Socially Accessible Shelby Elise Simmons, MAT Title I Parent Involvement Coordinator Colleton County School District ED TECH Conference, October 11, 2013 - Greenville, SC
Don’t we all have special needs? Read your paper, follow those instructions, copy question below and find the answer. • How many feet from Greenville to your school? • What is the word for teacher in 3 different languages? • Membacaakhbar anda, ikutiarahantersebut, menyalinsoalan di bawah dan mencarijawapan. Berapa kaki dari Greenville masukkesekolah anda? Apakahperkataan yang gurudalam 3 Bahasa yang berbeza?
Don’t we all have special needs? Read your paper, follow those instructions, copy question below and find the answer. • How many feet from Greenville to your school? • What is the word for teacher in 3 different languages?
Additional Simulations • http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/misunderstoodminds/attention.html • http://iris.peabody.vanderbilt.edu/ • http://www.cedu.niu.edu/seed/projectaccept/mod1_att/Simulation%20Activity.pdf
Goals/Agenda • Importance of incorporating accessible teachnologies • Identifying and evaluating teachnologies • Examples • Discussion
Teachnology? • Teaching Technology = Teachnology • Devices and Software used for instructional purposes • Designed or adapted for educational purposes • Used by teacher or student to improve or supplement instruction
Got Apps? • Most devices, software, and apps are designed to appeal to large audiences • Some are designed to be useful to special populations • What about those in the gap?
Visit The Gap • Achievement Gap • Income Gap • Accessibility Gap
Other Important Terms • Universal Design for Learning • Assistive Technology • Socially Accessible • ADDIE • Analysis • Design • Develop • Implement • Evaluate
Resources • http://social.shelbyesimmons.me • http://webtoolboxes.wikispaces.com/