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Monday, November 28 • 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Chrome as AT: Supporting Diverse Learners with UDL Tools & Going Google!

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Come discover the use of the FREE Chrome Browser and Google Chrome tools to engage and include all learners while providing access to diverse learners in a UDL environment! FREE and low cost educational apps, extensions, add-on, and tools in the chrome web store and Google docs to support education and learning are explored. Support your diverse learners and struggling learners, including those who struggle with literacy, executive function, math, and access to the curriculum and learning materials. These Google Chrome tools can be utilized on laptops (Mac or PC), Chromebooks, a Windows tablet, Surface Pro, and other tablets, and support the student across all curriculum and subjects! Tools explored include text to speech, speech recognition, mind mapping, word prediction, highlighting, study and research tools, timers, schedules/ reminders, organization tools, support with reading fluency and comprehension, access to textbooks and worksheets, note taking support, graphic organizers, visual aids, math support, presentation support and more! Personalize the learning experience, while ensuring access to the curriculum and instruction, engaging students, and providing multiple means of expression and participation. Join us with your own device to learn hands-on, in a UDL presented session, where you engage and participate in individual and group activities! (Presenter(s): Diana Petschauer, Assistive Technology Professional, Consult, AT for Education, and Kelsey Hall, AT for Education)

Monday November 28, 2016 6:00pm - 9:00pm EST
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