Assistive Technology, Barriers to Hurdle Over

As outlined by the Megan, Leigh, Jenny, and Kalyn in their presentation on assistive technology last week, there are three types of AT that we can use specifically in a school setting.  This includes: Low-Tech – lightweight, portable, limited capabilities, simple features, inexpensive, limited to no training needed Mid-Tech -  requires a battery source, relatively … Continue reading Assistive Technology, Barriers to Hurdle Over

Let Me Assess the Situation

Source Online assessment tools are not new, but their popularity is increasing as we navigate remote, hybrid, and blended learning in education these days.  Although I had heard of many of the tools introduced by Trevor, Dalton, and Matt, I was excited that they gave us the opportunity to explore them in addition to giving … Continue reading Let Me Assess the Situation

What’s the theory behind all of this?

I have always been interested in the psychology of learning, which entails biological influences, social pressures, and environmental factors that affect how people think, act, and feel.  As teachers, we have a huge impact on how students gain knowledge, which is largely dependent on their learning style.  Believe it or not,  it is likely that … Continue reading What’s the theory behind all of this?