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2018 CoSN Conference Presentation - UDL and Technology: Ensuring Transformative Technology Benefits All Learners

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The last decade has seen an explosion in the advancement of educational technology tools and accessibility features that support universally designed learning experiences and instruction that meets...

2018 SXSW EDU Conference Presentation - Call to Action: Closing the Digital Accessibility Gap

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Presentation Overview Our students are living in a time of innovation that is transforming how they learn, play, work, and interact with the world. But transformative change cannot be exclusionary;...

A National Primer on K-12 Online Learning

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Due to the fast pace of change in the K-12 online learning field, many of the issues and concepts found in the first edition of this series required updates. This second edition of the National...

A Taxonomy of Reflection

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In an effort to assist schools in the process of reflection and creating reflective learning environments, the author presents his "Taxonomy of Reflection" which is grounded in Bloom's approach. The...

A case study of enabling factors in the technology integration change process

This article details a case study that examined the integration of technology into a college-level science course over a period of six years. Through interviews and reviews of documents, the...

A five-step approach to planning for technology in new science spaces

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In this article, the author provides planning ideas for those building a new classroom space to ensure the accommodation of technology that will be available in the near future. Drawing upon an...

A mentoring model for interactive online learning in support of a Technology Innovation Challenge Grant

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This article summarizes the evaluation of the Lewis & Clark Rediscovery Project, a technology professional development program designed to help teachers restructure teaching and learning...

AT and IT: Where are we headed?

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Rapid changes in technology will continue to shape the future of special education services and the integration of assistive technology and instructional technology. An understanding of the shifts in...

Accessibility Tools and Resources: Getting Started with Accessibility

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This resource guide identifies a number of high-quality, useful resources to address issues of accessibility in several key areas: developing an accessibility statement, conducting an accessibility...

Accessibility is More Than a Checklist (Print Version)

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Accessibility guidelines, checklists, and standards can be useful tools when developing accessible content, but accessibility is more than just a checklist for compliance. Understanding your end...

Accessibility is More Than a Checklist (Web Version)

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Accessibility guidelines, checklists, and standards can be useful tools when developing accessible content, but accessibility is more than just a checklist for compliance. Understanding your end...

Accommodations: Instructional and Testing Supports for Students with Disabilities

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This interactive module provides an overview of accommodations for students with disabilities.  

An Introduction to Teacher Development

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The purpose of this video from Edutopia is to prepare educators in training with a focus on practical tips and feedback.  

Assistive Technology for Students with Disabilities: What To Do When Funding is Limited?

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Assistive technology (AT) comes in many shapes and sizes, and for students with disabilities, it has the capacity to open many doors. However, with tight budgets and limited funds many districts are...

Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation Adoption Rubric

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Supplementary Resource: Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation (BCSC) Adoption Rubric - This is an example of the rubric used to evaluate classroom resources according to UDL principles. Use...

Born Accessible Quick Guide: What Education Leaders Need to Know

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Learn what it means for technology to be born accessible, why it is important, and what eduation leaders can do to ensure that born accessible technology is integrated into classrooms in their states...

Breakdown Of Technology Funding: ESSA, Title IV, Part A

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Under Title IV Part A of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), each state will receive funds based on the Title I funding formula. States then have the option of allocating these funds to select...

Call to Action: Closing the Digital Accessibility Gap

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Our students are living in a time of innovation that is transforming how they learn, play, work, and interact with the world. But transformative change cannot be exclusionary; as educators embrace...

Classroom Guide: Top Ten Tips for Teaching with New Media

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This teacher guide from Edutopia has tips, lesson ideas, and strategies for teaching with new media. The guide contains succinct and practical ways to prepare students for 21st-century success. (Free...

Conditions for classroom technology innovations

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This article reports on a study of the complex and messy process of classroom technology integration. The main purpose of the study was to empirically address the large question of "why don't...