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EdTech Tuesday: 5 Must-Have Tools for Education Conferences

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School Physical Therapists

Summer vacation is a popular time for teachers, therapists, and administrators to attend education conferences. If you haven’t attended many, you may wonder what you should bring with you on conference day. This list of tools and apps will help you have an easy-going and worthwhile conference experience. Take a look here!

EdTech Tuesday: Summer Apps for Kids

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Occupational Therapists

In need of summer learning opportunities for kids? This list explores eleven brand new, meaningful apps that will keep kids engaged and learning all summer long. Check out the list here!

EdTech Tuesday: Conversation Builder

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Speech-Language Pathologists

Check out this highly interactive app for SLPs that prompts students through each stage of a conversation and records their spoken responses. Happy Better Hearing and Speech Month to all!

EdTech Tuesday: 35 Free Apps for Teaching

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School Physical Therapists

In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, we want to save you time, energy and money when it comes to finding apps for your classroom. Take a look at this list of 35 free apps for educators from scholastic.com.

EdTech Tuesday: Getting Teachers On Board with the Blended Learning Model

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Speech-Language Pathologists

This article tackles some of the most common misconceptions about blended learning—especially for teachers—and provides suggestions on how to address those concerns to ensure a successful blended learning implementation. Take a look!

Ed-tech Tuesday: 22 Best Mobile Apps for Kids with Special Needs

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Occupational Therapists

With thousands of educational apps literally at our fingertips, how can parents and special educators NOT have a difficult time narrowing down their choices? Let this list, created by parents with first hand experience and experts in the field, help you match your students with the perfect app.

Special Needs App Corner: TapTapSee

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School Physical Therapists

TapTapSee is an app designed specifically to help those who are visually impaired identify objects they encounter in daily settings. This app takes a photo of anything, at any angle, and will speak the identification back to the user. TapTapSee is perfect for OTs, TVIs, and Orientation and Mobility Specialists to incorporate into therapy to help children live more independently.… Read More »

Ed Tech Tuesday: Speech Apps in Action

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Speech-Language Pathologists

Do you get frustrated searching for speech therapy apps? Have trouble sorting through and identifying which apps are the real deal? Take a look at this video to see 6 articulation and phonology apps in action to help you identify those that will be beneficial to you and your students.   We found this awesome… Read More »

Ed Tech Tuesday: Do All Students Love Technology?

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School Physical Therapists

Educators often make the assumption that all students enjoy the freedom of technology in the classroom. While most students jump at the opportunity to search the Internet to research a project, or do their homework digitally, others worry about the distractions and temptations of self-paced learning. Could children’s relationships with technology in school be more complicated than adults may have imagined? Learn more… Read More »

10 Apps That Teach Children How To Take Turns

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Speech-Language Pathologists

Do you have students who struggle with turn-taking? Take a look at these ten apps that use direct instruction and visuals to teach children how to take turns. Each of these apps are designed to target this skill in elementary aged children, perfect for both teachers and parents.