SPED5023 Planning Instruction for Children with Exceptionalities

News as of Tuesday, June 28, 2011.

Grading continues and I am having some hope of being finished at the end of the day today. I see a lot of excellence in the units and other materials that you have made during this summer session.

Although the course is rooted in Blackboard, every attempt has been made to "mirror" those data files on the T drive at  ftp://tdata.atu.edu .  As long as Blackboard stays up and is stable, the T drive will not be necessary, but if it should crash, it would become our backup source of information.

The dates below now reflect the planning for Summer I 2011. Because of the brevity of a three-week course and also because of the head start I am giving you on it in the weeks before school starts, for discussion boards, I am not giving opening dates, but only closing (due) dates. I am not planning to extend due dates this semester. When we start extending due dates during a course this short, we are not really doing ourselves any favors. It all has to get done by midnight June 24.

To see a sample of how to do the readings, click here . And here is the syllabus, which includes the rubric for the Unit Plan.

Important dates from Summer I, 2011.

Course-related Links. These may be helpful, but they are not required reading for the course.

How to tell magazine articles from journal articles

Exceptional Children search facility
Special Ed. Law search site
Autism Society of America--search
National Council for Learning Disabilities
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
National Information Center for Children and Youth
Search engine for legal information
The Dyslexic Reader
Learning Disabilities Association of Arkansas
Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC)
http://www.iriscenter.com/resources.html This site has enough information for a licensure program all on its own! They're just not a university and do not make recommendations for licensure.
http://www.nctm.org
http://www.k8accesscenter.org/training_resources/math.asp
http://www.webmath.com
Intellimathics -  http://www.intellitools.com
Create a Graph - http://www.nces.ed.gov/nceskids/graphing
National Library of Virtual Manipulatives for Interactive Mathematics --  http://www.matti.usus.edu/nlvm/nav/vlibraray.html
Martindale's Calculators on_lline Center -- http://www.martindalecenter.com/Calculators.html
Arkansas Plan for Special Education Regulations
Journal of Learning Disabilities, on line:  http://ldx.sagepub.com/
Teaching Exceptional Children, is at http://www.cec.sped.org//AM/Template.cfm?Section=Home
More special ed journals are at http://journals.cec.sped.org/
Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis http://seab.envmed.rochester.edu/jaba/
Annals of Dyslexia  http://www.springer.com/education+&+language/linguistics/journal/11881
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