This podcast is a precursor to the Regional October 2017 Professional Learning Opportunity. Continue Reading Natural and Inclusive Learning Opportunities Podcast
The Center for Autism and Related Disorders at Kennedy Krieger Institute developed a series of online training videos to provide classroom tips and practical strategies for working with students on the autism spectrum. See the library of videos covering topics such as sensory supports, communication needs, helping victims of bullying and harassment, legal issues around school removal, and addressing behavioral challenges. Continue Reading Training Videos for Working with Students on the Autism Spectrum
Principals at schools in Baltimore and Dallas believed they could transform students’ lives and improve academic performance by trying strategies that changed the way students engaged their brains.
The novel approaches worked. Continue Reading Improving Students’ Lives by Engaging Their Minds
One simple word can make the IEP meeting a better one and deliver the best results for your child – respect. Continue Reading In the Moment: Making the Most of Your Child’s IEP Meeting
If Making sounds like something kids would do if left to their own devices, that’s just about right. Continue Reading Making It!
The Division of Special Education/Early Intervention Services (DSE/EIS) has launched the inaugural issue of “Spotlight on Specialized Services.” Each issue of this newsletter, produced by the Collaborative Advisory Committee, focuses on one area of support needed for effective special education. Continue Reading Spotlight on Specialized Services Newsletter
Many of the workshops at BrainFutures 2017 focused on innovative solutions to problems and gaps in schools. But why haven’t these already been implemented en masse? The “Advancing Strategies to Improve School Outcomes” workshop addressed this question of how to channel scientific advances into improvements in schools. Continue Reading Seven Tips to Bring Your Innovative Educational Program Into More Schools
Teachers work long and hard hours to create lesson plans that engage and effectively teach every child in their classes. However, each individual child’s success depends on more than just a great lesson plan: Their neurological development and their socioeconomic status can heed their ability to perform at grade level. Continue Reading Successfully Closing the Achievement Gap Using Neuroscience
At this year’s Family Engagement Summit, Maryland educators and child care professionals learned about the importance of supporting families and their children’s education from a young age, especially with the increased use of technology and changing dynamics of families. Continue Reading Family Engagement Summit Encourages Educators, Parents to Partner Together
Two Howard County Public School colleagues looked at the future of both students and technology and designed a unique block-coding program to help kids grow educationally and therapeutically. Continue Reading Programming the Future for Kids on the Autism Spectrum