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Resources, stories, and connections with those who use social media in today’s k-12 classrooms

The Innovative Educator

In case you missed it, the webinar was called “Social Media: An Essential Tool for Today’s Classroom.” Thank you to the 300+ folks from around the world who joined me for the Common Sense Media Digital Citizenship webinar on EdWeb. You can view the webinar here [link] com/edwebnet/EA59D688824C. In the webinar, I shared case studies of amazing students, parents, and teachers.

3 Steps to a More Accessible Classroom

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In my first-grade classroom, a third of my students were learning English as a second language. As a public school teacher, I had to constantly evaluate how my teaching practices and materials could better include and empower the vast diversity in my classroom. Any classroom teacher will tell you the importance of differentiating instruction and materials for students' diverse needs. Can the content be interpreted by assistive technologies?

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Improving Accessibility Often Falls to Faculty. Here’s What They Can Do.

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But a common problem prevented that: some faculty have been slow to catch up with technological advances, and many wait until students ask for accomodations rather than having accessible materials from the start. “I That’s especially concerning to her, given assistive technologies alone won’t always help. When I walk into a classroom, it's evident, so I tend to be forthright about what supports I need. Education Technology Higher Education Postsecondary Learning

How to Serve Students With Special Needs From Afar

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What resources are they turning to? Arnold recently joined Luis Perez, a technical assistance specialist for the National Center on Accessible Education Materials , which is affiliated with the nonprofit CAST, on an interactive webinar, Understanding the Impact of Coronavirus on K-12 Education , hosted by EdSurge and ISTE, our parent organization. How do you vet resources for special education and make sure that they’re appropriate for your needs?

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“It’s unfair” special education students lag behind under Common Core in Kentucky

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Field Elementary teacher Jessica Rockhold works with Remy Campbell on a smart board in her classroom. She and her classroom assistants constantly push themselves to adopt a different mindset, which school leaders say has been key to narrowing the gap. “We

How a Blind Student Who Felt Locked Out of STEM Classes Challenged—and Changed—Her University

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The agreement also calls for the university to perform an accessibility audit of its technology, hire or designate an official to coordinate access issues, and create a grievance process for “vision-related disability issues” for times when students feel an accommodation is not effective. Frustrated, John Jones, director of the media resources center, remembers responding: “You’re right, you have the right to make that choice, and we have the right to decide who teaches here.”

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