Strategies That Work Special Education and Technology

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Rationale and Objectives for this Professional Learning

Description

This is a video lesson specifically designed for special education teachers using technology. This lesson is filled with resources for all different types of learners.

Rationale

Each student that works with a special education teacher deserves the very best high quality resources, this is what I have prepared for you in this lesson.

Outcomes After Watching the Video

  1. After the lesson special education teachers will be able to articulate the difference between a growth mindset and a fixed mindset.
  2. After the lesson teachers will have new strategies to work with students.
  3. As a result of the lesson teachers will have new resources to share with colleagues.

Quiz after session five titled How Can Technology Be Used to Solve Real-World Problems?

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Quiz after session four titled How Students Receive Feedback and Assessments?

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Quiz after session three Why Modify Assignments?

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Quiz after session two How Does Instruction Need to Change?

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Quiz after session five titled How Can Technology Be Used to Solve Real-World Problems?

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Quiz after session four titled How Students Receive Feedback and Assessments?

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Quiz after session three Why Modify Assignments?

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Quiz after session two How Does Instruction Need to Change?

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Resources Featured in the Video

Defining a growth mindset http://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/2015/12/21/applying-a-growth-mindset-in-the-classroom/

Austin’s butterfly https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hqh1MRWZjms

A growth mindset explained for students https://ideas.classdojo.com/i/the-maze-trailer

Visual of a growth mindset https://twitter.com/sylviaduckworth/status/555956108700164096

Iceberg visual https://www.pinterest.com/pin/296604325437006036/

Growth Mindset book by Carol Dweeck https://www.amazon.com/Mindset-Psychology-Success-Carol-Dweck/dp/0345472322/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1475089531&sr=8-1&keywords=growth+midset

Grit by Angela Duckworth https://www.amazon.com/Grit-Passion-Perseverance-Angela-Duckworth/dp/1501111108/ref=pd_sim_14_2?ie=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=097BE9JACMP8R3ZPSBRY

Which step have you reached today? http://principalhelen.edublogs.org/2014/05/27/which-step-have-you-reached-today/

Vocabulary meets music https://www.flocabulary.com/

TodaysMeet to create a backchannel for students of teachers https://todaysmeet.com

Seesaw for digital portfolios http://web.seesaw.me/

Sequencing in real life http://www.augustalabel.com/shrink-sleeves/

Mr. Lee Rapps about rocks https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rkGVE6wNAzo

Mr. Lee has a whole collection of videos https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2DwkfiWSqRXxZ685AiFdGQ

Super Base singers https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QIZTruxt2rQ

SchoolHouse Rock https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tyeJ55o3El0

Google Keep https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tyeJ55o3El0

Google Forms become a quiz http://alicekeeler.com/2016/07/09/google-forms-quizzes/

Telligami https://tellagami.com

Make Belief Comics http://www.makebeliefscomix.com/

Google StoryBuilder http://docsstorybuilder.appspot.com/builder

Personalized professional development https://www.edsurge.com/research/guides/how-teachers-are-learning-professional-development-remix

What teachers want with professional development http://plpnetwork.com/2015/08/28/10-teachers-professional-development/

Collection of educational hashtags http://www.cybraryman.com/edhashtags.html

Participate  in #Spedchat https://www.participate.com/chats/spedchat

Reflex math for fluency https://www.reflexmath.com/

A collection of special ed apps http://spedapps.kent.edu/apps.php

Resources for students with autism http://yukaichou.com/education-gamification/top-ten-apps-to-help-improve-the-lives-of-autism-spectrum-children/?utm_content=buffere81b2&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Classroom behavior chart article http://jewishspecialneeds.blogspot.com/2016/09/ditch-clips-why-you-need-to-stop-using-behviors-charts.html?spref=tw

Calm down kit http://www.andnextcomesl.com/2016/04/what-to-put-in-a-calm-down-kit-for-kids.html?utm_content=bufferceff5&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

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Discussion Questions
  1. What was your background knowledge about growth mindset? What did you learn that was new?
  2. Specifically, how does growth mindset apply to the students you work with? How about the teachers?
  3. How do you think the book Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance will apply to the students you work with?
  4. How would you describe Seesaw to a colleague?
  5. In what ways could your students using Seesaw?
  6. How would you describe Flocabulary to a colleague?
  7. How could you use the Google Story Builder with your students?
  8. How are you currently using social media for personal professional development?
  9. What resources will you share with team members?
  10. Take one of the resources from the lesson and explain how you will use it in your practice.