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This short video provides information on how use voice typing in Google Docs. Related Videos: Installing Google Read Write - Free for Educators Using Text to speech in Android Devices Using Text to Speech in Apple Products - iPad or iPhone Using the Mercury Reader Chrome AppRead more...

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  • Resource Topic Assistive Technology
  • Year of Publication -
  • Resource Type Video
This short video provides information on how to activate use text-to-speech in Android Devices Related Videos: Installing Google Read Write - Free for Educators Using Voice Typing with Google Docs Using Text to Speech in Apple Products - iPad or iPhone Using the Mercury Reader Chrome AppRead more...

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  • Resource Topic Assistive Technology
  • Year of Publication -
  • Resource Type Video
This short video provides information on how to activate use text-to-speech in an iPad or iPhone Related Videos: Installing Google Read Write - Free for Educators Using Voice Typing with Google Docs Using Text to speech in Android Devices Using the Mercury Reader Chrome AppRead more...

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  • Resource Topic Assistive Technology
  • Year of Publication -
  • Resource Type Video
This short video provides information on how use the Mercury Reader in Chrome. The Mercury Reader simplifies the page by removing advertisements which may distract a student. Related Videos: Installing Google Read Write - Free for Educators Using Voice Typing with Google Docs Using Text to speech in Android Devices Using Text to Speech in Apple Products - iPad or iPhoneRead more...

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  • Resource Topic Assistive Technology
  • Year of Publication -
  • Resource Type Video
READ. CONSIDER. DO. In our Read.Consider.Do. feature we offer a thought-provoking article for you to read, some questions for you to consider, and some things you can do to share, deepen, or implement your learning. We hope you join us in this independent professional learning opportunity! READ. From The Atlantic - “Why American Students Haven’t Gotten Better at Reading in 20 Years” by Natalie Wexler This article suggests that the reason the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) scores in reading have not improved in 20 years is because the way reading is taught in schools does not reflect the research on what works when teaching reading. According to the article, research shows that the best way to increase reading…Read more...

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  • Resource Topic Literacy
  • Source SERC
  • Year of Publication 2018
  • Resource Type Article (web page)
The 15th Annual Back to School meeting, hosted by the Connecticut State Department of Education's Bureau of Special Education, provides updates to Special Education Directors. This year's event, titled "BSE: Mission IS - Possible!", focuses on enhancing student voice in special education and features a morning keynote by Calvin Terrell. The morning session will run from 9:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Participants also have the opportunity to register for the following afternoon sessions, which run from 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.Read more...

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  • Resource Topic Special Education
  • Source SERC, CSDE
  • Year of Publication 2018
  • Resource Type Article (web page), file: .PDF, file: .XLS(X), spreadsheet, file: .DOC(X), document, file: .PPT(X), presentation
In Volume 2 of our Read.Consider.Do. feature, we offer a thought-provoking article for you to read, some questions for you to consider, and some things you can do to share, deepen, or implement your learning. We hope you join us in this independent professional learning opportunity! READ. The International Literacy Association's 2018 What's Hot in Literacy Report For this annual report, the International Literacy Association (ILA) surveyed over 2,000 literacy leaders from across the globe to find out their thoughts on what's hot and what's important in literacy. The topics that were deemed as "hot" are not the same as those thought to be "important." The top five of seventeen topics are listed below for each category. Top Five Hot…Read more...

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  • Resource Topic Literacy
  • Source SERC
  • Year of Publication 2018
  • Resource Type Article (web page)
This learning module has been developed with support from the Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE) for administrators and school-based speech-language pathologists (SLPs) interested in clarifying the roles of speech-language pathology assistants and aides (SLPAs) in their schools. SLPAs can supplement the delivery of speech and language services in schools and have a positive impact on students’ communication skills. This professional learning module describes the scope of tasks and activities appropriate for SLPA implementation in Connecticut schools, as well as the types and frequency of supervision required. It also addresses the benefits and challenges of using SLPAs by determining the viability of their use and analyzing cost effectiveness. This guided learning module has optional audio narration, and 3 downloadable activities.…Read more...

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  • Resource Topic Dyslexia
  • Source SERC, CSDE
  • Year of Publication 2018
  • Resource Type Article (web page)
As CREC’s partner on this grant, SERC is excited about the announcement of the award to CREC for funding a new CT Statewide Family Engagement Center. We have long approached family engagement as a pillar of our work on behalf of Connecticut’s students and families, including as operators of the CT Parent Information and Resource Center. The $4.9 million toward the new center over the next five years demonstrates Connecticut’s commitment to family engagement, and we look forward to working with our friends at CREC, CPAC, and the CT State Department of Education to further our vision of an excellent and equitable education for all students. Press Release, CREC, 10/1/2018 Statewide Family Engagement Centers Program page, Office of Innovation and…Read more...
Student: The answer is 17. Teacher: How did you get that? Student: I don’t know. I just did it in my head. I got 17. Examples like the exchange above are all too common in math classrooms. The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for Mathematics call for students to discuss the math they are learning, and to explain their thinking. This represents an instructional change from traditional math classes, in which the teacher teaches a concept and students practice it individually. Because the idea of “math talk” is relatively new, it can be a challenge for teachers and students. Both groups need guidance, time and practice to get used to it. The benefits of effective math discourse are numerous and…Read more...

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  • Resource Topic Least Restrictive Environment (LRE)
  • Source SERC
  • Year of Publication 2018
  • Resource Type Article (web page)
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