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Panel Discussion: Accessible Instruction is EVERY Educator's Responsibility

Providing accessible instructional materials to all students requires strong cross-departmental communication.Join Atomic Learning for an online panel discussion with Joy Zabala from the National Center on Instructional Materials and Gayl Bowser, Assistive Technology consultant and author, to hear discussion on:tips for engaging school leaders in understanding the importance of AIM, including the PALM toolkit from CAST.resources to share with other educators to help them impact students in their classrooms.the successes and challenges districts have experienced.If you haven't already, pledge to do your part to bring accessible instruction to all students.Thursday, October 25, 2012 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM CDT Register now.
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Providing accessible instructional materials to all students requires strong cross-departmental communication.

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Join Atomic Learning for an online panel discussion with Joy Zabala from the National Center on Instructional Materials and Gayl Bowser, Assistive Technology consultant and author, to hear discussion on:

  • tips for engaging school leaders in understanding the importance of AIM, including the PALM toolkit from CAST.
  • resources to share with other educators to help them impact students in their classrooms.
  • the successes and challenges districts have experienced.

If you haven't already, pledge to do your part to bring accessible instruction to all students.

Thursday, October 25, 2012 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM CDT

Register now.

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