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  • Thanks Spectronics for this school presentation and @CRPDisabilities for the tweet. Students with Disabilities can learn in ACADEMIC ARENAS that incorporate Universal Design for Learning, Integration, Least Restrictive environments, Inclusion practices, as well as, trained Teachers coupled with informed Administrators and Assistive Technologies. Sharing with 'Praying and Hoping for a Good, Productive and Enjoyable School year :-)' http://www.facebook.com/enjoyable schoolyear
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  • Chris Abbott ILT 2010
  • In education, three key technology-related shifts are underway that shows this to be an idea whose time has finally come. The first involves shifting computers from school tech labs to classrooms and from classrooms to pupils’ backpacks. The second replaces books and print-based analogues with online curricula and digital content. The third removes one-size-fits all, teacher-at-front-of-the room instructional approaches in favour of personalised lessons, assessments, and instructional modalities." Global education strategist Dr Mark Westo
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A School Leader’s Guide to Inclusive Technologies to Support Students with Disabilities: Implementing Disruptive Innovations A School Leader’s Guide to Inclusive Technologies to Support Students with Disabilities: Implementing Disruptive Innovations Presentation Transcript

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  • A School Leader’s Guide to Inclusive Technologies to Support Students with Disabilities: Implementing Disruptive Innovations
  • Greg O’Connor Education Services Manager, Spectronics
  • Barriers to Learning & Opportunity
    • “ impaired access, participation
    • and progress throughout the curriculum”
  • One size fits all?
  • Differentiation
  • Universal Design for Learning
    • Multiple Means of
    • Representation
    • Action and Expression
    • Engagement
  • Using technology to remediate or compensate for difficulties
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  • PDF can be downloaded from www.futurelab.org.uk E-inclusion: Learning Difficulties and Digital Technologies Chris Abbott 2007
  • three key technology-related shifts are underway
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  • Critical Decisions
    • Assessment
    • and
    • Setting Options
    • Content management & editing tools
    • Data Tracking
    • Sources for quality app reviews
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  • Introduction to the iPad
    • The iPad
    • Accessibility
    • The Classroom
  • iPad Resources www.spectronicsinoz.com /blog/apple
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  • It Can’t Teach
  • The iPad
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  • iTunes
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  • Accessibility
    • Settings
    • Pointers, keyboards & keyguards
    • App embedded assistive technology
    • Switch access
    • Assessment
  • Switch Access Switch Box by Therapy Box Blue2 Bluetooth Switch By AbleNet
  • The Classroom
  • Management Bretford PowerSync Cart for iPad By Apple
  • Accessories
  • Accessories
  • Teaching and Learning
  • Assistive Technology
    • Communication / AAC
    • Visual Supports
  • Curriculum
    • Reading
    • Writing
    • Numeracy
    • Creative Arts
  • Implications
    • Disruptive Innovation
  • SOS
  • Implications lack of integration into curriculum
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  • Implications
    • Paradox
    • Acceptance
    • Training
    • Assessment
    • Revisit SETT to review changing curriculum access needs
    • Management plan
    • Successful inclusion (teaching) requires differentiation
    • Teachers reluctant to change
    • Differentiation requires expertise, planning and preparation
    • (Shaddock 2006)
    Implications
    • What facilitates changes to teaching?
    • Teachers
    • Possible
    • Principals
    • Provide planning, collaboration and reflection
    • System
    • Practical, content-relevant professional development
    • (Shaddock 2006)
    Implications
  • Piano Stairs
    • Thanks
  • http:// gregoconnor.wikispaces.com http:// twitter.com/gregoconnor http:// delicious.com/ocgreg http:// www.spectronicsinoz.com Email: [email_address] Phone: +61 7 3808 6833
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  • 22nd - 25th May 2012 Jupiters Gold Coast Convention Centre Queensland, Australia www.spectronicsinoz.com/conference/2012