Working with Special Populations


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Free Translation APP Say Hi www.sayhitranslate.com
by Patience LeBlanc - Monday, October 8, 2018, 12:51 PM
 

Needing a free translation app to help communicate with students that speak different languages? Say Hi is a free and easy to use app for the phone. According to the website, the teacher can "Have a conversation in two languages and easily understand each other," 

The app is free from the Apple ...

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Google Translate
by Learn Admin - Monday, October 22, 2018, 1:29 PM
 

Google Translate is my friend!!! I do not work for Google, but a big shout out goes to those developers that have created Google Translate. This app is a great too to use on your phone or I pad when working with second language learners. Just the other day, I was able to have a tutorial ...

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Reading Backwards
by Learn Admin - Wednesday, September 19, 2018, 12:20 PM
 

When asking struggling learners to read, consider using a technique called backwards reading. First, always keep reading passages short (even if you have to shorten primary sources by only using the most important parts).  One paragraph or a one-pager is always a good place to start.  Have ...

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Grouping Students
by Learn Admin - Wednesday, September 19, 2018, 12:08 PM
 

Quote from Frances Sellers from Dickinson Independent School District, Texas 

"I placed my high needs students in a group with medium to high performers so that they would have someone to lead them. I also narrowed down what each high needs student was responsible for and gave them more ...

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