Using Assistive Technology for Your Struggling Readers

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Assistive technology, especially audiobooks, provide both multisensory reading and writing experiences and enhance word recognition. Assistive technology is a means to bridge the gap for students who have a print disability and have not yet mastered reading independently on grade level.

6 Assistive Technologies That Can Help Students Reach Their Full Potential

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6 Assistive Technologies That Can Help Students Reach Their Full Potential. Assistive technologies can meet the needs of students at all grade and skill levels. MORE FROM EDTECH: See how schools are using virtual and augmented reality for assistive learning.

Libraries Ready to Code Beta Collection Release

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You may want to begin your explorations of the Collection by identifying with one of five personas developed to help library staff connect with resources that reflect their own computational thinking (CT) experiences, communities, goals, and interests. technology

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. About the Presenter.

What Happened to Google's Effort to Scan Millions of University Library Books?

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It was a crazy idea: Take the bulk of the world’s books, scan them, and create a monumental digital library for all to access. It got part of the way there, digitizing at least 25 million books from major university libraries. But the promised library of everything hasn’t come into being. As part of the deal, Google’s partner libraries made sure they got to keep digital copies of their scanned works for research and preservation use. What’s present and what’s absent?”

More on mapping expository texts through tech, Part 3

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Discussion webs in language intervention are discussed in Hoggan & Strong's excellent article The Magic of Once Upon a Time: Narrative Teaching Strategies (and also this "how to" ), which has served as an inspiration for my "Pairing Picture Books with Apps" presentations.

At Emoti-Con 2016, NYC Youth Present Innovative Ideas For the World—Including a Wheelchair Wallet

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If you were to walk through the Celeste Bartos Forum—a beautiful venue in the New York Public Library—on June 11th, you would have found yourself amidst diverse youth with dreams of changing the world for the better through STEM. I had the opportunity to participate in it through Mouse Design League , a group of high school students from around NYC that come together to design assistive technology. Education Technology Fun Stuff Community STEM Education

mARch: Augmenting with Aurasma, Part 1.

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In this series of steps, you will see how to make an image aura from Aurasma''s own library of images "float" above a book page when the page is scanned. Recount or describe key ideas or details from a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media.

The power of Translator and PowerPoint’s automatic captioning and translation (in over 60 languages)!

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AASL National School Library Standards , Key Commitment: Include. The presenters suggested using the free Microsoft Teams for live events and parent meetings to mitigate community language barriers. This video shows the step-by-step for presenters.

Top Webinars of 2016

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From integrating technology into school libraries, to special education, to coding and robotics, there was something for everyone this year. 14 Young Children and Technology: Warren Buckleitner Shares Expert Advice. # 16 Assistive Technology for Struggling Readers. #

How to create a dyslexia-friendly environment in your school

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Principals should make sure teachers get the training they need to use the assistive technology. “If About the Presenter. According to the National Assessment of Educational Progress, 80 percent of students with learning disabilities have dyslexia.

Create a Dyslexia-Friendly Environment in Your School

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Principals should make sure teachers get the training they need to use the assistive technology. “If About the Presenter. According to the National Assessment of Educational Progress, 80% of students with learning disabilities have dyslexia.

An Inside Look at the Edtech Purchasing Process

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How do you approach purchasing education technology tools? About the Presenters. 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.

Week of November 29, 2010 - Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Starting from the practices and personal views about the planning of an exam, we will try to make: i) a reflection via the personal views of other peers, ii) a presentation of the fundamental and problems of assessment, iii) a conversation about the criticism and the side-effects that have been found from the research. In this presentation, Britt will speak on her adaptation of the revised Bloom’s taxonomy for the 21st century classroom.

“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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In the last 18 months I’ve completed my Microsoft Certified Educator exam, OneNote Office Specialist, and a specialist qualification course – Technology in The Classroom (recognized in Ontario),” Gozzard tells us.