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Free or inexpensive technology that can be easily utilized by teachers to add layers of access for students with disabilities.
This feature in CEC Today builds on the principles of universal design for learning (UDL) in the selection of materials, with a focus on those programs that support multiple means of representation, engagement or expression for students.
This month’s Te(a)chnology ideas come via the All-Member Forum in the CECommunity from CEC members who are sharing how to use technology in the classroom to enhance access for all students.
Enhancing Access for All Students
Using SlideBoom to Repurpose Your PowerPoint Presentations
Audio Note & Vocaroo
Access in Every Classroom
Using Make Beliefs Comix to Encourage Writing, Support Emotional Development, & More,
3 Novel Ways to Use Class Dojo