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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.

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. EdTech helps make a massive difference in their success. Autism spectrum disorders are the most common developmental disability in the classroom. EdTech and the Challenges of Special Needs Learning.

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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. Brian S.

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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.

How to Leverage Mainstream Technology to Boost Special Education

EdTech Magazine

How to Leverage Mainstream Technology to Boost Special Education. Assistive technology may be the best option. You may think of assistive technology as this niche thing … but inclusive is the hot topic right now,” said Bugaj. “If

EdTech that transforms access for physically disabled students

Neo LMS

Undoubtedly eye-gaze technology has created the greatest advance in access for people with serious immobility such as those suffering paralysis or ALS. In fact eye-gaze technology is now being preferred even by students with limited mobility due to its increasing accuracy and ease-of-use.

Disruptive technologies in Education industry

EdSense

Globalization and Technology advances over the last decade have significantly altered the landscape of the education sector. The growth in the edtech sector is most pronounced in the entire Asia-Pacific region which is predicted to become 54% of the global edtech market by 2020.

An Inside Look at the Edtech Purchasing Process

edWeb.net

While the Wild West era of edtech may be over, there’s still some mystery over how schools decide what digital materials to buy. In the edWebinar, “ Building Authentic Need and Research into Edtech Development,” representatives from a large school district, a small district, a developer, and the research community answered burning questions about edtech procurement. How do you approach purchasing education technology tools?

Top 10 K–12 Educational Technology Trends

techlearning

While “trendy” ideas and products come and go, many of these influential concepts seem likely to continue to shape edtech for many years to come. While “trendy” ideas and products come and go, many of these influential concepts seem likely to continue to shape edtech for many years to come.

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How Windows 10 Can Support New Classroom Growth

EdTech Magazine

How Windows 10 Can Support New Classroom Growth. MORE FROM EDTECH: Check out these five tips for schools switching to Windows 10. With Windows 10, Microsoft provides a range of technologies to help educators find the right experience for their students. .

Teacher Resources - education and edtech - all free

Educational Technology Guy

Teacher Resources - education and edtech - all free and very useful General: Welcome Back to School - great resources for teachers (new and veteran) [link] What Makes a Great Teacher [link] What Makes a Great Teacher, created by students [link] New Teacher Advice and Resources [link] Create a Personal Learning Network [link] Resources from Teacher Prep program [link] Effective Classroom Management [link] Summary Of Major Concepts Covered By Harry K. edtech free resources

Educators Want More Mobile Technologies for Classroom Use, Better PD

Marketplace K-12

The SpedApps project , created by the Research Center for Educational Technology at Kent State University in Ohio, also features a website that reviews apps developed to reach special education students, as well as two apps created by researchers working on the initiative.

Top Tech Tools for Kids Who Struggle to Read and Write

The CoolCatTeacher

It is a perfect inquiry-based tool you can use in your classroom and with your students. So Brian, when someone is struggling, and you’re trying to use technology… Let’s talk about some of your favorite tools. Again, it’s another technology.

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How to ReMake Your Classroom and Inspire Hands-On Learning in the New Year

Edsurge

To envision how a 21st century school might infuse Making into most classrooms, we teamed up with. Here are five educators who are already embracing Making across curriculum and classrooms: 14 Maker Resources. Make Magazine —filled with DIY technology projects and inspiration. As an instructional facilitator for technology in Loudoun County, Virginia, he encourages schools to weave Making into all subjects, instead of relegating it to a single STEM class.

Assessments Become More Accessible With Speech Synthesis—and an Almost Human Voice

Edsurge

These are exciting times in the world of assistive learning technology. Speech synthesis in particular is benefiting from deep learning technologies, which are used to generate speech that sounds like a human voice. These are exciting times in the world of assistive learning technology. EdSurge spoke with Häkkinen about the impact of new speech synthesis technologies on student assessments, and how his company is making the most of them.

FETC 2019: Day One

eSchool News

Not the driving rain or 50-degree temperatures could keep edtech enthusiasts from the opening day of FETC 2019 in Orlando. The edtech administrators, information technology, educator, early learning, and inclusion and special education tracks ensured that there was something for everyone.

Is #EdTech Really A Waste? 8 Lessons for The Uninformed

The Innovative Educator

Like other arrogant Luddites in power, he is responsible for negligent technology spending because he is clueless about how to use it effectively. Because he failed to understand how technology can “redefine” learning he wasted money and deprived students of quality learning. Measurable results Vallance blasts technology for not producing measurable results. Computers in the classroom rob children of the chance to debate and discuss ideas with the teacher.

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Tips & Tools to Enhance Collaboration Between Tech & Curriculum

techlearning

District and school leaders talk about the need to bridge the gap between curriculum and educational technology, but often fall short of succeeding. The same is true when considering curriculum initiatives; technology is left out of the discussion.

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Salesforce Donates $8.5M to Computer Science Education

Edsurge

Funding in both districts will go toward hiring math and computer science middle school staff, buying assistive technology for special education students and supporting college and career programs. According to Ebony Frelix, head of philanthropy and engagement at Salesforce.org, volunteers have helped set up classrooms, provided IT support and read to students. “We Education Technology Enterprises Edtech BusinessSalesforce on Thursday announced a donation of $8.5

Simplify and Summarize Digital Text

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

In nearly ever y classroom there are a number of students who do not have the reading level needed to comprehend written content-based material. Technology is a tool that can help. Many thanks to Sheri Lenzo , assistive technology expert, for teaching me all of this and much more.

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AT and UDL: Acronyms for Equity

EdTechTeam

When I first began my job as an Assistive Technology Coordinator in my district back in 2008, the lines between educational tech and assistive tech were pretty crisp. I worked exclusively with students in special education classrooms who needed a way to access the curriculum or a way to communicate effectively in the classroom. Assistive Technology will always be around.

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Cleanup the Page & Dictate

Hansen's Link to Tech

As schools continue to progress to 1:1 we as educators need to provide meaningful edtech tools to all learners. Assistive Tech Chromebook Google Apps for Education Google Chrome Internet