accessibility

How To Create Accessible Content For Your Class Blog Or Website (7 Simple Accessibility Tips) – Education Article

We know all teachers work hard to ensure every student and member of their community is catered for, but creating accessible web content might not be something you’ve ever considered. In order for your class blog to be valuable, it must be accessible to all students. This includes individuals with visual impairments or disabilities that require them to use a screen reader or other assistive technologies. Fortunately, there are a few strategies you can implement to make creating accessible content…

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How to Improve the Accessibility of Videos and Slides Used in Your Classroom – Education Article

Subscribe to get my tip of the week sent directly to you at the start of the week. Success! Please check your email to confirm your subscription. (If you’re using a school-issued email address, you may need to check your junk folder). This is only a snippet of a Education Article written by Richard Byrne Read Full Article

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Educational Technology Guy: Creating an Accessibility-Friendly Environment – Education Article

Accessibility is an important topic in education and encompasses the classroom space, digital tools and resources and much more. Creating an Accessibility-Friendly Classroom Environment Is the classroom bursting with patterned borders on the bulletin boards and bright colorful posters/word walls/anchor charts? Many teachers follow this trend because they believe more is better (it is touted as best practice on Pinterest and Teachers Pay Teachers), but the research shows that this is detrimental for student focus and ability to retain information.…

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Anyone Can Learn to Type Thanks to Typing Club’s Accessibility Settings – Education Article

Typing Club is a free typing instruction site that offers some unique features for students and teachers. One of those features that I covered in depth last year is the story-based typing practice activities. In those activities, demonstrated here, students unlock stories as they type. Unlocking the next part of the story provides and incentive for students to type accurately and quickly. That’s not the only way to develop and practice typing skills in Typing Club, but it is the…

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