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Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction
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Washington State Teacher/Principal Evaluation Project Google for Education: Training Center We designed our lessons so that every minute you spend on training gets you closer to your professional goals. Professional Growth Lifelong learning is essential to developing yourself as an educator. No matter your level of experience with technology, there's always room to grow. Engage in co-learning with colleagues, immerse yourself in a welcoming community, and discover your leadership potential as an educator. Find lessons on Professional Growth in: Time Savings It's no secret that teachers spend a lot of time on tasks unrelated to student learning. Find lessons on Time Savings in: Student Learning Students are at the center of all we do. Find lessons on Student Learning in:

The Kennedy Center's Arts Education Network Assistive Technology: Resource Roundup An educator's and parent's guide to websites, blogs, articles, and videos that provide information and tools related to understanding, selecting, and assessing assistive technology and accessible instructional materials. Getting Started Whether low-tech, high-tech, or somewhere in between, assistive technology and related services play an important role in reducing barriers to learning for students with a variety of special needs and challenges. Listen to parent Jeanne Dwyer, as she discusses her experiences using technology to help her son build independence, in this video from the Maryland State Department of Education: For Educators For general information on assistive technology (AT) and accessible instructional materials (AIM), including relevant federal laws, the National Center on Accessible Instructional Materials at CAST provides a helpful outline. For Parents Back to Top Finding Assistive Technology Tips and Tools Need-specific Resources Sensory Impairments Cognitive Differences

Body Image Body image is an issue of concern to young people. Research tells us that negative body image can affect self-esteem and general well-being, inhibit participation in social activities and lead to serious health issues such as depression and social isolation. This is why action is being taken to promote positive body image and to build young people’s resilience to negative body image pressures. The recipients of the 2013 Positive Body Image Awards were announced on Friday, 9 August 2013. More information is available on positive body image, and resources to assist schools to create a body image friendly environment. Welcome | Madison Elementary School PAMLE - Home Mount Vernon Education Association