As part of the Special Education Slow Chat I asked: What Research/Journals should those interested in SEND be reading. Here are the top 6 answers for recommended SEND research into special education. Some of these are free to access, others require a subscription. I would be interested to hear what your essential reading is for… Continue reading 6 Links to SEND Research #SpEdSC
This well I asked Twitter, through the special education slow chat (#SpEdSC) to share their favourite resources to use in their classrooms. Some high tech ideas and a good helping of classic resources. Communication was a big topic as was engagement and interaction. People used a range of resources and in a host… Continue reading Our Favourite Resources #SpEdSC
First of all I need to apologise for neglecting #SpEdSC this term. I will refocus soon I promise. In the meantime here are a collection of great ideas from last months slow chat. If you don't follow this group of international edutweeters I strongly recommend doing so. If you work in Special Education (or Education… Continue reading Tips For Staying Positive From #SpEdSC
However you look at it students with additional needs do not have the same access to technology as their peers. Specialist equipment is very expensive. The school may have excellent provision, is this the same at home? In their residential provision? Will the same technology or better be available to them in their future placements?… Continue reading SEN Technology: Adaptations and Accessibility.
There are many ways to make a learning space more engaging, one of the quickest and most versatile is... the teacher. Running a close second is by using technology. In terms of interactivity specialist sensory room equipment cannot be beaten, it is hard wearing and well designed. However it is quite expensive. An effective sensory room is… Continue reading iPads in the Sensory Room
Quotes on inclusion As part of the special education slow chat we asked contributors to share their favourite quotes on Inclusion. Here are the contributions: Steve Russell developer of the Behaviour Wall - The only person's behaviour you can control is your own. Other people's - including children and young people -we seek to influence. https://twitter.com/beyondbehaviour/status/651716228969533440 https://twitter.com/andrew_cowley23/status/651650558558924800… Continue reading Quotes on inclusion
SEN Teaching Resources. As everyone is Special Education knows there are very few off the shelf resources suitable to use with our students. I put everything I make for my class on the free printable resources page. Click Here for our Free Resources Recommended Special Education Blogs Title Link Simply Special Ed https://www.simplyspecialed.com/ Mrs. D's… Continue reading The Great SEN Resources Hunt
A Great Start to the first #SpEdSC - Special Education Slow Chat. How can we encourage student Voice, the story of the chat is outlined annoyingly in reverse order below. For a new chat I don't think the stats are too bad. 49 users took part with 153 posts. There was some really positive support… Continue reading The First #SpEdSC: Summary