PowerUp WHAT WORKS provides resources and tools designed to help educators use technology to better support struggling students and learners with disabilities. The organization offers curated materials for teachers, professional development coaches, and school administrators. PowerUp’s technology-based teaching strategies focus on language arts and mathematics, the core content areas critical to student success. Supported by technology, the teaching strategies are aligned to the Common Core State Standards to ensure that all students are college and career ready. Teachers can explore the resources to personalize and differentiate instruction. They can translate Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principles into practice to meet the diverse learning needs of all students.
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.