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  1. 1. Resources for Inclusion and Digital Learning Wireless EdTech 2013 Heidi Larson, Jonathan P. Costa, Sr., and Susan Wells The purpose of inclusion practices is to allow learners with special circumstances to learn and participate with their general education peers. The key to technologies that enable this progress is that they meet learners where they are and match the skills they can use so they can leverage those abilities more efficiently to move forward toward the learning goals they share with their peers. An app for searching for apps: http://www.quixey.com An app for organizing apps: http://www.schoolfuelapps.com A few sites that provision inclusion apps: http://www.tcischool.org/techtips http://www.friendshipcircle.org/blog/2011/02/02/the-special-needs-ipad-app- series/?gclid=CKaR36KF-bkCFelAMgodFi4ArQ http://www.autismspeaks.org/autism-apps https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/autism-apps/id441600681?mt=8 http://blog.laptopmag.com/best-autism-apps-ipad https://autismapps.wikispaces.com/ http://www.livebinders.com/play/play?id=312446 http://www.onevoiceict.org/news/moving-together-mobile-apps-inclusion-and-assistance An inclusion tool that is designed for the mainstream and demonstrates how technology can be used to enable differentiation and enhance learning opportunity - http://www.newsela.com Google Site choosing, and with a selection of, ESL/ELL apps for learners high school age and older: https://sites.google.com/site/mobileappsesl/app-evaluation/results
  2. 2. Presentation on using mobiles for ELL/ESL K-8 students, with links to apps: http://www.slideshare.net/hlarson728/research-strategies-apps-for-ELLs-k-12 Mobile activities internationally: Seeds of Empowerment: Empowerment through Mobile Learning: http://seedsofempowerment.org SMILE turns a traditional classroom into a highly interactive learning environment by engaging students in critical reasoning and problem solving while enabling them to generate, share, and evaluate multimedia-rich inquiries. https://gse-it.stanford.edu/research Turning on Mobile Learning in Latin America https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&cd=5&cad=rja&ved=0CC8QFjAE&url =http%3A%2F%2Funesdoc.unesco.org%2Fimages%2F0021%2F002160%2F216080E.p df&ei=sm4OUoC7FsG4yQHgnYBA&usg=AFQjCNHxCZlBFxyIY9ujqUSeEMneZ2BG cQ&bvm=bv.50768961,d.aWc Stepping Stone: Mobile content creation tool developed by Education Development Center, Inc. based on device market trends in rural, developing communities http://www.slideshare.net/hlarson728/stepping-stonepresentation-0819132 Featured Apps TaptoTalk - Autistic/Developmentally Delayed/AAC (Augmentative Alternative Communication) Needs Free/$99.95/$179.95 iOS, Android, Kindle, Nook, Windows Claro MagXVisually Impaired:High definition visual magnifier. Free, iOS Your Magnifying Glass Free, Android Edmodo Inclusion-EC/ESL Free - iOS, Android Students and teachers and parents stay connected; organizational app for inclusion. Post assignments, links, docs, notes between home and school. Great tool for home/school communication.
  3. 3. Dragon Dictation - Inclusion for all and Communication Needs Free/ iOS, Windows, Android Speech to text app. Communication device. Notetaking for all ages. A link to Jonathan’s book website: http://digitallearningforallnow.com

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