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504 Plans vs. IEP's

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This vidoes compares and contrasts 504 plans with IEP's.

Accommodations and Modifications

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This video explains the differences between accommodations and modifications for students who struggle, especially those with disabilities. 

An Introduction to Teacher Development

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The purpose of this video from Edutopia is to prepare educators in training with a focus on practical tips and feedback.  

An Introduction to Technology Integration

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Video showcasing integration of technology at Harrison High school, where students use technology in learning in topics from physics to history. One math class analyzes data gathered from the school'...

Assessment Overview: Beyond Standardized Testing

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This video explains traditional standardized testing isn't the only way, or necessarily the best way, to gauge a student's knowledge and abilities. Many states are incorporating performance-based...

Big Thinkers: Salman Khan on Liberating the Classroom for Creativity

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The founder of Khan Academy, a free educational video library that features over two thousand titles and an interactive dashboard for formative assessment, discusses how his videos can help create a...

Connected Educators

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Interview with educators about the importance of being "connected" in order to be an effective teachers and leaders. Video was created as part of Connected Educators Month.

Conquering Technophobia: A Classroom Veteran Warms to Digital Tools

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In rural Freedom, Pennsylvania, a once-hesitant instructor is proving that even the old school can learn to use and love computers.

How Assistive Technology Enables Dreams

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This video provides an overview of some of the different types of assistive technology tools available, from voice-activated software to customized laptops, and provides example of how tech can...

How Teachers Collaborate Online and in School

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This Edutopia video highlights tools used by the Vail School district in Arizona to encourage teacher collaboration and learning.

I Can Soar: Aaron

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Aaron faced "intense technology needs" entering public school, but with the help of assistive technology devices like IntelliKeys, a power wheelchair, and even video game controllers he is able to...

I Can Soar: Angie

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Voice-output assistive technology of varying difficulty levels help Angie, a 5-year old with cerebral palsy, participate in class and communicate with her family at home. With the appropriate...

I Can Soar: Is Technology a Magic Bullet?

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Today's educators realize that assistive technology alone cannot teach students 21st century skills. Education technology must be a "tool in the toolbox" of teachers to maximize student engagement...

I Can Soar: Sean

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Sean is a popular and outgoing teenager who lost his sight at the age of 10 to retinal blastoma. With the help of assistive technology (AT), Sean is able to participate in regular classes all day...

I Can Soar: Stacey

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See this video to learn how assistive technology helps Stacey bridge differences with peers to build relationships and actively participate in her 6th grade class.

I Can Soar: What Makes Assistive Technology Work?

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Schoolwide strategies supported by administrators, teachers, and parents create the collaboration necessary for integrating assistive technology into the school day. Watch this video to learn how to...

I Can Soar: Why Fear Technology?

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"Teachers should not be afraid of technology, teachers should be groundbreakers...willing to go the extra mile..." Watch this video to learn how practitioners, service providers, and researchers face...

Introduction to Assessment in Special Education

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This video provides an introduction to the use of assessment methods for students with disabilities.

Khan Academy: The Future of Education?

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This 60 Minutes special looks at Khan Academy and the concept of the "flipped classroom" and online learning.

Myths and Opportunities: Technology in the Classroom by Alan November

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Alan November discusses how schools used technology in the past (through the history of his town Marblehead, MA) and addresses how schools need to make use of technology in the future to help all...