1. TEACHING WITH TECHNOLOGY – Using Tech Tools Without Losing Sight of General Goals

    By Anthony KaDarrell Thigpen Email: Anthony_thigpen@aol.com AUTISM ACADEMY – Special needs educators at the Autism Academy, a school for children with autism, located in Tempe,AZ, are using podcast, robotics, coding, typing, MobyMax, and computers to advance instructional objectives. Classroom technology at Autism Academy campuses encompass all kinds of tools, including PCI reading and math for …Read More

  2. PROBLEMS ARE NOT FAILURES – Benefits of Robotics for Critical Thinking

    Anthony KaDarrell Thigpen Anthony_thigpen@aol.com   AUTISM ACADEMY – An innovative introductory Robotics course is motivating middle and high school students to think critically. The Autism Academy, a school for children with autism in Tempe, AZ, offers rigorous and challenging classes that best benefit students beyond the borders of the classroom. Robotics and Computer Coding teacher Justi…Read More