18 Questions Parents Could Ask About Technology on Back to School Night

Common Sense Media identifies 18 questions about tech that teachers should be ready to answer.

Is Accessibility on The Rise Now That IBM "Standardizes" on an EPUB format?

IBM leads so that access to digital documents is easier and more effective for all users.

Free, Research-based Reading Program Adds Vocabulary Feature to Aid Comprehension

Students who struggle with comprehension can get a vocabulary boost online from ReadWorks.

Free iBooks Use Multi-Touch, Interactivity To Delve Into Science Topics for Grades 9-12

Explore free cutting edge media and technical tools to explore energy, biotech, river delta, and earthquakes.

Call It Macaroni! Free Synchronized Text, Human Voice Is Aligned With The Curriculum!

Reading Movies: Built for ESL but these reading supports also aid those who struggle to read.

3D Printing Transforms "Goodnight Moon" Into The Latest Strategy for Accessible Books

3D printing stands to expand the accessible book audience to the board book crowd.

Will Increasingly Accessible Images Improve Student Engagement, Comprehension?

The Diagram Center, Smithsonian Institution designers help students gain meaning from text through graphic images.

"Join My Club" Video Reveals A Teen's Personal Strategies to Bypass Dyslexia

A New Zealand teen who relies on e-readers uses multimedia to share successes as a learner with dyslexia.

Accessibility Innovations Pop Up in Digital Books for Schools, Libraries

Ideas once floated as the future of the digital text world are now coming to market as hot topics.

Middle School Students: Squeeze In An Awesome Audiobook Before School Starts

Audio-savvy librarians will choose best audiobooks in November. Here are their stellar choices for 2013.

June Behrmann

June Behrmann is an education writer-blogger. She’s a longtime SPED teacher who retired for about two seconds, and is now prospecting for accessible instructional resources.

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