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Education Technology, Teacher Tools, Apps and More. SpecialEducationAdvisor.com: Special Education Laws, Special Education Right, and IEP Goal Ideas. Court cases. Important Court Cases in Special Education There are many court cases that helped define our current educational landscape.

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The following is a listing of some of the cases that have resulted in key Supreme Court decisions. Provisions for Assessment in PL94-142 1. Tests are to be selected and administered so as to be racially and culturally nondiscriminatory 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. What's been happening since these cases? You should now: Go back to Readings E-mail J'Anne Ellsworth at Janne.Ellsworth@nau.edu Course developed by J'Anne Ellsworth Copyright © 1999 Northern Arizona University ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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Special Education Site. Behavior Disorders and Social Emotional Issues. Behavioral and emotional disorders fall under the rubric of "Emotional Disturbance," "Emotional Support," "Severely Emotionally Challenged," or other state designations.

Behavior Disorders and Social Emotional Issues

"Emotional Disturbance" is the descriptive designation for behavioral and emotional disorders in the Federal Law, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Emotional disturbances are those that occur over an extended period and prevent children from succeeding educationally or socially in a school setting. They are characterized by one or more of the following: An inability to learn that cannot be explained by intellectual, sensory, or health factors. An inability to create or sustain reciprocal relationships with peers and teachers. Children given an "ED" diagnosis often receive special education support while participating in general education. Behavioral Disabilities: Conduct Disorders: Of the two behavioral designations, Conduct Disorder is the more severe. Psychiatric Disorders. Maximilian Van London: February 2010. Marcus Farnsworth has made quite a name for himself, recently winning the Wigmore Hall International Song Competition.

Maximilian Van London: February 2010

He studies with Glenville Hargreaves and Audrey Hyland on the opera course at the Royal Academy of Music.On Friday Evening Marcus gave a unique Schumann recital at the National Portrait Gallery accompanied by James Cheung, himself a distinguished chamber musician and song accompanist. The programme included 6 Gedichte und Requiem by Lenau, and the Eichendorff Liederkreis. Marcus has a fantastic understanding for the song repertoire, underlined by a beautiful colour and tone.

Just as much, the National Portrait Gallery was a fantastic venue for such an evening! Watch out for similar events scattered around London Galleries and Art homes! Mr. Fuhrig's Assistive Technology  - Home. What The Fastest Growing EdTech Companies Have In Common. "Viral adoption" seems to be part of just about every edtech business plan we at EdSurge have had the privilege to hear this year.

What The Fastest Growing EdTech Companies Have In Common

That raises two questions: what does "viralness" mean for edsurgents? And which edtech company has the most viral mojo right now? "Viralness" seems to last about as long as a firefly--or worse, an "Old Spice" commercial. (Flashback: July 2010. Old Spice racks up 23 million views in 36 hours for video ad campaign. How to Get the Most Out of Tech Tools for Teaching. This week on MediaShift, we’re exploring the moving target that is teaching journalism.

How to Get the Most Out of Tech Tools for Teaching

Stay tuned as we offer tips, tools and insights on educating tomorrow’s journalists. “Beyond J-School 2011” is sponsored by the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, which offers an intensive, cutting edge, three semester Master of Arts in Journalism; a unique one semester Advanced Certificate in Entrepreneurial Journalism; and the CUNY J-Camp series of Continuing Professional Development workshops focused on emerging trends and skill sets in the industry. Though you don’t have to use technology to teach effectively, sometimes a little bit of tech can go a long way toward making the job easier. And, of course, teaching media and journalism courses today requires that instructors be familiar with as many different technology tools as possible — and be willing to experiment with the rest. I have often blogged on my personal site about trying out different technology tools in my teaching. In the Classroom. Free Praxis II Test Practice Questions. Praxis. Cubeecraft.com - Print, cut and fold your own papercraft toys!

10 Creepy Plants. We spend a lot of time here at Cracked pointing out horrors of nature that slither on the land and lurch through the sea.

10 Creepy Plants

But staying under the radar in nature's landscape of nightmares is the twisted carnival of things that grow out of the ground. Like ... Bleeding Tooth Fungus The bleeding tooth fungus looks kind of like a wad of chewing gum that leaks blood like a rejected prop from The Shining. They're also called the strawberries and cream, the red-juice tooth, and the devil's tooth. Oh, and they are listed as "inedible," which implies that someone attempted to eat one at some point. Chinese Black Batflowers There's a good reason that Batman uses bat imagery to strike terror into the hearts of Gotham's criminals, rather than, say, some kind of shrew. It is kept as an ornamental plant by gardeners who prefer to cultivate nightmares, and have the balls to live in the presence of a plant that looks like it crawled out of a Bosch painting and wants to plant its young in their head. SCESC. Alpha: Computational Knowledge Engine.

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