A Helping Hand: Assistive Technology Tools for Writing

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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.

8 Characteristics of a Successful K-12 Technology Department

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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.

Technology Removes Obstructed Writers’ Barriers to Learning

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As with so many things, to a certain extent it should be a case of ‘technology to the rescue’! However technology’s effectiveness is always subject to the applicability of its design principles to any particular user. 11 Resources to Blend Technology and Special Needs.

October is Dyslexia Awareness Month

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More on special needs: Technology Removes Obstructed Writers’ Barriers to Learning. A Helping Hand: Assistive Technology Tools for Writing. 3 Great Special Needs Digital Tools. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years.

October is Dyslexia Awareness Month

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provide assistive technology (such as a calculator, text-to-speech tools, and electronic dictionaries). HumanWare offers assistive technology for people who are blind or have low vision. More on visual needs: Technology Removes Obstructed Writers’ Barriers to Learning.

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. Technology Removes Obstructed Writers’ Barriers to Learning.

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. 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. In the webinar, I shared case studies of amazing students, parents, and teachers.