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90 iPad Tips in 90 Minutes

Thursday, March 5, 2015
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Central Standard Time

If you have an iPad and you want to get the most out of it and enhance your iPad experience, this is the webinar for you. During this fast-paced webinar, we will cover 90 tips and tricks that can increase productivity, efficiency, save battery life, etc. This session gives you tips that go beyond the basics. There are many features that are part of the operating system that can be individualized, customized and modified for the diverse learner. There are also many settings that can be modified to make your iPad more efficient and run smoother.

Mark Coppin, B.S., is an Apple Distinguished Educator and the Director of Assistive Technology, Anne Carlsen Center for Children, Jamestown, ND.

$55.00
Participants must first “order” this webinar and will then receive a follow-up email with registration and log-in details.

Questions? Please contact Webinar Coordinator, Becky Hagen

Number of Users Price Per Person
1 - 4 $55.00
5 - 24 $50.00
25+ $45.00

iDevices and Supports for Executive Functioning

Thursday, March 26, 2015
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Central Daylight Time

Many students struggle with organizing themselves in school and in their lives. This can lead to difficulties in school and in other aspects of their lives. They may have difficulty with executive functioning skills and are falling behind in school.

This webinar will discuss device features and various apps, such as alarms, scheduling apps, reminder apps, organizational apps, homework apps, note-taking apps, voice recognition apps, text-to-speech, etc… Participants in this webinar will come away with ideas and app suggestions that will assist those struggling student to become more organized and successful in school and beyond.

Mark Coppin, B.S., is an Apple Distinguished Educator and the Director of Assistive Technology, Anne Carlsen Center for Children, Jamestown, ND.

$55.00
Participants must first “order” this webinar and will then receive a follow-up email with registration and log-in details.

Questions? Please contact Webinar Coordinator, Becky Hagen

Number of Users Price Per Person
1 - 4 $55.00
5 - 24 $50.00
25+ $45.00

Adapting Books with iBooks Author

Thursday, April 23, 2015
10:00 am - 11:30 am Central Daylight Time

iBooks Author is a powerful and free app available for any Apple computer running OSX 10.7 or later. It allows users to create digital books to be read on iPads using the iBooks app. Digital books can be created to meet the unique learning needs of diverse learners. This webinar will show how to add text, graphics, movies and more. You will learn how to adapt and create books for the diverse learner. We will discuss workflow, features, widgets, application, distribution and publishing of your ebooks. We will also discuss the importance of including accessibility features in your iBooks.

Mark Coppin, B.S., is an Apple Distinguished Educator and the Director of Assistive Technology, Anne Carlsen Center for Children, Jamestown, ND.

$55.00
Participants must first “order” this webinar and will then receive a follow-up email with registration and log-in details.

Questions? Please contact Webinar Coordinator, Becky Hagen

Number of Users Price Per Person
1 - 4 $55.00
5 - 24 $50.00
25+ $45.00

Jam-PACT Ideas - the WHAT, WHY and HOW of Research-Based Instruction for Students with Disabilities

Thursday, May 7, 2015
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Central Daylight Time

Complex students. Systematic teaching. Jam-PACT ideas! Reach and teach any learner using an evidence-based delivery system of instruction that focuses the brain on “what to learn” instead of “how to learn it.” See multiple videos of students with moderate to significant challenges achieving success at two of the 18 research sites in North America for this brain-based framework called T.H.E. P.A.C.T. Get a free 10-page, lesson-planning guide – giving you the WHAT, WHY and HOW of each lesson – so you can drastically reduce your prep time and easily replicate this in your own geographic area using any tool of your choice!

Phyl T. Macomber, M.S., ATP; Inclusion Specialist, Author, Curriculum Strategist, West Windsor, Vermont

$55.00
Participants must first “order” this webinar and will then receive a follow-up email with registration and log-in details.

Questions? Please contact Webinar Coordinator, Becky Hagen

Number of Users Price Per Person
1 - 4 $55.00
5 - 24 $50.00
25+ $45.00

From Words to Paragraphs and Everything In-Between: Solutions for Your Struggling Writers

Monday, May 18, 2015
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Central Daylight Time

Frustrated. Confused. Disorganized. Dependent. These words describe struggling writers. It is critical that each step of the writing process is explicitly taught to students of all abilities. Learn how to methodically take your learners through research-based writing steps to connect the dots between generating vocabulary, composing bullet points, expanding into meaningful sentences and organizing paragraphs. See how a scaffolded set of unique mapping tools, in the brainstorming phase of writing, drastically improve organization, sequencing and formulation of your learners' thoughts. View work samples and live app demonstrations of how students can move their writing from one step to the next!

Phyl T. Macomber, M.S., ATP; Inclusion Specialist, Author, Curriculum Strategist, West Windsor, Vermont

Fio Quinn, M.S., Teacher, International Trainer, and Developer of Learning Resources.

$55.00
Participants must first “order” this webinar and will then receive a follow-up email with registration and log-in details.

Questions? Please contact Webinar Coordinator, Becky Hagen

Number of Users Price Per Person
1 - 4 $55.00
5 - 24 $50.00
25+ $45.00

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Upcoming Webinars

Closing The Gap will continually add to the breadth and scope of our webinars and will showcase the knowledge, skills and insights of many experts in the field, throughout the year.

Live webinars will be archived within two months from the date of their first appearance.

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