Using Technology Effectively To Meet The Needs of English Language Learners and Special Education students

  • December 04, 2018
  • 4:00 PM
  • 69 Draper Avenue Warwick. RISTE Office.



Using Technology effectively to meet the needs of English Language

Learners and Special Education Students.

Learning and Accessibility tools for students struggling with Reading, Writing, English Language Arts and Special Education Students 

     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.  ThemeUniversal 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 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.


  • All sessions will be hands on! Devices will be provided, or you can bring your own device.

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