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Student Voice: Success Begins With Easy Access

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This is presentation 2 of 3, at station "MIE Playground Station 3" within the playground "Student Choice and Voice Navigating Our Roadmap to the Future"; scroll down to see more details.

Other presentations in this group:

Crystal Cameron  
Julie Combs  

Access to materials is the first step to unleashing student voice. Learn how to empower student voice using free accessibility tools that customize learning and level the playing field for all learners.

Audience: Principals/head teachers, Teachers, Coaches
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices useful
Attendee device specification: Smartphone: Android, iOS, Windows
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
Participant accounts, software and other materials: Office 365
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Topic: Student agency, choice & voice
Grade level: PK-12
Subject area: ESL, 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.
For Education Leaders:
Equity and Citizenship Advocate
  • Ensure all students have skilled teachers who actively use technology to meet student learning needs.
  • Ensure all students have access to the technology and connectivity necessary to participate in authentic and engaging learning opportunities.

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

Purpose: Show teachers and teacher leaders how accessibility features can level the playing field for students and empower them to share their voice.


Intros - 2 min
Objectives: - 2 min
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Crystal Cameron, NCCE

Crystal is a full time Special Education Teacher working with students that have Specific Learning Disabilities, ADD/ADHD, Dyslexia, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Social Anxiety and Behavioral Disabilities. She has been teaching middle school special education for 20 years in the Everett School District, is a Professional Learning Specialist for NCCE and a MIE Expert. Her school is currently implementing 1:1 Chromebook and PC devices using Google and Office 365. She enjoys working with students and adults to integrate technology. She is also a self-proclaimed accessibility evangelist and will tell anyone about Microsoft Accessibility features if they will listen!

Julie Combs, Clarksville-Montgomery County School Sys

Julie Combs is a veteran teacher of 20+ years with experience in Elementary, Middle, and High School. She has served as a classroom teacher, At-Risk Coordinator, and Technology Integration Coach for her district in Clarksville, Tennessee. She also works with NCCE as a Professional Learning Specialist. A few distinctions include being a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert, Seesaw Ambassador, Nearpod Pionear, and Google Certified Educator. Twitter: @jreaderh Blog: Site:

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