How Assistive Technology Is Supporting Students Through the Pandemic

EdTech Magazine

Adjusting to a rigorous curriculum, learning new skills and understanding the nuances of classroom learning are just a few of the many pressures students face.

6 Cases of Interactive Digital Whiteboards as an Assistive Technology in Special Education

ViewSonic Education

Quick Take: Learn about assistive technology in special education. Assistive technology in special education can bring much-needed help to teachers who have students with disabilities or providing special education services. Implementing assistive technology cannot fix all the issues students may have but it can help students cope with their impairments and aid teachers in providing the best learning experience they can for all students.

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How Assistive Technology Is Supporting Students Through the Pandemic

EdTech Magazine

Adjusting to a rigorous curriculum, learning new skills and understanding the nuances of classroom learning are just a few of the many pressures students face.

How Assistive Technology Is Supporting Students Through the Pandemic

EdTech Magazine

Adjusting to a rigorous curriculum, learning new skills and understanding the nuances of classroom learning are just a few of the many pressures students face.

How Assistive Technology Is Supporting Students Through the Pandemic

EdTech Magazine

Adjusting to a rigorous curriculum, learning new skills and understanding the nuances of classroom learning are just a few of the many pressures students face.

What Is The Teachers Role in Assistive Technology by @HEJames

TeacherCast

Ed-tech serves great purpose in the worlds of education and technology. Teachers can use virtual reality to take their students to far-off places and try new things without having to leave the classroom. It could be as simple as offering a tape recorder… Friends of TeacherCast Assistive TechnologiesIt offers so many ways to adapt educational modes to the needs of learners.

3 Ways Assistive Technology Supports Students with Disabilities

EdTech Magazine

Classroom Digital Content Personalized Learning SoftwareBy Meghan Bogardus Cortez Thanks to tools from tech giants such as Microsoft, students with disabilities are flourishing.

A Helping Hand: Assistive Technology Tools for Writing

Ask a Tech Teacher

So imagine that in your classroom there is a student with cryptomnesia. Obviously, you can use many other methods to make classroom work more productive and engage students with different abilities in the class. Technology Removes Obstructed Writers’ Barriers to Learning. 11 Resources to Blend Technology and Special Needs. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-8 technology for 15 years.

6 Assistive Technologies That Can Help Students Reach Their Full Potential

EdTech Magazine

6 Assistive Technologies That Can Help Students Reach Their Full Potential. In fact, the National Education Association found nearly every general classroom across the country includes at least one student with a disability. As the number of these students continues to grow, teachers and educators are increasingly turning to assistive technologies to help students across all ranges of ability learn more effectively and reach their full potential. .

15 Assistive Technology Tools & Resources For Students With Disabilities

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15 Assistive Technology Tools & Resources For Students With Disabilities. Additionally, the NEA reports that nearly every general education classroom in the country includes students with disabilities, as three out of every four students with disabilities spends part or all of their school day in a general education classroom. One tool to help students with disabilities even in the face of a special education teacher shortage is assistive technology.

Using Assistive Technology to Empower Students with Disabilities

EdTech Magazine

When the Academy of Whole Learning, a K–12 private school in Minnesota for students with autism spectrum disorder and individual learning needs, introduced virtual reality technology in their classrooms, students could not contain their excitement. Using Lenovo VR headsets and Google Expeditions, they took a tour across the world — from the Great Barrier Reef to the North Pole — without ever having to leave their classroom.

Using Assistive Technology to Empower Students with Disabilities

EdTech Magazine

When the Academy of Whole Learning, a K–12 private school in Minnesota for students with autism spectrum disorder and individual learning needs, introduced virtual reality technology in their classrooms, students could not contain their excitement. Using Lenovo VR headsets and Google Expeditions, they took a tour across the world — from the Great Barrier Reef to the North Pole — without ever having to leave their classroom.

Using Assistive Technology to Empower Students with Disabilities

EdTech Magazine

When the Academy of Whole Learning, a K–12 private school in Minnesota for students with autism spectrum disorder and individual learning needs, introduced virtual reality technology in their classrooms, students could not contain their excitement. Using Lenovo VR headsets and Google Expeditions, they took a tour across the world — from the Great Barrier Reef to the North Pole — without ever having to leave their classroom.

Using Assistive Technology to Empower Students with Disabilities

EdTech Magazine

When the Academy of Whole Learning, a K–12 private school in Minnesota for students with autism spectrum disorder and individual learning needs, introduced virtual reality technology in their classrooms, students could not contain their excitement. Using Lenovo VR headsets and Google Expeditions, they took a tour across the world — from the Great Barrier Reef to the North Pole — without ever having to leave their classroom.

Using Assistive Technology to Empower Students with Disabilities

EdTech Magazine

When the Academy of Whole Learning, a K–12 private school in Minnesota for students with autism spectrum disorder and individual learning needs, introduced virtual reality technology in their classrooms, students could not contain their excitement. Using Lenovo VR headsets and Google Expeditions, they took a tour across the world — from the Great Barrier Reef to the North Pole — without ever having to leave their classroom.

Using Assistive Technology to Empower Students with Disabilities

EdTech Magazine

When the Academy of Whole Learning, a K–12 private school in Minnesota for students with autism spectrum disorder and individual learning needs, introduced virtual reality technology in their classrooms, students could not contain their excitement. Using Lenovo VR headsets and Google Expeditions, they took a tour across the world — from the Great Barrier Reef to the North Pole — without ever having to leave their classroom.

Assistive Technology with MakeyMakey

Cycles of Learning

In the past, although very rewarding, science camp was full of engaging activities that lacked meaning in the world outside of the classroom. As the video so clearly demonstrates, the MakeyMakey is an engaging piece of technology with incredible potential as a tool for budding inventors. Tom was inspired by MakeyMakey's potential as an assistive technology tool to help empower students with Physical Disabilities. curiosity maker Science Camp STEM Technology

3 Ways Assistive Technology is Helping Students with Dyslexia

EmergingEdTech

Dyslexia is Less of a Challenge Than it Once was Thanks to These Technological Advances It’s a number that tends to jumps out at you: one in every five students has dyslexia. That means. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

Think "Out of the Box" Assistive Technology #SXSWedu

EdTechSandyK

Microsoft has been working with Kinect technology and autistic students. Technology removes barriers and helps them interact with the world. Student centered classrooms benefit all types of learners. What does the ideal classroom look like? What is the role of social media in preparing teachers for these classrooms of tomorrow? assistive technology special education specialed sxswedu Notes from SXSWedu 2012 panel discussion/concurrent session.

Google Accessibility Tools to Reach ALL Learners – SULS049

Shake Up Learning

Google tools are loaded with features that help us differentiate and support ALL learners in our classrooms. Ever wondered how you can use Chrome, Chromebooks, and Docs to create a more accessible classroom? How can accessibility tools help you reach the learners in your classroom?

EdTech Tools for Inclusive Classrooms

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

One of the key strengths of learning technologies and more specifically assistive technologies is that they help students with disabilities tap into their full potential and provide inclusive.read more

Can audiobooks be the great equalizer for students with learning differences?

eSchool News

Since her district expanded access to grade-level text by providing human-read audiobook technology, Nappi’s students’ reading skills and confidence have improved dramatically. “We Students like the Chrome and mobile apps for the built-in classroom tools that allow them to take notes for book reports, do research, and build vocabulary lists all in one place. The power of technology. Low reading ability is a major contributor to learning inequality in our schools.

How to Use Alexa Devices in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Empatico uses live video, file sharing, a partner classroom at least 300 miles (or 483 kilometers) away, and specially designed activities. Friedlander As Submitted Dr. Friedlander is a school psychologist with expertise in assistive technology. where he coordinates Graduate Programs in Special Education and teaches graduate courses in assistive technology. Brian S.

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Flipgrid: The Go-To Remote Learning Tool – SULS080

Shake Up Learning

Quick Tip of the Week (Add a Co-Teacher in Google Classroom). It’s super easy to add a co-teacher to your class in Google Classroom. It adds a layer of fun and collaboration to the classroom experience!

Support Struggling Readers District Wide with Assistive Tech

edWeb.net

Assistive technology teachers working at schools in the Fairfax County, VA school district, one of the largest in the United States, are finding that the use of audiobooks is improving access to grade-level content while also developing the love of reading that motivates many students to continue improving. A district-wide approach to assistive technology. FCPS has 30 assistive technology resource teachers, each of whom works with 7 to 10 schools.

5 Ways EdTech Helps Students with Special Needs in the Classroom

ViewSonic Education

For students with special needs in the classroom, the challenges are amplified. Autism spectrum disorders are the most common developmental disability in the classroom. Classroom management challenges. Special ed teachers rely on assistive learning devices to address the needs of student challenges. Referred to as assistive technology (AT), these devices are often decidedly low tech. Pencil grips, adapted paper and spelling aids all assist with writing.

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AI Technology Helping Deaf Students Learn

techlearning

Today, Microsoft announced a partnership with the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), which has piloted the use of Microsoft Translator language technology to help students who are deaf and hard of hearing feel more engaged by transcribing lectures in real time. Assistive Technology edtech Ed Tech Ticker News

Thinking differently about dyslexia in the classroom: Part 1

Neo LMS

” However, that is not the full story: dyslexics think differently — perhaps it’s time our classrooms think a bit more like them, rather than forcing them to think more like us. Assistive technologies abound to help younger students to master reading, and older students with note taking and organising their thoughts. The post Thinking differently about dyslexia in the classroom: Part 1 appeared first on NEO BLOG.

Do We Have a Subscription to.(Part 2)

SpeechTechie

In the last post, I discussed how the beginning of the school year is a good time to acquaint yourself with any technology resources offered by your school district, as many do not realize the benefits subscription-based services can provide. apps assistive technology categories cause-effect concepts context curriculum connections description HS MS science

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Voice Typing in Google Docs

SpeechTechie

A key strategy within assistive technology is using what one already has. We can benefit greatly from this suite of tools, as can our students who struggle to organize materials, hand in assignments, and generally meet the productivity requirements of the classroom. Now, speech-to-text works variably based on how students speak, but they can learn strategies to be more successful with dictation if it can be an assistive tool given their profiles.

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newsela

SpeechTechie

presenting this material digitally will add a level of engagement; newsela integrates nicely with Google Classroom. apps assistive technology context discourse graphic organizers language arts literacy narrative reading comprehension social pragmatics text structure vocabularynewsela is a very nice resource of electronic news articles designed with education in mind, another e-resource to have in your toolkit along with EPIC! Books and ReadWorks.

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Meeting the Tech Needs of Disabled Students

EdTech Magazine

Hayes Schools find there is no one-size-fits-all approach to assistive technology. Access Points Classroom Cloud Mobile Apps Mobility Networking By Heather B.

Visuals and Movement are Key to Science-based Language

SpeechTechie

In a pinch, whiteboard-like videos like those available at The Science Classroom do a good job of making a topic more visual and showing movement (i.e. assistive technology association context curriculum connections discourse HS MS narrative text structure videos visual teachingThis website is 7 years old this month! Wow, another blog-iversary!

Appy-Picking Month: Introducing ATEval2Go!

SpeechTechie

Author Chris Bugaj worked with us to design this app, which helps assistive technology professionals (a diverse group that tends to include SLPs like Chris) complete all aspects of an AT eval, including background information about the student or classroom, environmental observations and student goals, and recommended tools and strategies. apps assistive technology evaluation

FETC 2020: How Flexible Classrooms Can Support Learning for All

EdTech Magazine

Think about innovations and technology features such as touch screens, predictive text, flexible seating and voice dictation. . Occupational therapists in special education were among the first to use flexible seating for students with disabilities, Christopher Bugaj, the assistive technology specialist for Loudon County (Va.) Public Schools, noted Thursday during a presentation at the 2020 Future of Education Technology Conference in Miami.