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Tablets vs. Textbooks for Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

In today’s rapidly evolving educational landscape, the debate between tablets and textbooks has become increasingly relevant. The Case for Tablets 1. Interactivity and Engagement: Tablets offer a dynamic learning environment. Accessibility: Tablets can be a great equalizer in education.

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K–12 Schools Seek to Connect 12 Million Students Without Home Broadband Access

EdTech Magazine

As part of the shift to remote learning in 2020, many schools provided devices such as laptops and tablets to students for the purpose of attending school via the internet. Without it, these K–12 students can’t connect to remote classes…

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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. What is Accessible Education? . The answer is both.

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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. Allowing everyone access to the same online content, virtual experiences, and digital devices is the only way we can move forward in this ever-connected global village. What is Digital Accessibility? .

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Inclusive by Design: Sharing Insights for Crafting Accessible Conferences

Edsurge

Recently, we took the stage at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) conference to share our experiences designing accessible conferences and events. However, amidst the hustle and bustle of logistical planning and content curation, it is important not to overlook the crucial aspect of accessibility.

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Wi-Fi 6 Access Points Expand Connectivity in K–12 Districts

EdTech Magazine

Today’s students are more connected than ever, relying on multiple platforms across smartphones, computers, tablets and classroom… Thanks to the remote learning changes that impacted education over this time, altering everything from lesson planning to tutoring, a flood of new devices re-entered schools along with returning students.

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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. Here are some examples.