Rhode Island Technology Road Show
Using Technology effectively to meet the needs of English Language
Learners and Special Education students, using your own device!
Rhode Island Technology Road Show Sessions Include the Following:
In the United States alone, 73% of classrooms have readers that span 4 or more grades, 72% have students with specialized learning needs, and 52% of classroom with students new to the country and still learning the language. There are tools that make it easier to see, hear, and improve student outcomes by making the computer easier to use. Theme: Universal Design for Learning (Accessibility): Meeting the needs of our diverse learners in an inclusive classroom.
· Teachers: adaptation tools at their fingertips that don’t require extra funding and can be implemented immediately.
· Students: independence, less attention focused on their disability, and no delay in getting the materials they need that oftentimes interrupts their learning.
Using TEAMS, SWAY, and Online Tools for Problem Solving, Communication, Critical Thinking and Collaboration
Collaboration skills ranks high on the lists of 21st Century requirements in schools and business. Collaboration used to mean sharing hand-written notes and phone calls at specific times. With these tools, however, collaboration can happen across schools, at any time - in real time, and with no need to pass around paper copies of materials. Theme: Single hub for collaboration and creation.
Session Theme: Single hub for collaboration and creation.
© 2013 Rhode Island Society of Technology Educators (RISTE)