This report released by the National Center for Learning Disabilities poses the essential questions that must be asked when approaching ed-tech investments. The resource highlights both the challenges and opportunities presented by school closures and a shift to remote or hybrid learning models in response to COVID-19. It calls for action to ensure education technology bridges rather than deepens the educational opportunity divide students experience.
This report is a must-read for policymakers, state and local leaders, principals, educators, and parents. The organization also released resources targeted at specific stakeholders, including:
- a two-page primer for state and local decision-makers, with important considerations to safeguard rights of student’s with disabilities and
- a brief for teachers and school leaders with 3 key actions that can support students with disabilities use of education technology during remote learning.
Source Organization: National Center for Learning Disabilities