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Assistive Technology of Alaska<br />AT Supports for Math<br />Margaret Cisco, ATLA AT Specialist<br />
Getting Started<br />Introductions<br />CEU registration<br />Handouts/resource lists<br />Follow-up survey<br />        A...
OBJECTIVES -<br />Describe what AT is and why it is important to considerAT for math class<br />Identify three AT devices ...
           = AK’s Tech Act Project<br /><ul><li>Federal Tech Act Project
Information and assistance
Demonstrations
Training Activities
Re-use and recycle AT (AK Trading Post)
Any Alaskans with disabilities / All ages
Vision
Hearing
Communication
ECU
Computer access
Memory</li></ul>        ATLA<br />www.atlaak.org<br />
Presumptions of this Presentation<br />The school district implements Response to Intervention (RTI)<br />Quality math ins...
How Does AT Fit RTI?<br />AT can be used as an effective compensatory tool (tier 3)<br />AT supports evidence-based RTI in...
Assistive Technology <br />        ATLA<br />www.atlaak.org<br />
AT Consideration <br />SETT Model<br />        ATLA<br />www.atlaak.org<br />
Step 1A –Student Information<br /><ul><li>Strengths
Limitations
Preferences
Whathas already been tried?
What has worked?
What has not worked?
Diagnosis (medical, psychological, speech)</li></ul>        ATLA<br />www.atlaak.org<br />
Step 1B - Tasks & Environments <br /><ul><li>What math tasks? Examples:
Number concepts
Math facts (+,-,x, ÷)
Money, time, measurement
Algebra, geometry, trig, calculus
Application to life situations
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    1. 1. Assistive Technology of Alaska<br />AT Supports for Math<br />Margaret Cisco, ATLA AT Specialist<br />
    2. 2. Getting Started<br />Introductions<br />CEU registration<br />Handouts/resource lists<br />Follow-up survey<br /> ATLA<br />www.atlaak.org<br />
    3. 3. OBJECTIVES -<br />Describe what AT is and why it is important to considerAT for math class<br />Identify three AT devices or products to consider<br />Identify three resources that offer information about AT<br /> ATLA<br />www.atlaak.org<br />
    4. 4. = AK’s Tech Act Project<br /><ul><li>Federal Tech Act Project
    5. 5. Information and assistance
    6. 6. Demonstrations
    7. 7. Training Activities
    8. 8. Re-use and recycle AT (AK Trading Post)
    9. 9. Any Alaskans with disabilities / All ages
    10. 10. Vision
    11. 11. Hearing
    12. 12. Communication
    13. 13. ECU
    14. 14. Computer access
    15. 15. Memory</li></ul> ATLA<br />www.atlaak.org<br />
    16. 16. Presumptions of this Presentation<br />The school district implements Response to Intervention (RTI)<br />Quality math instruction and screening (t1)<br />Evidence based intervention strategies (t2/3)<br />Small number customized programs (t3)<br />Mobility, seating, and positioning is addressed<br />3<br />2<br />1<br /> ATLA<br />www.atlaak.org<br />
    17. 17. How Does AT Fit RTI?<br />AT can be used as an effective compensatory tool (tier 3)<br />AT supports evidence-based RTI intervention strategies (tiers 2 & 3)<br />AT provides access to math curriculum and math performance tools (any tier)<br />3<br />2<br />1<br /> ATLA<br />www.atlaak.org<br />
    18. 18. Assistive Technology <br /> ATLA<br />www.atlaak.org<br />
    19. 19. AT Consideration <br />SETT Model<br /> ATLA<br />www.atlaak.org<br />
    20. 20. Step 1A –Student Information<br /><ul><li>Strengths
    21. 21. Limitations
    22. 22. Preferences
    23. 23. Whathas already been tried?
    24. 24. What has worked?
    25. 25. What has not worked?
    26. 26. Diagnosis (medical, psychological, speech)</li></ul> ATLA<br />www.atlaak.org<br />
    27. 27. Step 1B - Tasks & Environments <br /><ul><li>What math tasks? Examples:
    28. 28. Number concepts
    29. 29. Math facts (+,-,x, ÷)
    30. 30. Money, time, measurement
    31. 31. Algebra, geometry, trig, calculus
    32. 32. Application to life situations
    33. 33. Where and how?
    34. 34. Location (classroom, sped, home, test)
    35. 35. Level of assistance</li></ul> ATLA<br />www.atlaak.org<br />
    36. 36. AT Consideration <br />SETT Model<br /> ATLA<br />www.atlaak.org<br />
    37. 37. Step 2 – Identify and Select AT Tools<br />SETT MODEL <br />Generate Continuum of Potential Solutions<br />High Tech<br />Low Tech<br />Team Makes a Reasoned Decision and Selection.<br /> ATLA<br />www.atlaak.org<br />
    38. 38. Example Low to High Continuum<br />Scribe<br />Pencil grips<br />Specially lined/graph paper<br />Cut out template<br />Stamps<br />Adapted worksheets<br />Computer worksheets<br />Mouse<br />Keyboard <br />Voice<br />Switch<br /> ATLA<br />www.atlaak.org<br />
    39. 39. Step 3 – Implement and Evaluate AT<br />Teach the AT tools <br /><ul><li>To the student using it
    40. 40. To staff/parents who will need to support it.</li></ul>Continuous evaluation<br /><ul><li>Ability to use and support the AT
    41. 41. Effectiveness and appropriateness of the AT</li></ul>If the AT is not effective, select another option from the low-to-high list and continue this process <br /> ATLA<br />www.atlaak.org<br />
    42. 42. Outcome Measure for AT<br /> ATLA<br />www.atlaak.org<br />
    43. 43. Outcome Measures for AT<br />Student completes learning and performance objectives of the math curriculum <br />Completes tasks more independently <br />Completes task more efficiently <br />Completes tasks more accurately<br /> ATLA<br />www.atlaak.org<br />
    44. 44. Barriers to Learning/Performance<br />Hearing<br />Vision<br />Physical limitations<br />Inability to read and/or write fluently<br />Cognitive challenges (e.g.: memory/organization/attention)<br />Comprehension difficulties<br />Math LDs<br /> ATLA<br />www.atlaak.org<br />
    45. 45. AT Tools for Hearing<br /><ul><li>Considerations
    46. 46. Volume
    47. 47. Distance
    48. 48. Background noise
    49. 49. Visual supports
    50. 50. Devices and Supports
    51. 51. Personal amplification
    52. 52. Sound-Field amplification</li></ul>and…<br /> ATLA<br />www.atlaak.org<br />
    53. 53. AT Tools for Hearing<br /><ul><li>Sign interpreter
    54. 54. Texting
    55. 55. Video remote interpreter</li></ul> ATLA<br />www.atlaak.org<br />
    56. 56. AT Tools for Vision<br /><ul><li>Considerations
    57. 57. Task lighting
    58. 58. Glare
    59. 59. Font Style
    60. 60. Text Size
    61. 61. Colorand Contrast
    62. 62. Clutter
    63. 63. Movement
    64. 64. Familiarity</li></ul>Font Style Options<br />Text Size<br />Contrast<br />Reverse Contrast<br />Other High Contrast<br />Other colors<br /> ATLA<br />www.atlaak.org<br />
    65. 65. AT Support for Vision<br />AT Tools for Vision<br /><ul><li>Magnification
    66. 66. Lighted Lens
    67. 67. Handheld CCTV
    68. 68. Desktop CCTV</li></ul>and…<br />Traveler<br />Pebble<br /> ATLA<br />www.atlaak.org<br /> ATLA<br />www.atlaak.org<br />Merlin<br />
    69. 69. AT Support for Vision<br />AT Tools for Vision<br /><ul><li>Near and distance magnifier
    70. 70. Computer software
    71. 71. Magnification
    72. 72. Reading</li></ul>ABISee<br />Zoom Twix<br /> ATLA<br />www.atlaak.org<br /> ATLA<br />www.atlaak.org<br />
    73. 73. AT Support for Vision<br />AT Tools For Vision<br />Writing Guides<br />Large / Talking Calculators<br />Talking Tape Measure<br /> ATLA<br />www.atlaak.org<br /> ATLA<br />www.atlaak.org<br />
    74. 74. AT Tools for Physical Access<br /><ul><li>Speech recognition
    75. 75. Math Pad
    76. 76. Math Talk/Scientific Notebook
    77. 77. Alternative mouse options
    78. 78. Alternative keyboard options
    79. 79. Switch interface
    80. 80. Computer software
    81. 81. Manipulatives
    82. 82. Operations
    83. 83. Diagramming</li></ul> ATLA<br />www.atlaak.org<br />
    84. 84. AT for Reading and Writing<br />Digital textbooks k-12 math<br />Commercial scan and read programs to make text accessible <br />Free text to speech software from the web<br />Free text to speech software for the web<br />Browse Aloud<br />Speech recognition for writing<br />Scan and read programs for writing<br />Live Scribe Pulse Pen<br /> ATLA<br />www.atlaak.org<br />
    85. 85. AT for Comprehension Difficulties<br /><ul><li>Experiential Learning and Systematic Instruction
    86. 86. Math Their Way (K-2) and Math A Way of Thinking (3-6)
    87. 87. Math U See (all levels)
    88. 88. Numicon
    89. 89. Teaching Math to People with Down Syndrome and other Hands-On Learners, Book 1</li></ul> ATLA<br />www.atlaak.org<br />
    90. 90. AT for Math LDs<br />Electronic worksheets<br />IntelliTools Math Pad and Math Pad Plus<br />Math Pad by Voice<br />Math Talk/Scientific Notebook<br />Live Scribe Pulse Pen<br />Talking Calculator<br /> ATLA<br />www.atlaak.org<br />
    91. 91. Student Recommended<br />Video game quality instruction<br />Big Brainz: Timez Attack (free to schools)<br />Graphic organizers for math instruction <br />Tom Snyder Productions: Go Solve Word Problems<br />Cool Math.com<br /> ATLA<br />www.atlaak.org<br />
    92. 92. Early Math Concepts<br />Soft Touch many programs<br />Judy Lynn shape and sequence<br />IntelliTools Number Concepts<br />Virtual Manipulatives<br />Making Sense with Numbers<br />In Sequence: Daily Living<br />Match It<br />Number Concepts<br /> ATLA<br />www.atlaak.org<br />
    93. 93. Higher Math Tools<br />Download algebra calculator<br />Algebrator<br />Making Sense with Numbers<br />In Sequence: Daily Living<br />Match It<br />Number Concepts<br /> ATLA<br />www.atlaak.org<br />
    94. 94. iTouch Math<br />Graphing calculator<br />Flash Math<br />Pop Math<br />ArithmeTick +,-,×, ÷ <br />Bright Hub Top Ten<br /> ATLA<br />www.atlaak.org<br />
    95. 95. AT Math<br />Additions<br />Questions<br />Comments<br /> ATLA<br />www.atlaak.org<br />

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