Archive for December, 2010

Multiplication Chart Magic

Students have always used multiplication charts to help them figure out and remember those tricky multiplication facts.  But this static chart may be a bit more flexible than you think.  The video below demonstrates how to use a standard multiplication grid to reduce fractions.  This quick technique is easy to teach and your students will […]

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Evidence Based Practice Resources for SLPs

With the alignment of NCLB and IDEA, it is the expectation that special education services will be evidence based.  But with increasing responsibilities, more challenging students, and make-up therapy requirement, who has time to do all of that resear…

ChemBridge: College Chemistry Credit in High School

The Division of Diversity and Community Engagement (DDCE) at The University of Texas at Austin offers college preparatory programs that connect teachers to professional development opportunities and vertical alignment of high school and university curr…