Making Accessibility Tools Work for You (and Your Students)

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Explore and create : Playground

This is presentation 2 of 3, at station "Accessibility in Google Tools" within the playground "Google for Education Playground: Creating an Impact"; scroll down to see more details.

Other presentations in this group:

Frederick Ballew  
Emily Thomas  

Accessibility tools are powerful ways to help everyone access your awesome content, but some tools require a little bit of help to make them work their best. This session will look at best practices to make your Docs and Slides work with common accessibility tools.

Audience: Coaches, Curriculum/district specialists, Teachers
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices useful
Attendee device specification: Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Topic: Assistive & adaptive technologies
Grade level: PK-12
Subject area: Special education
ISTE Standards: For Educators:
  • Use technology to create, adapt and personalize learning experiences that foster independent learning and accommodate learner differences and needs.


Frederick Ballew, ISD #271
ISTE Certified Educator

Frederick is an ISTE Certified Educator, Google for Education Certified Innovator (#NYC19 cohort), Trainer, Coach, the founder and leader of GEG Minnesota Metro Area, a GEG Mentor for US - Midwest, a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert 20-21 and an Adobe Education Leader, that is passionate about leveraging technology to make the daily work of educators more efficient, their teaching more engaging, and their lives more fulfilling. Frederick has taught beginning instrumental music in Bloomington, Minnesota since 1998.

Emily Thomas, Northeast Metro Intermediate School Dist
ISTE Certified Educator

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