Creating an Accessibility-Friendly Environment

Educational Technology Guy

Accessibility is an important topic in education and encompasses the classroom space, digital tools and resources and much more. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. accessibility digital equity Google for Educators Microsoft

Google Accessibility Features and Resources

Educational Technology Guy

Last month, I posted an article about some of Google Chrome''s accessibility features and resources. Google has a great site with resources about all of the accessibility features in all of their products. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

NEW ACCESSIBILITY in Google Apps

Teacher Tech

Head on over to slides.new and check out the new accessibility feature. Accessibility Menu You can also find the new Accessibility menu to the right of the Help menu. The menu is also available in Google […]. The post NEW ACCESSIBILITY in Google Apps appeared first on Teacher Tech. Google G Suite googleNote, anytime new features are released they ROLL OUT. If you don’t see them, wait up to 2 weeks.)

Chromebook Accessibility Features

EdTechTeacher

Accessibility features are an essential part of any operating system. Watch these videos and explore some of the features that can be set so that all students gain curriculum access. Chromebook Accessibility Settings. Chromebook Accessibility – YouTube Series.

NEW ACCESSIBILITY in Google Apps

Teacher Tech

Head on over to slides.new and check out the new accessibility feature. Accessibility Menu You can also find the new Accessibility menu to the right of the Help menu. The menu is also available in Google […]. The post NEW ACCESSIBILITY in Google Apps appeared first on Teacher Tech. Google G Suite googleNote, anytime new features are released they ROLL OUT. If you don’t see them, wait up to 2 weeks.)

Martians in Your Classroom, STEM, and Making Makerspaces Accessible

The CoolCatTeacher

Rachael is a Google Certified Educator with a master’s degree in Educational Leadership. Rachael Mann on Episode 492 The first person to walk on Mars has already been born and is in our classrooms today, so the experts tell us. He or she could be in your classroom or mine.

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New Training Courses from Google - DigCit and Accessibility

Educational Technology Guy

Google has some great resources for educators at the Google for Education Training Center. The Tools for Diverse Learners Training helps teachers learn how to use the accessibility features in Chromebooks and G Suite to help their students succeed. Related: Google for Education Resources. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. g suite google Google for Educators professional development training

How to create accessible e-learning design

Neo LMS

In a recent post I touched upon the subject of designing for accessibility in e-learning. The things is, there are millions of people out there who are living with some sort of disability, and they all should be able to access online learning content the same as everyone else.

Google Accessibility Features in Chrome (OS and Browser)

Educational Technology Guy

Google Apps and Chromebooks , and the Chrome Web Browser, offer a tremendous amount of accessibility features to help vision and/or hearing impaired students. Google Accessibility , Using Google Products, [link] , contains a wealth of information and resources, along with apps, that can help students, and teachers. hl=en-US Introduction to Read & Write for Google [link] Boost reading confidence. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Assistive Technology and Accessibility Resources

Educational Technology Guy

I've been working on a resource document that has resoures on Assistive Technology and Accessibility and thought I would share it here: Related: More Accessibility Resources Google Accessibility Features and Resources -. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Using Google Slides live closed captions in the classroom

Ditch That Textbook

Google Slides has a new feature — live closed captions. Ed Tech Screencasts google classroom accessibility google slides google slides in the classroom live closed captionsYou can turn on closed captions at the bottom of videos you watch on TV and online. But providing closed captions in real time in the classroom has been harder to pull off — until now! They transcribe your speech on the fly and display […].

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Keep Accessibility in Mind for Modern Learning Environments

EdTech Magazine

Keep Accessibility in Mind for Modern Learning Environments. One way to increase the accessibility of classrooms is to remove any unnecessary distractions. MORE FROM EDTECH: See how blended learning programs like Microsoft Teams and Google Classroom can benefit K–12 education.

Google Slides Has Easy Peasy Accessible Closed Captions

techlearning

Closed captioning helps students during presentations by making content more accessible and inclusive

Free Google Forms Workshop

Teacher Tech

Join Intro to Google Forms Go Slow Workshop™ alicekeeler.com/newsletter Yesterday in my newsletter I offered free access to “Teaching Math with Desmos” and “Introduction to Google Forms” online workshops. Forms Google G Suite google

4 Examples of the best digital access initiatives

Neo LMS

A counterpoint to these figures, is also the finding that 70% of teachers assign homework requiring broadband access. 4 Examples of the best digital access initiatives. The post 4 Examples of the best digital access initiatives appeared first on NEO BLOG.

More Accessibility in Google Apps for disabilities

Educational Technology Guy

Google Accessibility is a collection of resources that Google has to make Google''s products more accessible and usable by people with disabilities. Last year, Google added enhanced accessibility for Google Docs, Sites and Calendar , and continues to improve the features and resources for accessibility. You can read more about all of the improvements and new features here on the Google Accessible Group.

Google Jamboard

The CoolCatTeacher

Google Jamboard is a fun interactive app. You just download it on Google Play or iTunes and use it with your touch Chromebook or iPad after listening to Tom Mullaney share how it works. Google Jamboard. Now first of all, I have never heard of Google Jamboard.

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6 ways to make the most of closed captions in Google Slides

Ditch That Textbook

Google Slides is a unique creature in the G Suite set of tools. Google has added a feature to make it even more […]. Ed Tech elearning day ideas g suite accessibility google classroom slides google slides closed captions using google slides in the classroomIt’s way more than an oral presentation program.

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How to make resources more accessible for struggling readers

Ditch That Textbook

For me, that often came in the form of Google Docs with information my students were responsible for and a website for pointing students [.]. Ed Tech accessible text assistive technology disabilities edtech educational technology struggling readers

6 Things Every High School Senior Should Have Access To Before Graduation

EdNews Daily

During senior year in high school, all students should have access, knowledge, and experience within these top six areas of education below. Before high school graduation, every senior should have access to financial education.

Google now has one click access to Docs, Sheets, and Slides

Educational Technology Guy

Google just announced this week a nice addition to Google Drive - the ability to immediately start a new document. Related: Google for Education Resources (lots of great resources for students and educators). Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Five Steps to Ensure Accessibility for All

edWeb.net

While the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) was last reauthorized in 2004, with amendments in 2015, and the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) were updated back in 2008, the demand for accessibility and equality in education continues to grow. Educators still need to constantly evaluate the effectiveness of accessibility initiatives, advocate for resources for their students, and anticipate where they need to go next.

1112 Great GOOGLE CLASSROOM Tutorials by Early Access Testers

mauilibrarian2 in Olinda

FINALLY got my invitation to Google Classroom today. Thank you, Google! Google Classroom - Teacher and Student View video by +Roger Nixon , June 15 2. The Electric Educator - Setting Up your Google Classroom , June 25 including a Google slide show 3.

Black Menu - access all of your Google apps from here - Chrome ext

Educational Technology Guy

I''m a huge user of Google''s many apps and services. Black Menu is an extension for Google Chrome Browser that is awesome! It installs into your browser and gives you instant access to all of Google''s apps and tools, including Google+, Calendar, Tasks, Maps, Play and more.

ACE Mentor Relationship Building with Google Drive and Google Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Stephanie Goldman and her first-year mentee Lindsay George have used Google Drive and Google Classroom to supercharge their mentor/mentee relationship. Stephanie calls this the ACE method of mentoring: Access, Collaboration and Experimentation. So accessAccess.

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Google Slide Scavenger Hunt

Catlin Tucker

After posting my Google Doc Scavenger Hunt activity, I had several teachers ask if I had created scavenger hunts for any of the other Google tools. Below is the scavenger hunt I designed for Google Slides. Teachers are welcome to access and use this Google Slide Scavenger Hunt.

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Google Slides Has Easy Peasy Accessible Closed Captions

The Innovative Educator

Closed captioning in Google Slides is easy peasy? Read this "how to" from Google or watch the demo below Closed captioning is helpful for many students when listening to presentations, but it wasn't always easy to provide. Until now. Just select "Present" and select "captions." Have questions?

Learning in motion: EASY stop-motion animation with Google Slides

Ditch That Textbook

Animation is easy with stop motion Google Slides. really, millennia), students have had access to paper. Ed Tech google classroom activities google slides animation powerpoint animation stop-motion animationLet students put what you're studying in MOTION.

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Adding to Student Success with Google Add-ons

Teacher Reboot Camp

I don’t work at a learning institution that uses Google Classroom, but I do require students to sign up for a Google account. With a Google Drive account, students and teachers have access to incredible time-saving studying features and tools.

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Stop Ignoring Google+

A Principal's Reflections

In case you didn''t know there are thousands of educators and an array of learning communities over at Google+. Image Credit: [link] Lately I have been spending more and more time over at Google+. One great characteristic shared by both Twitter and Google+ are hash tags (#).

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Google for Education Best Practices Resources and Tips

Educational Technology Guy

Google Apps for Education and Chromebooks are very popular with education for many reasons, one of which is the ease of management and deployment. Look at some of the resources from Google, and find a good PD partner to assist. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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Google Docs: Turn On Offline Access

Teacher Tech

Access Google Docs Offline I am on a plane right now and with no WiFi I was able to pull up Google Drive in the Chrome browser and open a recent document I was working on (it was a spreadsheet, no surprise). Google Drive You will want to enable offline mode in Google Drive. The post Google Docs: Turn On Offline Access appeared first on Teacher Tech. Drive Google Intermediate drive google

NEW! Google Classroom Comment Bank

Teacher Tech

Google Classroom Improves Feedback Workflow Yesterday Google Classroom gave a pretty major update to the Google Classroom BETA. Beta Access If you […]. Google Classroom Comment Bank appeared first on Teacher Tech.

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Google I/O 2018 - big announcements from the opening keynote - very cool stuff!

Educational Technology Guy

Google kicked off Google I/O 2018 , their developer conference, yesterday, 5/8/18, with a keynote that had some amazing announcements in it. Many will be great for education, including news, accessibility and more. Google for Education Resources) Google AI is the big topic of the day. AI is being implemented in pretty much everything Google does and there are some really amazing things being accomplished. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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The Problem With Expecting Student Access

CUE

Birthplace of Apple, Facebook, and everyone’s favorite edtech company, Google. This wide variety of lifestyle, income, and infrastructure can get in the way of student access to learning or our assessment of our students.

Kajeet and Google Power Rolling Study Halls

Kajeet

Kajeet is proud to announce its work with Google to provide filtered Wi-Fi access on school buses for Google’s Rolling Study Halls program. This Google initiative is designed to transform the school bus into an extension of the classroom by providing students with devices to take home as part of a 1:1 program and filtered Wi-Fi on the school bus powered by the Kajeet SmartBus ™.

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This amazing tech tool helps pupils, who are new to English, access learning

EdTech4Beginners

Google Translate now works in real time! Tagged: classroom technology , edtech , education , educational technology , ELT , English teachers , Google Translate , teaching , tech , translate , translation.