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High school students with print disabilities are now college bound thanks to their educators and the use of accessible books and reading technologies.
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School librarians play a critical role in today's schools--more critical than ever before. This report details some of their concerns.
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Educators who use Bookshare and/or teach students with print disabilities, now is the time to get them individual memberships. It's easy...here are the steps and a video tutorial.
Researchers at West Chester University found that elementary students showed lower comprehension levels when reading on iPads versus traditional print materials.
eBooks can improve your life but many people don't know about some of the advantages that they offer. This simple article shares 11 of them.
It's no secret that I am a passionate advocate for using video in the classroom. When used well, videos can help students make connections to people and ideas beyond their usual frame of reference. Th
Roles are changing in education and it's the place to be in America to make a big difference in our society. Let's work together to elevate the teaching profession.
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The iPad's accessibility features make it a great assistive technology tool for students with disabilities that impede their learning. Here's why special education teachers love the iPad.
Nice description of Accessibility options on the Ipad. Don't know if it includes newest options.
The Executive Summary for this year's IT Leadership Survey is now available. Download your free copy today! The full survey analysis will be released the week of April 1. You can also check out some of this year's most compelling results in infographic form:
Many educators are experimenting with the idea of a flipped classroom model. Find out what it is and why everyone's talking about it.
March is Women’s History Month. Do you know the name of a woman astronomer who discovered a comet in 1847? Who was the first woman Indian Chief to lead the Cherokee Nation? Who fought for a woman’s...
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April 13 begins National Library Week!
Reading has always been a passion of mine and when I began to lose my vision, one of my biggest fears was the thought that I would no longer be able to read my precious books. In time, I realized … Continue reading →
Which students qualify for Bookshare in the United States? This is an important question for American students with disabilities, since Bookshare is the largest online library designed to provide a...
Important topic for educators, specialists, publishers and disability advocates in the U.S.
What devices are vying for 1:1 dominance in the digital classrooms of America? Check out this infographic for quick snapshot.
In this blog, you'll get the scoop on all your favorite online hotspots like the Bookshare blog, Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest so that you can quickly reach our staff, get timely answers to your ...
Stay Connected to Get More Out of Bookshare! Great ways to stay connected and get the most out of your student's Bookshare membership. Bookshare provides free ebooks with text to speech support to eligible students.
From lesson and resource ideas to behaviour management techniques, Pinterest offers a wide range of support and inspiration for teachers with young students
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In this video, long-time publishing professional and Knewton client manager, Sally Searby talks about the evolution of content in the digital age. This is a must-watch for anyone interested in the future of content.