All posts by Joann Greenawalt

Rural Districts – Taking the Digital Leap

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Rural school districts have always faced certain challenges from long student and/or teacher commutes to school and extracurricular activities to a lack of diversity in courses (particularly AP, foreign language and non-core classes).   Leaping into the digital waters presents both opportunities (distance learning, for example) and challenges. Resources: –How is Rural Defined?  (US Census) –FCC Lifeline Program (Discounted broadband) –EveryoneOn…

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Demystifying Web Accessibility

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Web Accessibility is part of the spectrum of delivering equal educational opportunities to all students.  With more and more of our communication and school work being accessed online, the issue of website accessibility has come to the forefront of the accessibility discussion. Other Resources W3C Easy ChecksWCAG 2.0 GuidelinesWeb Accessibility Checking toolsK-12 Web sites – Accessibility Study History of Web…

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