Nikki is a veteran educator, librarian, Instructional Technology Facilitator and ISTE Librarians Community President Elect. This exercise reminded me of an activity I like to do initially of every library class, “Hey! Pay attention To This!” Earlier than we start our library actions for the day we begin by giving students the chance to share one thing with the category as an entire. Principally students share joyful things like upcoming birthdays, sports activities group wins, and so on. but often a scholar will share one thing unhappy like a pet dying. What I like most about this activity is that it not only helps me to know the scholars higher, nevertheless it additionally helps build sense of neighborhood where we rejoice successes collectively and in addition assist our classmates who could also be going by an emotionally tough time. I also love that we start every class filled with positive vitality.
It is thrilling to see the fruits of Microsoft’s enhanced accessibility initiatives. Whereas the new features should not novel they appear straightforward to be taught. Since the “Learning Instruments” are free for OneNote users and simple to learn they may prove to be an awesome start line for folks new to assistive technology. Microsoft appears to be growing their concentrate on accessibility. Not too long ago, the corporate announced a new Chief Accessibility Officer and a reorganization of accessibility groups. Hopefully, with the brand new reorganization, “Learning Instruments” is just the beginning of Microsoft’s accessibility improvements.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER: Michal Drozdzal is a postdoctoral researcher on the Montreal Institute for Studying Algorithms. Michal’s analysis pursuits deal with designing machine learning approaches to tackle impactful problems current in medical imaging, including topics resembling picture segmentation, unsupervised studying, or learning from small quantity of labeled information. Previously, he spent one 12 … Read MoreContinue Reading