Assistive Technology in Colleges

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With technology, it is so much easier to offer students the assistive technology they need to pursue their education dreams. 10 More Educational Technology Concepts Every Teacher Should Know About. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years.

A Helping Hand: Assistive Technology Tools for Writing

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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. More on special needs: 3 Great Special Needs Digital Tools. 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.

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What You Might Have Missed in April–What’s up in May

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Assistive Technology in Colleges. Digital Reading for Summer. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years. You can find her resources at Structured Learning. Here are the most-read posts for the month of April. National Library Week April 3-9.

A New Era of #SpecialEducation–a video

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Here’s a preview: Research shows that more students will not meet grade-level benchmarks this fall due to COVID learning disruptions. How Wearable Technology is Changing Education and Easing Disabilities. A Helping Hand: Assistive Technology Tools for Writing.

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October is Dyslexia Awareness Month

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Surprisingly, 15-20% of the population has a language-based learning disability and over 65% of those are deficits in reading. provide assistive technology (such as a calculator, text-to-speech tools, and electronic dictionaries).

October is Dyslexia Awareness Month

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Surprisingly, 15-20 percent of the population has a language-based learning disability, and over 65 percent of those deficits is in reading. Thankfully, the International Dyslexia Association sponsors an annual Dyslexia Awareness Month in October aimed to expand comprehension of this little-understood language-based learning condition. More on special needs: Technology Removes Obstructed Writers’ Barriers to Learning. 3 Great Special Needs Digital Tools.

Thirteen Writing-with-Tech Tips You Don’t Want to Miss

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Here are thirteen of the top writing-with-tech tips according to Ask a Tech Teacher readers: A Helping Hand: Assistive Technology Tools for Writing. Tech Tip #124: Editing is Easier with Digital Writing. Revision Assistant–the Most Comprehensive Virtual Writing Assistant Available for Students. Technology Removes Obstructed Writers’ Barriers to Learning. Common Core Writing–Digital Quick Writes.

October is Dyslexia Awareness Month

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Surprisingly, 15-20% of the population has a language-based learning disability and over 65% of those are deficits in reading. provide assistive technology (such as a calculator, text-to-speech tools, and electronic dictionaries). 3 Great Special Needs Digital Tools.

October is Dyslexia Awareness Month

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Surprisingly, 15-20% of the population has a language-based learning disability and over 65% of those are deficits in reading. Thankfully, the International Dyslexia Association sponsors an annual Dyslexia Awareness Month in October aimed to expand comprehension of this little-understood language-based learning condition. provide assistive technology (such as a calculator, text-to-speech tools, and electronic dictionaries). 3 Great Special Needs Digital Tools.

FETC 2019: Day One

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The Expo floor did not open until 4:30 pm on Monday, but educators and administrators were able to choose from 100 workshops, Apple and Microsoft concurrent sessions, and an all-day Blueprint for Technology in Education Summit. The FETC Experience, in its second-year, models personalized learning with tracks that identify attendee relevant workshops and sessions. Assistive Technology. A student does not need to be on an IEP or 504 to benefit from assistive technology.

8 Characteristics of a Successful K-12 Technology Department

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Mike Daugherty is the director of technology for a high-achieving public school district in Ohio, an occasional contributor to AATT (see his last post, 5 Things You Need to Know About 3D Printing), and the author of Modern EdTech Leadership , a discussion on how today’s administrators handle the blending of tech and ed. Here’s what he came up with: Handling the technology needs of a public school system can be a daunting task at times.

How to vet edtech tools to promote success at school for all learners

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Wondering how to reduce barriers your students with special needs may encounter as they work digitally? Do you understand how to prepare our learners’ digital learning environment so every individual has the elements they need to flexibly accomplish their learning objectives?

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

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Thank you to the 300+ folks from around the world who joined me for the Common Sense Media Digital Citizenship webinar on EdWeb. Below are the people behind the stories I mentioned, how to learn more and a way to reach each of them via social media. In case you missed it, the webinar was called “Social Media: An Essential Tool for Today’s Classroom.” You can view the webinar here [link] com/edwebnet/EA59D688824C.