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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.

Free PD Opportunities - Perfect for Summer Time!

Free PD Opportunities - Perfect for Summer Time! 2

Summer is finally here, bringing time for relaxation and a chance to catch up on some professional development. Learn all about the latest practices in the field of Assistive Technology, for free! Here's a list of some PD that you can take advantage of at your own pace over the next few weeks.
Free live streamed conference,  ATLiveEdu on May 12th

Free live streamed conference, ATLiveEdu on May 12th 0

On May 12th, Kurzweil is live streaming an AT conference that anyone can join for free ATLiveEdu

Free Symbolized Resources for 2015 Pan Am Games 0

Inspired by our recent March break camps and up coming summer camps, our training department put together some symbolized resources for the 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games taking place in Toronto in July.