Apps in Special Ed

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Project Goal[edit]

This Wikibook is created as a guide to selected applications that are verified to be effective tools in helping students develop social and learning skills.

Mobile technologies in supporting special education classrooms[edit]

In recent years, the fast changing mobile devices and applications have been innovating the field of education and have been impacting teaching and learning on all levels, but special education classrooms are probably where we find the most exciting innovative approaches and concepts that may be well supported by mobile technologies. As more schools purchase ipads and allow students to bring their own mobile devices, it is necessary to help teachers know the current status of mobile technology use for special education classrooms and become familiar with effective and affordable mobile applications that can be used to develop the social and learning skills of students’ with special needs.

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