Session Number BDWe03-H

BDWe03-H
2017 Session
Google Apps & Extensions to Support Diverse Learners, Going Google!
Diana Petschauer, Assistive Technology Professional,CEO, AT for Education

Level: Beginner
Grades: All
Come discover Free and low cost educational apps and extensions in the chrome web store to support education and learning! Engage and include all learners, and provide access to diverse learners in a UDL environment! Free and low cost educational apps, extensions, add-on and tools in the chrome web store and Google docs to support education and learning will be explored hands-on in this session! Support your diverse learners and struggling learners, including those who struggle with literacy, executive function, math and access to the curriculum and learning materials. These Google Chrome tools can be utilized on laptops (Mac or Windows), Chromebooks, and windows tablets and support the student across all curriculum and subjects! Tools explored include text to speech, dictation, mind mapping, word prediction, highlighting, study and research tools, timers, schedules/ reminders, organization tools, support with reading fluency and comprehension, access to textbooks and worksheets, note taking support, graphic organizers, visual aids, math support, presentation support and more! Personalize the learning experience while ensuring access to the curriculum and instruction, engaging students and providing multiple means of expression and participation. Join us with your own device to learn hands-on!
Equipment needed: Participants are requested to bring a laptop(Mac or Windows), Chromebook, or Windows tablets.
Software needed: If not already installed, please download and install the Google Chrome web browser prior to the workshop from: www.google.com/intl/en/chrome/browser.