Using Assistive Technology for Your Struggling Readers

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Eighty-five percent of what we learn we learn is by listening and students can listen and comprehend two grade levels above their reading levels. Assistive technology, especially audiobooks, provide both multisensory reading and writing experiences and enhance word recognition.

Innovative Communication Techniques for Individuals with Autism

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The VIS uses technology to show visual symbols, maintain children’s attention, and provide compelling multimedia language instruction. Wearable technology, like the Apple Watch, allows for discrete support that is there whenever the individual needs it.

Research to Better Support Your Students with Reading Disabilities

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Phonological processing refers to using speech sounds for coding information when reading, listening, and speaking. To improve identification of individuals with dyslexia, information can be combined. This broadcast was hosted by edWeb.net and sponsored by Learning Ally.

How Early Intervention with Dyslexia Benefits Your Students and Your School

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Early intervention: it’s a common mantra for any student with learning difficulties, including dyslexia. In addition, school leaders should investigate and invest in learning tools that specifically address the challenges of dyslexia.

Terrie Noland of Learning Ally Talks About Supporting Dyslexic Students in Your School

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Terrie Noland, National Director, Educator Engagement & Initiatives at Learning Ally , was interviewed on Education Talk Radio for edWeb.net ‘s monthly show by program host Larry Jacobs along with Lisa Schmucki, edWeb founder. edWeb Blog dyslexia Learning Ally Reading Disabilities

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.