Tuesday, September 2, 2014

What's New?

September's here! Wet, rainy, a little cooler than August, and we're looking forward to hay rides, scarecrows, and lots of apples. Before we get too far into fall, though, let's take a look back at the new items we received in the library last month.

http://www.iidc.indiana.edu/index.php?pageId=2317

Thursday, August 28, 2014

More language arts, math, and science for students with severe disabilities


More language arts, math, and science for students with severe disabilities has answers for K–12 teachers on how to teach academic content to students with moderate and severe developmental disabilities—while helping all students meet Common Core State Standards. A followup to the landmark bestseller Teaching Language Arts, Math, and Science to Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities, this important text prepares teachers to ensure more inclusion, more advanced academic content, and more meaningful learning for their students.

Want to check it out? Email us at cedir@indiana.edu or use worldcat.org to find it in a library near you.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

(Un)learning disability: Recognizing and changing restrictive views of student ability


(Un)learning disability: Recognizing and changing restrictive views of student ability offers concrete ways that students, schools, and teachers can unlearn disabling behaviors. It illuminates how social processes of disablement take place, rather than simply describing their influence and looks at settings where students encounter more flexible ideas of ability and intelligence. -from the book description

Interested? Email us at cedir@indiana.edu to check out this title or use worldcat.org to find it in a library near you.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Make social learning stick!


Looking for something to help kids understand social learning better? Make social learning stick! might be just the ticket. The book offers almost 200 activities that are fun and easy to do that help with teachable moments throughout the day. From getting ready for school to preparing dinner to going to the doctor, this book can help reinforce expected social behavior. Geared toward children in preschool through elementary school.

Want to check it out? Email us at cedir@indiana.edu or use worldcat.org to find it in a library near you.

Monday, August 25, 2014

Mobile App Monday - Spell Grid


Looking for a way to work on fine motor skills as well as spelling? Spell Grid: Swipe Letters, Spell Words can help. There are three game modes to play on: spell grid (wipe over the letters in the grid to spell as many words as you can), spell & fill (try to find all the valid words in the grid), and grid factory (find as many words as you can before you get stuck).

Want to learn more about this app? Please visit:
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/spell-grid-swipe-letters-spell/id603911137?mt=8

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

The how can it be gluten free cookbook: Revolutionary techniques, groundbreaking recipes


Book description for The How Can It Be Gluten Free Cookbook:
Successful gluten free recipes require more than just new ingredients. You need new techniques and that's where our test kitchen team can help. We tried thousands of recipes (most were pretty awful) before we figured out the secrets to making favorite foods without gluten. In this landmark book, we tell what works (and why) so you can successfully prepare lasagna, fried chicken, and fresh pasta in your kitchen. And we have reinvented the rules of baking to produce amazing cookies, cakes, breads, biscuits and more.

Want to check it out? Email us at cedir@indiana.edu or use worldcat.org to find it in a library near you.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Animal fun for everyone!


From Woodbine House comes another fun board book for children authored by Marjorie Pitzer. Animal fun for everyone! depicts young children with down syndrome enjoying a day at a farm. It's filled with action words and nouns to help even the youngest learn vocabulary words while having a blast!

Want to check it out? Email us at cedir@indiana.edu or use worldcat.org to find it in a library near you.