Assistive and educational technology supports are an important component in every student’s education. The annual AssisTechKnow conference, held at Kent ISD in Grand Rapids, Michigan, focuses on Universal Design for Learning (UDL), educational technology tools and assistive technology strategies for diverse learners of all ages. However, with changing times, comes changing professional learning, so AssisTechKnow is On the … Continue reading AssisTechKnow On-The-Go
Computer Science Needs to be Taught because…
Among the many things the pandemic has made challenging, the focus on the newly minted computer science standards is certainly one of them. As you’ve had to tighten and condense your content, you might feel like computer science has been squeezed right out of your curricula. While you may not be intentionally focused on teaching … Continue reading Computer Science Needs to be Taught because…
What Does a Culturally Responsive Classroom Look, Sound, and Feel like?
Written by: Sommer Jabbar, Office of Diversity, Belonging, Equity, & Inclusion at Kent ISD When you think of the goals you have for students in your classroom, does Culturally Responsive Teaching come to mind? Culturally Responsive Teaching (CRT) relates to how your classroom environment and practices look, sound, and feel in order to best meet … Continue reading What Does a Culturally Responsive Classroom Look, Sound, and Feel like?
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