Teach Access Tutorial: Best Practices for Digital Accessibility

ProfHacker

I recently came across a solid teaching and learning resource devoted to giving designers, developers, and writers a better grounding in creating accessible content. It’s a product of the Teach Access project, which (I have to admit) I don’t know much about.

Our favorite mobile apps: Appy Hour on the Future Trends Forum

Bryan Alexander

Instead, we hosted an “Appy Hour”, a session where we invited participants to simply share their favorite mobile app for learning. (The idea came up during the June 7th Forum discussion. Nearpod – for classroom presentation and interactive exercises. access.

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Our favorite mobile apps: Appy Hour on the Future Trends Forum

Bryan Alexander

Instead, we hosted an “Appy Hour”, a session where we invited participants to simply share their favorite mobile app for learning. (The idea came up during the June 7th Forum discussion. Nearpod – for classroom presentation and interactive exercises. access.

Friday 5 — 3.13.2015

Perry Hewitt

Here are some useful tips, including offline access and one-handed use. Don’t knock it until you’ve tried it — I found it a useful exercise to lead stakeholders away from high level mission statement debates toward concrete areas to hammer out agreement.

Technology overuse may be the new digital divide

The Hechinger Report

A new 2017 survey of technology use at home shows the gap in computer access is rapidly closing. When it comes to mobile devices, such as smartphones or tablets, the gap has virtually vanished. Even high-speed internet access is becoming more commonplace.

When Learning Goes Nomadic

Edsurge

How does higher education use mobile technology to teach? The edtech seminar I'm teaching this semester recently explored the post-desktop world, and to get students thinking about the differences, I began with a quick exercise, asking them to rearrange the classroom into old-school rows.

6 Reasons why drones are landing in schools

Neo LMS

As this type of technology becomes more budget friendly and accessible, some schools have taken a particular interest in its potential uses in education. Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) — more commonly known as drones — are becoming more and more popular among flight enthusiasts.

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A little help from my friends

Learning with 'e's

Throughout the year, the book has continuously exercised my mind, and I have spent countless hours of planning, thinking, researching, writing and editing. David goes on to consider a number of scenarios around the use of mobile learning in large organisations, and concludes that: “.mobile

Hour of Code: How Students Can Build Their Own Apps

Ask a Tech Teacher

Websites like Code.org have a great approach to making coding accessible to all kids but still, too few students think they are smart enough to do these jobs. Teachers can access a curriculum and resources for teaching. Students do need to set up their mobile device to run the app.

Inspire to learn

Learning with 'e's

This is a growing trend as was evidenced recently when the entire editorial team on one of Elsevier's academic journal Lingua resigned over high price and lack of open access. No-one knows for certain, but we know for sure how many access an article from an online journal.

How to Prepare for the SAT Essay

Ask a Tech Teacher

Free, web-based or mobile device. Khan Academy can also access student prior SAT and PSAT scores (with student permission), find the weak areas, and create a personalized plan for addressing those. Education account, desktop or mobile device.

10 Pros And Cons Of A Bring Your Own Device Scheme.

EdTech4Beginners

They are when students are asked to bring in their own mobile device and use them in their learning. OK, this was number 1, but there are just so many great things that children are given access to! A pointless exercise.

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7 PROs and CONs of m-learning in the classroom

Neo LMS

Mobile learning is generally defined as training or education conducted via a mobile device such as a smartphone or tablet, generally connected to a wireless network such as GSM, G3 or Wifi.

Guest post: Biggest eLearning content trends of 2020 and beyond

EdTech4Beginners

For instance, if you are creating a course for Customer Training , you can include role-playing exercises to test the learning instead of regular quizzes. . On top of this, With mLearning, mobile eLearning authoring tools make these kinds of courses highly accessible so the learners can undertake the course as per their availability and comfort. . An added but crucial element of micro-learning is basing daily learning on applications and exercises.

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13 Websites That Provide Lots of Digital Books for Summer Reading

Ask a Tech Teacher

Good intentions to give all students access to the world’s knowledge were derailed by the cost of the websites and webtools that made that happen. Books can be read online or on most mobile devices. You can read them online, on a mobile device, or download them.

How to Gamify Professional Development

EdTech Magazine

While traditional professional development is important — in-person and group education — today’s teachers need access to fast approaching and more relevant opportunities that cater to their personal goals. . How to Gamify Professional Development. eli.zimmerman_9856. Wed, 01/02/2019 - 10:20.

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7 ways to support learner-teacher interaction

Learning with 'e's

This is a perennial question, one that often exercises the minds of many higher education lecturers. 5) Mobile phone Texting is always a useful option, but not everyone wants their mobile number to be accessible by academic staff.

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Pass That Test! 18 Test Taking Resources and Strategies!

Teacher Reboot Camp

Click to access the bookmarks. ??. Strategies in their playbooks might include doodling, stretching, breathing exercises, or give themselves pep talks. “… these tests are unable to measure all of what it is that makes you the valued person who you are.” – Principal Len Christie.

Can You Say Unicorn? Duolingo Raises $30 Million at $1.5 Billion Valuation

Edsurge

The language exercises include a mix of multiple-choice and fill-in-the-blank questions, along with digital flashcards and oral speaking practice. According to SensorTower, a mobile app analytics firm, Duolingo is the top-grossing education mobile app worldwide.

Leading Schools of the Future

A Principal's Reflections

The evolution of the Internet allows anyone with access the ability to communicate, collaborate, acquire information, and learn with anyone, at anytime, and from anywhere. Portions of this post are adapted from the Future Ready Schools website with permission.

Welcome to the 30 Goals for Teachers! Cycle 6: Inspire Forward

Teacher Reboot Camp

Join the free Badgelist group for the 30 Goals to access your badges. You’ll also get additional reflection exercises and forms to support you. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. Welcome to Cycle 6 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Inspire Forward! “How am I going to live today in order to create the tomorrow I’m committed to?” ” – Anthony Robbins.

Goal: Be Someone’s Champion

Teacher Reboot Camp

Join the free Badgelist group for the 30 Goals to access your badges. You’ll also get additional reflection exercises and forms to support you. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics.

8 Websites to Teach Financial Literacy

Ask a Tech Teacher

Once they’ve completed these exercises, they pretend that they have just graduated from high school, have a job, and must save $2,000 to start college. Instructions are both written and audio, making them accessible to lots of learners.

Learning Walks

A Principal's Reflections

The inherent value of this exercise was to observe and collect evidence to determine instructional areas that needed the most focus. You can access and download the form HERE if you wish. Successful change and consistent improvement rely on many interconnected factors.

New iPad App Takes An Artist's Approach to Early Literacy Education

techlearning

A growing body of research indicates that if used appropriately, mobile devices can play a critical role in supporting young children's education.

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Pass That Exam! 14 Test Prep Strategies

Teacher Reboot Camp

Scroll down to access the bookmarks. ​​. They could doodle, stretch, conduct breathing exercises, or give themselves pep talks. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics.

The Importance of eBooks in a Flipped Classroom

Kitaboo on EdTech

Enabling them to plan for influential group discussions and problem-solving exercises. Also, since the materials are easily accessible and stored online or even offline in some cases, teachers don’t need to worry if students miss a class.

Goal: Send Them on Learning Missions #EduLS

Teacher Reboot Camp

Join the free Badgelist group for the 30 Goals to access your badges. You’ll also get additional reflection exercises and forms to support you. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics.

The economics of educational nonconsumption in the developing world

The Christensen Institute

Although the circumstances of nonconsumption are unfortunate, they provide ripe prospects for disruptive innovations that can address this lack of access. One group that is attempting to make educational materials and technology accessible to schools in developing countries is a nonprofit called the Rumie Initiative. Instead, it takes advantage of the fact that at this point in the evolution of mobile devices, many of the components in a basic tablet have become commoditized.

8 Websites For Financial Literacy Month

Ask a Tech Teacher

Once they’ve completed these exercises, they pretend that they have just graduated from high school, have a job, and must save $2,000 to start college. Instructions are both written and audio, making them accessible to lots of learners.

How teachers can go blended (when they’re the only one)

The Christensen Institute

Though students do not have consistent access to digital technology at the school, Machumele realized that nearly all students have access to mobile applications on their smartphones. Students complete gamified learning exercises on Siyavula’s Everything Maths at home. However, teachers implementing blended learning in a single classroom would likely not have consistent access to such a space.

Goal: Send Them on Learning Missions #EduLS

Teacher Reboot Camp

Join the free Badgelist group for the 30 Goals to access your badges. You’ll also get additional reflection exercises and forms to support you. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics.

Differentiation Is Hard But Necessary. (Don’t Worry, There’s Help.)

Edsurge

But that's not all; teachers say there are additional roadblocks: limited access to differentiated materials. These could be projects done using a computer, a worksheet or even by creating a hanging book report mobile.

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The Fabulous Field Trip Guide: Planning

Teacher Reboot Camp

In the following posts, I will share activity suggestions, virtual field trip suggestions, how to integrate virtual reality and augmented reality to spice up field trips, and tips for integrating mobile learning, QR codes, and technology. exercising with a trainer at a children’s learning gym. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. Click to access that resource!

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Welcome to the 30 Goals for Teachers! Cycle 6: Inspire Forward

Teacher Reboot Camp

Join the free Badgelist group for the 30 Goals to access your badges. You’ll also get additional reflection exercises and forms to support you. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. Welcome to Cycle 6 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Inspire Forward! “How am I going to live today in order to create the tomorrow I’m committed to?” ” – Anthony Robbins.