A new report on assistive technology and universal design for learning…

Last week I attended one of my favorite national conferences, the annual National Technology Innovators Conference in Washington, DC. Many wonderful presentations, national speakers, and thought provoking discussions. The opening drew from a recent NCTI Issue brief that was shared in draft format and just released, http://www.nationaltechcenter.org/index.php/2009/11/16/rpt-innovation-for-assistive-technology/. Exciting to see that universal design for learning Read More…

The Apple iTouch: A Very Cool Tool

I’m presenting on the Assistive and Instructional Technology Features of the Apple iTouch next week at the Virginia Educational Technology Leadership Conference. As I beef up my skills with this tool, I am increasingly impressed with the wide array of features available. The newest iTouch design includes an embedded speaker which makes playing video, audio, Read More…

Word “predicting”

Word prediction is an assistive technology technique that’s been around for over fifteen or more years. It provides users with instant word selections as they type a first letter. An example can be observed with the new Firefox search feature that occurs when a user begins typing a web address in the search window. After Read More…