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Tech Access in Schools: Making Edtech Accessible to All

Digital Promise

Access to technology for all students is a major goal for many schools, companies, and organizations—yet access is only part of the equation. If students have access, is technology being used for transformative instruction and having a real impact on how students think, communicate, and connect with the world? Learn More.

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What America Needs to Tackle the Youth Mental Health Crisis

EdNews Daily

From 2009 to 2021, the share of American high school students who say they feel “persistent feelings of sadness or hopelessness” rose from 26 percent to 44 percent. Our children are facing a mental health epidemic. This is the highest level of teenage sadness ever recorded. This is the highest level of teenage sadness ever recorded.

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Work Smarter, Not Harder

A Principal's Reflections

Now, this represented an excellent first step, but probably the most impactful shift to the way I not only thought but worked, came in the unsuspecting form of a little blue bird and a tool called Twitter in 2009. Why would you not want access to all of these when they are readily available? HERE you can access a quick-start guide.

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Do Tech Companies Need To Step Up Their Accessibility Game?

The Innovative Educator

Is accessibility baked into to the development process? Their site says: When you Tweet photos using the Twitter app for iOS or Android, or on, you have the option to compose a description of the images so the content is accessible to people who are visually impaired. Twitter has not stepped up its accessibility game.

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The Most Popular Post in 2009.

The Web20Classroom

As 2009 comes to a close I wanted to take a look back and see what post did people visit the most. So here, in all it''s glory (or lack there of) is the most popular post of 2009 on my blog. Training needs to be scaffolded, accessible and continuous. 2009 Most Popular Post edchat' What a year it has been!

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The Pedagogy of Digital Discussion

A Principal's Reflections

I often reflect on what my learning experience might have been like had my teachers had access to and used the many interactive tools that are available today to enhance classroom discussion. 2009) Why peer discussion improves student performance on in-class concept questions. Such was life in a classroom back in the day. Smith et al.

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World Productivity Day is Monday June 20th - here is how I use Evernote to be highly productive

Educational Technology Guy

I started using Evernote back in 2009, have been an Evernote trainer, used the beta of Evernote for Education with my students in 2011, and am an Evernote Expert. I have Evernote web open to Home when I log into my Chromebook and I can see my schedule and tasks and access all of my frequently used notes.