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Introducing a Special Report on Education

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How are schools adapting to the new demands of the 21st century? (Introducing a Special Report on Education
How are schools adapting to the new demands of the 21st century?
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TTU students provide assistive technology

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Tennessee Tech University student Derrick Davis of Bell Buckle was part of a team that designed an adjustable rowing bike for use by special education students at Cookeville High School. For the 15th year in a row, mechanical engineering students in professor Stephen Canfield's class have designed assistive technology for community children just in time for the holidays...
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State of the K-12 Market 2014 Findings | schooldata

State of the K-12 Market 2014 Findings | schooldata | Accessible eBooks + Technologies = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
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Benetech Names New President, COO to Massively Grow Social Impact

Benetech Names New President, COO to Massively Grow Social Impact | Accessible eBooks + Technologies = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) January 27, 2015 -- Silicon Valley technology nonprofit Benetech today announced the appointments of Betsy Beaumon as president and Mark Roberts as chief operating officer.
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Leveling the Playing Field with Technology: It's No Longer a Choice (EdSurge News)

Leveling the Playing Field with Technology: It's No Longer a Choice (EdSurge News) | Accessible eBooks + Technologies = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
The vision of Polk School District, Georgia, is to create a transformational learning environment that will keep students at the forefront of their own academic pursuits. Every student, regardless of his or her socioeconomic background, is at the center of the educational process in our approach.As
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Seven Ways to Give Students with Print Disabilities Accessible Educational Materials for Learning

Seven Ways to Give Students with Print Disabilities Accessible Educational Materials for Learning | Accessible eBooks + Technologies = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
Seven Ways to Give Students with Print Disabilities Accessible Educational Materials for Learning.
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Please Share this Amazing Video, Possibilities Abound with Bookshare!

Please Share this Amazing Video, Possibilities Abound with Bookshare! | Accessible eBooks + Technologies = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
Did you know that in the U.S. an estimated 2% of all students have a print disability? And that by third and fourth grade*, students who are behind in reading, have a greater chance of falling behi...
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Parents Praise Dyslexia Therapist for Introduction to Online Accessible Book Library

Parents Praise Dyslexia Therapist for Introduction to Online Accessible Book Library | Accessible eBooks + Technologies = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
Already this school year, Ann Henkels, a dyslexia therapist in the Frisco Independent School District in Texas, has received several thank-you notes from parents. They called her an “angel” and sen...
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Vintage Ads for Libraries and Reading

Vintage Ads for Libraries and Reading | Accessible eBooks + Technologies = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
"There's a future in books…and a book in your future!"

After a look at those vintage ads for iconic books, how about some vintage ads a
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Use Text-to-Speech Online to Read with Your Ears

Use Text-to-Speech Online to Read with Your Ears | Accessible eBooks + Technologies = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
Is assistive technology (AT) keeping up with the pace of the Internet? Read more about the three ways text-to-speech can make online reading easier.
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How to Help Students With Nonverbal Learning Disabilities | Edudemic

How to Help Students With Nonverbal Learning Disabilities | Edudemic | Accessible eBooks + Technologies = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
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19 Free Text To Speech tools for Educators - eLearning Industry

19 Free Text To Speech tools for Educators - eLearning Industry | Accessible eBooks + Technologies = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
Are you looking for Free Text To Speech tools? Check the 19 Free Text To Speech tools for Educators.
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Informative list for parents and educators of children with learning and print disabilities.

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▶ As They See It: Technology for Students with Learning Disabilities - YouTube

Texas students with dyslexia and other learning disabilities share their excitement about books, Bookshare, and the ways that assistive technology opens door...
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New Title-Tag Best Practices | 2014 Google Update | GPO

New Title-Tag Best Practices | 2014 Google Update | GPO | Accessible eBooks + Technologies = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
With the recent Google update, title-tag construction was changed forever. Learn about the new title-tag best practices for SEO on the GPO blog today.
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Special Education Director talks about job shadow options

Special Education Director talks about job shadow options | Accessible eBooks + Technologies = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
Exceptional needs student given hands-on job shadow options in a field that interests him through Transition Services at Warren Township High School.
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​Will Digital Accessible Books Improve Reading for Students with Dyslexia? (EdSurge News)

​Will Digital Accessible Books Improve Reading for Students with Dyslexia? (EdSurge News) | Accessible eBooks + Technologies = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
In second grade, Jose Alvarez struggled to read. He had fallen behind early in school. His older brothers and mother are dyslexic, and the family feared that Jose might have a learning disability too.
Shortly after attending a third grade class taught by Ann Henkels, a dyslexia teacher in Frisc
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LD & Dyslexia

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Learning Disabilities and Dyslexia State Dyslexia Handbook and Procedures Concerning Dyslexia and Related Disorders (TEA) Here is the link to the Texas Region 10 Handbook in English, updated Fall 2...
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Bookshare Transforms Reading Independence for Iowa Student with Reading Disabilities

Bookshare Transforms Reading Independence for Iowa Student with Reading Disabilities | Accessible eBooks + Technologies = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
Kurtis Broeg uses a new, online accessible library, www.Bookshare.org, to provide access to digital books for qualified 9th-2th graders with reading and learning disabilities.
 
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K-12 Market Research Finds Strong Ed-Tech Budgets and Optimistic Outlook for 2015 | schooldata

K-12 Market Research Finds Strong Ed-Tech Budgets and Optimistic Outlook for 2015 | schooldata | Accessible eBooks + Technologies = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
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Advocate for Education Technology

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Advocating for what works in education. www.valeriechernek.com
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Parents praise TX dyslexia teacher for children's reading success!
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Kids from Texas describe what its like to read digital accessible books on video.

Kids from Texas describe what its like to read digital accessible books on video. | Accessible eBooks + Technologies = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
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​Inside the Special Education Classroom: How Tech Can Help Students With Special Needs (EdSurge News)

​Inside the Special Education Classroom: How Tech Can Help Students With Special Needs (EdSurge News) | Accessible eBooks + Technologies = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
At a glance, technology in special education classroom looks just like it does in a regular education classroom: computers, laptops, SmartBoards, and even an iPad or two. When you take a closer look, you will realize how much more this assistive technology provides in special education.Assistive te
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97% of Students Gainfully Employed!

97% of Students Gainfully Employed! | Accessible eBooks + Technologies = Learning Success! | Scoop.it

hrough the leadership of Lori Dyer and her team at the Believers Academy and a personalized educational program, 97% of at-risk students are now gainfully employed. Learn about this career and life skills curriculum for students at all ability levels.

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Bookshare's 2014 Winter Bulletin Just Released!

Bookshare's 2014 Winter Bulletin Just Released! | Accessible eBooks + Technologies = Learning Success! | Scoop.it
Our quarterly newsletter, the Bookshare Bulletin was just released! This Winter 2014 edition is a wonderful recap of a tremendous year and an exciting preview of 2015. Thank you for this amazing ye...
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