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Online Education for Students with Disabilities
posted by: Tamia | March 18, 2020, 01:59 pm   

By Lauren Golubski


The Coronavirus has led to many unprecedented measures this school year, which can lead to anxiety, fear, and confusion as an educator. Specifically, making sure that we are serving our students with disabilities with the correct accommodations and modifications can be challenging with virtual learning. In response, some school districts are remaining closed because they do not feel they best can support students with disabilities. Serving students with disabilities goes beyond the classroom setting as there are laws set in place, such as Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504), and the Americans with Disabilities Act (the ADA).

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Weekly News Round-Up for March 20th
posted by: Tamia | March 20, 2020, 12:00 am   

Each week, AAE brings its members a round-up of what’s happening in education. From big, eye-catching headlines to the stories most papers overlook, we find the news our members really want to see. This week: Coronavirus closes schools across the globe.

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Coronavirus Response and Resources
posted by: Colin | March 17, 2020, 03:38 pm   

The nation is responding to the Coronavirus pandemic and this includes school closures in most states. We understand that what you and your students are experiencing is disruptive, frustrating, confusing, and frightening. Thank you for the patience and professionalism I know you are demonstrating for your colleagues and for your students. 

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Weekly News Round-Up for March 13th
posted by: Tamia | March 13, 2020, 03:36 pm   

Each week, AAE brings its members a round-up of what’s happening in education. From big, eye-catching headlines to the stories most papers overlook, we find the news our members really want to see. This week: Coronavirus closes schools across the globe.

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Teaching Space with Apollo 13
posted by: Melissa | March 11, 2020, 10:09 am   

This upcoming April marks the 50th anniversary of Apollo 13. For those unfamiliar with the flight, or who have the tendency to get the Apollo missions mixed up, Apollo 13 is known for being the flight that almost failed. The crew survived an explosion that caused extensive damage to the shuttle and nearly killed them before they circled the moon and headed back to Earth. Their journey marks the farthest that humans had ever travelled from Earth allowing them to view the far side of the moon. Their story of bravery was memorialized in the 1995 movie starring Tom Hanks

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