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Technology-Based Graphic Organizers to Support Writing

This brief focuses on the use of technology-based graphic organizers (TBGOs) with struggling writers. Writing is a complex task with which students with and without disabilities struggle (Graham et al., 2017). One practice to help struggling writers is teaching them to use graphic organizers. Graphic organizers support students through visual and spatial displays and can improve comprehension and quality of writing when used during pre-writing activities (Hughes et al., 2019).
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Strategies and Technologies Supporting for Co-Teaching

Strategies and Technology Supporting for Effective Co-Teaching Author: Nicholas Jay Hoekstra; info@ciddl.org In the March, 2022 CIDDL Research and Practice Brief, we interviewed Dr. Peggy Weiss to discuss strategies and technologies that can be used to support effective co-teaching. Dr.…
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Supporting Educator Use of Game-Based Learning Environments

Supporting Educator Use of Game-Based Learning Environments Author: Kenneth Holman Pre-service teachers will benefit from utilizing alternative instructional techniques to enhance learning for students. Have you thought about using game-based learning to enhance your student’s understanding of content? To understand…
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Using Video Observations in Teacher Preparation Programs

Using Video Observations in Teacher Preparation Programs Author: Samantha Goldman Pre-service teachers are usually required to video themselves teaching to receive feedback from peers and professors as part of their culminating portfolio. One critique of this method is that teacher…