Book Review: The Ultimate Guide to Assistive Technology in Special Education

SpeechTechie

I have generally felt that books about technology are bound to be as up to date and relevant as a newscast about that breeze you just felt, but I was really pleasantly surprised at the currency of information in this volume, published in March 2011.

Book Review- The Practical (and fun) Guide to Assistive Technology in Public Schools: Building or Improving Your District’s AT Team

SpeechTechie

Chris Bugaj and his colleague Sally Norton-Darr have penned an informative (and indeed, fun to read) guide to the role of Assistive Technology (AT) and its practitioners in the school setting. Where to look to learn more about Assistive Technology.

Week of January 9, 2011 - Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Steve Hargadon interviews Ira David Socol on education, reform, technology, and more. His areas of interest are learning, ICT, video and Assistive Technology. Below are this week''s public, free, and interactive Webinars through LearnCentral.org , the social learning network for education that I work on for Elluminate.

Engaging Learners: Promising Practices in the Cloud

EdTechSandyK

Notes from a TCEA 2011 Concurrent Session Dr. Kay Abernathy Dr. Diane Mason Cindy Cummings Daryl Ann Borrel Dr. Sheryl Abshire Lamar University Conncectivism Research George Siemens, University of Manitoba Stepehn Downes, Senior Research for Canada''s National Research Council. cloud computing lamar masters degree tcea tcea 2011

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Simplify and Summarize Digital Text

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Technology is a tool that can help. Many thanks to Sheri Lenzo , assistive technology expert, for teaching me all of this and much more. cool tool digital text edtech education free technology reading technology udl universal design for learning

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Blog Awareness Month: Night Light Stories

SpeechTechie

Chris, an Assistive Technology Specialist and SLP, and his wife Melissa, a classroom teacher, have created this blog and podcast featuring original stories "that light up the imagination of kids of all ages." We often hear the question from parents: What can I do to help my child at home? I try to keep a list of resources I can tell parents about, and here''s one for you: Chris and Melissa Bugaj''s Night Light Stories.

Lesson learned? Massive study finds lectures still dominate STEM education

Leadership Lounge

Being tech-literate was no longer sufficient: students needed to be tech-creative , able to mold technology to their needs and those of the global economy. Lesson learned? Massive study finds lectures still dominate STEM education.

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The Hottest Posts Everyone's Reading

The Innovative Educator

Next up is an oldie from 2011 makes its way to the top. Read it to discover some incredible assistive technologies for students. Apr 3, 2016, 5414 25 Incredible Assistive Technologies Sep 5, 2011, 4794 Everybody Panic! For the second week, the top story is a post that responds to a story about an uninformed school headmaster who mistakenly attributes his school’s success to the fact that he banned laptops. Read this story to find out why he was wrong.

The Hottest Posts Everyone's Reading

The Innovative Educator

After that and oldie from 2011 makes its way to the top. Read it to discover some incredible assistive technologies for students. Mar 30, 2016, 4731 25 Incredible Assistive Technologies Sep 5, 2011, 3602 Use @LinkedIn for College + Career Readiness Mar 27, 2016, 2423The top story this week is a post that responds to a story about an uninformed school headmaster who mistakenly attributes his school’s success to the fact that he banned laptops.

The Hottest Post Everyone's Reading

The Innovative Educator

Mar 22, 2015, 1075 Some good reasons to go to school Apr 11, 2011, 1073 9 Actions + Policies Necessary To Embrace Cell Pho. Apr 22, 2015, 1038 25 Incredible Assistive Technologies Sep 5, 2011, 891Here’s the roundup of what's been popular on The Innovative Educator blog. Below you’ll see the top posts along with the number of page views. I hope there's something that looks of interest to you. If it does, check it out.

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The Hottest Post Everyone's Reading

The Innovative Educator

Apr 22, 2015, 2230 25 Incredible Assistive Technologies Sep 5, 2011, 1274 #Student Wisdom: Tech Doesn't Always = Innovation Apr 1, 2015, 1068 If You Haven't Paid Your Respects to Paper, You Sh. Here’s the roundup of what's been popular on The Here’s the roundup of what's been popular on The Innovative Educator blog. Below you’ll see the top posts along with the number of page views. I hope there's something that looks of interest to you. If it does, check it out.

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The Hottest Post Everyone's Reading

The Innovative Educator

Apr 22, 2015, 2230 25 Incredible Assistive Technologies Sep 5, 2011, 1274 #Student Wisdom: Tech Doesn't Always = Innovation Apr 1, 2015, 1068 If You Haven't Paid Your Respects to Paper, You Sh. Here’s the roundup of what's been popular on The Here’s the roundup of what's been popular on The Innovative Educator blog. Below you’ll see the top posts along with the number of page views. I hope there's something that looks of interest to you. If it does, check it out.

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The Hottest Posts Everyone's Reading

The Innovative Educator

After that we have a post that shows how technology can help improve student writing. Mar 30, 2016, 2656 25 Incredible Assistive Technologies Sep 5, 2011, 2400 Use @LinkedIn for College + Career Readiness Mar 27, 2016, 1938 I hope there's something that looks of interest to you. For the second week, the post that helps you determine if you're an innovative educator is at the top.

Low academic expectations and poor support for special education students is ‘hurting their future’

The Hechinger Report

Mark Nelson was ready to take a final during his sophomore year at Monrovia High School in Southern California in 2011. Only a third of students with disabilities who enroll in four-year colleges graduate within eight years, according to a 2011 federal study.

What Happened to Google's Effort to Scan Millions of University Library Books?

Edsurge

A settlement that would have created a Book Rights Registry and made it possible to access the Google Books corpus through public-library terminals ultimately died, rejected by a federal judge in 2011. And print-disabled users can use assistive technologies to read scanned books that might otherwise be difficult if not impossible to find in accessible formats. Education Technology Higher Education Postsecondary Learning