how to construct, administer, score, interpret, graph, monitor, write, and report assessment results, this book can help you gain the skills necessary to use assessment in understanding the needs of each student in general and special education classrooms.
Wednesday, June 29, 2011
The Handbook of reading interventions is a comprehensive guide presenting evidence-based approaches for helping struggling readers and those at risk for literacy difficulties or delays. Interventions for word recognition, spelling, fluency, vocabulary, comprehension, and writing, along with examples and teaching scripts are included. Teachers of preschool and older readers, English language learners, and students with learning disabilities will find this book worth noting.
Tuesday, June 28, 2011
An introduction to children with language disorders is lauded as an overview of the characteristics of language disorders in children paired with information on assessments and interventions. Broken out into three parts, this textbook presents the characteristics of common language disorders seen in children, discusses assessments for these disorders, and presents the most current information on language disorder intervention.
Monday, June 27, 2011
For folks with low vision comes a mobile app that's a talking calculator with large buttons and is compatible with VoiceOver. This app also speaks the numbers in seven different languages--English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, and Dutch.
Check it out on iTunes preview at: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/talkulator-talking-calculator/id354890582?mt=8#