Category: Accessibility

Video for What’s New in EDU – ISTE Edition: Announcing new technology to empower inclusive, student-centered learning

What’s New in EDU – ISTE Edition: Announcing new technology to empower inclusive, student-centered learning

In today's classrooms, diversity is the new norm. By creating student-centered, inclusive learning environments, educators have the flexibility and opportunity to meet the needs of the diverse group of learners in every classroom. Technology has the power to help teachers not only navigate, but also benefit from, their students’ unique learning styles. In this month’s... Read more

Video for 10 ways Microsoft tools can help you build a classroom that works for every student

10 ways Microsoft tools can help you build a classroom that works for every student

In today's classroom, diversity is the new normal. Teachers don their superhero capes every day, going to extraordinary lengths to reach every one of their students, from creating inclusive curriculum in core subjects like reading, writing, and math, to enabling every student to have a voice. We're honoring their work, and highlighting some tools to help, in this month's... Read more

Video for In WY’s largest school district, modern tech tools help tailor the classroom for unique learners

In WY’s largest school district, modern tech tools help tailor the classroom for unique learners

With more than 14,000 students, the Laramie County School District 1 (LCSD1) is bigger than the University of Wyoming. It serves countless students with special academic and social needs, and it’s placed a priority on working with parents, staff and the local community to provide each with the tools they’ll need to achieve academically. For special needs students, this... Read more

Accommodations versus modifications in an inclusive classroom

Accommodations versus modifications in an inclusive classroom

As a special education teacher, I am constantly trying to create an environment for my students with learning differences that is personalized, differentiated and yet as close to their peers’ experience as possible. In this inclusive classroom, all students work and collaborate throughout the day as much as possible. This takes planning, tools and creativity. When I work... Read more