In recent years, many schools have been prioritizing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives to create a more inclusive learning environment. Recognizing the importance of embracing differences and ensuring that every student feels valued, schools are investing in various strategies to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion. From using technology to make learning accessible to establishing consistent, long-term professional development programs and exploring innovative ideas, the educational landscape is changing to meet diverse student needs.
As educators, the beginning of a new school year brings with it a profound responsibility: Designing and facilitating assessments that honor each student's unique strengths and needs. Inclusive assessment preparation isn't just a task - it's a fundamental commitment to fostering equitable learning environments. What are some essential steps to create assessments that accommodate diverse abilities, including students with hearing loss, varying English language levels, and Individualized Education Plans?
Boxlight is proud to announce that our own MimioSTEM was named Best STEM Solution in the inaugural Excellence in Equity Awards program presented by the American Consortium for Equity in Education (ACE-ED). This competitive awards program honoring schools, educators, and industry received more than 160 total nominations from across the U.S. and abroad.