Special Education Directors,
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Assistive Technology (AT) National Presenter Series
The ADE/ESS Assistive Technology team is kicking off our 2021 AT National Presenter Series with Chris Bugaj. Chris is offering 3 separate presentations, attend one or attend all!
Christopher R. Bugaj, MA, CCC‐SLP, is a founding member of the Assistive Technology Team for Loudoun County Public Schools. Chris co-hosts the Talking with Tech podcast, and has hosted The A.T. TIPSCAST, a multi‐award winning podcast featuring strategies to design educational experiences.
Designing Educational Experiences for All!
10/19/2021 4:00–5:15 p.m. (Arizona time)
This session will allow participants to take the opportunity to mesh contemporary educational principles such as Universal Design for Learning, the Growth Mindset, Project-Based Learning, the Maker Movement, the Least Restrictive Option, and the use of technology to transform practices to empower students of all abilities to take charge of their own learning.
Register for the Designing Educational Experiences for All! session
Feature Presentation! Necessary Considerations for Technology Implementation
10/20/2021 4:00–5:15 p.m. (Arizona time)
What’s the point of technology in educational design? What features of technology can be used to design educational experiences that work for every learner? Participants will explore a wide variety of necessary features presented by different technologies that can be used as universal supports for learners in inclusive learning environments. Leave with practical ideas for how to consider, select, and implement contemporary technologies for instructional experiences.
Register for the Necessary Considerations for Technology Implementation session
Seven Up! 7 Ways to Boost Your AAC Implementation
10/21/2021 4:00–5:15 p.m. (Arizona time)
Teaching core vocabulary and using partner-augmented input/aided language stimulation are practices more widely implemented now than ever before. This session will focus on seven additional factors that can be used to boost the language acquisition process.
Register for the 7 Ways to Boost Your AAC Implementation session