TechMatrix is a database of more than 400 assistive and educational technology tools and resources. The products are searchable by content area, grade level, IDEA disability category, and type of instructional support. TechMatrix’s freely downloadable Consumer Guide for School Administrators offers guidance on technology purchases. Also available are research articles on the theory and practice of using technology to improve student learning. TechMatrix is a product of the National Center for Technology Innovation (NCTI). NCTI is operated by American Institutes for Research (AIR) and is dedicated to improving the quality and integration of assistive and learning technologies to enhance learning experiences for students with disabilities and their classmates.
With many K–12 schools moving to a hybrid learning model this fall amid the coronavirus pandemic, Zoom is adding new features designed to help teachers manage virtual classrooms. The free Zoom for Education plan includes more control over virtual classroom views.
QuickClasses, from Described and Caption Media Program (DCMP), are three-week asynchronous, online classes for professionals working with students who are deaf, hard of hearing, blind, low vision, or deaf–blind.