My Tech Toolbelt

My Tech Toolbelt

We're talking Ed Tech. The My Tech Toolbelt Podcast, hosted by Shannon Tabaldo and Brenda Argano, is an EdTech podcast where we highlight teachers using education technology in Innovating, Engaging and Inspiring ways. Visit us! www.mytechtoolbelt.com... Show More
April 18, 2019 70 min

MTT031| Assistive Technology Part 1, Technology Makes Things Possible - Luis Perez

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An introduction to the National Center on Accessible Educational Materials. They provide resources and technical assistance for educators, parents, students, publishers, conversion houses, accessible media producers, and others interested in learning more about AEM and implementing AEM and the National Instructional Materials Accessibility Standard (NIMAS).

National Center on Accessible Educational Materials

#AEM4all

Twitter: AEM_Center

Facebook: AEM Center

 

Luis Perez

Luis Pérez is a technical assistance specialist for the National Center on Accessible Educational Materials. In this role, he promotes the creation, delivery and use of high quality accessible educational materials and technologies to support equitable learning opportunities for all students. He holds a doctorate in special education and a master’s degree in instructional technology from the University of South Florida. He was selected as an Apple Distinguished Educator (ADE) in 2009, and as a Google in Education Certified Educator in 2014, and he is the current President of the Inclusive Learning Network of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), which named him its 2016 Outstanding Inclusive Educator. Luis has published three books on accessibility, mobile learning and UDL: Mobile Learning for All (Corwin Press), Dive into UDL (ISTE) and Learning on the Go (CAST Publishing). His work has also appeared in publications such Teaching Exceptional Children, Closing the Gap Solutions, THE Journal, and The Loop Magazine.  In addition to his work in educational technology, Luis is an avid photographer whose work has been featured on Better Photography magazine, Business Insider, the New York Times Bits Blog and the Sydney Morning Herald.

 

Contact: Luis Perez

Luis Perez’s Website

Twitter: @eyeonaxs

Instagram: Luis Perez Instagram

Email: lfperez411@gmail.com

 

Items mentioned in Episode 31:

Luis Perez’s TED Talk for ISTE

UDL

SETT - Student, Environment, Task, Tools

The End of Average by Todd Rose

The KIPP program

Office Lens App for IOS

Office Lens App for Android

Designing for Accessibility with POUR

Cadet

Dive Into UDL

Learning On The Go by Luis Perez

 

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