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  • Mic Note for Chrome!, 04/02/2016

    Are you a fan of linking notes to audio? Ever use AudioNote, Notability or a Livescribe pen? Well here's another to add to your toolbox and it's FREE: Mic Note! Mic Note is great for recording lectures and meetings and typing linked, time-stamped notes that allow you to highlight important bits a...

  • Adobe Voice for Students with Dyslexia and Anyone!, 04/02/2016

    Here's a take away from my morning here at ATIA 2016 with Jamie Martin, AT Consultant and Trainer. Martin began his pre conference session on Assistive Technology Solutions for Students with Dyslexia sharing his #MyATStory using Adobe Voice. Adobe Voice is a slick presentation tool that easily sy...

  • Don't Miss edCampAccess International at ATIA2016!, 04/02/2016

    Last year I had the pleasure of attending edCampAccess International at ATIA in Orlando, Florida. edCamp is a surging movement of FREE participant-driven professional development among K-12 educators with an interest in technology. edCampAccess spins off this interest to focus on reaching student...

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

  • Data helps district make sense of student athletes and academics, 11/02/2016

    South Carolina's Greenville County Schools and PlanetHS, a platform connecting school communities online, have formed a collaborative partnership the Greenville Health System to collect data regarding student participation in school-sponsored athletics and sports-related injuries. “This communit...

  • Samsung launches new STEM learning, collaboration solutions, 11/02/2016

    In partnership with STEM Fuse and Tidebreak, Samsung Electronics America, Inc. has announced two new education solutions to enhance science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) curriculum, and create more collaborative learning spaces. “As schools bring more devices into the classroom, it’s ...

  • The real reasons later school start times are effective, 11/02/2016

    Two researchers explain how tardiness and discipline problems are linked to start times in high schools.

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