Special Education Teachers Need Support: Now Wider Range of Abilities In One Classroom

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BROOKLYN, N.Y. - May 15, 2014 - PRLog -- With an increasingly wide range of abilities in one classroom, teachers face the challenge of designing personalized learning plans for many diverse needs. Unfortunately, time for strategy research is of short supply for teachers who are juggling multiple responsibilities within a very segmented school day.

Education Modified has solved this problem by creating the EdMod App - a tool for teachers that makes it easy and efficient to find strategies for every need in their classroom. Users can quickly search by disability or skill - find hundreds of research-based strategies - tag strategies to specific students - and keep track of what works and what doesn’t work - thereby building a cumulative portfolio for each child.

“Here is one way to change schools... it’s about helping teachers do their jobs better, so that all students can succeed.” -Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, 2012

In a study by the Council for Exceptional Children, 40,000 teachers were polled from around the nation and 95% of them believed that differentiated assignments was one key factor in providing relevant learning experiences for students. Additionally, 90% said that resources for teachers to help differentiate instruction are essential for student achievement.

Education Modified is a teacher-led company based in Brooklyn, NY with the mission to innovate inclusion by reducing barriers for all types of learners.

Education Modified has launched its Indiegogo Campaign to raise funds for the mobile version of its innovative application for Special Educators. Anyone who influences the education of a student with special needs is encouraged to support this campaign and become an early adopter of this much needed resource.

Please donate today at https://www.indiegogo.com/at/edmodapp

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