Supporting equitable learning with instructional audio
The following article was contributed by Laurie Roberts, Educational Technology Coordinator at West Contra Costa Unified School District.
The more students can hear, the more they can learn. For maximum impact, however, the teacher’s voice must be highly intelligible to every student. When the pandemic and face masks presented a new barrier to clear, intelligible sound, West Contra Costa Unified saw it as an opportunity to implement instructional audio in schools across the district.