Materials to train teachers and learn new techniques


Technology Training Tools
Effective Teaching Practice Tools
Simulations
Rick Lavoie YouTube Videos

Technology Training Tools

CiTed www.cited.org
Ideas and information on evidence based practice to support the inclusion of students with disabilities in the general education classroom. Handouts, technical support, free Webinars,and lots of resources.
Using Technology to Support Diverse Learners www.wested.org/cs/tdl/print/docs/tdl/home.htm
Information on ways to enhance instruction using technology
Teachnology www.teach-nology.com/ online teacher resource
TechDis Toolbox www.jisctechdis.ac.uk/tbx/ resources, tips and videos to help student use technology efficiently

Effective Teaching Practices

Big Ideas in Reading reading.uoregon.edu/
Discussion of the Five big ideas in reading & teaching suggestions
Center for Effective Collaboration and Practice cecp.air.org/default.asp
Techniques to develop school connectedness where students feel part of and valued at school
Iris Center iris.peabody.vanderbilt.edu/
Modules with background information and teaching ideas for RTI, Behavior Management, Diversity
Project Mainstep jabba.edb.utexas.edu/mainstep/ms/index.cfm
Anchored instruction to support teacher education: modules in reading, mathematics and functional behavior assessment.
American Institutes for Research www.air.org/ehd/ehd_education_tech.aspx
Best Practices for education
What Works Clearinghouse ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/
Summary of research of best practices for core content areas.
Doing What Works dww.ed.gov/index.cfm
Research to practice site for translating research into classroom practice

Best Evidence Encyclopedia www.bestevidence.org/ presents reliable, unbiased reviews of research-proven educational programs
Shared Work www.sharedwork.org/ IDEA partnership communities of practice sharing and discussing policy and practice for research based interventions.
The Jigsaw Classroom www.jigsaw.org/ Cooperative Learning Techniques to reduce conflict in the classroom.


Simulations

Misunderstood Minds www.pbs.org/wgbh/misunderstoodminds/ Activities for Attention, Reading, Writing and Mathematics
WebAim Simulations www.webaim.org/simulations/ Activities related to ScreenReader, Low Vision, Dyslexia and Distractibility
TechDis Simulations simdis.jisctechdis.ac.uk/ Autism, Vision, Hearing, Dyslexia
Simulation for FASD come-over.to/FAS/SimTest.htm This starts as soon as you click on the link so be ready!


Rick Lavoie YouTube Videos

FAT City Videos

Processing: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zhzh9kt8z7c
Reading and Decoding http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xx5kr2T7rK8 (reversals)
Visual Perceptual Processing http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O4f4rX0XEBA
Fairness http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mV9SvxapQTo
Reading Comprehension http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tNAi8yiu87Y
Risk Taking http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=01tGtFQ0Ivs
Auditory story (once upon a time) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6MMn3jxYc4s

Social Skills & Motivation

Social Skills http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ODxwotH5IEo
When the chips are down http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZRIKkU6IVRQ
Air and Rest http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fYQwpx-0OVM&
Competition 1 of 3 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RIsvQAwbTfE
Competition 2 of 3 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xapfiMAqqz8
Competition 3 of 3 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-cSk1buoXzs
Motivation Breakthrough 1 of 9 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PM-ItBe3VEo
Motivation Breakthrough 2 of 9 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n19RUIRaIVM
Motivation Breakthrough 3 of 9 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Fggdc2E9NU
Motivation Breakthrough 4 of 9 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BSv6xHnJokA
Motivation Breakthrough 5 of 9 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HOTlEUIDtOc
Motivation Breakthrough 6 of 9 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BmK45VFCl5Q
Motivation Breakthrough 7 of 9 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JeWnEGGrwrU
Motivation Breakthrough 8 of 9 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KudmBPSbqgU
Motivation Breakthrough 9 of 9 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ByjSIcIyDN4
Rick Lavoie today Show http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9JsG7GJfvJI

Learning Disabilities

What are learning disabilities http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wCqeFxDgacQ
What is it like to have Dyslexia http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gwZLFTW4OGY
My life with LD http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kiqDq0fimXk