New Tips for the New Year
Take a glimpse inside Mr. Chen's social studies classroom where he uses a chapter on Ancient India to help his kids get familiar with "terra." The folks at PowerUp WHAT WORKS also provide Mr. Chen's lesson plan, so that you can help your students with learning disabilities improve their vocabulary through word study.
Thanks to AIM-VA (Accessible Instructional Materials — Virginia) for sharing their terrific blog with us. June Behrmann writes regularly about the latest in accessible materials, universal design for learning, and assistive technology. You'll find her on our homepage or here. Check out this post explaining "app flows."
ColorinColorado.org can help. Our sister site has resources about the complexities of identifying ELLs with LD, a webcast about effective instructional strategies, materials that you can print in Spanish for parents, and more. This article about three myths regarding ELLs and special education is a great place to start.