Innovative Communication Techniques for Individuals with Autism

edWeb.net

The VIS uses technology to show visual symbols, maintain children’s attention, and provide compelling multimedia language instruction. Wearable technology, like the Apple Watch, allows for discrete support that is there whenever the individual needs it.

Read Works Provides Access to Handy Text Passages

SpeechTechie

assistive technology curriculum connections discourse graphic organizers HS later elementary MS reading comprehension sentence formulation text structureExpository text passages are handy for language intervention. There's a lot you can teach with a passage as a context!

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Building an Effective EdTech Strategy - Bring together workload, collaboration, and education

ViewSonic Education

Collaboration underpins the most successful technology companies. The lessons that ViewSonic learns from supplying technology to the corporate sector, and to education sectors across the world, are applied to what we do in the UK.

Lesson learned? Massive study finds lectures still dominate STEM education

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Being tech-literate was no longer sufficient: students needed to be tech-creative , able to mold technology to their needs and those of the global economy. Lesson learned? Massive study finds lectures still dominate STEM education.

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Immersive Reader: A powerful tool to support schoolwide literacy

NeverEndingSearch

Microsoft Accessibility And Assistive Technologies For Education: A Total Economic Impact Analysis. technology

An Inside Look at the Edtech Purchasing Process

edWeb.net

How do you approach purchasing education technology tools? Diamond: When her district identifies a need, her team does an exhaustive competitive analysis, using an RFI and not an RFP, to see what products will work. She supervises the district’s instructional technology program, instructional and digital materials adoption and distribution process, library media, gifted and talented students, and the district’s global scholars program.

What Happened to Google's Effort to Scan Millions of University Library Books?

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Through the HathiTrust Research Center , scholars can tap into the Google Books corpus and conduct computational analysis—looking for patterns in large amounts of text, for instance—without breaching copyright. And print-disabled users can use assistive technologies to read scanned books that might otherwise be difficult if not impossible to find in accessible formats. Education Technology Higher Education Postsecondary Learning

Accessibility, Audio Texts, and the Persistence of Print

ProfHacker

[ This is a guest post by Michelle Morgan, who is Assistant Director of Educational Technology at Yale University and Adjunct Professor of American Studies at Connecticut College.