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Coding, UDL in Play:  Bridges Presents 3 sessions at ISTE 2021!

Coding, UDL in Play: Bridges Presents 3 sessions at ISTE 2021! 0

We’re excited to announce that Bridges, has again been invited to present at the biggest education technology conference in North America -- ISTE Live 2021. This is the 4th year we’ve been invited to lead presentations at this prestigious conference and this year we’re doing 3! Details for each session are below.
Bridges, IDRC at OCADU Awarded Federal Grant for Accessible Inclusive Coding

Bridges, IDRC at OCADU Awarded Federal Grant for Accessible Inclusive Coding 0

“Coding to Learn and Create,” a joint project of the Inclusive Design Research Centre (IDRC) at OCAD University and Bridges Canada was awarded a grant of $1.7 million dollars. The Minister of Public Services and Procurement and Accessibility, Carla Qualtrough, announced today, celebrating National Accessibility Week.
  • Bogdan Pospielovsky
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How and Why Accessible Coding for All Students

How and Why Accessible Coding for All Students 0

Coding is more and more a focus of many curriculum initiatives across Canada. Where team based problem solving, strategizing, logical thinking meets with technology, coding skills are essential in today’s world.

At ISTE 2018, Bridges’ Leanne Husk and Susie Blackstien-Adler presented on coding with special needs students.  Through coding students with physical and cognitive challenges can learn important life skills, and connect with the curriculum.  Bridges new Coding Kit and Accessible Coding Workshop makes teaching coding to students with challenges, easy.

Insights from ISTE 2017

Insights from ISTE 2017 0

This year’s ISTE conference marked a particularly big event for Bridges – our first ever ISTE poster presentation! As we mentioned in a previous blog post, we presented our Assistive Tech Camps. We were even featured in an ISTE article, which you can read here.