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What Happens When Technology Fails? 3 Work-Arounds

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Technology enables it to differentiate authentically for the diverse group of learners that walk across your threshold. Until the day of, the technology that is its foundation fails. All that matters is an effort to use technology to add rigor and excitement to a tired lesson plan fails, leaving the teacher more technophobic than ever.

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Assistive Technology in Colleges

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With technology, it is so much easier to offer students the assistive technology they need to pursue their education dreams. The Tech Edvocate has so great suggestions for apps and prograsms to help those with specialized needs: What to Ask Colleges About Assistive Technology – The Tech Edvocate.

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Why Kindergartners Must Learn Technology

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When I started teaching technology almost twenty years ago, I taught K-8, three classes in each grade every week. Even a decade ago, technology was an extra class in student schedules where now, it is a life skill. Kindergartners love technology. Kindergartners learn technology fast. I see a few of you shaking your heads.

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What do Parents Ask About Technology in Education?

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I have written in the past about parent questions concerning technology in education , but always from the perspective of a teacher at the classroom. So I asked my grad school students: What questions do parents ask you about technology and education ? Here are the top issues: How much screen time is appropriate for my child?

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Can Brain Science Actually Help Make Your Training & Teaching Stick?

Speaker: Andrew Cohen, Founder & CEO of Brainscape

This session, featuring industry visionary Andrew Cohen, Founder & CEO of Brainscape, explores practical ways for educators and instructional designers to impart these essential tactics onto students and trainees through manageable tweaks to curriculum, assessment, and technology.

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Technology is Here to Stay: Now What?

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He has some interesting reflections on technology’s place in education: Remember the days of Oregon Trail on the old Apple IIe’s or students drawing pictures with Kid Pix. Much has changed since technology has made inroads into education, and much has not. So how do we know if the technology used in the classroom works? .

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The Role of Assistive Technology in Promoting Inclusive Education

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The Role of Assistive Technology in Promoting Inclusive Education Persons with disabilities may struggle with coordination problems, short attention spans, and limited mobility, which may or may not be obvious. Among the services they provide is guidance on assistive technology in schools. What are the benefits? What are the drawbacks?