Autism Games This Site is Full of Games: Games that young children with Autism Spectrum Disorders will play. Video models of games that parents can watch and learn from and young children can watch and imitate. Why I Am Not a Maker Every once in a while, I am asked what I “make.” A hack day might require it, or a conference might ask me to describe “what I make” so it can go on my name tag. I’m always uncomfortable with it. I’m uncomfortable with any culture that encourages you take on an entire identity, rather than to express a facet of your own identity ("maker," rather than "someone who makes things"). But I have much deeper concerns. 49 Phrases to Calm an Anxious Child ~ Positive Parents 49 Phrases to Calm an Anxious Child It happens to every child in one form or another – anxiety. As parents, we would like to shield our children from life’s anxious moments, but navigating anxiety is an essential life skill that will serve them in the years to come. In the heat of the moment, try these simple phrases to help your children identify, accept, and work through their anxious moments. 1.
TPACK iPad Project In Schools (TIPS) iPads are an excellent way to provide individualized learning materials and re-inforcement for students with a wide range of learning abilities. Differentiating Instruction The iPads provide a way for teachers to provide each learner with activities suited to their learning needs.Teachers can use Dropbox to send documents and links to individual students’ folders, which contain their individualized learning materials.They can also be used to provide extension activities for students who need higher-order thinking challenges. These can take the form of webquests, quizzes and polling (Socrative), treasure hunts with QR Codes (QRafter), and geocaching. Scaffolding Learning iPads can be used to scaffold learning for students who need additional support.
TypeDrawing - Hansol Huh TypeDrawing originally started with online project in Jan 2005. Since then, a number of users have made fun and arty drawings using this program. Also, TypeDrawing has been featured on various famous websites like theFWA, and won several awards such as from FlashForward. In 2009, TypeDrawing iPhone version was released, and after one year, iPad version was released. Both iPhone and iPad version are way better than online version. It is much easier to draw by using your fingers (not a mouse), and many great features were added.
Resource Center for Autism The Indiana Resource Center for Autism (IRCA) staff conduct outreach training and consultations, engage in research, and develop and disseminate information focused on building the capacity of local communities, organizations, agencies, and families to support children and adults across the autism spectrum in typical work, school, home, and community settings. The Indiana Resource Center for Autism does not promote one method or a single intervention. Instead, IRCA staff strives to address the specific needs of the individual by providing information and training on a variety of strategies and methods. Download our Brochure (PDF, 404 KB).
How To Create A Test That Grades Itself Using Google Forms How To Create Self Grading Assessments With Google Forms Google Forms isn’t the first thing you think of when you think of assessment. It’s not especially elegant, it won’t wow students, and the learning curve isn’t as mild as it might be. But with a little bit of work on the front-end, Google Forms can return the favor in spades on the back-end in the form of self-grading assessments. 100 simple ways to keep a child entertained when you’re busy It’s often the case that a mom has to do something important, but her child demands attention at that exact moment. And so she has to think up something for them to do on the spot. We at Bright Side have encountered this problem time and again. That’s why we’ve come up with 100 simple and easy ideas to keep your child busy when you need to be busy too. At the same time, all these tasks are designed to help your child develop.
AppShow Technical Preview Version 1.0 (112) 27 Oct 2014, 23:35 148ac58f19fe74ec9317fb59f295fd39 Johnny Chung Lee - Projects - Wii As of June 2008, Nintendo has sold nearly 30 million Wii game consoles. This significantly exceeds the number of Tablet PCs in use today according to even the most generous estimates of Tablet PC sales. This makes the Wii Remote one of the most common computer input devices in the world. Sensory Integration Activities: Turning Therapy Into Play Sensory Integration Activities are the lifeline to providing and achieving the necessary challenges for your child so they maximize: daily functioning intellectual, social, and emotional development the development of a positive self-esteem a mind and body which is ready for learning positive interactions in the world around him the achievement of normal developmental milestones The great news is... sensory integration activities are unbelievably fun and a necessary part of development for any child, whether they have a sensory processing disorder or not. Sensory integration activities are activities that should be used with any child if normal sensory development is one of your goals (hint... it should be).
A Very Useful Tool to Create Educational Animated Videos on Google Drive December 21, 2014 PowToon is a very powerful web app which you can use on Google Drive to create beautiful animated videos and presentations. PowToon provides you with all the necessary animation tools you’ll need to immediately begin creating your own professional-looking animated explainer videos and animated presentations. It has an easy to use interface with pre-designed templates and a variety of style libraries to choose from. The videos you create in PowToon can also be easily converted into animated presentations with each slide representing a scene in the storyline of your presentation. Welcome to Room 71 - Preschool Welcome to preschool! We are excited to be here. We are looking forward to working you and your child this year. We hope to make this a positive, rewarding experience for the students.