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  • Remembering Joey Wallace, 03/05/2016

    Here is a link to a wonderful post by Tony Gentry, remembering Joey Wallace, Project Director for RESNA Catalyst (funder of AT Program News). Joey passed away unexpectedly last week. We will all miss him. http://www.resna.org/news-events/general/remembering-joey-wallace Mic Note for Chrome!, 03/05/2016

    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!, 03/05/2016

    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...

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

  • Report: Teens feel ‘addicted’ to mobile devices, 04/05/2016

    Half of teenagers surveyed in a new poll said they "feel addicted" to their mobile devices, and 59 percent of parents participating in the survey said they agree their children are addicted. The Common Sense Media poll reveals that parents and children said they are concerned about the impact th...

  • How gamification is driving learning space design, 04/05/2016

    Gamification is moving from simple trend status to a valid pedagogical approach that can deliver powerful learning experiences in higher education and K-12 classrooms alike—and this growth has led to changes in how educators approach physical learning spaces. Today’s students demand engaging edu...

  • Survey: Educators express concerns over assessments, 04/05/2016

    Assessments are a hot topic in K-12 education — particularly in states that now require school districts to assess students in all subjects, not just those tested by the state. Where will districts get the new assessment content? Should teachers be involved in developing items and assessments? Ca...

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