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Dyslexia Awareness: Digital Accomodation Tools

By |September 29th, 2020|Categories: Special Education|

As we continue to support our diverse learners in brick and mortar classrooms and virtual classrooms, we must carefully consider how to partner with our students and families to support their specific disabilities. As we celebrate Dyslexia Awareness this October, let’s focus on the specific needs of our students with Dyslexia in the virtual classroom. Here are some of

Physical Activity, Student Motivation during Distance Learning – Resources for Parents

By |September 28th, 2020|Categories: Physical Education|

Families across the country are spending Mondays-Fridays juggling work from home, homeschools, technology coaching, and more for their children. At home learning, virtual school, blended learning, hybrid, distance learning is challenging for everyone.  Families are being inundated with information like classroom codes, Zoom links, schedules, and much more. All this coupled with our children not having their regular

The Distance Individualized Education Plan: How to Create the Best Results

By |September 14th, 2020|Categories: Special Education|

Many of you have begun the 20-21 school year and your situations are truly unique. Some find yourselves teaching remotely, some back in a cohort/hybrid model, and some back in the classroom. Whatever your situation, one thing remains true: the goal is to reach learners and help them succeed within whichever scenario they find themselves.

PE in 2020: Uncharted Territory

By |August 21st, 2020|Categories: Physical Education|

We might not know the answers to how things will go this year or even what we will have to prepare for tomorrow, next week, or next month.  But we do know the power of quality physical education and we know what that looks like. And that does not change whether we are in person, online, distanced, or anything in between.

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

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

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.

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.

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