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There are hundreds of solid pieces of evidence about digital learning and that's all rear view mirror evaluation. The potential of personalized learning technology suggests the potential going forward is much greater that what we’ve seen to date.
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October is National Dyslexia Month. Please read and share this blog by Ben Foss, the creator of the Intel Reader. Ben shares his journey with dyslexia and gives an example of how he writes and feels.
He also points out an important issue about shame and bullying.
Two awesome posters to promote digital citizenship http://t.co/NqAL67NmYA #edtech #digitalresponsibility @CommonSense
Using an e-reader may help some dyslexic students understand what they read more effectively, researchers at Harvard University argue.In a paper published in the journal PLOS One, the authors found that…...
Learning disability advocacy – These conversation starters will help parents reduce LD stigma and talk to extended family and teachers about learning and attention issues.
17 ways to start a conversation about LD. October is National #Dyslexia Month.
Students Lindsey Lee, Sarah Davis, and Alex Constantine share a lesson idea. The Multiple Abilities Program prepares students to be both elementary and special
I am what the book industry calls a “power reader.” I read a lot of books (at least 300 a year), and I read them quickly. With that sort of intake, using an
Read&Write for Google is a suite of literacy tools
designed to help
struggling students improve skills and make Google Apps for Education more accessible. Read&Write for Google is a suite of literacy tools designed to help students with print disabilities and English language learners improve reading, writing, research, and study skills
There are many resources for students and educators in the Chrome Browser now and many Google apps and extensions to support literacy; Read and Write for Google is excellent to support reading/ writing/ and study skills! This article by Andrew Leibs sums up the features well!
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People with dyslexia may have an easier time reading on an e-reader than using traditional paper, a new study published today in the journal PLOS One suggests.
Join a group viewing of this online coffee hour series, "Leveraging Diversity in STEM* Education," featuring presenters from University of Texas at Arlington and Iowa State University. Light lunch and drinks will be provided, along with the ...
AAC assistive technology ideas resources
I guess patience is a real virtue especially when it comes to developing apps for Apple's IOS devices. In the case of the Co:Writer App for IOS from Don Johnston, Inc, the wait was certainly worth it.
Let's talk reading independence via mobile devices to support kids with print disabilities. Very cool blog! Please LIKE, share, tweet, repost, comment! http://ow.ly/q1plX
Bookshare, the online digital library of copyrighted content for individuals with print disabilities shares latest news in its fall quarterly bulletin.
This is a quality educational resource for accessible books.
Wednesday, October 09, 2013
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM (Eastern Time) Show in My TimezonePresented by Steve Vosloo, Programme Specialist: Mobile Learning, UNESCO; Jennifer Fritschi, Ph.D., Director of Strategic Partnerships, State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA); and Mary Ann Wolf, PhD, CEO, Wolf Ed The potential of mobile learning continues to expand in the U.S. and around the world. As districts and schools work to implement technology that has become commonplace for many students outside of school, they face many challenges and opportunities. Steven Vosloo, Jennifer Fritschi, and Mary Ann Wolf will share their insight on trends, examples, and policy and practice implications, including Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), professional learning opportunities, and other policy implications. Sponsored by WowzersCo-hosted by CoSN, ISTE SIGML, and SIIA Join the Mobile Learning Explorations community to access the webinar recording and resources.
Crack The Books is a state of the art, interactive textbook series for upper elementary students.
I normally do not promote textbooks but these iTextbooks can "level the playing field" for millions of learners. Crack The Books™ textbooks are the ﬁrst interactive Textbooks that can be adjusted for reading level. Designed for the 2nd to 6th grade science and social studies curriculum, iTextbooks allow for reading level adjustment from 1st grade to 8th grade, making it possible for all learners in a classroom to access the same curriculum content regardless of their reading abilities.
Here are some other features that can make a difference for every learner in your class.
> Visual supports for comprehension
> Hundreds of high resolution images
> Videos and custom animations
> Interactive globes, charts and activities
> Interactive vocabulary definitions and glossaries
> Universal design elements
> Integrated voice over features
Interesting universal design for learning textbook series. Have you used these?
Technology and curriculum leaders from districts in Kansas, Arizona and Illinois explain the process of moving toward more digital content in the classroom.
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education
Using a variety of free and easy technologies you can flip your classroom. With kids having access to technology in and outside the classroom...not to mention their parents, makes learning and sharing 24/7. No more "I was absent and missed out"or " I wasn't paying attention". The online links and catch ups are there for them to access. Suits BYOD
There are some big innovations happening in education. Doubly so for special ed and the new role technology is playing.
RT @Primary_Ed: Bloom's Taxonomy for iPads. http://t.co/XIbZyVHdGZ #ukedchat #edchat #edtech #ipadchat #iPad #ipaded
Children Expected to Read More Ebooks in Canada Digital Book World According to a new study from BookNet Canada, a new surge in Canadian e-reading is coming soon.