Chromebook Accessibility & Settings Video Series

EdTechTeacher

The Chromebook provides a wide variety of settings and accessibility options for teachers & students. Chromebook accessibility options provide opportunities for students to have their spoken words transcribed into written text using the Dictation tool.

Beyond connectivity: using technology to support learner equity and access

Hapara

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.

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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? .

The Business Benefits of Video Conferencing

ViewSonic Education

Video conferencing (VC) is a major part of doing business in the 21st century. Moreover, a video call can save energy, money, and reduce environmental impact in some surprising (but significant) ways. Initially, video conferencing was used to reduce travel costs.

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How to focus on classroom accessibility

eSchool News

Do you need to evaluate your district’s classroom accessibility? Classroom Innovations COVID-19 Update Featured on eSchool News Special Needs Video accessibility benefits classroom design district Education educators eSchool News IT learning

Video Conferencing Monitors – 4 Useful Benefits for Education

ViewSonic Education

As remote and hybrid learning models become more common and necessary, the popularity of dedicated video conferencing monitors is also increasing. Read on to find out more about the benefits of video conferencing monitors for education purposes.

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5 Quick and easy instructional video ideas for teachers

Neo LMS

It goes without saying that blended classrooms also use instructional videos a lot. As such, instructional videos do more than simply convey information, they are useful teaching tools that replace traditional lectures. 5 Instructional video ideas for teachers.

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4 Digital tools for creating animated videos for students

Neo LMS

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but how about a video? Since videos are chains of images more or less animated, we can safely say they are more so full of meaning. Read more: 5 Quick and easy instructional video ideas for teachers.

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Is your district’s IT safe and accessible?

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.

A New Era of #SpecialEducation–a video

Ask a Tech Teacher

Illuminate Education has an interesting video (on-demand) about Navigating a New Era of Special Education. How Smart Tech and IoT are Making Educational Spaces More Accessible.

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3 Tools to Amplify Your Video Conferences

Teacher Reboot Camp

This year video conferencing has been the way many teachers deliver instruction. With a free subscription teachers get 100 MB of storage and access to over standards aligned 8000 interactive lessons. You can even access Flocabulary lessons and integrate Flipgrid.

How Our Micro-credential Audit Supports Equitable and Accessible Professional Development

Digital Promise

To support educators in accessing quality and relevant professional learning tools at the beginning of the pandemic, we curated a list of micro-credentials that could be earned with a remote or hybrid classroom. We believe that high quality must also mean accessible and equitable.

Videos: Why, How, Options

Ask a Tech Teacher

When I started teaching, videos were used only for a few reasons: to teach historical events, as a prize for something students did well, or for the sub to fill the time while I was out. Why use videos. It turns out, videos are much more than the distraction from life Hollywood would have us believe or the visual encyclopedia those educational movies of a decade ago always were. How to use videos. As you select videos, consider Dr Ruben Puentedura’s SAMR Model.

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Express Learning with Animated Character Videos!

Teacher Reboot Camp

A fun way and safe way for students to share their knowledge is through animated character videos. The web tools below will get your students started with creating these videos. Toontastic is an Android and iOS app for creating videos with fun 3D characters designed by your students.

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Why video creation encourages classroom innovation

eSchool News

Think about how students today communicate outside of school–so much of it is video-based, and if educators can meet students in that space, they’ll be able to create more engaging and impactful lessons.

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Record Video Directions and Maximize Your Minutes

Catlin Tucker

Video directions are a game-changer. Instead of typing out step-by-step directions, record a quick 30-60 second video explaining the steps. Second, video directions put the students in control. Students can access the explanations when they need them as a learner. Even really young students in kindergarten and first grade who may not be able to read, can press play on a video and watch the teacher explain how to complete a task.

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How to Use Video to Engage Learners

edWeb.net

Students are using video daily—creating, watching, and reviewing. During the edLeader Panel, “ Learn How to Unlock Personalized Learning and Student Engagement with Video Editing ,” the presenters explained what they look for in video software, how they use it, and why.

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Microsoft Teams Education: How to manage video meetings like a pro

Ditch That Textbook

Access it from […]. The post Microsoft Teams Education: How to manage video meetings like a pro appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. Microsoft EDU microsoft 365 Microsoft Office microsoft teams microsoft teams education teams in the classroom teams video meetings

How to Teach With Videos

Ask a Tech Teacher

A topic I get a lot of questions on lately is videos. I reviewed mysimpleshow , a new tool that is getting a lot of buzz, and then asked them to share how their digital tool addresses this burgeoning interest in video. Here are some ideas: Educators – as you know, we’re in a digital world, and using technology in the classroom such as video as a means of communicating messages is taking over. The pedagogical benefits of teaching with video are plentiful.

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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. Locating the accessibility features. The post Chromebook Accessibility Features appeared first on EdTechTeacher.

Free access to assistive technology products

eSchool News

If you or your students are suddenly at home with no access to your AT software, Freedom Scientific has you covered. Your health and safety are just as important to us as accessibility.

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.

5 Myths About Video Learning

ViewSonic Education

Quick Take: Explore some of the myths surrounding the use of video learning in school and the truth behind the benefits of educational videos. Myth #1: Video is passive learning. Myth #2: Video is time-consuming. Myth #3: Video require steep learning curves. Myth #4: Video vs intellectual property. Myth #5: Video will replace teachers. The topic of video learning is slowly creeping into the minds of many educators.

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20 Web Tools and Apps for Learners to Create Fun Videos

Teacher Reboot Camp

“Humans are incredibly visual and powerful, moving images help us find meaning… video helps capture and contextualize the world around us.” Students enjoy producing short videos and showing their creativity. Planning a video project doesn’t have to be a huge headache. Check out my slide presentation ( download for free ) below for more ideas and find over 1001 video production ideas here. It will help them decide if they need props, videos, etc.

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The best way to learn – video textbooks!

EdTech4Beginners

At Clutch Prep we call ourselves “the video version of textbooks”. Clutch videos are specific to each textbook’s chapters full of detailed explanations of its content. Each course has a video playlist where the chapters are broken down into topics with their own video explanations and practice problems for easy learning. Following the videos, Clutch offers a variety of practice problems with their own in-depth videos of solutions.

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3 Tools to Amplify Your Video Conferences

Teacher Reboot Camp

This year video conferencing has been the way many teachers deliver instruction. With a free subscription teachers get 100 MB of storage and access to over standards aligned 8000 interactive lessons. You can even access Flocabulary lessons and integrate Flipgrid.

9 Good Collections of Videos for Education

Ask a Tech Teacher

When I started teaching, videos were a rarity. But the excuse I used, as did most of my colleagues, was: It takes too much time to find the right videos to support so many different personal demands. Now there are dozens of online free educational videos that address most every academic topic imaginable. Bitsize is the BBC’s collection of free short videos and lessons (they’re all bite-sized) on over fifty subjects taught in Primary or Secondary education.

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Create Engaging, Accessible Video Presentations With Clips

techlearning

Clips is a video creation and editing app for iOS devices

3 Ways to Use Video Conferencing with Students Learning Remotely

Catlin Tucker

During this time of social isolation and remote learning, these video conferencing tools are lifesavers. Below are three suggestions for using these video conferencing platforms to continue teaching students as they learn remotely. #1 Thank goodness for Zoom and Google Hangouts!

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Express Learning with Animated Character Videos!

Teacher Reboot Camp

A fun way and safe way for students to share their knowledge is through animated character videos. The web tools below will get your students started with creating these videos. Toontastic is an Android and iOS app for creating videos with fun 3D characters designed by your students.

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Three strategies for making your videos more accessible

NeverEndingSearch

Captions make video more accessible for everyone. They enhance comprehension especially if the video is not in the viewer’s first language. They allow all of us to more easily navigate video formats. Captions are important. Why caption?

100 Google Quick Tip Videos for Teachers!

Shake Up Learning

The post 100 Google Quick Tip Videos for Teachers! I’ve been creating these weekly Google Quick Tip videos for teachers since 2020. And now there are 100 video tutorials available on the Shake Up Learning YouTube channel! 100 Google Quick Tip Videos for Teachers!

Learning and Reflecting with Video

A Principal's Reflections

In my quest to practice what I preach and grow, I have begun to utilize video as a means to articulate ideas, share my learning, and openly reflect. When you think about the potential video has to articulate a message, it makes sense to harness its power. YouTube is now the world’s second-largest search engine, and a one-minute video equates to almost 1.8 The result has been the creation of a vlog (video blog) in the form of a YouTube Channel, which you can access HERE.

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5 Easy Ways To Make Your Digital Content Accessible To Everyone

The Web20Classroom

For others we need to differentiate and make the content more accessible to accommodate for a disability. As classrooms and digital spaces become more ubiquitous educators must understand how the content they create and put in these online spaces must be made accessible for all. is accessibility. Specifically website accessibility. Not everyone will access that content the same way or complete a task like a form fill the same way. accessibility

How school leaders can empower video creation in classrooms

eSchool News

Think about how students today communicate outside of school–so much of it is video-based, and if educators can meet students in that space, they’ll be able to create more engaging and impactful lessons.

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OPINION: Equity in online learning is about much more than technology access

The Hechinger Report

Debate about the fairness of online learning tends to revolve around technology access. And there are indeed sharp disparities in home access to computers and reliable broadband service. Courses must be designed so that content is easily accessible.

An effective video creation platform for teachers and students

EdTech4Beginners

Binumi is a great tool for everyone to create videos on any device, anywhere and at anytime. Users get everything they need to create amazing videos: royalty-free footage, editing tools and publishing ability. Whenever I speak to teachers that have had experience with Binumi’s video projects, their response is always a positive one. After creating an account online, video creation is at your fingertips. million student safe and royalty-free video.

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K-12 Students Access 100 Million+ Digital Books from their Schools with Sora Reading App

eSchool News

CLEVELAND – June 7, 2022 – Digital book access for reading and listening for K-12 students has reached a milestone. Students using the free Sora student reading app have now accessed more than 100 million books from their school’s digital collections since Sora launched in 2018.

Seeing Every Student and Providing Equitable Access for Each One

edWeb.net

Instead, the goal is to make improvements for all students, as when her district improved access to algebra 1 classes, and participation by students of all ethnicities increased. The post Seeing Every Student and Providing Equitable Access for Each One appeared first on edWeb.

How Colleges Can Improve Accessibility In Remote Courses

Edsurge

Colleges have long had offices designed to support students who have learning disabilities and to encourage broader accessibility in the classroom and beyond. They also addressed audience questions about how to get faculty motivated to adjust their courses to improve accessibility.