EdCeptional #25-Kickin’ it with Kevin

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Tonight we are joined by Kevin Honeycutt of http://kevinhoneycutt.org to talk Internet safety for kids.  Kevin shared his wonderful site for kids - http://www.mysafesurf.org and entertained us with the Online Safety Song. Show Host: Anne Truger (@atruger) Show Guest:  Kevin Honeycutt (@kevinhoneycutt) Show contributors: Patrick Black (@teachntech00) Tricia Lazzaro … [Read more...]

EdCeptional Show #19: What’s on the Horizon?

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This episode of the EdCeptional show starts off with each crew member sharing a great blog that they had read recently.  They then jump right into a discussion about the Horizon Report 2011 K12 Edition and what implications it might have for special education.  LeapFrog's LeapPad, the kid-friendly tablet, was the other hot topic this week.   Show Host: Anne Truger Show … [Read more...]

#Edapp: Touch Autism apps – promo codes giveaway

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Touch Autism is a two person team that is dedicated to making the best technological apps for autism, Down syndrome and other special needs.  The Touch Autism Team is comprised of Jenny Winningham, a Board Certified Behavior Analyst, and Tomas Krones, a software engineer.  They have recently given the EdCeptional crew promo codes to giveaway for 4 of their wonderful apps, described … [Read more...]

EdCeptional Show #18: Our Homecoming

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This week, our regular EdCeptional crew was finally able to reconvene after a crazy few weeks with back-to-school.  Continuing with a new, shorter show format, they still share a lot of exciting news!  This week's highlights include a recent patent application filed by Apple, federal grants to spur development of assistive technology, accessibility apps for the Android platform, and a cloud-based … [Read more...]

What’s the scoop? Check out Jeremy’s new scoop.it on “Technology in Special Education”!

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  Do you want to know what the latest "scoop" is on a certain topic?  That's the purpose of Scoop.it!  This tool is currently in BETA, which means you will need to request an invite in order to create your own "scoops". Once you receive an invitation, you will be  able to create topics that you would like to curate.  Curating a topic is relatively easy.  First, you will be asked to … [Read more...]

EdCeptional Show #16: Surfing the SLP Wave with Speech Techie

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Tonight, we are Surfing the SLP Wave with Speech Techie, Sean Sweeney. Sean is a speech and language pathologist and instructional tech specialist and is the author of the blog SpeechTechie. We are very excited to have Sean with us tonight! To start our show, we each share what inspires us as professionals in the field of special education.   During News Watch, we discuss how assistive technology … [Read more...]

EdCeptional Show #15: SummerCeptional – Google +, Mac Apps, & more!

ROLL CALL: Patrick Black:  A Cleaner Youtube - an extension for Chrome, Firefox or Safari that removes all related content & comments from YouTube viewing Deb Truskey: NASA HD iPad app Your host for tonight....Jeremy Brown: ShowMe Interactive Whiteboard (FREE), Dolls House ($2.99), & Dream Place for iPad (FREE w/ $.99 in-app purchase to unlock all content)   NEWS … [Read more...]