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CoSN2022: Technology Supports Accessible and Inclusive Learning

EdTech Magazine

Getting technology into the hands of all K–12 students was the first step. With a focus on closing the digital divide, school districts are now working toward making the provided technology equitable. Having devices only furthers education when students can access learning.

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Facing a Digital Divide, Student Success Requires Connectivity and Access to Technology


At the time, nearly 16 million students in the United States lacked home internet access, according to a widely cited report from Common Sense Media. Despite incremental progress made to narrow the digital divide, students’ success today hinges on having access to a connected device and high-speed internet in the classroom and at home.


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Beyond connectivity: using technology to support learner equity and access


Internet connectivity is a big deal for learner equity and access. To help the country close this digital divide, a goal of meeting or exceeding internet access at speeds of at least one megabit per second (Mbps) per student was set by the FCC. Without ensuring access as a foundational baseline, we can’t address other equity factors.”.

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The Role of Assistive Technology in Promoting Inclusive Education

Ask a Tech Teacher

The Role of Assistive Technology in Promoting Inclusive Education Persons with disabilities may struggle with coordination problems, short attention spans, and limited mobility, which may or may not be obvious. Among the services they provide is guidance on assistive technology in schools. What are the benefits? What are the drawbacks?

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The Best Ways to Use Managed Apple IDs at Your School

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

Claris Connect automates the import of student information system (SIS) data and creates Managed Apple IDs at scale, giving students and teachers access to necessary technology and tools. Educator-designed Jamf technology solutions. Working together, these product solutions can supercharge your IT administration.

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Technology Use and Wellness: How to Guide Students in a Digital Age

Ask a Tech Teacher

Technology Use and Wellness: How to Guide Students in a Digital Age The amount of time young Americans spend staring at a screen has reached unprecedented levels. As such, parents and educators must be more proactive in managing technology use to mitigate these health consequences.

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A Framework for Learning Through the Purposeful Use of Technology

A Principal's Reflections

Technology has the potential to transform teaching and learning in a number of ways. One way it can be used to transform teaching and learning is by providing students with access to a wealth of information, including multimedia resources, educational apps, and online databases.

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Technology to Support and Empower Users With Disabilities

There is an increasing global focus on accessibility for students in school. 15% of the worldwide population has some sort of disability, which affects educational institutions, employment, and parenting everywhere you go. Apple products have been synonymous with education.

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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 Alcohol Use Disorder and Substance Use Disorder (AUD and SUD) concerns before they escalate.