Rolling out assistive technology in a school environment

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This week we have a guest blog post from Randy Lyseng, an assistant principal and Certified Google Education Trainer responsible for a wide variety of technology PD and tools.

As a seasoned educator with over 25 years public school experience as a teacher, university facilitator, and educational technology consultant for a district of approximately 5,000 teachers, we turned to Randy to get his expertise on rolling out assistive technology school-wide.

If you are planning on using assistive technology or other education technology across your school or district this school year, you won't want to miss Randy's best practices.

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Differentiate Your Classroom From Day One

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This week we have a guest blog post from Katie Spear, an upper elementary school teacher in the San Francisco Bay Area. If you are thinking about differentiating your classroom as part of your #BackToSchool plan, you won't want to miss Katie's 4 strategies that you can implement on the first day of school!

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Top 4 Reasons to use Fluency Tutor with Students

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Originally posted on the EdTechTeam blog.

“Where do I find the time?” I’m sure you say this almost every day as a teacher. New initiatives, parent-teacher conferences, and dare I say, the dreaded fire drill. Each day comes with different challenges for which we may or may not be prepared. Sometimes we have a plan and sometimes we scramble but, either way, we are able to show off our superpowers and make something out of nothing.

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Beyond the Buzzword: Putting Personalized Learning in Action

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This week we have a guest blog post from Andrea Ferrero, the co-founder of Pockets Change, an organization that works with students, families, and teachers across the country to change the way finance is taught.

With over a decade of experience teaching Pre-K-12th grade, coaching educators, and designing award winning educational programs and products, we turned to Andrea to get her expertise on putting personalized learning into action.

If you're considering implementing personalized learning as part of your #BackToSchool plan, you won't want to miss Andrea's 5 tips for designing a personalized learning environment in your classroom.

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Texthelp’s New PDF Reader Now Available

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Portable Document Format (PDF) files continue to be one of the most popular file formats found both on and off the web. They’re great when you need to retain formatting, restrict others from editing, or save a digital copy of a file. PDFs are also easily viewable on devices ranging from phones to Chromebooks. 

There’s always room for improvement however. That’s why we've been working on a new PDF Reader that provides a speedy experience while integrating all the bells and whistles anyone looking to interact with PDFs would want. Read on to find out more.

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