Tag Archives: teachers

Remote Learning, Isolation, and Families: An Interview with Patricia Drentea, Professor of Sociology

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.

Equality, Equity, Removing Systemic Barriers, and Inclusion

Book Review: Dive Into UDL – Immersive Practices to Develop Expert Learners

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 […]

40 Teacher-Reviewed EdTech Tools At ISTE 2015

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 […]