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How Social Media May Keep Special Education Teachers in the Classroom

How Social Media May Keep Special Education Teachers in the Classroom Author: Michelle Patterson Special education teacher shortages continue to impact the millions of students with disabilities, with 98% of schools in 2019 reporting special education or related service shortages. …
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Choose the right technology: Sometimes the oldies are goodies!

Choose the right technology: Sometimes the oldies are goodies! Author: Kenneth Holman Although educators might not think of items without circuits and chips as technology, we cannot forget about no-tech and low-tech devices available to us.  Educators are tasked to…
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Preparing Preservice Teachers to Address Ableism Through Social Media

Preparing Preservice Teachers to Address Ableism Through Social Media Guest Expert: Dr. Jen Newton About Dr. Newton The guest expert of this CIDDL Research and Practice Brief is Dr. Jen Newton. Dr. Newton is an assistant professor in Special Education…
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Learning the Ins-and-Outs of LMS: Managing Your Management System

This is post 1 of 4 in the series “Learning the Ins-and-Outs of LMS” Learning the Ins-and-Outs of LMS: Managing Your Management System Learning the Ins-and-Outs of LMS: Accessibility Checkers Learning the Ins-and-Outs of LMS: Let’s Discuss Discussion Boards Learning…
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Assistive Technology and UDL: Past Lessons and Future Opportunities

Assistive Technology and Universal Design for Learning: Past Lessons and Future Opportunities Author: Nicholas Jay Hoekstra In the December 2021 CIDDL Research and Practice Brief, we interview Dr. Dave Edyburn. Dr. Edyburn is Senior Research Scientist and Professor Emeritus in…
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UDL Applications in K-12 Classrooms: Modeling for Teacher Candidates

Universal Design for Learning Applications in K-12 Classrooms: Modeling for Teacher Candidates Author: Ling Zhang The Universal Design for Learning (UDL) framework is premised to guide instructional designs that support learning for individual learners with diverse needs. Because variability is…