Engineering the Environment for AAC Users

Symbols for Want

As an instructor for EdTechTeacher, I have the pleasure of working with teachers from all over the country. Recently while in California,  working with special education teachers, we were exploring how the physical environment impacts student learning. Through our discussion of  the physical environment, we began to consider the environmental impact for students with limited […]

4 Ways to Differentiate the Self Editing Process in Google Docs

4 Ways to Differentiate the Self Editing Process in Google Docs

By Avra Robinson and Rosey McQuillan Differentiating instruction is giving students multiple options for taking in information, for making sense of ideas, and for expressing what they learn. In other words, a differentiated classroom provides different avenues for students to acquire content, process ideas, and demonstrate their understanding (Tomlinson, 2001). As educators, we are always […]

Three Ways to Differentiate the Writing Process with Google Docs

Three Ways to Differentiate the Writing Process with Google Docs

By Avra Robinson & Rosey McQuillan for more from Avra and Rosey follow them on Twitter: @avrarachel & @romcquill Differentiating instruction gives students multiple options for taking in information, for making sense of ideas, and for expressing what they learn. In other words, a differentiated classroom provides different avenues for students to acquire content, process ideas, and […]

Padlet: Collaborative and Multimedia Mind Mapping Tool

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Want to learn more from Rosey? Follow her on Twitter @romcquill Available as a web-based tool or an iPad application, Padlet allows teachers and students to create virtual bulletin boards where collaboration, reflection, publishing and sharing of information can occur. As a synchronous learning environment, Padlet supports interaction, sharing, and collaboration in real-time or as an […]