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Issue 2, January 2009

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Cover and Contents (pg 1) [PDF-110kb]
Letter from the editors, list of contributors, and table of contents.

CODE Project (Kurzweil 3000): Summary Report 2007–2008 (pg 2-4) [PDF-153kb]
This article focuses on the use of Kurzweil to help close the achievement gap for students with learning disabilities. An explanation of the training plan, implementation, results and lessons learned are included. Survey templates, user checklists and comparison charts and graphs are provided.

Moving Ahead with Special Ed (pg 4-5) [PDF-163kb]
This article describes the board's focus on providing job-embedded professional learning community time to all teachers in all schools with a focus on data driven instruction, follow-up intervention strategies, differentiated instruction, assessment for learning and assistive technology as well as improving learning for all students, especially students with special education needs.

CODE III - Special Education Project (pg 5-6) [PDF-257kb]
This article describes the development and implementation of the Grade 10 GLE-Assistive Technology 201 credit course to improve student achievement in a universally designed secondary classroom. This course is designed to allow students work at their own pace on their own laptops to assist with accessing the curriculum using a variety of different software packages.

2007-2008 CODE Special Education Project: Learning Disability Learning Centres (LDLCs) (pg 7-8) [PDF-114kb]
This article describes the design of and evaluation process for the board's Learning Disability Learning Centres. LDLCs serve as model classrooms for demonstrating universal design and differentiated instruction through the use of high yield, cross-curricular teaching/learning approaches. The students attending the centres work on an intensive assistive technology program that provides direct instruction to improve students' literacy, numeracy, assistive technology use and self-advocacy skills.

Le succès d'un partenariat unique (pg 8-9) [PDF-116kb]
Vous lirez dans cet article comment l'inclusion des élèves en salle de classe s'est améliorée par la conception universelle de l'utilisation de la technologie et l'application des principes de la pédagogie différenciée et cette technologie est au service de tous les élèves ayant des besoins particuliers.

Application de la pédagogie différenciée au niveau des communautés d'apprentissage professionnel: Améliorer l'écriture chez nos élèves en difficulté (pg 9-10) [PDF-211kb]
La lecture de ce projet vous permet de connaître comment l'application de la pédagogie différenciée au niveau des communautés d'apprentissage professionnel a favorisé l'amélioration de l'écriture chez les élèves en difficulté du cycle moyen.

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