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Next Webinar from ISTE & SETSIG (ILN)....

nABLEing All Learners with the iPad
Thursday, April 24, 2014 5:00 PM PT/ 8:00 PM EST

The iPad can work wonders for students who have special needs. This webinar will focus on the Universal Design for Learning technologies built into the iPad that help make it an indispensable tool for providing access to curricula for all students. You’ll learn about features such as text to speech, screen reader, screen magnification, support for closed captioning, switch access and more.

Join Luis Perez, SETSIG Board member and Apple Distinguished Educator, as he shares how you can use these iPads to help meet the diverse learning needs of today’s students.

The ISTE professional learning series is free for ISTE members.

Log in to register through ISTE.


About Luis Perez ...
As someone who has a visual disability, Luis Perez has experienced firsthand how technology can improve the lives of people with disabilities in a meaningful way. He shares his personal experience and expertise in the field of inclusive design as a consultant, speaker and author. He is the author of Mobile Learning for All: Supporting Accessibility with the iPad from Corwin Press, and his work has appeared in publications such as the Journal of Special Education Technology, Teaching Exceptional Children, Closing the Gap Solutions, THE Journal and The Loop Magazine. He earned his doctorate in special education from the University of South Florida, and in 2009, he was named an Apple Distinguished Educator. He is on the Advisory Board for the ADE program in the United States, and he serves on the board of ISTE’s Special Interest Group for Special Education Technology. To learn more about his resources for educators, including ebooks and video tutorials, visit his website or follow him on Twitter @_luisfperez.


Feb. 1- 28, 2014 - but watch for this SOOC to be offered again in FALL 2014!

The first SETSIG SOOC – “Supporting UDL with Apps”
Registration is now CLOSED


Perhaps you’ve heard of MOOCs? Well, SETSIG has developed its first SOOC - Short (& Supported) Open Online Course. Open to all, this asynchronous professional learning opportunity will include weekly real-time opportunities to converse with lead instructors Kendra Grant and Luis Perez.

There is no charge for this course (that's right, it's FREE). It is a professional learning service to our professional community.

Course Goal: To dig deep into Universal Design for Learning and discover how various popular online and mobile applications can support your instructional practice.

Design and Delivery: The course runs for 4 weeks beginning February 1st. Each week, after viewing video resources, participants self-select from a variety of hands-on, practical tasks that, when completed, are shared with the instructors and other course participants.
  • Week One - Overview of UDL
  • Week Two - Engagement
  • Week Three - Representation
  • Week Four - Action and Expression

Badges and Certificates: Participants will receive a badge for each week completed and a certificate of completion from SETSIG of ISTE upon completion of all four tasks.

Questions??? Contact us via email at setsig@gmail.com







January 22 at 4 pm EST
Engagement and Success for All - UDL and the iPad

Filter through your list of apps to create a core that truly provide all your students with a successful experience in learning, communication and engagement using the iPad. This session will demonstrate how I apply that filter to a sampling of apps that can be utilized across all subjects throughout the school experience.
Dan Herlihy,Connective Technology Solutions
dherlihy@juno.com

About the presenter:
From Wilderness Programs for At Risk students, Special Education classrooms, Network Administrator, Assistive Technology Resource Specialist and currently as a private consultant providing training and professional development Dan brings a wealth of diversity perspective to his presentations. He presents nationally on topics such as Threading Accessibility across Technology Platforms, Accessing the Cloud for Accessibility, Visual Supports for Curriculum Materials and more.



First webinar of the 2013-2014 season:

iPad (iOS 7) and Accessibility with Luis Perez
November 26th at 4pm ET/1:00pm CT


The iPad has the ability to work wonders for students who have special needs. This webinar will focus on the universal design technologies built into the iPad that help make it an indispensable tool for providing access to the curriculum for all students, including text to speech, a free screen reader, screen magnification, support for closed captioning, switch access and more. Join Luis Perez as he shares how you can use these features to help you meet the diverse learning needs of today's students.






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