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  • Google Wants Your Disability Tech Ideas, 01/09/2015

    From Catalyst project email: "Google.org is looking for your biggest and best ideas for how technology can expand opportunity and independence for people with disabilities. Google is committing USD 20 million in grant funding toward this goal, some of which may be awarded to organizations identif...

  • New Generation Tech Handout!, 01/09/2015

    Do you know a student who is (or could be): Motivated to write about their assistive technology (AT)? Willing to receive feedback from an editor in the outside world? Excited to get published and reach an audience eager to learn from their experiences? Generation Tech wants to hear from you! This...

  • ATIA 2015 moment, 01/09/2015

    Arlene Lugo, Director of the Connecticut Tech Act Project, at the HIMS booth.

BRITE (Beattie Resources for Inclusiveness in Technology and Education)

  • Engaging students through collaborative learning tools, 29/09/2014

    Looking for ideas on how to engage new students this academic session? Struggling to get students to work effectively on projects outside the classroom, especially those who may be more introverted in groups? Perhaps one of a range of available collaborative learning tools (CLTs) could be the ans...

  • Transforming support for d/Deaf students, 02/08/2014

    Innovations in technology and the vital role of skilled professionals In May 2014, BRITE and Nated Scotland curated an international conference hosted at Edinburgh University, where 100 delegates came together to evaluate a range of cutting edge strategies to support d/Deaf students at college an...

  • Ai-Media article on our recent conference, 27/06/2014

    At our recent conference on Supporting Deaf Students at College and University, we were delighted to welcome Denise Bob-Jones of Ai-Media to deliver a presentation in partnership with Strathclyde University on remote live captioning. Ai-Media’s remote live captioning service, Ai-Live, also ...

eSchool News

  • 35 Jewish schools launch STEM program, 01/09/2015

    Thirty-five Jewish Day Schools nationwide are launching the CIJE-Tech MS Program, a new STEM engineering program designed specifically for middle school grades. The Center for Initiatives in Jewish Education (www.thecije.org), which provides and supports the implementation of programs that inclu...

  • SchoolDude introduces management platforms, mobile app, 01/09/2015

    SchoolDude, a provider of operations management solutions, has launched two Collaborative Operations Management platforms, MaintenanceEssentials Pro and EventEssentials Pro. For the first time, SchoolDude’s solutions are available in two comprehensive platforms, helping educational institutions ...

  • Flipping the classroom together—from 3,000 miles away, 01/09/2015

    How two teachers overcome the challenges of flipping their classrooms, collaborating, and co-planning their lessons across states.

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