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Newly added for Schools:

Cultural Competency, found under Commonly Required Presentations.
Internet Safety, found under Commonly Required Presentations.

Newly added for Social Services:

RBT Modules are complete. Modules D, E and F can be found on pages 23-25 of the
Social Services section in the Online Classroom.

QIDP Module 7 Environment Safety and Supports
can be found under Social Services beginning on page 18.

Attention MN Social Workers
November 07, 2018, 2:48 PM GMT

block letters spelling out the word ethicsThe 2-part webinar 11/7 and 11/8, "How to lead ethically in a demanding environment; it isn't easy!" by Jerry W. Robicheau of Concordia U. is approved for your ethics licensure requirement. Please register if you wish to attend or if you wish to receive the link to the recording which will be available for the next 2 weeks.  

Billy Footwear
September 26, 2018, 9:22 PM GMT

2 blue canvas high top shoesAt last! Shoes that look great but are easy to put on, even with AFOs. They've done away with velcro and use zippers that open the front aspect of the shoe and let the foot be placed in the shoe, not smashed in.  Take a look at Billy Footwear.

Flipgrid - All Features Now Free
June 25, 2018, 2:19 PM GMT

company logoFlipgrid announced on June 18 that all features will be free.  This means you can have unlimited grids, adjustable video response length, private feedback to students and more!  This change is a result of Microsoft's acquisition of Flipgrid.  So get going with your ideas for video responses!

Group Buys Available Until December 15, 2018
June 25, 2018, 2:22 PM GMT

Attainment, News2You and Mayer Johnson are offering discounts on various products.  Go to the Group Buy section found under Member Services to view the order form and discounts offered.  

Speech to Text in Windows
February 14, 2018, 10:48 PM GMT

microphone imageYesterday's Windows update installed an easy to activate and use speech to text engine. Simply hold the Windows logo key and press the letter H key.  Use speech to enter text into PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, and Chrome search bars. There are probably more things it works with that I haven't tried.  And if you like emojis, hold the Windows key plus the period for some options. 😊💖

Connect Virtually With Another Class
January 17, 2018, 11:11 PM GMT

skype iconMatt Miller from Ditch that Textbook instructs on the ways to partner virtually with other classes using Skype or Google Plus and then offers 20 ideas of activities to do together. He includes mystery skype, collaborative writing/creating, distance kahoot, using Padlet and more. 

Increasing Family Buy-In for AAC
January 02, 2018, 9:49 PM GMT

boy using communication deviceThis article, Increasing Family Buy-In for AAC written by Dan Fitch, a school-based SLP and published by Closing the Gap identifies questions to ask families and then strategies to increase use of an AAC device in the non-school setting.  Take a look! It may be helpful!

20 Great Podcasts for Educators
December 08, 2017, 6:09 PM GMT

microphone podcast iconMatt Miller from Ditch That Textbook shares 20 podcasts for educators to check out. He identifies iOS and Android apps to use if listening on mobile devices. The 20 he identifies are his personal recommendations or have been recommended to him by others. 

AAC 101 Flipbook
December 06, 2017, 3:01 PM GMT

multi-colored flipbook image with 8 sectionsCarole Zangari of PrAACtical AAC shared the plans for creating a flipbook on success strategies for AAC users. It covers basic tips, including the need the have VOCAs nearby, aided language input, speaking style, expectations, facilitation, FAQs and Top 10 Tips. Check it out! It's easy to create and share.

Help Creating Accessible Documents
December 04, 2017, 3:55 PM GMT

National Center on Disability and Access to Education logoAccessibility needs to be considered when creating materials, resources, and guidance documents. Here are cheatsheets on creating Office or Adobe files from the National Center on Disability and Access to Education that will be useful.