Integrating Assistive Technology into Virtual Instruction for Struggling Readers

09/10/2020 - 10:00am

Grade levels: Professional Development, Pre-K, K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Content areas: Professional Development

Topics: Assistive Technology

District/Organization: edWeb

This edWebinar will explore ways to integrate assistive technology (AT) into virtual instruction that can benefit struggling readers in their general education classes as well as their special education services. The session will discuss the difference between instructional technology (IT) and assistive technology (AT) and focus on several devices and apps that both general educators and specialists can incorporate into their virtual instruction to enhance their students’ learning.

Dr. David Winters has extensive knowledge in the area of technology and struggling readers. In addition to his work at the collegiate level, he is a Fellow in the Orton-Gillingham Academy and a Certified Dyslexia Specialist.

This edWebinar will be of interest to preK-12 teachers and school and district leaders. There will be time to get your questions answered at the end of the presentation.