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Gooru and YouTube EDU — Mar 15, 2012

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Gooru

This is an amazing concept and one that students, parents and teachers will find extremely helpful. Students can gather resources, organize them into playlists, pose questions to their peers or teachers on a long list of subjects. Teachers can find standards-aligned web resources, organize them into playlists for teaching or posting for their students to explore. There are numerous tools for notetaking, organizing a personal playlist for any subject, searching for additional information and for finding applications that promote learning. Spend some time exploring this site, especially if you are faced with helping your student with homework assignments that exceed require up-to-date information. The ‘social’ aspect of the site will appeal to most youngsters and motivate them to network as they problem solve

http://www.goorulearning.org


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YouTube EDU

At last someone has taken the time and effort to screen YouTube videos and create a special section just for schools, filled with age-appropriate educational material. All age groups are targeted from primary to life-long learners. You can easily jump from khanacademy for math to the Space Lab with an introduction by Stephen Hawking to Sesame Street videos illustrating basic concepts in typical Sesame Street style. Teachers might find the YouTube.com/Teachers section helpful in learning how to use this educational section as a teaching tool.

http://www.youtube.com/education


What's New at Bridge

Register for the Building Bridges Camp & Training Institute 2012
July 12 – 17 for Campers and July 11 – 17 for Trainers.

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RSVP for the Open Lab – Access Fair: Assistive Technology Vendors
Date: March 24, 2012
Open Lab - Access Fair: AAC/AT Vendors, local and national vendors of devices to assist in communication and education will answer questions and have devices available for hands on. This will give you an excellent opportunity to explore the new technology, talk with representatives from the various manufacturing companies, and discuss your child/adult’s needs with people who are knowledgeable and who will be available for follow-up. Representatives will also be giving presentations on a range of topics related to AAC.

For complete details and to RSVP, go to: http://www.bridgeschool.org/outreach/accessfairs.php