EdGamer 84: U.S. Government Will Not Build a Death Star

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  This IS the podcast you're looking for! This week on EdGamer Episode 84 we contemplate the reality of building the Death Star...spoiler alert...our vote is a resounding, YES! We also give you some ‘EdCeptional’ news about games in Special Education settings, follow up on Homeland Security and try to figure out how to pronounce d0x3d, a link from our dear friend Niilo...another don’t miss … [Read more...]

EdCeptional #038 – Updates to Assistive Touch

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Talking about the new features in iOS 6, some great updates to Assistive Touch. This week's contributors: Anne Truger, Mark Coppin & Patrick Black. The complete show notes can be found at the EdReach-EdCeptional Wiki Check out the entire show and listen to our podcast at http://edreach.us/edceptionalshow … [Read more...]

EdCeptional #038 – Highlighting words with Speak Selection

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Talking about the new features in iOS 6, now you it will highlight words when you use Speak Selection. This week's contributors: Anne Truger, Mark Coppin & Patrick Black. The complete show notes can be found at the EdReach-EdCeptional Wiki Check out the entire show and listen to our podcast at http://edreach.us/edceptionalshow … [Read more...]

EdCeptional #038 – Guided Access

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Talking about the new features in iOS 6, check out how easy it is to setup and use Guided Access. This week's contributors: Anne Truger, Mark Coppin & Patrick Black. The complete show notes can be found at the EdReach-EdCeptional Wiki Check out the entire show and listen to our podcast at http://edreach.us/edceptionalshow … [Read more...]

The New iBooks Release Means . . .

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In 1999, Ruth Jaynes was my first-year teacher mentor. Ruth was tasked with giving me the run down on the inner workings of Sunnybrook School District 171. While we were going over curriculum, we talked about all subjects since I was going to have a self-contained class. The was particular passion when talking with Ruth about science. What was then told to me as we went over curriculum was that … [Read more...]

Giving Thanks for Apps that Assist

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A colleague of mine recently asked me to share my top ten favorite apps for “Special Education in the Inclusive Classroom”, which is actually something that I am asked to do quite often. Unfortunately, that list does not exist. In the realm of using technology as assistive technology for individuals with special needs, it is extremely important that it be about the individual. What are the … [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...]