FEATURES Assistive Technology 2.0: Special Tech By Vicki Windman Assistive technology is a hypernym that includes assistive, adaptive, and rehabilitation devices for people with disabilities. What’s “hot” in 2013? Special education expert and T&L blogger Vicki Windman shares her insights and interviews other experts to answer these questions and more.
Working It Out: How today’s districts are preparing students for tomorrow’s jobs By Ellen Ullman More than three million U.S. jobs are unfilled because of a lack of skilled workers. To alleviate this conundrum, districts are developing specialized programs and partnering with local businesses to ready their graduates for work.
PARCC: Is This the Next Big Thing? By Jon Castelhano When it comes to the Common Core state standards, all but a small handful of states have already adopted them and begun implementation. With the new PARCC assessments, technology is being embedded into these standards as well as into the assessments. Here’s what you need to know about them. Back Office Business: Edtech in action
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