Monday, January 6, 2014

Apps for 21st Century Learning in the Inclusive Class

Today's educators recognize that there are many types of learners in our schools who learn at different rates and have different needs. In order to meet the needs of a wide variety of students, as well as keep up with our quickly evolving technical world, teachers recognize that apps can be used to support and meet learning goals. In the past, our podcast has heard from educators and experts on top apps that can be used to support student learning in our diverse and inclusive classrooms.

On this segment of The Inclusive Class Podcast, we will talk about choosing and evaluating appropriate apps for various types of learners and well as apps that can produce content in a variety of ways. Expert guest, Andrea Prupas, from inov8 Educational Consulting will be guiding our discussion. 

Ms. Andrea Prupas B.Ed., M.A., M.A. Ct. is the co-founder of inov8 Educational Consulting. inov8 provides in person and online consultations, webinars, workshops and implementations to families, schools and school boards/districts in the area of assistive technology and mobile learning. Andrea has worked for the past 16 years in Canada and the US as a teacher and consultant in the area of special education. She has worked with diverse student populations, and specializes in assistive technologies for students with learning disabilities and autism spectrum disordersShe has presented at numerous special education conferences, including the Assistive Technology Industry Association and the Council of Exceptional Children. 

For latest updates, the online “There’s a Special App for That” series, and information on inov8’s consulting services and upcoming webinar series, please go to www.inov8-ed.com. You can also find inov8ed on Facebook at facebook.com/inov8ed and Twitter at @inov8ed.

You can listen to our live interview with Andrea Prupas on Friday, January 10 at 9 AM EST or a recording of the show by clicking on the link:





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