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Making the most of CARES Act Funding for Schools – EdTech for Special Education

By |August 12th, 2020|Categories: Special Education|

Schools are entering uncharted territory in the 20-21 school year - online learning, blended learning, social distanced learning, and more. Ensuring instruction and services are provided for all students, and maintaining documentation of these services, is on the forefront of all our minds, and it's not too late to investigate new platforms to support these efforts. Many schools are utilizing Cares

Virtual Special Education Services: Tips & Tools for Success

By |July 24th, 2020|Categories: Special Education|

COVID-19 has brought many questions to educators across the nation, especially those servicing students with disabilities and special needs. It has been made clear by the Department of Education that the Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) requirement of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) must continue to be honored, even with schools conducting virtual learning in the fall. For

Think it Through: 5 Questions to Consider for Distance Learning PE

By |April 2nd, 2020|Categories: Coaches|

As teachers plan for or begin implementation of a distance learning approach for PE, no single answer or approach is perfect. However, thinking through the following 5 questions may help guide your perspective and planning for distance learning for students and families:  

4 Tips for Effective Remote Special Education Services

By |March 31st, 2020|Categories: Educators|

Structure, consistency and routines are key for students with disabilities not only in traditional school environment but also in the virtual or non-traditional environment.  Providing consistent and routine special education services will help to provide the support students need in order to continue to progress and continue learning.

Virtual PLCs – Staying Connected with Your Team

By |March 26th, 2020|Categories: Administrators, Educators|

Whether face to face or online, PLCs are extremely beneficial as they help us maintain a focus on increasing student achievement, provide opportunities to analyze data, add strategies and resources to our pedagogical toolbox, and share information about what is and isn’t working, all in a safe collaborative setting.

Flipping the Physical Education Classroom – Resources for At-Home PE

By |March 18th, 2020|Categories: Coaches, Educators|

As a result of current circumstances, the term “Flipped Classroom” is more relevant than ever before. The Athlos team is ready to help districts, schools, and families across the country encourage and promote movement and activity.