Professional Development

We found 182 resources (Showing 121-130 of 182)
Articles, Guides & More!
pdf

In partnership with the Consortium on School Networking (CoSN), we are pleased to present the 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 disabilities and English language learners. The toolkit...

Infographic
Infographic

Developed to supplement the Digital Accessibility Toolkit: What Education Leaders Need to Know, use this infographic 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.

For more information on Accessibility, read the...

Infographic
Infographic

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 information on Accessibility, read the Digital Accessibility Toolkit:...

Articles, Guides & More!
pdf

This brief reviews research and protocols used in 20 states to identify and support English Learners with disabilities. The document identifies key challenges, state resources, and provides a table comparing Features from the Five State Manuals on Serving English Learner Students Who May Have Learning Disabilities. https://relwest.wested.org/system/resources/218/EL_SWD_online_508.pdf?1465495109 ...

Articles, Guides & More!
pdf

Prepared by the Regional Educational Laboratory (REL) West at WestEd, this report investigated 2 main questions: 1) What issues do previous studies raise about identifying, assessing, and supporting English learner students with learning disabilities? and 2) What procedures, including guidelines and protocols, do the 20 states with the largest populations...

Articles, Guides & More!
pdf

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 the pace with demands of...

Articles, Guides & More!
pdf

This qualitative research project examined and identified essential elements of a successful STEM-support model at Landmark College. The study gathered and analyzed data about student persistence and learning in STEM. Findings indicate that 1) academic counseling is a core support - technology facilitates, not supplements, this relationship, and 2) learning...

Articles, Guides & More!
pdf

To increase representation of students with disabilities (SWD) in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) departments, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette (ULL) developed a program focused on 4 specific areas: 1) STEM-SwD Transition Program, 2) STEM-SwD Specialized Tutoring Services, 3) Ability Specialist: Specialized Advising to Provide Individualized Counseling for...

Articles, Guides & More!
pdf

In this policy brief, professionals from the RAND corporation argue that identification of specific requirements and definitions of what constitutes an adequate technology architecture requires 1) Involvement of a wide variety of organizations, and 2) Consideration of the rapid pace of technology development. Get the Resource: Identifying an Adequate...

Video
video

Produced by the Inclusive Learning Network (INL) and presented at the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) 2016, this series of videos, Playground at ISTE 2016 , address four main areas: Inclusion, Accessibility and Usability, Universal Design for Learning (UDL), and Advocacy.

...

Pages