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Response - Technology & Money
Sat Jun 20, 2015 19:28
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Wow! Such an excellent point made here. So often it doesn't occur to us how much of an issue money can be when it comes to a student's learning and the resources needed for them to achieve. When I sat in on IEP meetings and when I've volunteered, it is my understanding that if the student needs a certain device or piece of technology in order to be successful in their setting then it has to be funded by either the school or the district. I'm not exactly sure how all of the legalities of it works or if there are certain requirements, but from what I gathered the student should be provided with the necessary materials to be successful in the school setting. However, in some school districts or areas of poverty this may not be feasible and I'm curious as to how teachers and administrators take this into considerations and ensure that their students succeed. Great post!

  • Technology & Money - parsonkl, Sat Jun 20 18:38
    One thing I really noticed was technology was a big part of helping students to learn. A question that I had in my group discussion I would like to know more about, is what about students with ASD... more
    • Re: Technology & Money - coxdm, Sat Jun 20 22:35
      Thank you for bringing up this point! I feel like so often, we take for granted the luxuries that technology brings to the classroom. I think that it is important to teach students with the best... more
    • Re: Technology and Money - wigginsmr, Sat Jun 20 22:23
      I agree, the schools should be able to help with accommodations and materials that kids need, but just like with books and teacher assistants the money is just not coming in unless it comes from... more
    • Reply: Technology and Money - Erica Phelps, Sat Jun 20 22:11
      I am not 100% sure, but I think that there must be some sort of funding for this type of thing at some schools. I can't say that this is the case at all schools, but I have worked in three different... more
    • Re: Technology & Money - Ali Carr, Sat Jun 20 22:07
      I think that you make an interesting point with this. I have thought about this with kids who are not able to afford technology when they might need it. From my experiences I have seen that some... more
    • Response - Technology & Money - Chelsea King, Sat Jun 20 19:28
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