Increasing Accessibility and Fostering Inclusive Classrooms


At Microsoft, our Mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. With more than 1 billion people in the world with disabilities, there is no limit to what people can achieve when technology reflects the diversity of all those who use it. Hector Minto, Senior Technology Evangelist at Microsoft and Mike Tholfsen, Principal Product Manager at Microsoft are dedicated to ensuring that we as educators are empowered with the tools to ensure we have inclusivity within our classrooms. Following their presentations on fostering inclusivity and accessibility in the classroom they have made available for us some excellent resources to support us on our own journeys to empowering our own students to achieve more. Explore the Sway, Webinar and links below to get up to date with the latest and greatest accessibility features available for free in Office 365 and Windows 10.


 

Hector Minto's Sway demonstrates #Accessibility features sorted by disability. Find the mix of solutions you need in Windows, Office 365 and our app ecosystem.

Visit Microsoft's accessibility page to find more information and our inclusion in action series.

 


Check out Mike Tholfsen's webinar on "Inclusive Technologies to help with Reading and Writing" which gives some great insights and demos into the amazing immersive reader tool.

 

 

You can also access the slides from Mike Tholfsen's 'Increasing accessibility and fostering inclusive classrooms' session at Bett, 2018: http://aka.ms/InclusiveBETT

 



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