Make Learning Products Accessible for Students With Disabilities, Educators Tell Vendors at ISTE

Marketplace K-12

Educators at the annual conference of the International Society for Technology in Education said education companies should focus on text-to-speech capabilities, switch accessibility, assistive technology, and other supports for students with special needs. Marketplace K-12 Accessibility assistive technology disabilities edtech ISTE special education

Teach students about technology they can use for college, careers

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Encourage staff to teach students these strategies, too, to strengthen their learning and studying habits, says a presenter at the National Future of Education Technology Conference. More… Uncategorized assistive technology college and career readiness digital tools interactive whiteboards notetaking toolsBy Jennifer Herseim, Special Ed Connection® FETC 2017: Do you take a picture or audio record a note on your phone to remember important information?

8 Characteristics of a Successful K-12 Technology Department

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here’s what he came up with: Handling the technology needs of a public school system can be a daunting task at times. Online testing, BYOD, 1:1 computing, and assistive technology are only a handful of the variety of technical challenges that flow through the department every day.

Some TED Talks of interest to SLPs and Language Folks

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TED Talks have long been one of my favorite ways to take in some new info- these short (varying from 5-20 min) presentation recordings are created at Technology-Entertainment (the E should be Education for as much as these talks address that area)-Design conferences around the world and feature leading researchers and creative people speaking on important topics. TED Talks are naturally facilitated by technology as they are available on YouTube and the free TED app.

Read and Write for Google

SpeechTechie

In honor of the just-concluded ATIA Conference in Florida, which I didn''t make it to this year, I thought I''d feature a helpful tech tool for you as an educator- and one which you might be in the position to recommend for your students. assistive technology vocabulary writing

Create Narrated Slide or Video Shows with Videolicious

SpeechTechie

I am giving a session on Digital Storytelling in speech and language intervention at today''s ASHA Schools conference in Long Beach, CA, and thought I would feature one of my favorite tools in this genre.

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Travels, Design and Gestures

SpeechTechie

About 90 min after that, we had confirmed my only option- to fly directly to Dallas where I was scheduled to present at the Social Thinking Provider''s Conference on Tuesday. February has been busy.

FETC 2019: Day One

eSchool News

Because this is my 13th FETC, I confidently walked into the conference center as a tour guide for an FETC first timer. The new and improved conference registration location is an upgrade from its previous place in the corner of the Expo floor. Assistive Technology.

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Blockchain Essentials in Education

Leadership Lounge

The Blockchain in Education Conference will enable education professionals to understand how blockchain technology such as cryptocurrency, smart contracts, distributed databases, and public ledgers are, and will continue to transform their sector. Blockchain essentials in education.

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. Eskridge likes to use a free toolkit called Tota11y , which measures how a site performs with assistive technologies.

Mobile Learning Experience 2012 - April 11-13 in Phoenix, Arizona

The Mobile Native

Excited about mobile technology for learning and teaching? It''s the second year of this terrific conference. If you''d like to get a feel for 2011''s conference, then read dozens of blog posts submitted during the event. Conferences Mobile Learning Cross Post From Tony Vincent''s Learning in Hand Interested in iPad, iPod touch, tablets, netbooks, laptops, phones, apps, podcasting, Android, iOS, and web-based tools?

Immersive Reader: A powerful tool to support schoolwide literacy

NeverEndingSearch

Ever since the ISTE Conference at the end of June, Mike has been generating a list of apps and platforms that would be made even better with the support of an Immersive Reader icon. Microsoft Accessibility And Assistive Technologies For Education: A Total Economic Impact Analysis.

Lesson learned? Massive study finds lectures still dominate STEM education

Leadership Lounge

Today's schoolchildren are "phygital", unable or unwilling to draw distinctions between physical and digital realms, conference-goers heard. Lesson learned? Massive study finds lectures still dominate STEM education.

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Come to the Mobile Learning Experience in September 2013

The Mobile Native

It''s the third year of this fantastic conference. If you''d like to get a feel for 2012''s conference, then check out the Mobile 2012 Program and Mobile 2012 Speakers'' Resource Wiki.

Tips & Tools to Enhance Collaboration Between Tech & Curriculum

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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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LRP launches Special Ed Tech eNewsletter!

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Schools are incorporating new technology into classrooms at breakneck speed. You can now turn to LRP’s Special Ed Tech eNewsletter to help you find ways to raise achievement for students with disabilities using emerging and assistive technologies. The stories and features in each monthly issue are devoted to a wide range of technology topics as they apply to special education.

An Inside Look at the Edtech Purchasing Process

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How do you approach purchasing education technology tools? 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. Dr. Ayanna Howard is Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Zyrobotics, an educational technology company, and the Linda J. Smith professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Building Teamwork and Perseverance in Early Elementary Students with Breakouts

MindShift

As a technology integrationist for Batavia Public Schools, a district outside Chicago, Sutherland was excited to give the strategy a try. It’s very hard to not prompt the students and support them through,” said Jennifer Duffy, another technology integrationist for the district.

What’s New: New Tools for Schools

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The software takes advantage of Casio’s Natural Display technology for input and output of mathematical expressions. New Flipgrid updates will launch and be livestreamed from Minneapolis on August 1 at Flipgrid’s annual educator conference, #FlipgridLIVE.

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