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Accessibility guidelines, checklists, and standards can be useful tools when developing accessible content, but accessibility is more than just a checklist for compliance. Understanding your end users and the ways they use web and digital content can help you move beyond technical components of accessibility to developing a truly usable...

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Part of the University of Nebraska Technology (Tech) Education In Digital and Global Environments (EDGE), this Tech EDGE Conference 17 focuses on Innovation in Teacher Education. The Keynote speaker, Ann Feldman, an Apple Education Trainer, Instructional Technologist Specialist, addresses expectations schools currently have from Teacher Education programs.

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Launched in 2015 to celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Month, this animated video talks about the importance of digital inclusion and provides tips and suggestions to help organizations make their digital content more accessible and inclusive. The video is a collaborative work between Citizens Online’s, Fix the Web project, the Digital...

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This resource guide identifies a number of high-quality, useful resources to address issues of accessibility in several key areas: developing an accessibility statement, conducting an accessibility audit, procuring accessible technology, and building professional development and training resources on accessibility for your staff.

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The Center on Technology and Disability (CTD), in partnership with the Consortium on School Networking (CoSN) are pleased to present Digital Accessibility Toolkit: What Education Leaders Need to Know.

Accessibility is essential for leveraging technology and providing educational opportunities for all students, including those with...

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Presented by Dr. Susan Schatz and Dr. Mary Ann Kinsella-Meier, from the Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center, Gallaudett University, this webinar is geared towards professionals working with students wearing cochlear implants. The presentation discusses considerations in educational planning for students in either general settings or schools for the deaf,...

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Developed by the SpedApps Team at Kent State University, this study consisted of 2 phases: 1) literature review examined peer-reviewed research articles focusing on mobile technology and special education, and 2) survey focusing on belefs and use of technology and mobile Apps/devices by professionals interested in special...

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In this video, Laurenne Simms, Ph.D. professor at the Department of Education, Gallaudet University, examines recommended practices to support early development of strong language foundation for children who are deaf/hard of hearing.

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Produced by Origin Learning, this infographic clearly defines blended learning, differentiates it from technology layering and shows the varied instructional strategies and online technology-based tools used.

Link: http://blog.originlearning.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Blended-Learning-for-Organizations.jpg

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At the Washington School for the Deaf (WSD) teachers are using Screen-Recording tool for instruction and student engagement, assessment, documenting growth, classroom management, and professional development. The tool is also used to support the development of American Sign Language (ASL) and English in an innovative way.

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