Technology helping those with dyslexia

Technology helping those with dyslexia

Dyslexia is a condition in which people have problems processing letters, symbols and words, potentially compromising their ability to read. According to Kids Health, a medical information site powered by Nemours, research has shown dyslexia is a byproduct of how the brain processes information. Those with dyslexia

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Making music at a distance – how to come together online to spark your creativity

Making music at a distance – how to come together online to spark your creativity

By Clint Randles, Associate Professor of Music Education, University of South Florida People are social creatures. While many of us are making the best of social isolation, we’re much better together than apart. This is especially true with music that we create collectively – everything from jam

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The benefits of a new approach to learning for students

The benefits of a new approach to learning for students

The validity of the adage “necessity is the mother of invention” continues to be on full display during the COVID-19 outbreak. Beginning in March, people quickly had to learn to adapt to a new way of life, including an educational system that was transformed dramatically by social

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How parents can govern screen time

How parents can govern screen time

Technology has transformed nearly all facets of life, including education. While desks and blackboards can still be found in the classroom, technology has become more and more influential in regard to how students learn. Many teachers now employ tablets and other devices to help students better understand

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How to Make Education More Accessible

How to Make Education More Accessible

By Bojana Petkovic Education is one of the most important aspects of life. It opens our eyes to new knowledge, develops our minds, and upgrades our skills. With education, we not only learn about the world around us but also about ourselves and what we can achieve.

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The Unexpected Connection: Dancing in Cyberspace

The Unexpected Connection: Dancing in Cyberspace

By Margot Greenlee, Artistic Director, BodyWise Dance If you had told me on March 1 I’d be wearing a face mask to pick up milk, pulling on gloves to pump my gas and limiting in-person contact to my children before the month was out, I’d have looked at you

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Exercise is Important for Everyone, Especially People with Disabilities

Exercise is Important for Everyone, Especially People with Disabilities

(BPT) – No matter how old or out of shape you think you are, it is never too late to add more physical activity to your life. Regular and consistent exercise can: * Help you control your weight. Along with healthy diet, exercise plays an important role

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5 Classroom Technologies Making Learning Easy and Fun

5 Classroom Technologies Making Learning Easy and Fun

(StatePoint) New technologies being introduced into the classroom are making learning easy, fun, and engaging, and are transforming education in the following ways: 1. Virtual Reality. More educators are turning to VR to provide immersive experiences for students and bring the curriculum to life. Whether it’s to

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