Monthly Archives: March 2016

Supporting English Learners: Testing and Instructional Accommodations

Written by Kia Myrick McDaniel, Consultant on English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) and Supervisor of a large urban district Meet Fatouma Fatouma is an intermediate English Learner with a growing academic vocabulary. She is eager to learn English so that she can communicate better with her classmates and continue to pursue her dream of becoming an Oceanographer. With

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Technology and Learning: Digital Literacy in the Classroom

Written by Matthew James Friday Stating the Obvious Technology is rapidly changing society. There, I’ve stated the obvious. Every week a new article quotes the latest research about how rapid and fundamental this change is. Education should be at the forefront of this change, supporting students to both develop new skills and manage those changes. Often, education lags behind changes

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k3000 Delivers Robust Customization

Individualized Learning with Tech Customization Different learners need different tools, not to mention learners can become different types of learners over time. With this diverse reality, you need an offering that can be shaped and tailored to work for a specific type of user as well as an evolving user. That’s why kurzweil 3000 (k3000) is easily customizable, delivering the

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Meet the Automater: A HUGE Time-saver in k3000

If you aren’t familiar with the Automater, it’s a huge time saver. For educators working with multiple large pdf files, or college students charged with reading voluminous books, it reduces admin work by enabling user to queue up PDF and TIF for conversion into KESI. The Automater is a program that was first used by institutions who offer a scanning service

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