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How to Create an Inclusive Learning Environment in the Classroom

Every learner has different needs. Whether they have a specific learning disability, or simply require additional aid in vision, hearing, comprehension, or fine motor skills, every student deserves the right setup to enable their best learning. 84% of teachers say that it's impossible to achieve equity in education without accessible learning tools, but what do…

Which Tech is Most Empowering for Neurodiverse Students?

Neurodiverse minds always think outside the box. They're proof there's no"right" way to learn. In fact, unique strengths can be found in their differences. It's often simply a matter of cultivating them.Right now it's estimated 30% of the population identifies as neurodiverse – and that number is growing. Since many learners aren't diagnosed until they…

Students Take Learning Outdoors to Enhance a Local Park with STEAM Stops

All across the grounds of JB Red Owens Sports Complex in Easley, SC are seemingly common areas that are being transformed into immersive, outdoor, learning environments by a group of 3rd-5th grade students from Pickens County School’s Gifted and Talented Program.  They are called “STEAM Stops'' and are set to open on May 18th, 2022…

How Project-based Learning Can Strengthen SEL Skills

By Lauren Barack | K-12 Dive Project Brief: Project-based learning depends on students’ abilities to work together and confer. In that collaborative process, children begin to feel comfortable and secure in sharing and also academically challenge themselves with something new, writes education specialist Hollie Bergeron in Edutopia. Bergeron used a PBL plan she developed with…

How interactive flat panels can relieve leading pain points for educators

At its best, educational technology helps create a more simplified, effective, and engaging learning experience for students of all ages – an objective that has become even more imperative amid the increase in hybrid and distance learning over the past couple years. In working to maximize technology’s impact, interactive flat panels (IFPs) can serve as…

[CASE STUDY] Improving Accessibility and Direction in Computer Science

Third-grade students at Mylan Park Elementary explored and applied computer science basics while their teacher developed new skills for teaching with tech tools.  The Approach During their Innovation Lab time, 3rd-graders learned about computer science and debugging.  Their teacher, Jennifer Reaves, utilized lessons from TRAILS’ “All TRAILS Lead to Computer Science” Series.  Using mixed media,…