educATe is Bridges' web-based, Canadian AT support service. educATe was built to tap the unrealized potential of AT for individual student achievement, as well as whole class instruction.
Through educATe, access on-demand web-based training and support related to a variety of AT software, from Kurzweil to Boardmaker and more. Via your own customized portal, Bridges offers sequentially linked tutorials with quizzes and reporting that build the skills your students and instructors need, related to the AT tool(s) you're using.
Included in an educATe Subscription
All our educATe materials are created by Canadian educators exclusively for educATe.
Custom created how-to videos on using the AT tools, with matching print tutorials
Printable one page desk references for key features
Lesson long e-course on your selected AT software, with videos, print tutorials and quizzes that tracks individual results and delivers certificates of completion
A variety of templates, carefully scaffolded e-books, vocabulary lists and other curricular material. These are ideal for your faculty of education students who will be using the AT in the K-12 system.
educATe is an easy to implement, cost effective way to ensure that your investment in assistive technology is maximized.
With educATe, everyone has access to e-lessons, videos, and ongoing support.
educATe is ideal to:
Train students and educators on-line through Directed Learning’s e-course
Coach students and professors using assistive technology software in specific functions of the tool.
Provide resources for disability staff to more effectively coach and remotely support students who rely on assistive technology software.
Provide teaching materials and how-to support for students who are likely to encounter and support AT in their working life as educators, Occupational Therapists, school psychologist, Speech Language Pathologists, etc.
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Purchasing an educATe Subscription
For pricing information, or to purchase a subscription to educATe, contact Bridges.