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Using the Accessibility Features in Chromebooks to Support Diverse Learners

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Overview

Are you curious about how Chromebooks can support diverse learners in your classroom? In this session Dr. Luis Pérez will explore a number of accessibility features Google has built into Chromebooks to make these devices easier to use for students who have special learning needs. He will also feature a number of extensions for the Chrome web browser that provide supports for learning, such as text to speech, speech recognition, word prediction, highlighting and more. You will leave this session with a powerful toolkit for addressing the variability of your students with Chromebooks.

Details

Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: Special Education
Last aired on: Friday, August 5, 2016 @ 11:00 AM EDT
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: Special Education
Tags: accessibility features, Chrome, Chromebooks, diversity, special needs

Reviews (29)

Full Member
 
Thanks so much for presenting about using text to speech with chrome books. We were told we had this feature but not told how to access or use it.
Full Member
 
Very applicable!
Full Member
+10
 
Great info. Thanks!
Full Member
 
Thanks for the information!
Basic Member
 
Thanks for all this info in a nutshell, i.e., resources and shortcuts.
Full Member
+2
 
Excellent presentation.
Thank you for sharing!
Full Member
+1
 
Great presentation! As a system that has increased its usage of Google within the classroom, any advise that allows for collaboration and integration of resources for students requiring accessibility to the curriculum is greatly appreciated! Thanks!!
 
Thank you for sharing the accessibility icons.
Basic Member
+7
 
a great overview of accessibility options. Some can even be used just with the chrome browser on any computer.
Full Member
 
Excellent presentation of accessibility options. This was so valuable.
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