eChalk Connection

May 21, 2018
Free School Software: Promises and Pitfalls

There are an extraordinary number of free resources available for teachers. When do you allow teachers to explore and use free software, and when do you set policy and provide a solution for everyone? 

Apr 09, 2018
Making PDFs Accessible for School Websites

Are PDFs on your website accessible for visitors using accessibility software? Read on for tips on making PDFs more accessible on school websites and alternate ways of presenting information. 

Apr 02, 2018
Making School Website Navigation More Accessible for Screen Readers

ffective web design strategies can make it easier for visitors using screen readers to navigate through your school website. Here are some easy tips you can implement right now. 

Mar 22, 2018
Four Steps to ADA Compliance for School Websites

Disability rights advocates are increasingly turning their attention to equal access to information on school websites and other digital platforms. Is your website ready?

Feb 12, 2018
Building Better School and District Websites with Katonah-Lewisboro S.D.

Katonah-Lewisboro School District has created district and school websites that are visually appealing, easy to navigate and beautifully coordinated together. Here's how they did it. 

Jan 22, 2018
Getting the Word Out: Thinking About School Notification Systems

Today’s busy families are bombarded with messages and notifications from all directions. How can schools make sure their important communications don’t get lost in the shuffle?