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3-Tiered Approach to Interventions

Response to Interventions (RtI) is a multi-tiered approach to student interventions that offers early identification and support for learning and...

Interventions: A Multi-Tiered Approach

See how Response to Interventions (RtI) is implemented in a school with this video from Edutopia.  RtI is a multi-tiered approach to student...

Essential Components of RTI

The Center on RTI is a national leader in supporting the successful implementation and scale-up of RTI and its components.  Their site has a...

Making Sense of Universal Design for Learning

This short video from Alberta Education gives an excellent overview of the research and guiding principles behind Universal Design for Learning, or...

Universal Design for Learning (UDL)

This short video from Alberta Education gives an excellent overview of the research and guiding principles behind Universal Design for Learning, or...

UDL Fast Facts

This quick reference sheet on the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) framework describes the fundamental pillars or guidelines that define the UDL...

Universal Design for Learning Guidelines

The National Center on Universal Design for Learning (UDL) has given us three primary principles for the framework of learning for all.  Provide...

Digital Text and UDL

In a world where so much learning happens via technology, it is more important than ever that students have the tools to learn in a way that best...

Read & Write Extension for Google Chrome

This video will demonstrate some of the powerful features of the Read & Write for Google extension. Never hear of this tool? That's OK. Here is what...

iPad: Accessibility Features You Must Know

This video by University of Nebraska-Lincoln Tech EDGE does an excellent job of outlining all of the great options that exist on the iPad to help...

Open Dyslexic Readable Font Extension

Open Dyslexic is an open source font that can be loaded and used on any computer or Chromebook. It was designed to help dyslexic students read typed...

Create a "Never Fail" Quiz with Google Forms

This video demonstrates how to use the "Go to section based on answer" feature of Google Forms to offer students automated, digital re-teaching...

Social and Emotional (SEL) Apps for Special Ed

This article from Edutopia outlines some very useful apps for Special Education students that need help with social and emotional issues.9...

VoiceThread for Assessment

Alternative assessment can sometimes be daunting because it really means looking at different ways of grading, and more importantly, exploring the...

Vocaroo Student Voice Recording

Many times using voice recording applications can be very daunting, especially for younger students. Once the recording is made it isn't always easy...

OneNote: Learning Tools for SPED

Microsoft's OneNote, along with several other of their flagship programs (Word, Powerpoint) has introduced useful learning tools aimed at meeting the...

Benefits of Mind Maps

Helping students make their thinking and learning visible isn't always an easy task.  Mind mapping is a technique that can be used to help...

Google Products for Diverse Learners

Meeting the needs for all students, especially those with diverse and special needs can be a challenge for any teacher.  Luckily, Google has upped...

Chromebook Accessibility: Navigating With the Keyboard

When working with students who have a diverse set of needs, it's good to know that Google Chromebooks have been designed to be accessible to many...

Augmented Reality With HP Reveal (formerly Aurasma Studio)

Remember the Pokemon Go craze? That program is a great example of an augmented reality tool. The user sees a real image through his/her phone but...