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Moderation is the key to

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Moderation is the key to everything and applies to technology. Technology is a tool that can provide a tapastry of learning. But the key to good learning is good pedogogy. That is where a good teacher comes in. I too have students with learning disabilities and a lot of times, technology helps them communicate with me and present their work.

Secondary-Special Education Teacher

Special Needs and Use of technology

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As a special educator, I see some students who are afraid of technology. I have found that by using modeling, guided practice, and independent practice, students who are skeptical of change can use it to find information for their daily living decisions. Teacher patience is critical while introducing new technology to those with sensory issues wherein touching a tablet is a major effort. At times, I've seen hesitant students and teachers shun new instructional innovations. We need to remember that we are teaching people, not equipment, so we need to keep compassion in our instruction.

A tablet can actually be a

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A tablet can actually be a great tool for children with learning disablities and other educational challenges. If we worked harder to distribute more grants and funding for these areas to provide them with ipads the benefits would be exponential. Tablet technology allows teachers to better assess and cater to a child's individual needs and identify troublesome areas needing attention.

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