Tag » technology
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- 1/1/08 - Center for Implementing Technology in Education,
The usefulness of assistive technologies for students with learning disabilities is fairly obvious. It is easy to understand the educational benefits of software designed specifically for students with dyslexia. But what about Web 2.0 tools? What are they and how do they affect learning and interaction for students with learning disabilities?
- 1/1/06 - National Center for Technology Innovation,
NCTI has suggestions for how assistive and accessible technologies and other supplemental services can help make activities more inclusive for students with special needs.
- 1/1/08 - National Center for Technology Innovation, , Center for Implementing Technology in Education,
Research on school climate and connectedness has found that in order to create a positive learning environment for all students, it is important to assess and enhance social and emotional conditions for learning. Students must feel both physically and emotionally safe from harm. They must feel that the adults in their lives care about them and are there to support them.
- 1/10/09 - Technical Assistance ALLIANCE for Parent Centers,
Research shows that assistive technology (AT) can help young children with disabilities to learn developmental skills.(1) Its use may help infants and toddlers to improve in many areas: • social skills including sharing and taking turns • communication skills • attention span • fine and gross motor skills • self confidence and independence The right type of assistive technology can improve a child’s ability to communicate. This in turn may help reduce some negative behaviors...
- 1/1/07 - Center for Implementing Technology in Education,
This Info Brief summarizes Thompson and Sproule's (2000) "Calculator Decision-Making Flow Chart" and uses the principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) to clarify how calculator usage helps students with learning disabilities understand math concepts.
- 1/1/05 - Beglau, Monica M.
The significant gains that have been made in the achievement of African-American students in Missouri may be the result of a collaborative education program called enhancing Missouri's Instructional Networked Teaching Strategies (eMINTS), which uses technology to make a difference in student achievement. Focusing on the expectation that all students can attain higher performance levels, eMINTS includes mechanisms for increasing quality parental involvement and provides teachers with...
- 1/1/00 - Mayer-Smith, Jolie, Pedretti, Erminia, Woodrow, Janice
This case study explores a popular assertion, namely that success in technology enriched science classrooms is gender dependent. We investigate how students respond to substantive changes that accompany a comprehensive integration of technology with the teaching and learning of secondary science and physics. Specifically, we ask: (1) Do female students view, participate, and achieve differently than male students in technology enhanced science classrooms? and, (2) If not, why not? Empirical...
Technology makes the assessment of student achievement based on ethnicity more precise and faster and can create and store a huge amount of remediation activities. Furthermore, technology can engage students in alternative teaching and learning that is customized to students' individual learning styles and standards. Examples of the use of technology to help close the achievement gap in West Virginia and Louisiana are provided.
- 1/5/09 - Davis, C., Atcherson, S., Johnson, M.
This book focuses on the access needs of individuals who are hard of hearing or deaf who rely on aural/oral and/or print communication and not sign language. It covers information on hearing aids, audiograms, cochlear implants and other auditory implantable devices, the definition of communication access, assistive listening devices, speech-to-text accommodations, alerting devices, and telecommunication options. In addition, there is an extensive resource section with additional information...