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This article includes recently revised recommendations for the type, amount, and quality of media that young children consume. Overall child development and communication development are discussed, along with concerns if media is overused. The policy statement addresses both traditional video media (broadcast television, streaming videos, etc) and app-based media...

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What does accessibility compliance mean for you as an educational leader? How can you ensure fair and equal access for all of your students, teachers, and other stakeholders before problems arise? Making accessibility a reality will require strategic planning, increased collaboration, and the blending and braiding of funding streams and...
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Under Title IV Part A of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), each state will receive funds based on the Title I funding formula. States then have the option of allocating these funds to select areas, including supporting technology. Use this infographic to learn more about technology-related funding under ESSA...

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ESSA provides a common language to bridge special education. Universal Design for Learning and technology can drive innovative strategies to enhance teaching and learning. This infographic compares the differences of key terms used in ESSA with terms used in NCLB.

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The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) includes an increased focus on technology-related requirements to achieve educational outcomes and opportunities for all students. This document is a summary of the technology-related opportunities and terms within ESSA and their implications for students with disabilities (SWDs). It includes a variety of resources to...

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This webinar by Martha Thurlow and Sheryl Lazarus from the National Center on Educational Outcomes provides viewers with quick, yet comprehensive, overview of the paradigm shift in how accessibility features and accommodations are provided as States move toward technology-based assessments. This session will provide you with the information you...

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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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Developed to supplement the Digital Accessibility Toolkit: What Education Leaders Need to Know, use this infogrphic to learn what you can do as state and local leaders, teachers, professional development coordinators, or IT coordinators to make accessibility part of the education equation.

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Developed to supplement the Digital Accessibility Toolkit: What Education Leaders Need to Know, use this checklist and related resources to ensure that your school or district offers accessible materials and services to meet the needs of all students.

For more informatoin on Accessibility, read the Digital...

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The 2016 K-12 Edition of the Horizon report looks at the impact of emerging technologies in school communities across the globe. Long term trends include the redesigning of learning spaces to accommodate more immersive, hands-on activities, and the rethinking of how schools work to keep pace with the demands of...

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