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Introducing Let’s be Social! – Social Skills for Autism on your iPad

Everyday Speech today introduces Let's be Social! 1.0 for iPad, a new app focused on helping model and teach social skills to children with autism spectrum disorders and developmental delays. Developed for Speech Language Pathologists, Teachers, and Parents alike, Let's be Social! comes standard with 25 premium lessons and also gives users the power to create their own lessons, write their own questions, and use their own pictures to meet each child's specific learning needs.
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SOCIAL MEDIA AND LITERACY

Social media skills millennials lack This is a cross-blog my Jennifer Casa-Todd originally posted on UOIT MEd I remember George Couros when he came to our District, asking the question, “If you don’t know what a hashtag is are you considered illiterate today?” I thought about that as I read a recent article by CEO of…
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i Create… Social Skills Stories

  Social skills need to be taught in classrooms; with the rise of conditions like autism or the frequency of bullying, it is necessary for children to really learn how to interact in social situations.  From iGet It, LLC comes i Create... Social Skills Stories, a new app designed to help you create social skills…
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5 Ways You’re Annoying Everyone on Social Media

5 Ways You’re Annoying Everyone on Social Media was written by Jonathan Payne and published on Jeff Bulla's blog . Even with the huge emphasis placed on permission marketing lately, so many marketers still fail to understand that consumers don’t like to be yelled at.The paradigm of interruption marketing went out the window long ago and, if you’re not careful, you’ll…
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10 Great Ways to Use Social Media in Classroom

10 Great Ways to Use Social Media in Classroom When you try to think of the favorite activity of today’s students, you’ll most probably come up with the obvious answer: social media. It seems like students of all ages are obsessed by it. These social media channels have mesmerizing power, so they can often become…
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The Use or Lack of Social Media in School

Teens are actively tweeting, posting, liking, and commenting all across social media and there doesn't seem to be an end in sight. Increasingly, teachers and schools are attempting to leverage the engaging qualities of social media for use in the classroom and beyond - connecting students, teachers, and parents better than ever before. The use of…
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Are your students oversharing on social media?

Are your students oversharing on social media? What you should be teaching them On almost any given day, you will probably find a student using social media in your classroom. Whether they are sneaking a cell phone out to recess, trying to scroll Instagram during instruction, or using the Internet for a class project- our…
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9 Skill-Building Apps for Social Emotional Learning – featured in edutoptia

Social-Emotional Apps for Special Ed - featured in edutoptia Social and emotional learning (SEL) is the cornerstone of emotional intelligence, as these abilities do not come naturally for some special education students. Children in special ed settings need to have their confidence, courage, and emotional awareness nurtured in order to successfully play, work, cooperate, and…
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