Assistive Technology WebQuest

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  • 1. Assistive Technologies
    Kiley Nave
    ITEC 7530
    Module 6 WebQuest Assistive Technology Activity
  • 2. BrainPOP Jr.
    Creates animated, curriculum-based content that engages students, supports educators, and bolsters achievement
    Features free lesson plans, video tutorials, professional development tools, graphic organizers, best practices, and much more
    Uniquely suited for 21st-century learning, all products are fully compatible with interactive whiteboards, learner response systems, projectors, Macs, and PCs
    No downloading, installation, or special hardware is required.
    Provides a least restrictive environment for students with learning disabilities
    BrainPOP: 1999; http://www.brainpopjr.com/
  • 3. BrainPOP Jr.
    Students with ADHD
    Able to provide both group and one-on-one instruction
    Includes short, stimulating lessons
    Provides a variety of different subjects, lessons, and means to teach them in
  • 4. BrainPOP Jr.
    Students with an auditory disability
    Learning tool uses pictures, words, and sounds together to ensure that each student can fully understand the concept of the lesson
    Students are able to access the learning tool individually, being able to use their own headphones to adjust the volume accordingly
  • 5. BrainPOP Jr.
    Students with mild learning disabilities that impact all areas, especially reading and writing
    Includes every subject: science, health, reading and writing, math, social studies, arts and technology
    Provides numerous interactive examples both visually and verbally
    Design of the learning tool
    Visually stimulating with animated characters, bright colors, and dynamic movements
    Auditorily stimulating with constant, upbeat, childlike voices
  • 6. Starfall
    Reading program designed to be fun, exciting, and to instill confidence in young children as they learn to read
    The website and companion printed materials are clear and effective tools to help implement proven teaching methods.
    Website was created by carefully observing the way children learn using a computer
    Our scientific, research-based reading materials and activities are modeled on the "Big Five" focus areas recommended by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development: phonemic awareness, systematic phonics, vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension
    Included motivation as a sixth
    Provides a least restrictive environment for students with learning disabilities
    Starfall: 2002; http://www.starfall.com/
  • 7. Starfall
    Students with ADHD
    Able to work individually on the specific skills needed
    Provides an individual experience both in the classroom and at home
    Provides various short stimulating lessons
  • 8. Starfall
    Students with an auditory disability
    Learning tool uses pictures, words, and sounds together to ensure that each student can fully understand the concept of the lesson
    Students are able to access the learning tool individually, being able to use their own headphones to adjust the volume accordingly
  • 9. Starfall
    Students with mild learning disabilities that impact all areas, especially reading and writing
    Specifically focuses on reading and writing skills
    Design of the learning tool
    Visually stimulating with animated characters, bright colors, and dynamic movements
    Auditorily stimulating with constant, upbeat, childlike voices