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

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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.

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Change the Game: Using Minecraft to Teach Students with Autism

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Modern research has continued to demonstrate that playful learning improves educational outcomes, even more so when it’s digital and multi-modal. Modern research has continued to demonstrate that playful learning improves educational outcomes. Certain elements are consistently present in quality games and quality learning tools. The best games are just fun, and the learning is almost invisible.

Alexa goes to uni: how smart speakers found their place in HE

Neo LMS

In the age of artificial intelligence, HE needs to demonstrate now more than ever that it can create valuable learning experiences for students. Among them, are voice assistants that can be used during lectures or that function as personal assistants for students.

Creating an Accessibility-Friendly Environment

Educational Technology Guy

Many teachers follow this trend because they believe more is better (it is touted as best practice on Pinterest and Teachers Pay Teachers), but the research shows that this is detrimental for student focus and ability to retain information.

FETC 2019: Day One

eSchool News

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. Assistive Technology.

Engaging Learners: Promising Practices in the Cloud

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OLDaily Online Newsletter You Tube Video, Connectivism and Technology [link] Connectivism in Practice Building 21st Century Learning Environments in EC-20 Building Educational Technology Leadership Capacity Promising Practices: Use and Transference - Using these tools with master''s program students so they will in turn use them with their students. Example: An early group created a spreadsheet with contact information for all of their classmates.

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An Inside Look at the Edtech Purchasing Process

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The participants: Large district: Dr. Daryl Diamond, Director of Innovative Learning, Broward County Public Schools, FL. How do you approach purchasing education technology tools? They not only look at how the product would fit with their learning standards and curriculum, but the product must also work within their LMS. What role do learning goals play when searching for the best edtech? Then, learning goals drive the decision.

What’s New: New Tools for Schools

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Teachers can create transformational learning experiences for students by joining 3DBear’s AR Innovator Program. Amplify Fractions covers math standards in grades 3–6 and uses adaptive learning, interactive storytelling, and a personalized digital tutor to help students conquer fractions.

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“You can build upon [your] power by believing in yourself, your skills and the value these skills can bring to the education system and your students.” – Cynthia Gozzard, Canada

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Professional development is a requirement for educators, and there is no shortage of great on-line and person options to get it done. Beyond earning certifications, I’ve learned new skills which I’ve begun passing onto my students and sharing with colleagues.”.