by Jeff Tran and Tina Mandal, Advanced Technology Facilitators, Durham District School Board
The use of Assistive Technology (AT) within the Durham District School Board has changed over the course of the past 5 years. We have provided access to AT for all students and are training entire classes and teachers on the use of AT and how it can be incorporated at the point of learning and at the point of instruction.
Self-regulation can be defined as the ability to stay focused and alert, which often involves self-control. It is important to directly teach self-regulation skills to students. One way that this can be reinforced is through the use of small devices and the apps and features that are available on the device to support self-regulation.
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