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Technology to Support Executive Function Skills

August 9, 2022
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.
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Accessibility Checker for Slides

August 2, 2022
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.
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Boom-ing into Data Collection

July 26, 2022
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.
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UDL Implementation in Teacher Preparation Programs

July 26, 2022
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…
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Technology in Coaching to Decrease Pre-service Educator Stress

July 19, 2022
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…
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Preparing for the Fall Semester: Aligning Instruction to Standards

July 13, 2022
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…
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Preparing Teachers for Standards-Based Lesson Planning

July 8, 2022
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…
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Information Literacy While Wingin’ Kansas City BBQ: CIDDL Cizzles with Chef James Basham

July 7, 2022
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…
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Instructional and Assessment Technology to Prepare for Your Fall Semester

June 28, 2022
This is post 2 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…