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. Shifting to remote learning because of the pandemic also posed additional challenges for these students.

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. Shifting to remote learning because of the pandemic also posed additional challenges for these students.

12 Ways to Use Videos for Learning in the Classroom

ViewSonic Education

Using video for learning in the classroom has been around for decades, but with the growth of digital technology in recent years, the range of opportunities is now greater than ever before. As technology continues to develop, it is vital to keep educational processes up to date.

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A Helping Hand: Assistive Technology Tools for Writing

Ask a Tech Teacher

So imagine that in your classroom there is a student with cryptomnesia. Besides tools that can help students with cryptomnesia, there are also tools that offer benefits to students with dyslexia and dysgraphia, since they are considered to be among the most common learning challenges nowadays. Obviously, you can use many other methods to make classroom work more productive and engage students with different abilities in the class.

Using assistive technology district-wide to improve reading achievement

eSchool News

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. Classroom Innovations Featured on eSchool News

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. Shifting to remote learning because of the pandemic also posed additional challenges for these students.

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.

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.

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. See the below video to learn more about Tom's work.

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. .

Fighting Exclusion: Shake Up Inclusive Learning – SULS0164

Shake Up Learning

The post Fighting Exclusion: Shake Up Inclusive Learning – SULS0164 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. In this episode, Kasey interviews Mike Marotta, co-author of Inclusive Learning 365. Together they discuss how inclusive learning is meeting the needs of all learners.

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.

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

Differentiation techniques for sped or GT students work with ALL kids; when you learn methods to use with students who have special learning needs, you learn how to best teach all children. It promotes continuous learning. 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.

Technology in the Classroom: The Complete Guide

ViewSonic Education

There has always been technology in the classroom, even if it hasn’t always been welcome. Take a brief look at the history of technology’s uneasy relationship with education. Then see some common modern additions to the classroom ranging from computers to smartphones.

Google Accessibility Tools to Reach ALL Learners – SULS049

Shake Up Learning

The post Google Accessibility Tools to Reach ALL Learners – SULS049 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Accessibility is and should be a huge topic of discussion across multiple industries but especially in learning. Join our FREE Shake Up Learning Facebook group.

Mote and ClassroomQ for Feedback, Discourse, and Classroom Management

Adam Watson Edtech Elixirs

In today's challenging blended learning environment (which may consist of students learning from home, students learning in person, or a concurrent hybrid of the two), you want to maintain the basic building blocks of an effective classroom.

Don Johnston Incorporated Joins Texthelp Group; Edtech Giants Join Forces to Help Students Across North America and the Globe

eSchool News

10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Texthelp , a global leader in literacy and accessibility technology, today announced that they will acquire the Education Technology Division of Don Johnston Inc., is the latest Assistive Technology provider to join the Texthelp Group.

What is Accessible Education? Equality vs Equity in Inclusive Learning

ViewSonic Education

The two concepts sound similar but mean two different things and you can’t have inclusive learning if you’re lacking one of them. Read on to learn more about accessibility, equality vs equity, and inclusive education. Assist Those Most in Need .

Flipgrid: The Go-To Remote Learning Tool – SULS080

Shake Up Learning

The post Flipgrid: The Go-To Remote Learning Tool – SULS080 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Flipgrid has become the go-to remote learning tool for teachers! Quick Tip of the Week (Add a Co-Teacher in Google Classroom). Watch this quick video to learn how!

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

eSchool News

Low reading ability is a major contributor to learning inequality in our schools. An estimated 26 million students have learning differences, including tens of thousands of students with dyslexia, a neurological condition that affects reading and related language-based processing skills. Unless educators can find new approaches to deliver reading instruction and personalize learning environments for these frustrated learners, many will fail. The power of technology.

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

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Adam Watson Edtech Elixirs

Students could use Collections as a way of saving research, composing mini-"hyperdoc" essays, creating an online portfolio of learning artifacts, or collaborating with team members on resources while working through a PBL.

Support Struggling Readers District Wide with Assistive Tech

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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.

AI Technology Helping Deaf Students Learn

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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. To learn more, visit the Microsoft AI Blog. Assistive Technology edtech Ed Tech Ticker News

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. Just go to www.coolcatteacher.com/empatico to learn more. 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.

How Educators Can Support Families of Children with Disabilities During Hybrid or Online Learning

Waterford

The sudden shift to online or hybrid learning during the COVID-19 pandemic has created plenty of challenges for students, schools, and parents. But how can schools and families follow an IEP when learning moves online? Encourage Families to Develop a Learning Schedule and Space.

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. Being asked to learn new information every day. Students with special needs face a wide range of learning challenges. These include learning disabilities (LDs), developmental disabilities, other related disorders and physical disabilities. Learning disabilities are neurological conditions that interfere with how a child learns. Classroom management challenges.

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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. Video content will now often display subtitles or closed captions in order to assist those with hearing impairments. Collaborative Learning .

Thinking differently about dyslexia in the classroom: Part 1

Neo LMS

Dyslexia, and its lesser-known cousin, Dyscalculia are defined as a brain-based learning difficulties related to either reading, or to the difficulty in learning or comprehending arithmetic. ” 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. And so begins a rather sad and distressing period for those with learning disabilities.

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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.

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.

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.

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.