Professor Shawn Welcome
Touro College

Email: shawnwelcome@yahoo.com

This is a personal webpage - Touro College assumes NO responsibility for its content

Course Links - Please email me, should you have a link which I should add (include description).
Lesson Plans For Teachers 
Teacher Tube - Search for teacher made videos - Get extra credit by publishing your own. Please use tags so that we can search for your video (professor welcome, Touro, EdSE600)
Touro Library - Email me for the username and password
Multimedia On: Accessing the Touro Virtual Library for research
CST- Students With Disabilities Test Preparation 
http://www.eric.ed.gov/ERICDocs/data/ericdocs2sql/content_storage_01/0000019b/80/28/05/97.pdf ( N.C.L.B and special education concerns )
http://www.eric.ed.gov/ ( find journals, articles on education and more )

http://www.ed.gov/policy/speced/leg/idea/idea.pdf ( Individuals with Disabilities Education Act [ I.D.E.A] )

http://www.ed.gov/offices/OSERS/Policy/IDEA/index.html ( 1997 Amendments to I.D.E.A )

http://www.cec.sped.org//AM/Template.cfm?Section=Home&WebsiteKey=ccc2b576-80bf-48af-8827-0acb530166fb ( Council for Exceptional Children [ CEC ] )

http://www.ideapractices.org/ ( IDEA practices and CEC )

http://www.ideapractices.org/ps/ps-ethic.html ( CEC Code of Ethics for Educators of Persons with Exceptionalities )

http://www.lrecoalition.org/ ( L.R.E Coalition website )

http://www.ed.gov/parents/needs/speced/iepguide/index.html ( a guide to creating an Individualized Education Plan [ I.E.P] )

http://www.wrightslaw.com/info/lre.index.htm ( Information and FAQs on Least Restrictive Environments [L.R.E] )

http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/docs/edlite-FAPE504.html ( Free And Appropriate Public Education: Requirements under section 504 of the REhabilitation act of 1973)

http://www.ed.gov/nclb/index/az/index.html#menutop ( Index for No Child Left Behind [ N.C.L.B ] )

NCLB.doc ( a link to my compilation of key points: a word document )

http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/reports/no-child-left-behind.html ( Bush's statements on N.C.L.B )

http://www.smartbrief.com/subscriber/view_story.jsp?campaign=CEC%20Headlines&copyid=AB45E4CC-0420-402F-96FA-7CE8BBD57814&issueid=BA0E7F7B-08BF-4C0A-A72F-6D59CDBF49D9&style= ( Massachusetts autism schools, clinics struggling: provide your email address for full article )

http://www.cec.sped.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=IDEA_2004&Template=/TaggedPage/TaggedPageDisplay.cfm&TPLID=9&ContentID=3533 ( IDEA Act of 2004 )

http://www.cec.sped.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=Home&TEMPLATE=/CM/ContentDisplay.cfm&CONTENTID=8586 ( CEC responds to Wall Street Journal article condeming inclusion )

http://professorstein.com/quotes.htm ( interesting and sometimes funny quotes you could use )
 http://professorstein.com/autismactivities.htm ( autism activities )

http://professorstein.com/links.htm ( citation styles: MLA, APA, Internet )

http://spi.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/16/2/131 (Vygotsky:  Approach to instruction, $$)

 varietiesofexcellencekornhaberGardne.pdf  ( Multiple Intelligences and approaches: Gardner & Kornhaber )

http://www.education-world.com/a_curr/curr054.shtml ( Gardner's M.I's and curriculum building )

http://www.thirteen.org/edonline/concept2class/ ( cooperative, collaborative, interdisciplenary, technology and M.I's)

http://eduscapes.com/tap/topic68.htm ( Technology and the Multiple Intelligences/ lessons and projects )

http://tip.psychology.org/gardner.html ( principles, theories, learning styles, concepts and taxomies M.I's and more )

http://oregonstate.edu/instruct/ed416/suggestions.html ( suggested template for writing an educational philosophy )

http://www.edulink.org/portfolio/ (developing a professional portfolio)

http://www.teach-nology.com/teachers/methods/philosophy/ ( An great online teacher resource: full of misc materials )

http://ezinearticles.com/?Writing-an-Educational-Philosophy-Statement-(Example)&id=614323  ( an example of a educational philosophy)

http://www.humboldt.edu/~tdd2/CoverLetter.htm ( how to write a portfolio cover letter )

http://www.distinctiveweb.com/cover-letter-samples.htm ( sample resume cover letters (3) )

http://www.catholic-forum.com/churches/cathteach/outcomes_rubric_reflection_journal.html ( a rubric for reflective journals )

http://www.catholic-forum.com/churches/cathteach/english_reflection_journal.html ( sample reflective journal questions )

http://www.une.edu.au/tlc/alo/critical5.htm ( model of writing a reflective paper )