Napa Valley Arts Council uses the arts to teach 21st century skills partnering with schools to ensure equitable access to arts education.
Commonsensemedia. org- Trusted website for expert reviews, objective advice and helpful tools for technology recommendations.
Inclusiveschools.org- Resource that promotes educational practices and a place where families and educators can build knowledge.
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Salli-Copur, D. (2005). Coping with the Problems of Mixed Ability Classes. The Internet TESL Journal,(11)8.
Tomlinson, C. A., & Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, A. V. (2001). How To Differentiate Instruction in Mixed-Ability Classrooms. 2nd Edition. Retrieved fromhttp://0search.ebscohost.com.library.touro.edu/login.aspxdirect=true&db=eric&AN=ED451902&site=ehost-live
Edutopia.org- Believes all students need to acquire the 21st century skills needed to be career ready by implementing the 4C's and other best practices.
June Behrmann- @aimnoncat Special Education Teacher
Catlin Tucker- @Catlin_Tucker Innovator; Author
Matt Miller-@jmattmiller Educator; Author
Web 2.0 Tools:
VoiceThread- Records voice over background screen of choice for explanation or demonstrations.
Animoto- Uses photos to create video presentations that come to life that can include music and text.
VideoScribe- Ability to doodle whiteboard illustrations to enhance learning and demonstrations including sound and motion.
Hammond draws on neuroscience research to create a pedagogy that offers an approach for optimizing student engagement and deeper learning among diverse students.
Eredics guides educators on how to modify the curriculum for students working below grade level in a general education classroom.
Darling-Hammond examines the history of US education where students of color have not had the same access and lays out what needs to be done to create equitable schools that ensures every child the right to learn.
Dr. Baggio explains how using visuals can help people learn because they have the power to attract, keep focus and absorb the information.