How do you engage and accommodate diverse learners to give all students the opportunity to pursue careers in STEM? We'd love to get your insights on what's worked and what hasn't! Leave your insights in the comments!
A hallmark of Benetech's work is how we engage the #a11y community to develop software for social good. We are thrilled to have Clayton Lewis and his inclusive design expertise join the DIAGRAM Center http://ow.ly/oNBW30ipbx2
The Benetech community spends a lot of time developing and supporting "Software for Social Good." But what exactly is it? Our new blog post has all the answers along with some great examples! ow.ly/E7HV30ihVzC
What do you think three certified "geniuses" would say if you asked them how to create more diversity in #STEM education? Well, we asked and have the answers! http://ow.ly/zgTF30igod0 #STEMeducation #STEMlearning #diversity
A belated congrats to J.J. Watt of the Houston Texans on winning the NFL's Walter Payton Man of the year award. Watt reminds us that we all have a responsibility to make the world a better place, even if it isn't in our job description. http://ow.ly/aXYv30idVcU
Bookshare just passed another milestone! Our online accessible library has over 600,000 books in the collection. Benetech is committed to removing barriers to reading for individuals who cannot read standard print. Learn more: https://www.bookshare.org/cms/
Congratulations to Benetech's Bookshare for surpassing 600,000 titles in the collection! That's 600,000 books that people who read differently due to dyslexia, blindness, low vision, or a physical disability that interferes with reading can now access with ease!
When you ask 3 MacArthur Geniuses how to make STEM education more inclusive, you get some pretty insightful answers. http://ow.ly/okl530i1pss MacArthur Foundation The Posse Foundation Prakash Labs EdSurge Benetech
A big thank you to Debbie Bial of The Posse Foundation, Manu Prakash ofPrakash Lab, Stanford University, @betsy_ Corcoran of EdSurge, and our own Jim Fruchterman for a wonderful @cwclub @macfound panel on overcoming barriers to STEM education. We'll share the audio and video as soon as it's available!
Excited for tonight's panel discussion with MacArthur fellows at the Commonwealth Club: Breaking Down Barriers to STEM Education. Follow @Benetech for live tweeting. #STEM @cwcclub @macfound http://ow.ly/Fs5A30hVS54
It's a new year and a new you! Check out the special reading list on Bookshare with 25 books to help you be your best self. http://bookshareblog.wpengine.com/…/new-year-new-you-help-…/ [image: Year of Yes by Shonda Rhimes]