Final Post for EDTECH 541

Part One- Reflecting Upon the Semester

What you have learned?
Since the beginning of this semester, my knowledge of internet-based tools has been greatly enhanced. Initially, I was very familiar with tools such as Google Docs, Prezi and Flickr, but used them in a very general sense. Now, I have a wide variety of content-themed uses and now know about tools like Glogster, The Art’s Toolkit and BrainPop! Perhaps the biggest change for me is instead of starting with a tool and designing a lesson around it (like I’ve done in the past), I see a huge benefit to starting with a concept, building a lesson, then finding the tools to support it!

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Accessibility Features on My Computer

The Mac operating system offers a large offering of accessibility tools for its users including tools for those with visual and hearing impairments. In this post I will guide you through accessing the tools and provide a short description of the tool’s benefits.

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