Meet NEO at ISTE 2019!


Meet NEO at ISTE 2019. Be a bold educator at ISTE 2019 and meet NEO in the expo hall at Booth 900 ! The post Meet NEO at ISTE 2019!

How Access to Technology Can Create Equity in Schools

Digital Promise

Students can access learning materials outside of school. One of the most straightforward ways that technology contributes to equity in schools is ensuring that every student has access to learning materials, even outside of the classroom. Ensuring internet access outside of school.

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Meet Eric Thomas — Our #CUE19 Keynote Speaker


I’m looking forward to meeting and, speaking with you all in just a few days and, in advance of our meeting, I wanted to share a little bit about myself and, maybe even more importantly, share with you my passion for education. Inspire access CUE19 equity Keynote

Meeting Organization with Evernote

Educational Technology Guy

Meetings, meetings, meetings. For meetings, it is indispensable. Here''s how: I clip the meeting/appointment slot from Outlook into Evernote. This way, everything related to the meeting is in one place. I use a template for meeting notes (see below) and copy it into this note. I will add questions I have before the meeting and then use it for the meeting itself. I tag the meeting note for easy searching later.

Leveraging Learner Variability to Elevate Equity in EdTech

Speaker: Vic Vuchic, Chief Innovation Officer & Executive Director, Learner Variability Project

In this webinar, Vic Vuchic, Chief Innovation Officer of Digital Promise, will share his insights into the modern boom in neuroscience and learning sciences research. You'll discover how much more we know now about how students learn - and how we can use that knowledge to create EdTech-enabled classrooms that can meet the diverse needs of all students.

Mentoring 2.0 tackles college access

The Christensen Institute

There are a number of organizations emerging to tackle these shortages by using technology to expand students’ access to adult supports in ways never before possible. This is the fifth post in the #WhoYouKnow blog series on the overlap of social capital, EdTech, and innovation.

Meet the New 2018-2019 Cohort of the League of Innovative Schools

Digital Promise

To ensure equity and access for all, these districts meet students where they are with real-world, personalized, and locally relevant lessons. Demonstration of scaling access for all.

More Inclusive Meetings


We’ve written a lot here at ProfHacker about making meetings and conferences better. Recently, I came across this list from University of Michigan Department of Human Resources, 10 Tips for Inclusive Meetings. Profession conference inclusiveness meetings so many meetings

Measuring Up–the Key to Meeting State/National Standards

Ask a Tech Teacher

When ready, students can access full-length practice tests as another method to self-assess progress. Each lesson includes independent practice with items that meet NGSS assessments, hands-on activities, experiments, and investigations.

Run your meetings edcamp style: The un-faculty faculty meeting

eSchool News

If you’re like most educators, you don’t have the time to waste on unproductive faculty meetings. That’s why administrators and teacher leaders should transform faculty meetings into engaging professional development (PD) opportunities. Edcamp-style faculty meetings!

How to create accessible e-learning design


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.

Otus–Exciting Free LMS You Want to Meet

Ask a Tech Teacher

intuitive to use for both teachers and students, to encourage daily access. full access to Google Drive. You can access it with a Google log-in. I’ve been on the hunt for a good– scratch that : excellent –Learning Management System for several months.

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Meet the Podcasters at Spring CUE 2020


Imagine an event that gives you access to your favorite personalities from the edtech/pedagogy podcaster space. The post Meet the Podcasters at Spring CUE 2020 appeared first on CUE, Inc.

Designing for accessibility in e-learning


Completely healthy people and people with disabilities are equal in front of the law, they have equal access to education, they can follow any cultural norm they want, and so on, and so forth. Why e-learning accessibility matters: WCAG and Section 508.

Meeting student needs through student-centered learning


The more spread the Internet, the more students get access to knowledge outside school walls. Meeting student needs through student-centered learning. Student-centered learning meets all of the above student needs and more.

Meet Your Stakeholders Where They Are

A Principal's Reflections

With that being said it is important for school leaders to meet their stakeholders where they are at and engage them in two-way communications. Expanded access to learning - In my case digital communications opened my eyes to new and more powerful ways to learn.

Access does not equal equity

The Hechinger Report

We opened our doors fully aware that we were going to be meeting different kids’ needs in different kinds of ways.”. To meet those needs, Salzberg and her team turned to a mastery-based model. The post Access does not equal equity appeared first on The Hechinger Report.

Creating An Atmosphere Of Accessibility With School Online Meetings

TeachThought - Learn better.

Creating An Atmosphere Of Accessibility With School Online Meetings. The beauty of the demand for better access to these resources is that it has spearheaded a movement to expand communication to new levels. Accessibility.

Today’s Meet is Closed. What are your Alternatives?

Ask a Tech Teacher

As of June 16, 2018, Today’s Meet closed (read the full details here ). It turns out, there are good options, depending upon whether you primarily use Today’s Meet for: backchannel and student response.

Free Tools for Accessibility and Inclusive Classrooms

Accessible technologies help students with disabilities unlock their full potential by addressing a diversity of needs that include learning, visual, hearing, mobility, neurodiversity, and mental health. Dudycha articulated that “inclusion has a new definition along with accessibility.

Writing Scaffolds to Meet Diverse Learning Needs

A Principal's Reflections

These teachers believe that differentiation is about access points. For example, Mrs. Montecuollo and Mrs. Westbrook could read student responses and be clear about what each writer needed to add or change in order to meet standard.

Equity Is Not Just About Access. It’s About Success.

Digital Promise

This League of Innovative Schools meeting was focused on equity, and showcased how BCPS is making strides toward providing access and opportunity for all students. As with all League meetings, district leaders rolled up their sleeves and committed to bringing actionable steps back to their districts to foster genuine curiosity and a love of learning in all students. ” During a keynote address at the meeting, Dr. Freeman A.

Can Campus Tours in Virtual Reality Improve College Access?


GEAR UP schools are given resources to help their students succeed in classes, ensure that their students graduate and, of course, provide their students access to college information. Education Technology Access and Affordability Student Success Higher Education Virtual Reality

How to Lead: Meet Our Five DILA Administrator Winners

Digital Promise

Students and Teachers Accessing Tomorrow) initiative and reinforces this focus through his personal Twitter account, as well as with BCPS outreach on Facebook,, a blog, RSS feeds and more. This blog post was originally published by EdSurge.

Texas fumbles on Course Access leadership

The Christensen Institute

But this legislative season, the Senate made a major blunder that keeps students from accessing the educational options they deserve. Larry Taylor introduced a bill that would have removed barriers that block some students from accessing supplemental online courses offered through the Texas Virtual School Network (TxVSN). Taylor’s Online Access and Digital Learning bill are so important. It may cost more than $400 to provide because it requires access to lab equipment.

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Making Art Accessible

The Innovative Educator

I had the opportunity to meet Amanda's students as they were planning an exhibit to be displayed where I work. We discussed some ideas for displaying art in a way that is accessible. As I began speaking, they pulled out their notepads and started taking down ideas about how people with disabilities might access the art they displayed. Ideas for making art more accessible QR Codes QR Codes are a simple way to begin making art accessible.

How e-learning can meet some needs of struggling students


Using technology to meet struggling students’ needs. Students with listening difficulties can access the written learning materials of a lesson, as any video can be accompanied by a transcript.

Meeting the Tech Needs of Disabled Students

EdTech Magazine

Access Points Classroom Cloud Mobile Apps Mobility Networking By Heather B. Hayes Schools find there is no one-size-fits-all approach to assistive technology.

We used technology to increase attendance at PTA meetings

eSchool News

My first PTA meetings reassured me that we needed to find a way to improve the drastically low attendance. At the meetings, we typically see about 12 to 15 attendees, usually the executive board and a handful of parents. percent of parents were attending our five PTA meetings each year!

EdTech that transforms access for physically disabled students


Undoubtedly eye-gaze technology has created the greatest advance in access for people with serious immobility such as those suffering paralysis or ALS. EdTech that transforms access for physically disabled students. Read more: How e-learning can meet some needs of struggling students.

Here’s What Schools Can Do For the Millions of Students Without Internet Access


According to the most recent federal data, about 14 percent of households with school-age children do not have internet access. And among those who do have access, not all have a broadband connection. Emergency online teaching. Remote delivery of instruction.

Six iOS 11 Features to Meet Student Needs


Here are some practical tips for teachers to meet the needs of all student learners. #1. The Control Center has undergone a major redesign in IOS 11 and now allows the user to access functions all in one place. From Instructor Rosey McQuillian. Follow Rosey on Twitter @romcquill .

The triple threat: affordability, access, and alignment

The Christensen Institute

This is truer than ever in higher education: chronic affordability and access challenges are a byproduct of efforts to make colleges better and more competitive in terms of prestige. All types of innovation are required to meet higher education’s challenges.

Meet Aidan, the U.S. Education Department’s Financial Aid Chatbot


With $1.5 trillion in outstanding loans to more than 40 million borrowers, the Federal Student Aid office ought to “provide services on par with world-class financial firms,” U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos said Tuesday at the office’s annual conference.

ST Math Homeschool Free to Access Through 6/30/20

MIND Research Institute

Some schools and districts have a remote learning plan in place to meets the educational needs of students. MIND has provided free access to ST Math for any school that requests it during closures.