Assistive Technology

Assistive technology, defined as anything that supports learners in doing things they would not otherwise be able to do, can provide the traction learners need to succeed but is often intimidating to educators who think of it as very specialized.

Become empowered to individually consider, select, and implement AT for learners, yet also recognize when additional perspectives (e.g., teacher, administrator, itinerant staff, paraprofessional, parent, etc.) are critical to the process.

Self-directed Learning Courses

Self-directed Learning Courses are a series of modules around one main topic that allow users to learn and try out new practices at their own pace.  The modules include a combination of video, text, and practice opportunities. 

AT Journey: Web Edition

Assistive technology (AT), defined as anything that supports learners in doing things they would not otherwise be able to do, can provide the traction learners need to succeed, but is often intimidating to educators who think of it as very specialized.  Staff participating in the AT Journey will be empowered to individually consider, select, and implement AT for their students, yet also recognize when additional perspectives (e.g., teacher, administrator, itinerant staff, paraprofessional, parent, etc.) are critical to this process.

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Partnered Learning Courses

Alt+Shift partners with intermediate school districts (ISDs) to provide training and implementation support for its professional learning opportunities. Select an option below to learn more about each professional learning opportunity and how to participate.

AT Journey

Assistive technology (AT), defined as anything that supports learners in doing things they would not otherwise be able to do, can provide the traction learners need to succeed, but is often intimidating to educators who think of it as very specialized. Staff participating in the AT Journey will be empowered to individually consider, select, and implement AT for their students, yet also recognize when additional perspectives (e.g., teacher, administrator, itinerant staff, paraprofessional, parent, etc.) are critical to this process.

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