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One of my favorite tools, perfect for distance learning.

One of my favorite tools for a long time is Classkick. This is a tool that will work with any device! It works in a web browser or has an app. And it is one of the wonderful Ed-tech tools that is providing their premium features for free right now in this time of school… Continue reading One of my favorite tools, perfect for distance learning.

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Connecting through video..for learning and for socialization.

Yesterday I recorded podcast about using some thing like Zoom or any other video conferencing to help connect with students at this challenging time. For the learners I work with, who have learning differences, I know the ability for them to complete work at home is a challenge because they don’t have the same support… Continue reading Connecting through video..for learning and for socialization.

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Executive Functioning and Note-taking tools Webinar

Thank you to InnovateCT for allowing me to do this webinar on various tools related to Executive Functioning and Note-Taking. This is a quick discussion on options that exist, by no means all options that exist. Viewers will are given thoughts on considerations for tools. https://youtu.be/lJop1lL5Ijg

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The Southport School Collaborative PD Summer Series

Led by Southport School teachers and collaborators, this workshop series will share strategies for working with students with learning differences at home and in the classroom.  Parents, teachers, and administrators are invited to learn more about how we can work as a community to impact the nearly 1 in 5 students with learning and attention… Continue reading The Southport School Collaborative PD Summer Series

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Ginger vs Grammarly in Chrome

I had earlier explored the comparison of Ginger and Grammarly on my iPad.  Both tools have pros and cons but are useful tools to help with grammar and spelling checking.  As I am typing Grammarly (paid version) is underlining words I am misspelled or have using incorrectly.  It does not auto correct the spellings, rather underlines them in… Continue reading Ginger vs Grammarly in Chrome

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.@TextHelp innovating the world of accessiblilty in edtech: Part 2: Snapverter

For my LD students, getting paper into an accessible format is a daily task.  Despite being in a school for students with learning disabilities, some teachers still provide paper reading and/or to some students who do better with ear reading and dictation.  Given that most of our students have iPads, we have found easy tools… Continue reading .@TextHelp innovating the world of accessiblilty in edtech: Part 2: Snapverter