This report discusses how struggling students can be supported in science education and how accessible and assistive technologies can help. Following a background introduction to the topic and challenges, the report is organized into five sections, each addressing an important dimension of K–12 science education within the context of 21st century skills. Each section presents research findings and strategies to guide educators in implementing science education that is inclusive. Throughout, the reader is referred to research and technologies (software and devices) included in www.TechMatrix.org, an online database of technologies reviewed for assistive and accessibility features maintained by the National Center for Technology Innovation (NCTI).
Using Technology to Support Struggling Students in Science
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