Tag Archives | Educational technology

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AT and Edtech to watch: Teaching AAC with core vocabulary

In the next few weeks we’ll be posting areas of assistive technology and educational technology, along with resources, that can make a significant difference for teachers, students and parents this year. First up is teaching core vocabulary which has had a huge impact on the field of AAC and is essential to teach AAC effectively.

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There’s a special app for that – Part 6: 3 Methods of Using Augmentative Communication Apps To Support Different Languages

Welcome to Part 6 of “There’s A Special App For That” series on iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad apps for students with special needs. In Part 6 we look at 3 methods of using augmentative communication apps to support different languages: use existing native language AAC apps; use the pronunciation feature within Proloquo2Go; and use […]

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Looking forward to 2011 as mobile learning matures

MobileFuture, a news and advocacy site for mobile technologies, produced a great video that covers the growth of mobile technology in the last year. Of particular interest to us in this video is the growth of mobile app downloads, from 300 million in 2009 to 5 BILLION in 2010. Now that is incredible growth. Of […]

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LD OnLine :: Adolescent Literacy: What’s Technology Got to Do With It?

LD OnLine :: Adolescent Literacy: What’s Technology Got to Do With It?. This is a valuable article from LD Online, one of our favorite websites for resources and information for students with learning disabilities. The topic is adolescent literacy and how technology can assist students in four specific areas: background knowledge and vocabulary, comprehension strategies, […]

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