Supporting Materials and Professional Development

Supporting materials are things that teachers make to support independent work in students. I have made assignment sheets, directions for playing games, and classroom rule sheets.

Professional Development

ActivLoudoun 2014 & Park View Cluster HS Share Fair Evernote Materials

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ThingLink Cold War Timeline Demo: A demo using a cold war timeline with picture to curate videos related to the cold war.

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ActivLoudoun 2015 Pinterest Pinning Materials


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Questions about using Pinterest for student portfolios or parent communication? Email Magi Shepley or Katie Robertson


Assignment Sheets




Game Supports

Directions for playing Uno and Yahtzee. Yahtzee includes a sample score card.




Computer Supports


A list of basic computer literacy skills, with specific skills noted for students with severe disabilities or completing alternate assessment programs as well as a brief nod to assistive technology.


Directions for Making a Book in Tar Heel Reader


Tar Heel Reader is a website affiliated with the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill's Center for Literacy & Disability studies. You do need to email the site manager in order to get a password to create books, but that was not at all difficult. I made a quick set of simple directions for my students to use in making books with screen shots. The screen shots are small... I was trying to use as few as possible to avoid confusion with my students. It seems to be working fairly well.


A Few Supports for People with Disabilities during an Emergency (I did not make any of these myself):