Serious concerns about COVID-19 this year forced many schools to close with short notice. Teachers, students, and caregivers scrambled to find ways to continue education with a quick transition to remote learning in isolated households. Recently, I interviewed Patricia Drentea, Professor of Sociology, about isolation, remote learning, and other pressures on individuals and families caused by the novel coronavirus.
Last summer at ISTE, I discovered a must-read book about Universal Design for Learning (UDL). The book is called Dive Into UDL — Immersive Practices to Develop Expert Learners by Kendra Grant and Luis Perez. I started reading the book expecting to learn about accessibility in special education. Instead, I got a mind-expanding lesson in […]
Are you attending the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference in Philadelphia this year? There are nearly 600 educational technology companies exhibiting at ISTE and it can be a bit overwhelming to know where to start. We’ve put together this handy list of the ISTE educational technology companies that are featured on edshelf.com. Edshelf is a […]