Education - general · inclusion · Presuming Competence · Workshops

Supreme Court Renders Decision in Special Education Case

The current eight-member Supreme Court has handed down a unanimous decision in the case of Endrew F. v Douglas County (Colorado) School District.  The decision vacated the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals’ ruling.  The Tenth Circuit had decided in favor of the school district,  ruling that “the child received some educational benefit while in the District’s… Continue reading Supreme Court Renders Decision in Special Education Case

ECET2 · Education - general · Workshops

ECET2 is Still Amazing

This year was my 3rd straight year attending the Ohio Appalachian Collaborative regional convening of Elevating and Celebrating Effective Teachers and Teaching (ECET2).  I have been honored to be invited to present breakout sessions at each of the events. This year’s convening was once again held at the beautiful Salt Fork State Park Lodge, near… Continue reading ECET2 is Still Amazing

ISTE · Workshops

Two Presentations – Ten Minutes

This year, I have the pleasure of attending my first-ever ISTE conference, thanks to the good folks at my new workplace, Forward Edge. I also have the added privilege of giving two presentations! My “Five Rules of Design Thinking to Reach All Students” presentation was accepted as part of “ISTE Ignite Sessions – Round 1”… Continue reading Two Presentations – Ten Minutes

TEDx · UDL · Workshops

TEDxWorthington Recordings

If you missed TEDxWorthington, the Livestream recordings provided by WOSU are still available.  The event was broken down into three sessions. Session 1: Steve Kucinski, Tom Burton, Cheyenne Buckingham Session 2: Chris Hasebrook, Anna Farrell, Eric Gnezda Session 3: Michael Roush, Trent Bowers, Cindy Meyers Foley Visit the event archive on Livestream to access these videos. (Note: no captioning is currently available… Continue reading TEDxWorthington Recordings

tech tools · UDL · Workshops

Tech Tools to Support the Five-Step Writing Process – INFOhio Webinar

On Thursday, November 12, from 3:30-4:30, I presented “Tech Tools to Support the Five-Step Writing Process” via webinar for the fine folks at INFOhio! Check out a Voki intro of the session! This webinar will highlight a few free tools you can use to support the Five-Step Writing Process (Pre-write, Write, Revise, Edit, and Publish) for… Continue reading Tech Tools to Support the Five-Step Writing Process – INFOhio Webinar