School District: Transition Live Binder
What is a Live Binder?
Live Binder (www.livebinders.com) is an interactive web site that allows
professionals (especially teachers!) to create learning portals and organize
resources under a single presentation. In essence, this applications compares
to taking a physical binder with tabs regarding a single subject. However, Live
Binder adds many other features that you can include from your own computer
library and from the World Wide Web, such as:
(pictures, documents, PowerPoint presentations, worksheets, etc.)
Pages and links
can I use Live Binder?
are an abundance of Live Binders created on a variety of educational topics
that may be applicable to your classroom setting! You can view any presentation
through the Live Binder website that is public.
However, if it is private, you will not have access to certain presentations.
do I view the Shelton School District: Transition Live Binder?
Live Binder will be available through the Shelton School District website
through the “Special Services” Department page. Since it is a private binder, you will have to have the access key in order to
not need to have a Live Binder account in order to access it-only if you want
to edit and collaborate on the binder.
Click here to access the webpage for the Live Binder.
The access key for this Live
Binder is: transition*
I contribute to the Live Binder if I have other resources I would like to
It is the intent in its creation that parents and educators share ideas and
resources that could be applicable for one another within the district. However,
you must have a Live Binder account in
order to edit and share information within this Live Binder.
I sign up for a Live Binder account, how can I contribute to this Live Binder?
you are interested in creating a Live Binder account, on the exit slip provided
for you, please place your name and email address and Lauren will be able to
include you in the collaborating on the Live Binder.
can place pictures, videos, web pages, or documents into this Live Binder by
creating a tab or sub tab underneath section. On the far right side, there are
two links for further assistance in how to use and navigate Live Binder: “Quick
Tour” and “Help.”
parents contribute as well?
As already stated, they must have a Live Binder account in order to be allowed
to access this binder. Additionally, you must have their email address in order
to make them collaborators as well. Here are the instructions:
You can share your binder with another LiveBinders users from
the shelf or inside the editor.
From the shelf, click on Options from the mouse over select Share then Assign.
From the editor, click on Share then Assign.
What is the
purpose of the Shelton School District: Transition Live Binder?
The purpose of this Live Binder is
to present a series of strategies, guidelines, and resources that relate to
best transitional practices within special education. The goal, in creating
this application, is to reach both teachers and parents by providing them with
information in multiple areas of transition, including:
teachers, there are also helpful links on topics such as:
- Access to
- Parent support
All of this is designed for easy
accessibility and to encourage strong collaboration between students, families,
- What to include within transition plans
- How to write quality post-secondary IEP goals
- Guidelines to building an effective transition program
- Types of transition assessments
- Technology resources
- Curriculum ideas
Letter to Families regarding Transition Services - Live Binder from Lauren Lutz