Think "Out of the Box" Assistive Technology #SXSWedu

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Microsoft has been working with Kinect technology and autistic students. Technology removes barriers and helps them interact with the world. Industry does not give its employees course content and then ask them to fill out a T/F quiz. assistive technology special education specialed sxswedu Notes from SXSWedu 2012 panel discussion/concurrent session.

Disruptive technologies in Education industry

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Globalization and Technology advances over the last decade have significantly altered the landscape of the education sector. Across the globe, some key disruptive technology trends which are impacting education are: Artificial Intelligence. Assistive Technology.

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Google Accessibility Tools to Reach ALL Learners – SULS049

Shake Up Learning

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

Thinking differently about dyslexia in the classroom: Part 1

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However, with the emergence of the industrial revolution – and the rapid advances of the printing press – education became less about artisans and apprentices, and more about encoding information in books, and being able to scale it to industrial levels across hundreds of schools.

Blockchain Essentials in Education

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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.

Lesson learned? Massive study finds lectures still dominate STEM education

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Educating for the fourth industrial revolution. Being tech-literate was no longer sufficient: students needed to be tech-creative , able to mold technology to their needs and those of the global economy. Lesson learned? Massive study finds lectures still dominate STEM education.

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SETDA partners with 9 hot ed-tech startups

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The State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA), which represents U.S. state and territorial educational technology leaders, recently announced its third annual cohort of Emerging Private Sector Partners. Startups focus on serving K-12 educational needs.

3 Steps to a More Accessible Classroom

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Can the content be interpreted by assistive technologies? According to the Assistive Technology Industry Association , "[a]ssistive technology (AT) is any item, piece of equipment, software program, or product system that is used to increase, maintain, or improve the functional capabilities of persons with disabilities." "Turn on the subtitles, Ms. Olague!"

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An Inside Look at the Edtech Purchasing Process

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How do you approach purchasing education technology tools? She thinks the industry is lagging behind. 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.

Amazon, Federation of the Blind Reach Agreement on Accessibility

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For his part, Riccobono said NFB and Amazon “have sought a productive collaboration to improve accessibility, and we now look forward to working together closely to improve the technologies that will make digital reading experiences better for all customers.” Follow @EdWeekMMolnar and @EdMarketBrief for the latest news on industry and innovation in education.