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Saturday, October 15, 2016
Featured Teacher: Shelly Fryer

Join us Saturday, October 15th as 3rd and 4th grade teacher Shelly Fryer @sfryer will join us as our October Featured Teacher. Shelly will share how she uses a variety of strategies, apps, and technologies to build classroom community, differentiate learning to meet individual student needs in literacy and math, and promote a culture of making and creating. In addition to helping her students feel safe in their classroom family, Shelly is focused on helping students love learning at school. Shelly is passionate about helping students share their voices beyond the walls of their classroom. She teaches at a special school in Oklahoma City, Positive Tomorrows @ptokc, which exclusively serves homeless students and families. Shelly has been a teacher for over 20 years, and is in her fourth year teaching in a 1:1 iPad classroom. Shelly became a PBS Digital Learning Innovator (@pbsteachers) in 2014, and is a Fellow with Oklahoma A+ Schools (@okaplus) promoting arts integration and creativity in the classroom. Read her blog on, and check out her classroom website on

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iPad apps for blind students

Started by Sally Irons in Help or Feedback Needed. Last reply by Sally Irons 4 hours ago. 4 Replies

I am looking for iPad apps that a blind student can use.My student is a middle school female who is also cognitively-impaired. She needs help with basic math facts, second grade spelling, and reading comprehension.Thanks, in advance, for any help…Continue

Tags: visually-impaired, apps, ipad, blind

Technology in Early Childhood Special education

Started by Gauri Deo in Introductions. Last reply by Jayashree Iyer on Thursday. 1 Reply

I have used ipads an early childhood special education setting as assistive communication device and to teach social skills, communication skills, fine motor skills conceptual skills, pre-literacy and pre-numeracy skills. I was wondering if you are…Continue

Web 2.0 Issues

Started by Joe Mason in Introductions. Last reply by Jayashree Iyer on Monday. 2 Replies

Hi all,I've written a short paper for a class about Web 2.0 ethical and legal issues. I've included it, but am wondering how many of you are running into these sorts of issues. Do you believe the frequency is increasing?…Continue

Attest-WHAT?! Simplifying the Attestation Process

Started by Ed Vectus in News or Noteworthy. Last reply by Jayashree Iyer on Monday. 1 Reply

You successfully interviewed and have been hired to teach in an international school, CONGRATULATIONS! But, before you finish dishing out high fives and start planning your going away party, your school sends you a list of required documents. This…Continue

Tags: Abroad, Teach, Attestation

Flipping the Classroom

Started by Dayna Alderman in Help or Feedback Needed. Last reply by Mary Carter Oct 16. 3 Replies

In my Graphic design courses, I use the same techniques. I think that using a balance of in in classroom time and promoting videos outside of the coursework really helps students to go beyond the curriculum. In my experience, it helps students to…Continue

Importance of Academic and Career Counselling

Started by Ed Vectus in Uncategorized. Last reply by Jayashree Iyer Oct 13. 2 Replies

Thinking back to my high school days, I really wish our school had a school counsellor. During 11th and 12th grade, there are so many things going on in a student’s life and pressure starts building for their future. However, at that age most of the…Continue

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