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A Dynamic Duo who will inspire ALL teachers to engage ALL students at your International School!

A Dynamic Duo who will inspire ALL teachers to engage ALL students at your International School!

Re-engage your disengaged students. Motivate and inspire your teachers! Want Kevin and Greg to work their magic at your school?   Book NOW!   Book Kevin and Greg as Consultants and Change Agents for your school! Kevin Honeycutt from the USA and Greg O’Connor from Australia, both with many years of classroom teaching behind them, make an awesome international team on stage …

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Literacy Instruction for Young Learners: Technology-Enhanced Classroom Strategies

Literacy Instruction for Young Learners: Technology-Enhanced Classroom Strategies

Workshop Program, Presentation Slides, Resources and Links from our “Literacy Instruction for Young Learners: Technology-Enhanced Classroom Strategies” workshop.  

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Assistive Technology for Students with Moderate to High Support Needs

Assistive Technology for Students with Moderate to High Support Needs

Assistive Technology provides amazing opportunities for students with moderate to high support needs to participate meaningfully in classrooms! This blog post contains support materials and resource links for participants attending the SPED Pre-conference workshop in Singapore in November 2014. Presentation   This workshop contains both practical and hand-on learning for participants as we step through a wide range …

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Last Spectronics workshop series for the year | Only four weeks left to register!

Last Spectronics workshop series for the year | Only four weeks left to register!

Join us in November to learn how to differentiate the Literacy Block for your diverse range of students in all areas of literacy instruction – speaking, reading, comprehending, writing, spelling and creating. Using strategies supported by embedding technology within your instructional approach and making the best of the technologies available to you. Whether those technologies be a fully …

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Literacy Instruction Workshop tour – Through the eyes of an experienced classroom teacher!

Literacy Instruction Workshop tour – Through the eyes of an experienced classroom teacher!

As a classroom teacher, practical application is what I need demonstrated and what I love to share! Teaming up with Speech Pathologist guru, Amanda Hartmann, for the up and coming Literacy Instruction Tour means that participants will be given a double dose of practical instruction and enthusiasm linked with current research.   In my present role as classroom …

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“Literacy Instruction for Young Learners”: Workshop tour coming in NOVEMBER!

“Literacy Instruction for Young Learners”: Workshop tour coming in NOVEMBER!

Things may seem a little quiet around here at Spectronics, but fear not – we are diligently beavering away in the background, working on our next workshops and webinars and blog posts! One of the things that is at the top of the list, is getting ready for the Literacy Instructional tour in November. I can say that …

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Take your literacy instruction to new levels for YOUR students. All of them.

Take your literacy instruction to new levels for YOUR students. All of them.

Learn how to differentiate the Literacy Block for your diverse range of students in all areas of literacy instruction – speaking, reading, comprehending, writing, spelling and creating. Using strategies supported by embedding technology within your instructional approach and making the best of the technologies available to you. Whether those technologies be a fully WiFi-enabled one-to-one iPad classroom projecting …

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Meet the new DynaVox T10 and PODD Pagesets | July and August Workshops

Meet the new DynaVox T10 and PODD Pagesets | July and August Workshops

Join Charlene Cullen, speech pathologist from the Spectronics Consultancy Team, for a free two-hour workshop in Melbourne on Friday 25th July or in Sydney on Wednesday 13th August to meet the newest speech generating device from DynaVox. The T10! Along with the Compass app and the just-released Communication Pagesets for Gayle Porter's popular PODD communication system. Numbers at …

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LSA iPad Workshop Handout

LSA iPad Workshop Handout

IPAD BASICS If you want to know more about iPad Basics then watching the 101 webinar is highly recommended: iPad Basics 101 (iOS6) and iPads Basics 101 (iOS7). Top iPad Tips Accessibility information via the Spectronics Blog: Accessibility Features Assistive Touch Guided access Restrictions Multi-tasking gestures Accessories Additional accessories such as durable cases, speakers, mounts, switch interfaces, keyguards …

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Using iPads to Support Students Struggling with the Literacy Requirements of Schools and Beyond

Using iPads to Support Students Struggling with the Literacy Requirements of Schools and Beyond

Presentation Handout Greg O’Connor – email: grego@spectronics.com.au Twitter: @gregoconnor Greg’s Literacy Support Apps YouTube Playlist Literacy Support Apps Presentation Resources Reading and access to learning content The presentation explored the built in accessibility features and other settings that provide accommodations for students to access text. As well, a range of additional reading support apps were demonstrated and highlighted. Of course, content can be …

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