Dear School Administrators, You would likely agree that the interests and needs of your faculty members are as diverse as those of your student body. We would like to take this opportunity to discuss T-TAC Online, a treasure trove of curriculum and instructional resources. It is our hope that you will take a few moments… Read More Resources for Your Diverse Faculty
We hope that your Summer includes equal parts adventure, relaxation, and rejuvenation. If, like many teachers, you decide to spend a few hours of your vacation enhancing your own learning, we are proud to offer our recommendations for Summer professional development. (Be sure to check out the offerings on each of the specialists’ pages.) Universal… Read More Summer Professional Development Opportunities
Not all assistive technology involves computers, tablets, or software. Sure, it is fun to have shiny new devices that are full of bells and whistles, but the key is to utilize items that best support the needs of a particular student. Hamm, Mistrett, and Ruffino (2006) asserted that low-tech devices are often preferable for teachers… Read More Low-Tech Solutions for High-Interest Instruction
The term “intellectual disability” is used when describing a very broad and diverse group of students. Here, you will find information and resources for professionals whose students access the curriculum through the Aligned Standards of Learning (ASOLs).
The I’M DETERMINED Project is all about helping students learn self-determination skills. Browse the site to learn about many great resources. You will find tools such as the One Pager and Good Day Plan, which help students take an active role in goal planning, the IEP process, transitioning, and behavior planning. Best of all, you will find templates for the tools, authentic student examples, and videos of teachers & students using these tools.
Are you in need of a little inspiration today? Check out this video and then “take the path that leads to awesome!”
Tar Heel Reader is a free site that offers thousands of high-interest e-books for students. All texts are switch accessible.
Writing with Alternative Pencils is a great option for students who cannot hold a writing utensil or use a keyboard.