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Thanks to more accessible technologies and a nationwide effort to engage underrepresented populations in STEM fields, more students with disabilities than ever are pursuing careers in science and engineering. However, many students with disabilities... More...
“Supports to make learning accessible should be built into learning software and hardware by default…Modern public buildings include features such as ramps, automatic doors, or braille on signs to make them accessible by everyone. In the same way,... More...
Digital storytelling is an engaging way to tell a story or present information by mixing computer-based images, text, recorded audio narration, video clips, and/or music. For struggling students, learning, comes alive as they: ... More...
Dictionary.com defines a Podcast as being, “a digital audio or video file or recording, usually part of a themed series that can be downloaded from a website to a media player or computer.” Podcasts containing news, stories,... More...
What does state of the art assistive and educational technology look like for students with disabilities?
“…what used to fit in a building now fits in your pocket, what fits in your pocket now will fit inside a blood cell in 25 years” – Ray Kurzweil The Technology-Related Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities Act (1988), is also called... More...
An educational rite of passage is for students, somewhere from the upper elementary grades through high school, to carry out one or more research projects and present/report out their findings. Recognize this familiar scene: A student is... More...
The third Ed Tech Digest Awards winner we bring to you is: BoomWriter Earlier posts from this series: Arcademic Skill Builders, Learnist Features for Differentiation: Multimedia presentations Content area... More...
Looking for ways to incorporate more multimedia into your teaching? Searching for that perfect educational video to use with your students? Multimedia can be a fantastic way of engaging students, building background knowledge, and presenting... More...
February 5th is the 3rd annual Digital Learning Day! Created by the Alliance for Excellent Education in 2012, Digital Learning Day recognizes innovative schools and school districts using technology tools to improve teaching and learning. ... More...
In case you didn't get a chance to watch our Webinars live for Connected Educator Month 2013, we've archived each of them, here, so that you can watch them on your own time. Acknowledgement: Special thanks to Michael McGarrah for helping to... More...
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