Applying and using technology effectively as a research, organization, and evaluation tool; using digital technologies and social networks to access, manage, create, and evaluate information successfully.
B2G is a portable, Android-based refreshable braille computer and optionalsmartphone, designed by National Braille Press (NBP) specifically for people who are blind so that they can get the processing power, resources, and versatility they need to be connected and integrated into today’s digital world
Jake Lacourse of Middleborough, Massachusetts, has created a game he calls BecDot to help his young daughter, Rebecca, learn pre-braille concepts. Rebecca has a rare genetic disorder that can cause profound deafness and progressive blindness.
There has been no greater impact on differentiation and student achievement in recent years than the effective integration of technology in the classroom. Traditionally, literacy educators spent long hours gathering resources, developing tasks and extensions, and reading and analyzing assessments to determine if the instruction was meeting the needs of students. Now imagine doing this same routine three or four times over to cover all Lexile levels in one classroom—exhausting.
Abraham Lincoln’s papers from his time as a lawyer, congressman, and the sixteenth president are now online in full color in a new presentation after a multiyear digitization effort at the Library of Congress.