Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Dr. Jan Bedell, president of Little Giant Steps and SPED Homeschool board chair. Jan shared about "How Neurodevelopmental Evaluations Help with Homeschool Instruction" including what a neurodevelopmental test is like for both parent and child, what information parents will receive about their child from the evaluation, and how that information is useful in customizing individualized homeschool instruction.
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Ellen Crain, homeschool mom, and founder of Affordable Homeschool Testing Services LLC. Ellen shared on "Using MAP Testing Results to Individualize Instruction" which included an overview of the MAP norm-referenced test, accommodations allowed on the test, useful data the test produces that parents can use immediately in developing individualized instruction, and other testing data that can be used in conjunction with some free websites for homeschool curriculum help.
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Julene Walker, Licensed Teacher, Private Tutor, Special Education Consultant, and owner of Fingerprint Tutoring and Services. Julene shared on "How and Why to Document Homeschool High School Progress"
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Michael Maloney, Founder of The Maloney Method which uniquely incorporates four educational strategies into one all-encompassing system (behavioral objectives, behavioral management, direct instruction, and precision teaching). Michael will be sharing on "What Parents Can Do to Ensure Effective Homeschool Instruction"
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Judi Munday, Special Needs Educational Consultant at HIS Place for Help in School and author of TEACHING A CHILD WITH SPECIAL NEEDS. Judi shared on "Choosing Appropriate and Effective Curriculum for Your Student"
Our special guest this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations was Jim Hodges, the talent behind the "Educational. Entertaining. Edifying." Jim Hodges Audio Books. Jim shared on "How to Utilize Audiobooks in Your Homeschool Schedule"
Our special guest this week was Vicki Tillman from 7 Sisters Homeschool who is a homeschool mom, speaker, curriculum developer and adviser to homeschoolers. Vicki shared on "How to Move Your Homeschool High School Out of the Box"
Our special guests this week on SPED Homeschool Conversations were Ken Graham and Rahul Sharma from VedaJunction, an innovative technological solution for customizing home education materials, instructional pace, and record keeping. We will be discussing "Using Technology to Simplify Customized Learning Plans"