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The Importance of Accessibility: Creating Content with Diversity and Accessibility in Mind

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When you're designing content and other class materials, do you take into account the needs of all your students? Creating content that is accessible is key to ensuring success for all students. Join Tiffany Thompson as she explains why it is so important for educators to recognize the importance of accessibility. In addition to discussing universal design for learning (UDL) and what it means when thinking about diversity, she will identify the various audiences who benefit from accessible materials. Tiffany will also cover how to update and create accessible content with free technology and tools already available.


Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: Cross-curricular
Last aired on: Wednesday, December 12, 2018 @ 2:00 PM EST
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: Differentiation & Personalization, Diversity & SEL, Microsoft, Special Education
Tags: accessibility, accessible content, diversity, UDL, Universal Design for Learning

Reviews (28)

I really like the explanation, how she talked about the 3 parts of UDL then provided tips and more suggestions for making use of Microsoft features that I wanted to know how to use. Thank you!!!!
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Great info
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Thank you!!
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Very informative
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Really clear ideas on how to make our content more accessible.
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Great information!
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Many good points to include in my teaching! Thanks!
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Good presentation!
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Great ideas!
Great ideas to help all of our children be successful!
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