Leverage technology to engage students with learning disabilities! The Corwin Connected Educators series is your key to unlocking the greatest resource available to all educators: other educators. This book shows you how to harness the power of today’s technology to improve learning and engagement for students with learning disabilities. Uncover and highlight their strengths by implementing:  • New ideas for using assistive technology to teach core subjects and study skills  • Positive opportunities for students to show what they know  • Tools that provide better content accessibility Being a Connected Educator is more than a set of actions: it’s a belief in the potential of technology to fuel lifelong learning. To explore the other books in this series, visit the Corwin Connected Educators website at http://www.corwin.com/connectededucators/. “Every educator can implement these methodologies to transform their learning environment into a place that honors and respects the differences of EVERY learner. Follow these simple steps: Read the book. Employ the content. Observe the successes. Then share those achievements with others!” Christopher R. Bugaj, Author and Presenter The Practical (and Fun) Guide to Assistive Technology in Public Schools “The authors have produced a practical approach to engaging students with learning disabilities. Educators will find great tools, ideas, and strategies to support students with learning challenges. Sprinkled throughout the book are case studies from noted educators, which are useful when thinking through the process of integrating technology in the classroom. This is a must read!” Brian S. Friedlander, Ph.D. AssistiveTek, LLC

Becoming a Study Skills Star

Becoming a Study Skills Star

Oftentimes social studies, science, and other subject areas are forgotten or pushed to the side for students with disabilities. Sometimes students with disabilities who are mainstreamed into these subjects struggle because they do not have the direct skill set to apply due to their learning challenges and executive dysfunction. Study skills are important for students to learn and master in these “other” subject areas. Students may need more time or extra review and tools to help them work through various problems and concepts in science. Students should be given note-taking and test-preparation skills in order to help them learn and retain information. Establishing routines will help students develop study skills that will stick with them. ...

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