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ECI 833 Summary of Learning

ECI 833 Summary of Learning

Summary of Learning Here is my final summary of learning:I summarized our semester into a narrative that synthesized my key learnings for our class.Although many of the tools we explored are geared towards K-12, I found learning about how you are …

Let’s ‘Make’ It Happen

Let’s ‘Make’ It Happen

By Dean Vendramin and Melinda Demeter  There are couple of movements, which although not entirely new, deserve a push, poke, and a plug.  These movements are coding, and makerspaces being infused in the classroom.  Recently, in an Education Master’s class, we examined the learning theories, tools, and complexities … Continue reading

Summary of Learning

Summary of Learning

I really enjoyed sitting down and reflecting on all we learned this semester. It was a busy one for me as we added a new addition to our family but it was all worth it. So much to take with me when I enter back into the classroom next fall. I hope you …

Assistive Technology

Assistive Technology

What is Assistive Technology? According to understood.org, AT (Assistive Technology) is any “device, software or equipment that helps people work around their challenges.” Below is a video that discusses the European Assistive Technology Act, which is very similar to Canada’s. Even though AT empowers people and allows them to work around their challenges, there are … Continue reading Assistive Technology

Assistive Technology, Barriers to Hurdle Over

Assistive Technology, Barriers to Hurdle Over

As outlined by the Megan, Leigh, Jenny, and Kalyn in their presentation on assistive technology last week, there are three types of AT that we can use specifically in a school setting.  This includes: Low-Tech – lightweight, portable, limited capabilities, simple features, inexpensive, limited to no training needed Mid-Tech –  requires a battery source, relatively … Continue reading Assistive Technology, Barriers to Hurdle Over

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