Specific learning problems are identified from case studies detailing individual learning needs of students. Examples of technology tools to address the problems along with recommendations for implementation are presented. All solutions are free or low cost in appreciation of these budgetary times.
Many classrooms today have a number of students in special education who require extra support, but the necessary resources are not well funded. Fortunately, there are many technology tools available, often for free, to help support in the inclusive classroom.
Numerous examples of technology will be presented which can be used, to support students in special education, who are in a traditional classroom. The tools presented and demonstrated, show how individual needs can be met without taking time from other students. The tools discussed go beyond the traditional assistive technologies.
RTI, Differentiated Instruction and Technology:
Tools for Administration, Communication, and Education
The Reluctant Learner, the Behavioral Problem, the Special Ed Student:
HELP, What Do I Do?
Do you work with students who have IEPs? Do you have students whose learning styles or different traits affect their needs? Could you use some ideas on how to address students' individual needs within a realistic time frame? This presentation addresses these questions.
Technology Spells Success for Special Education
RTI is dependent on differentiated instruction; they are partners working together. RTI can be successful because differentiated instruction allows educators to address student differences. Further, RTI is realistically possible because of present day technology. Learn of practical technologies to apply to implement RTI and differentiated instruction plans.
Response to intervention (RTI) using technology
Sharing of how RTI is being implemented in different schools, how technology can support the process with regards to assessment, academic changes and tracking progress?
Differentiated Instruction – What does it take to make it happen?
The benefits of differentiated instruction, obstacles and specific ideas on how to be successful.
Impacting Achievement Through Web Communication
Web based vehicles for improving informal communications between school, parents and students.