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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: Mobile Learning, Special Education
Tags: accessibility features, Chrome, Chromebooks, diversity, special needs

Reviews (22)

 
Thank you for sharing the accessibility icons.
 
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.
 
The presenter shared a lot of resources to help meet the needs of diverse learners. Thank you for sharing such a wide variety.
Full Member
 
Great information for those of us working with students with accessibility needs. Thank you!
Full Member
 
Our school is a Chromebook school so these tech tips will be put to good use. Thanks
Full Member
 
Thank you
Full Member
 
Very helpful info. Our students’ just got Chromebooks this year and I’d like to try to try some
the apps and extensions you discussed in the webinar.
Full Member
 
Helpful information for all students.
Full Member
 
Thank you for the great information!!
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