Ed Tech News Roundup: Learning Math on YouTube and Praising Teachers on Twitter

Howdy, folks! Welcome to another in a series of biweekly ed tech news roundups. We hope you enjoy — and if you have a story […]

What can we learn about proficiency from special education?

 Equitable access for each & every student Many of us doing proficiency work in the state see it as a means of ensuring equitable access […]

Are you a “Learning Maximizer”?

How getting to know our students powers up personalization How do you maximize student learning? What are the ways we can do this, and how […]

Seeing AI App from Microsoft. Technology magic.

Technology that appears to be magic. From Microsoft, an app that gives an audio description to what...

Digging into data: Analyzing IEPs to be an effective teacher for students with disabilities

In my previous post, I discussed the 5 types of data that every teacher needs to collect to move their students forward. Today, I’m going […]

10-Part “Advanced Google Sheets to Blow Your Mind!” Part 1 – Fundations Progress Monitoring Sheet

On February 16th, 2017, I gave a presentation to a packed house entitled “10 Google Sheets to Blow Your Mind (plus some tips and tricks).” […]

How To Engage Gifted Students In A Regular Classroom

Teaching gifted students in a regular classroom isn’t an easy job. It’s a grand challenge. By the virtue of their unique abilities, gifted students deserve […]

How Can We Use Technology To Raise The Bar in Special Ed? | @PittmansPlace @Microsoft_EDU @OneNoteEDU

Welcome to the Microsoft Innovative Educator (MIE) Spotlight Series Podcast. In this episode, Jeff sits down with Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert, and Special Education Educator, […]

Special Education Rules Apply to Virtual Schools Too, Ed. Department Says

Virtual schools are subject to the same federal special education mandates on issues such as testing and student identification, according to the U.S. Department of […]

Special Educators Want Mobile Technology, but More Training Needed

An initiative to improve the use of apps and mobile technology in the instruction of special education students finds that teachers aren't receiving the professional […]

Episode 39: Talking Smart Toy Based Learning with Dr. Kursat Cagiltay

October 30, 2015 In this episode, I interview Dr. Kursat Cagiltay who is a Professor in the Department of Computer Education and Instructional  Technology at […]

Google Powered Tablet (Nexus 7) for Education

This year our district switched to Google Apps for Education.  All students in the district were given a Google account.  Then, our district bought a […]

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