One of the main benefits of twenty-first century educational technology is its ability to increase opportunity for students to learn and grow academically. Learning Management Systems like Blackboard allow students to earn college credit at any time and from anywhere, while supplements like Khan Academy, Coursera, and EdX allow students to master skills without even paying for traditional education! Oftentimes, though, when using technology to deliver content, we forget that crucial groups of students with disabilities are not always able to access this content on a level playing field.
At this time of year, we all struggle to make it the last fifteen percent of the semester because we just want to think about the summertime! The drawback of this magical feeling of euphoria is that it is also finals time: the most important part of the term! For April's In Focus: Student Edition, Brandi and Robyn took a look at some apps to help you stay on track during these final days so that you can master your final exams. Then, we switched gears to look at ways that you can make the most of your summer!