3 Things Teachers And Leaders Do To Personalize Learning
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3 Things Teachers and Leaders Do to Personalize Learning

What is personalized learning, and how can it be used by both teachers and educational leaders to empower students to access their full potential? An experienced educator spells out the milestones that matter for personalized learning. The students in Sarah Johnson’s third period Algebra hunch over their desks working through the mysteries of Pythagoras. The Read More…

Creating cultures of accessibility, compliance, and equity
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Creating Cultures of Accessibility, Compliance, and Equity

By Cheryl Spittler “The one argument for accessibility that doesn’t get made nearly often enough is how extraordinarily better it makes some people’s lives. How many opportunities do we have to dramatically improve people’s lives just by doing our job a little better?” ― Steve Krug In 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson enacted the Elementary Read More…

7 Steps to Smartphone-Based Education for Refugees
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7 Steps to Smartphone-Based Education for Refugees

When a San Diego nonprofit added adult education to its after-school program, its first step was to offer 24/7 access via a mobile app.   By Vinod Lobo Helping refugees learn English and math presents unique challenges. The learners may not be literate in any language, and they may not have access to computers, home Read More…

Five Classroom Considerations For Students With Hearing Loss
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Five Classroom Considerations For Students With Hearing Loss

By Heather Stinson, Itinerant Teacher of the Deaf/ Hard of Hearing, Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech Itinerant teachers of the deaf (TOD) provide direct services to children with hearing loss in mainstream schools, consultation to their teachers and professional development to school staff. Itinerant TODs travel to a child’s neighborhood school to provide one-on-one Read More…

Is Access All We Need?
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Is Access All We Need?

Before we get comfortable, thinking access is the only fire we have to address, there is more: privacy, security, and quality.