What is Accessible Education? Equality vs Equity in Inclusive Learning

ViewSonic Education

Equality vs equity: which one is more important in achieving accessible education? Educators and academic institutions already know this and aspire to provide s tudents with access to the best possible high-quality education regardless of their background and characteristics.

How to ensure both security and accessibility in your district’s IT strategy

eSchool News

In an eSchool News webinar , cybersecurity and school district IT experts share tips on how to implement the Microsoft tools and systems to ensure your IT is safe, accessible, and easy to manage.


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What is Digital Accessibility? (And Why It’s Crucial at Schools)

ViewSonic Education

What is digital accessibility – this simple question is, actually, fundamental in the technologically advanced era we’re in. What is digital accessibility, and why is it so crucial in schools and other academic environments? What is Digital Accessibility? .

Tech Tip #97: Speed up MSO with Quick Access Toolbar

Ask a Tech Teacher

In these 169 tech-centric situations, you get an overview of pedagogy—the tech topics most important to your teaching—as well as practical strategies to address most classroom tech situations, how to scaffold these to learning, and where they provide the subtext to daily tech-infused education.

6 Strategies for Using Actionable Data to Impact Student Success

Educators need effective tools to drive student success. The trend to use actionable, comprehensive data—like attendance, assessments, grades, and more—is an effective way to give teachers the visibility they need to make a difference. Videri gives teachers and administrators access to comprehensive, integrated data so they can easily filter, drill down, and analyze data—to get the information that they really need, when they need it, and improve student outcomes. Download the eBook today!

Tech Tip #97: Speed up MSO with Quick Access Toolbar

Ask a Tech Teacher

In these 169 tech-centric situations, you get an overview of pedagogy—the tech topics most important to your teaching—as well as practical strategies to address most classroom tech situations, how to scaffold these to learning, and where they provide the subtext to daily tech-infused education.

The Best Learning Strategies for Teaching Online


In the case of distance learning, this also helps to meet a number of students’ and school districts’ needs in the current climate, particularly in terms of accessibility. But what are the best learning strategies for teaching online?

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. Research suggests that when technology is effectively used in schools, access may help to bridge educational and social gaps (Warschauer & Matuchniak, 2010; Eccles, 2009; National Science Foundation, 2017). If you would like to see foundry10’s full findings, check out their ed tech access report and their website.

3 Strategies for Personalizing Feedback Online

Catlin Tucker

Below are three strategies teachers working online can use to give students more focused and personalized feedback. #1 Teachers working exclusively online can adapt this real-time feedback strategy for the online environment with video conferencing software.

5 Strategies to Engage Learners Around Flipped Instruction

Catlin Tucker

They relied on videos out of necessity to explain concepts and model strategies while students learned from home. Instead, students have a repository of on-demand videos they can access any time from anywhere. Engagement Strategy #1 Pair the Video with Questions.

A CHRO’s Perspective on Substance Use in the Workplace: Supportive Strategies to Help Your Workforce Thrive

Speaker: Smita Das, MD, PhD, MPH, Medical Director, Psychiatry and Naj Wright, MBA, C-Suite HR Executive

Through advances in technology and access to care, managers can be empowered to serve as the front line of defense to help identify employee AUD and SUD concerns before they escalate. Understanding AUD and SUD, and providing tools for your workforce to overcome the challenges that they pose, is key to fostering strong mental health at work. Join us for this important how-to discussion.

Six Strategies for Equitable Education Systems

Digital Promise

Leaders shared strategies and learned from the Toronto District School Board, where leadership has explicitly centered and invested in equity. They recently reflected on their learning, and six strategies for advancing educational equity emerged.

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5 Strategies to make your classes more inclusive


Therefore, when implementing these strategies, you need to consider religion , low-income environments, developmental disabilities, English as a second language , not being able to learn for one reason or another, etc. 5 Strategies to make your classes more inclusive.

Computational Thinking Strategies to Support Young Children’s Learning

Digital Promise

The systematic strategies that computer scientists apply in their work can be really helpful to us in our day-to-day lives and it has potential applications for early learners as well.

3 collaborative strategies to bolster cybersecurity

eSchool News

By being proactive regarding the auditing of vendors and managing the access and permissions of learning management apps used in schools, administrators can create a more robust security posture for their school.

Three strategies for making your videos more accessible


As we gear up for a September filled with unknowns, it might be a good idea to develop some agile strategies for addressing and enhancing our flipped or hybrid options. Captions make video more accessible for everyone. Captions are important. Why caption?

Strategies for Teaching Reading Comprehension in Your Classroom


Then, you’ll learn several practical and research-based strategies to help your students build reading comprehension skills. 7] General comprehension strategies can only complement these more essential building blocks. 6 Strategies to Improve Reading Comprehension.

4 Tips for using accessibility features to promote inclusion


4 Tips for using accessibility features to promote inclusion. The following tips provide strategies for using technology to create inclusive learning environments. In many cases, companies are developing accessibility features to be built into devices to promote access for all.

Pass That Test! 18 Test Taking Resources and Strategies!

Teacher Reboot Camp

Therefore, teachers need to help students learn strategies and tips to help them pass tests. The strategies below not only help students cope with the stress and inequality of standardized testing, these strategies also help students cope with stress in their lives. These strategies are also included in a slide presentation you can download as a pdf. Click to access the bookmarks. ??. Test Taking Strategies And Tips For All Learners from Shelly Sanchez Terrell.

The DLP Strategy Menu

Digital Promise

So, we developed a first-of-its-kind coaching model, based on Jennie Magiera’s work in Courageous Edventures , aimed at helping teachers tackle their challenges with personalized strategies and innovative tools. And today, we’re sharing our Strategy Menu with educators across the globe and providing them with 150+ ready-to-use instructional strategies and tech tools. 3 Steps: How to Use the Strategy Menu. Step 2: Choose a Strategy.

10 Strategies Designed to Engage Elementary Students Online

Catlin Tucker

Below are ten strategies I hope will help elementary teachers to engage their young learners online. #1 ” Finally, teachers can project their screens, set a virtual timer, and ask students to try to apply the strategy on their own.

OPINION: With college enrollment tumbling, new strategies are urgently needed

The Hechinger Report

They need new strategies to attract populations they have long undervalued and underserved: high-school students taking college courses, community-college transfers and working adults. college enrollments have declined by 3 million students over the past decade.

A Conferencing Strategy for Online, Blended, or Concurrent Classes

Catlin Tucker

In my latest book, Balance with Blended Learning , I write about strategies that turn everyday tasks, like giving feedback, assessing student work, and conferencing with students about progress into opportunities for connection.

5 Reasons to include micro learning in your teaching strategy


5 Reasons to include micro learning in your teaching strategy. You can also make it easier for students by showing them how to take notes more efficiently and uploading learning materials on a learning platform that can be accessed often.

3 Strategies That Position Students to Take Responsibility for Their Progress and Behavior

Catlin Tucker

Below are some strategies I encouraged my graduate students to explore, modify, and use with their students. #1 Alternatively, teachers can ask students to complete a digital slide and share it with parents giving them viewing or commenting access.

Lead for Digital Equity with These Community Engagement Strategies


Therefore, the district’s team members needed to provide leadership in delivering information technologies to increase opportunities and accessibility for all students within the community. In addition, students now had access to the internet in places they did not before.

Culturally Responsive Teaching: Tips and Strategies for Educators


Then, we’ll provide a few strategies for improving your cultural competency and even a starter list of diverse books to include in your classroom library or curriculum. Urban Teachers’ Professed Classroom Management Strategies: Reflections of Culturally Responsive Teaching.

Powerful Learning is Personal and Accessible

Digital Promise

In this first post, we explore how Powerful Learning is personal and accessible, share research that grounds these two principles, and provide resources to support your own learning and teaching practices. Powerful learning must be personal and accessible because every learner is different, and the ways in which we learn are complex and variable. Powerful learning practices are attuned to the variability of individual learners and ensure that learning is accessible to all.

How an LMS can support a school’s edtech strategy


7 Ways an LMS supports a school’s edtech strategy. Supporting schools with the technology and other digital resources to reduce the administrative burden and improve the learning experience of students is one of the key objectives of an edtech strategy.

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Teaching in the Concurrent Classroom: Four Strategies to Make it Work

Catlin Tucker

If you missed the live show, you can access the recorded webinar. On Thursday night, I presented a 30-minute webinar with AJ Juliani for educators focused on the concurrent classroom.

Pass That Exam! 14 Test Prep Strategies

Teacher Reboot Camp

Students who understand the format, take test prep courses, and understand the strategy needed to pass these tests will often outperform their peers. Scroll down to access the bookmarks. ​​. Test Prep Strategies & Resources from Shelly Sanchez Terrell. Pretest early to assess: confusion, learning needs, low scoring areas, stressors, strategies and base knowledge. Challenge: Try one of these testing strategies this year to prepare students.

Different Goals, Different Strategies

Iterating Toward Openness

Where Michael sees three groups with different goals, I see four groups who are trying to use OER to solve closely related – but ultimately very different – problems: The negative impact on access to education caused by the high price of traditional learning materials. Perhaps the most important part of changemaking – after the hard work of selecting the specific change you want to make – is selecting a set of strategies you believe can help facilitate that change.

Tools and strategies to make remote learning click for all students


It has a vital role in providing access to quality education on a more permanent basis. As an educator, you need to establish strategies that make certain the approach is right for every learner. Read more: 6 Practical strategies for teaching across the digital divide.

Excellent Free STEM Strategies from TGR Foundation and Discovery

The CoolCatTeacher

Interdisciplinary Learning Student-Centered Approaches (and how they differ from Direct Instruction) Meaningful Engagement Strategies Three Dimensional Learning The Creativity of Teaching In order to be notified of these future releases, you’ll want to sign up for the newsletter.

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12 Strategies To Build Relationships With Students

TeachThought - Learn better.

12 Strategies To Build Relationships With Students. 12 Strategies To Build Relationships With Students. What is accessible, however, is to intentionally create these kinds of opportunities throughout the year. 12 Strategies To Connect With Students In And Out Of The Classroom.

Close the Achievement Gap: 5 Specific Strategies

EdNews Daily

1. Access to challenging curriculum and instruction. Scaffolding strategies such as the use of graphic organizers, mentor texts, modeling, the concrete-representational-abstract method, academic discourse, and vocabulary strategies are essential. . By Barbara Blackburn and Ron Williamson. A key facet of instructional leadership is addressing and closing the achievement gap. There are two reasons that principals should lead the charge to close the achievement gap.

10 Top Cooperative Learning Strategies (and some tech tools that could come in handy)


He is mainly known for his work on cooperative learning strategies (often referred to as Kagan learning structures). Below are my favourite cooperative learning strategies: Some others I have used are: Pairs Squared (pair the learners, then pair up the pairs!). If you want even more, this great document has many fantastic ideas: CLICK HERE TO ACCESS. education cooperative learning edtech Kagan Kagan strategies learning teaching teaching ideas

5 strategies for independent learning

eSchool News

They were proficient in accessing information and completing assignments right from their Chromebooks. Fifth-grade teacher Kim Voge has had students literally beg her to give them more writing assignments.

3 critical elements of a K-12 cybersecurity strategy

eSchool News

With a plethora of free email services such as Gmail, Yahoo, and iCloud and access to personal information from social media and other online platforms, it’s incredibly easy for hackers to create fake accounts impersonating school personnel.

Book Access: How It Started

Adjusting Course

Celebrating books through book-talking, creating displays that teach, and other culture-building practices moves "book access" beyond a theoretical construct. And connection builds upon the tangible aspect of book access by starting to eliminate all kinds of barriers (seen and unseen).