Responding to External Stresses with UDL

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Poverty is a huge issue in the US, directly affecting more than a fifth of American families. As busy professionals we often complain about being ‘time poor’. But it takes on another meaning in low-income households where parents may be battling to hold down multiple jobs, feed young mouths and simply cope with everyday struggles to survive. Read what Loui Lord Nelson has to say ahead of UDL-IRN.

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The new WriQ - simplify writing assessment in Docs

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Assessing student writing is a time consuming and tedious process. Reading through and evaluating dozens of multi-page documents and providing meaningful feedback during your “free” time is no one’s idea of fun. But we’ve come up with a solution that can help. It’s called WriQ® and it provides a standardized norm for assessing writing in Google Docs.

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TCEA’s Focus on Empowering Exploration

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Last week, attendees at TCEA 2019 had the honor of hearing Dr. Mae Jemison speak. Dr. Jemison was the first woman of color in the world to travel into space and is currently an advocate for the importance of STEM learning to foster the next generation of problem solvers and leaders.

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From Education to Workplace: Assistive Technology for all stages of life

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Technology has changed the face of education. And for many students with disabilities, it has leveled the playing field amongst their peers and enabled them to realize their true potential. That's why we attend events like ATIA, which help schools and educators who are seeking to improve their knowledge of how best to support students with learning difficulties and provide them with tools and learning strategies to help students achieve that potential.

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FETC 2019: Texthelp Takeaways


The weather was a bit of a disappointment in Florida last week, but FETC certainly was not!

FETC (The Future of Education Technology Conference) is one of the largest in the U.S.,. The conference format allowed attendees to join in hour-long sessions, 20-minute quick talks, poster presentations, blogger’s cafe’ all whilst dipping in and out of the exhibit hall conversing with vendors! It is one of the most exciting places to learn so much from so many different people, companies, organizations, and students.

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