Andy Bloor recommended JORSEN – The Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs which now has a range of short podcasts with the authors. #SpEdSC 2.ICE Research suggested JDisSoc – The Journal of Disability & Society. This has a lot of free to access articles. I immediately found one I needed for an online safety
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
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
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?
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
Quotes on inclusion: #SpEdSC As part of the special education slow chat we asked contributors to share their favourite quotes on Inclusion. Every student matters #spedchat #SpEdSC pic.twitter.com/rwzQPxPncc — Dr. Jason Surian (@JMSurian) October 8, 2015 @jw_teach Here's one for pot Joe: The only person's behaviour you can control is your own. Other people's – incl CYP
The Hunt for Resources. As everyone is Special Education knows there are very few off the shelf resources suitable to use with our students. However there are some and here are the suggestions provided by the #PLN @jw_teach Lots of resources available via pln! I also have great school advisers in my zone. #SpEdSC —
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