Open Educational Resources (OER) support flexible instructional opportunities through the use of materials that can be reused and remixed to meet the needs and preferences of a wide range of learners. In this webinar, educators who are new to OER will learn how to create accessible OER using Open Author and how to evaluate existing OER in a variety of formats for accessibility.
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Social media can provide opportunities to clearly communicate policies and procedures to families during remote learning, and this resource provides tips on how to ensure all communication shared through social media follows accessibility best practices.
The use of video to support instruction is growing with remote and hybrid learning, and this resource focuses on the top tips and techniques for creating accessible video content that also engages learners and promotes understanding for everyone.
School and District leadership teams can download and use this resource to develop their own plan for welcoming staff back to school in Fall 2020 and providing 2 days of professional development.
Many educational materials are not purchased, but created by educators and staff as they are needed. This resource focuses on five practices for getting started with the creation of accessible documents and slide decks that can be shared with families to support continuity of learning for all students, including those who use assistive technologies to interact with educational materials.
The shift to remote and hybrid learning have highlighted the importance of accessibility as a way to ensure educational equity for all learners. This resource focuses on concrete steps educators and administrators can take to ensure the technology they are purchasing meets accessibility requirements.
Created by the National Center for Families Learning (NCFL), this website poses an intriguing question—the Wonder of the Day®—and invites students to explore it in a variety of ways.
In this article, online instructors offer wisdom they've gathered -- what to do and what not to do -- from years of experience teaching in the modality.
This pre-recorded webinar provides a message from the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) on online education and website accessibility.
This virtual toolkit includes a number of suggested platforms, tips and resources to ease the transition to online instruction.
This website helps teachers create learning videos support that students to work at their own pace, with personalized embedded supports and checks for understanding.
This website features an online learning assessment and other tools to support remote learning that are grounded in research.
In this article, to help schools and school systems navigate the sudden transition to distance learning, FutureEd Director Thomas Toch explored the new education landscape with Brad Rathgeber, the head of school and chief executive of One Schoolhouse, a highly regarded, nonprofit online school that partners with 160 public and private schools worldwide to supplement their school-based instruction and to provide professional development for faculty members working in the online space.
This website offers brief videos for speech-language pathologists (SLPs), School Psychologists, occupational therapists (OTs), physical therapists (PTs), Mental Health Services providers, and other related service providers providing tips and tricks for conducting this work remotely.