Webinar: Increasing Accessibility and Fostering Inclusive Classrooms

03/26/2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Grade levels:
Professional Development, K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Content areas:
Culturally Responsive Teaching, Dual-Language/Bi-Lingual Education, Early Learning, Elementary Ed, English Language Arts, English Language Proficiency (EL/ELL), Library and Media, Math, Professional Development, Reading
Topics:
accessibility, universal design for learning
District/Organization:
SETDA

The goal of this edWebinar is to discuss what inclusive classrooms, employing accessibility, look like from the standpoint of reading, writing, math and communication. The presenters will be sharing examples from Microsoft Education’s free accessibility suite of tools and including the stories of teachers who have worked with students of all abilities in an inclusive classroom setting.

Attendees will learn about: 

  • The benefits of inclusively designed lessons and classrooms employing assistive technology 
  • Improving learning outcomes for all learners powered by assistive technology tools
  • Current updates on Microsoft Education’s reading, writing, math and communication tools
  • The power of built-in assistive technology and its impact on both social and normative constructs of today’s classrooms

This presentation will be of interest to special education teachers, K-5 educators, reading specialists, TESOL or ELL teachers, librarians, speech pathologists, and school leaders. There will be time to get your questions answered at the end of the edWebinar.