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Started by Nicole Anderson in Professional Learning Experiences Aug 27, 2014. 0 Replies

Hello Everyone!  After some discussion at some of the schools, we have decided to purchase another WIAT-III to use as an achievement tool.  You are still welcome to use the DAB if that is what you…Continue

Thinking Skills within the Common Core

Started by Tammy Clark in Professional Learning Experiences. Last reply by Tammy Clark Oct 1, 2013. 2 Replies

I really like the introduction and chapter on explaining. Teaching how to explain sounds reasonable, but not thought of often. Storytelling can be a natural way to teach this concept. Monday night in…Continue

Friday, August 16, 2013 Mini-Workshop Resources

Started by Michelle Vande Weerd in Professional Learning Experiences. Last reply by Heather Aug 19, 2013. 4 Replies

Please feel free to attach any resources from the mini-workshops in this space.Continue

Online graphs and maps

Started by Gwen Ann Taylor in Professional Learning Experiences. Last reply by Jennifer Johnston May 24, 2013. 1 Reply

My research was on a graphing tool that would develop many different types of graphs or maps and publish them online, the link is http://www.chartle.net/. There…Continue


The Brookings Learning Network

The Brookings Learning Network is designed to provide staff with resources and an online platform for collaboration. We encourage you to browse the site and provide updates in the PROFESSIONAL LEARNING section regarding any training or professional development you have attended. Be sure to upload documents, pictures, videos, etc. to share with your colleagues!


Please add recognition of colleagues and personal awards to the CELEBRATIONS section under PROFESSIONAL LEARNING. This section provides a place for you to congratulate each other on accomplishments, post exciting things happening in your classrooms and recognize student achievements.Let's get started!


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January 28th, 2015 DLT Notes

Posted by Renae Jorgenson on January 30, 2015 at 3:39pm 0 Comments

District Leadership Team

January 29th, 2015

Administration Office

In attendance: Lucy K, Sarah J, Sara B, Sherri C, Michelle V, Elizabeth T, Michelle P


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Online Conference - Autism: Supporting Social Cognition in School

Posted by Lucy Kephart on April 23, 2014 at 4:30pm 0 Comments

Hi!  I am attending an on line conference to help improve the social communication skills of children on the autism spectrum  .  It looks like a great conference.  Here are the talks included.  If anyone wants further information on any of the topics please let me know.  I'd love to share and discuss too! 

Session Descriptions

Plenary: Social Communication Challenges in Children With ASD

Choose the Right Service Delivery Models 

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New (free) app for students with visual impairments

Posted by Michelle Powers on January 8, 2013 at 2:02pm 0 Comments

Join Me - a free application designed to allow for hosting online meetings from your Ipad.

Teachers of students with visual impairments are reporting they use this application to share their computer screen onto a student's iPad. With this app, it allows students to pinch and zoom in real time as the teacher presens material from the interactive white board or computer.  If you have a student with a visual impairment, this can be a great tool to help their access to the work you are…


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