• The Evolution of Inclusion: The past and future of education
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    The Evolution of Inclusion: The past and future of education

    Welcome to Five Moore Minutes! Useful videos in five minutes or less that support the teaching and learning of ALL students. I am your host Shelley Moore, and today’s topic is The Evolution of Inclusion! OK, so remember the dots, I know, I have shown you these before. BUT, one colleague of mine actually suggested to me once, “what if we didn’t look at them as different concepts that we compare to each other, but instead, as an evolution of time!” it was totally brilliant Now, we could look at this timeline through the lens of any marginalized population – but to understand this timeline from the inclusion and disability…

  • Special education teacher’s book leads to dismissal | Cronkite News
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    Special education teacher’s book leads to dismissal | Cronkite News

    Writing a book fulfilled a lifelong dream for one special education teacher but it cost him his position. Reporter Janie Hoyt spoke to the author and school officials about the issues surrounding his memoir. My purpose was to take people a little bit behind the scenes and say “this is what you don’t see.” Derek Stooks worked full-time at several schools in the Madison School District in Phoenix for eight years teaching special education students. But last year he started substitute teaching to pursue his dream of writing a book. I was taking something that you’re not supposed to really talk about and talking about it. The self-published book called…

  • Just Play! The Connection to Academics
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    Just Play! The Connection to Academics

    [MUSIC PLAYING] JENNIFER RUSSELL: Gross motor is very important to academics. And I know when I first started teaching I didn’t see the connection at all. I just thought bouncing was bouncing, drawing was drawing on a big chalkboard, rolling is rolling, and they have nothing to do with writing or anything else that might be academic. But actually there’s a big connection between using these muscles and getting the strength to stabilize your hand, whether it’s doing heavy work of pushing or pulling or rolling or drawing on a chalkboard, up, down, across. Those are all pre-writing skills and really engage these muscles so that kids, when it is…

  • Temple St. News Story on DLC Special Education Conference
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    Temple St. News Story on DLC Special Education Conference

    Like most young people, Angelina Hernandez, Dan Harris and Harry Goulart (Goo – LART) have hopes and dreams for their personal and work lives after finishing with school. All three have been students in the public education system. The only differences in reaching their aspirations has been in their everyday struggle in living with disabilities. Their efforts to find schooling or work after their public education years have led them to a growing Massachusetts non-profit organization called the Disability Law Center. On February 12, Temple Street caught up with the students at an Educational Transition Conference run by the Disability Law Center. Children and parents gathered at the Metropolitan Community…

  • Learning Military Vehicles – Trucks, Airplanes and Ships – Children’s Educational Flash Card Videos
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    Learning Military Vehicles – Trucks, Airplanes and Ships – Children’s Educational Flash Card Videos

    ♪[music] >>Narrator: MILITARY VEHICLES >>STEALTH BOMBER >>FIGHTER JET >>TRANSPORT AIRCRAFT >>ATTACK HELICOPTER >>TRANSPORT HELICOPTER >>DRONE >>HUMVEE >>MILITARY CRANE >>ARMORED TROOP CARRIER >>LAUNCH VEHICLE >>MILITARY TOW TRUCK >>MISSILE CARRIER >>ROCKET LAUNCHER >>TANK >>TRANSPORT TRUCK >>WAR CAR >>SUBMARINE >>DESTROYER >>CARGO SHIP >>BATTLESHIP >>AIRCRAFT CARRIER >>THAT’S A LOT OF MILITARY VEHICLES! >>LET’S NAME THEM ALL AGAIN!>>STEALTH BOMBER >>FIGHTER JET >>TRANSPORT AIRCRAFT >>ATTACK HELICOPTER >>TRANSPORT HELICOPTER >>DRONE >>HUMVEE >>MILITARY CRANE >>ARMORED TROOP CARRIER >>LAUNCH VEHICLE >>MILITARY TWO TRUCK >>MISSLE CARRIER >>ROCKET LAUNCHER >>TANK >>TRANSPORT TRUCK >>WAR CAR >>SUBMARINE >>DESTROYER >>CARGO SHIP >>BATTLESHIP >>AIRCRAFT CARRIER

  • This Special Ed Teacher’s Real-World Lessons will Inspire You | Class Act
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    This Special Ed Teacher’s Real-World Lessons will Inspire You | Class Act

    Noah : My name is Noah. I give coffee to teachers. Cha Ching!! *laughing* Sadie: As a special ed teacher you have on average kids in three different grade levels and within those grade levels depending on what students you have you are planning for each of those students. “You are each going to have a cup” Noah: Hey! We’ve got a talker over here. Sadie: So there is the cirriculum aspect, but I’m also trying to think long range and with the families looking at okay, where are these kids going like high school and beyond the rest of their lives. My name is Sadie Guthrie and I am…

  • Special Education - People First Language
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    Special Education – People First Language

    750 million people around the world are considered to have a disability one in 10 children around the world copes with a disability with so many people affected by disabilities around the world it is important that everyone understands how to communicate about disabilities and how to communicate with a person with a disability there are 4 guidelines for effective communication 1 do not refer to the disability – do not group people by disabilities 3 do not assume anything about a person with a disability and 4 do not pretend to understand what the person is saying or anything about their disability when communicating it is important to avoid…

  • Special needs Driving What you need to know
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    Special needs Driving What you need to know

    and we'll check his goals and we'll make sure that that we as a district are meeting his needs based on the IEP that is coming from this way so you want to make smooth stops you want to make smooth starts and how was he with other kids did he have issues did they kind of leave him alone my hands are going hand over again making the steering smooth we're gonna start from the front and work our way back I'm gonna help written it right here with his stuff I'm wearing to come right out this way and the rest of you all follow me please Alvarado…