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Technology to Support Executive Function Skills

By Kiera Anderson | August 9, 2022
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Supporting executive function (EF) skills can help you as a teacher educator prepare your pre-and in-service teachers prepare their students’ to maximize learning gains by understanding how their brain works for improved life management.

Accessibility Checker for Slides

By Nick Hoekstra | August 2, 2022
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Special education teachers and related service providers are tasked with developing and maintaining high-quality data to support student progress towards goals. This means that the burden of exploring options to collect high quality data is on educator preparation programs (EPPs) and personnel. Beyond teaching how to write legally defensible goals and maintain high-quality data sheets from them, EPPs must also provide pre-service teachers with the skills to create and/or find resources to assess the assigned goals. Boom Cards™ by Boom Learning are interactive task cards that can be used in the brick-and-mortar classroom and virtually to provide teachers and related service providers with meaningful feedback for progress towards goals.

Boom-ing into Data Collection

By Samantha Goldman | July 26, 2022
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Special education teachers and related service providers are tasked with developing and maintaining high-quality data to support student progress towards goals. This means that the burden of exploring options to collect high quality data is on educator preparation programs (EPPs) and personnel. Beyond teaching how to write legally defensible goals and maintain high-quality data sheets from them, EPPs must also provide pre-service teachers with the skills to create and/or find resources to assess the assigned goals. Boom Cards™ by Boom Learning are interactive task cards that can be used in the brick-and-mortar classroom and virtually to provide teachers and related service providers with meaningful feedback for progress towards goals.

UDL Implementation in Teacher Preparation Programs

By Ashley Grays | July 26, 2022
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UDL Implementation in Teacher Preparation Programs Author: Ashley Grays; info@ciddl.org CIDDL invited Dr. Stephanie Craig, and Ann Kaufman to discuss using UDL in Teacher Preparation Programs. Facilitated by Dr. Tara Courchaine, Chief Research & Development Officer at CAST, these two…

Technology in Coaching to Decrease Pre-service Educator Stress

By Kiera Anderson | July 19, 2022
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This is post 5 of 9 in the series “Prepare for the Fall Semester” Preparing for the Fall Semester: What Do You Want to Share? Instructional and Assessment Technology to Prepare for Your Fall Semester Preparing Teachers for Standards-Based Lesson…

Preparing for the Fall Semester: Aligning Instruction to Standards

By Nick Hoekstra | July 13, 2022
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This is post 4 of 9 in the series “Prepare for the Fall Semester” Preparing for the Fall Semester: What Do You Want to Share? Instructional and Assessment Technology to Prepare for Your Fall Semester Preparing Teachers for Standards-Based Lesson…

Preparing Teachers for Standards-Based Lesson Planning

By Samantha Goldman | July 8, 2022
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This is post 3 of 9 in the series “Prepare for the Fall Semester” Preparing for the Fall Semester: What Do You Want to Share? Instructional and Assessment Technology to Prepare for Your Fall Semester Preparing Teachers for Standards-Based Lesson…

Information Literacy While Wingin’ Kansas City BBQ: CIDDL Cizzles with Chef James Basham

By Brian Grace | July 7, 2022
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Information Literacy While Wingin’ Kansas City BBQ CIDDL Cizzles with Chef James Basham Author: Brian Grace; info@ciddl.org Kicking off Season II of CIDDL Cizzles is our great leader, Dr. James Basham. Dr. Basham is a Professor of special education at…

Using ISTE as a Point of Reflection for Higher Education Faculty

By mnicholis@cast.org | June 21, 2022
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Using ISTE as a Point of Reflection for Higher Education Faculty Author: Dr. James Basham info@ciddl.org Are you planning to attend the ISTE Conference? International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) is the largest annual educational technology conference in the United…

Preparing for the Fall Semester: What Do You Want to Share?

By Ling Zhang | June 9, 2022
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This is post 1 of 9 in the series “Prepare for the Fall Semester” Preparing for the Fall Semester: What Do You Want to Share? Instructional and Assessment Technology to Prepare for Your Fall Semester Preparing Teachers for Standards-Based Lesson…

We, as a national center, aim to develop, research, and use the design that promotes the positive impact of educational technology in special education, early intervention, and related services. Check out this post to read more about Design within the CIDDL framework.