Monthly Archives: November 2013

What’s for dinner? Favorite Thanksgiving dishes from the Kurzweil Team.

It’s the 11th hour for Thanksgiving and the amount of email and text messages about “what to bring for Thanksgiving” show it. We want to make sure we have all our favorite family dishes. Last moment running to the supermarket to purchase forgotten ingredients to make those special dishes. A little havoc in the kitchen as we prepare the Turkey….

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Webinars: Have You Tried One Yet?

If you’re not familiar with “webinar” technology, think of a webinar as a “web seminar” where information is conveyed through the web much in the same way that information is dispensed through face-to-face seminars. When you attend a webinar, you watch and interact with the presentation from your office or home using an Internet browser. No need to travel to

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There’s an App for That. How do You Choose the Right One?

We recently held a webinar titled “Demystifying the Apple iPad for Special Education,” presented by Jennifer Edge-Savage, assistive technologist and occupational therapist. It’s safe to say that the iPad is a hot topic in education. We learned firsthand just how hot, when almost 2,000 people registered for our webinar! The comments we received before and during the webinar illustrate how

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Giving Thanks

While we have much to be thankful for—from family and friends to homemade apple pie—our gratitude for educators is insurmountable. The level of dedication and hard work you bring to work with you each day not only impacts the students you support, but helps to pave the way to a brighter future. THANK YOU! As we get closer to the

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Making it Possible: Achieving success with the Common Core despite budget cuts

Higher demands on educators and students to meet Common Core State Standards may seem beyond reach, especially with huge decreases in budgets. “It’s as if our goals are skyrocketing toward the left, while our resources are taking a nosedive to the right,” explains Principal Bubs Carson of John Cotten Tayloe Elementary School in Beaufort County. “Teachers are being asked to

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