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The technology is being used as a teacher training and development tool for everything from classroom management to identifying students at risk of suicide.
Here are tips and tools for streamlining the task of summarizing, documenting and sharing daily activities.
For students with disabilities, edtech can provide opportunities or barriers, so inclusivity should be considered throughout implementation.
By sharing lesson plans digitally, co-teachers can improve planning and ensure that students with disabilities receive the adaptations they need for success.
Free or low-cost tools, some of which are embedded in devices or apps that students already use, can improve readability of digital text, says edtech expert and FETC speaker Leslie Fisher.
Technology can make it easier to communicate with parents and others about special education matters, but the convenience of digital communication can also lead to embarrassment and liability.
Digital assessments can measure students’ strengths and needs in cognitive functioning, and help educators design interventions tailored to students’ cognitive profiles.
Use social media to build transparency and credibility for the work in your district, says Joe Sanfelippo, superintendent of Fall Creek School District in Wisconsin.
Practitioners at the UDL-IRN Summit last month shared ways to add “zhoosh,” or excitement, to blended and online learning with universal design for learning’s three principles.
Following Texas and Georgia, West Virginia is the latest state to pass legislation pertaining to the use of cameras in special education classrooms.
The benefits of virtual assistants for individuals with disabilities have many special educators eyeing these tools for their potential use in the classroom.
Ranking high on Kevin Schwartz’s list of most memorable moments from his career as Austin (Texas) ISD’s technology officer for learning and systems is a pilot of a 1:1 device […]
How technology provides districts with information about potential signs of self-harm or cyberbullying.
When it comes to the qualities of a modern CIO, communicating and empathizing with staff during periods of change is as important as knowing the technology.
Consider what the world will be like in 2031 when today’s kindergartners graduate high school. “We don’t know exactly what it’ll look like, but there are a couple things we […]
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