Google Tools for Struggling Readers  (for schools migrating to Google Apps for Education-GAFE)

October 1, 2014

Although teachers are often told that only students with disabilities can use assistive technology, how can we help struggling students with or without disabilities access the general curriculum? This session will go beyond the myth and show you free and low cost tools that are available to ALL students using Google apps. This one hour webinar will show you how to harness the power of free technology tools for learning.

If your school division is migrating to Google Apps for Education (GAFE), you will soon have FREE or low cost technology built into your network.  For information on GAFE, you should register for the session on October 1, 2014 at 12:00 or 3:30.

 

Google Tools for Struggling Readers  (for schools not planning to migrate to Google Apps for Education)

October 2, 2014

Although teachers are often told that only students with disabilities can use assistive technology, how can we help struggling students with or without disabilities access the general curriculum? This session will go beyond the myth and show you free and low cost tools that are available to ALL students using Google apps. This one hour webinar will show you how to harness the power of free technology tools for learning.

If your school is not planning to go Google and you would like personalized information on accessing Google apps for you and your students using a Gmail account, you should register for October 2, 2014 at 12:00 or 3:30.

 


 

Virtual Techknowledgy & More

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Assistive technology (AT) includes adaptive and rehabilitative devices for people with disabilities.  AT can provide independence by enabling individuals to perform tasks that they were formerly unable to accomplish.

 

 

The Virginia Assistive Technology Project goal is to increase access to the general education curriculum for students with disabilities through the use of assistive technology. The project supports the accommodations and modifications that are necessary for students with disabilities to master curricular objectives and to participate in statewide assessments.  Tools and training are available at Virginia Assistive Technology Project Website.

 

 

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