Reaching and teaching kids with disabilitiesPresentation Transcript
Reaching and Teaching Kids with Disabilities: the DE Way Porter W. Palmer DEN Manager Edmodo Code m6d2hd
What is Universal Design? http://williamcalvin.com/BHM/ch8.htm http://accessibility-fail.dreamwidth.org/1101.html http://www.pactiv.com/Data/images/Hefty_EasyGrip.jpg
What It ’ s Not Not one size fits all – but alternatives for everyone . Not access for some – but access for everyone. Not added on later – but designed from the beginning .
“ Consider the needs of the broadest possible range of users from the beginning ”
-- Architect, Ron Mace
What is the link to classrooms? http://www.cast.org/system/galleries/pics/research/entrance.jpg http://sitemaker.umich.edu/marissaakason/files/classroom.jpg
What is Universal Design for Learning (UDL)? Universal Design for Learning is the process of building in (rather than adding on) accessibility and achievement supports for diverse learning needs.
Principles of UDL
Multiple means of representation: gives learners various ways of acquiring information and knowledge
Multiple means of expression: provides learners alternatives for demonstrating what they know
Multiple means of engagement: taps into learners' interests, offer appropriate challenges, and increase motivation.
Text to Speech http://www.naturalreaders.com/index.htm www.vozme.com
Enable Closed Captioning
To assist students with hearing impairments
To help English language learners
To reach multiple modalities
To support struggling readers
To emphasize a grammar or vocabulary lesson
To use in combination with a writing exercise
To reinforce a concept
Narrow Search Results by “ Video Detail ”
Download/Play Closed Captions FIRST, make sure you ’ re holding your mouth right. http://aclayinthelife.blogspot.com/2011/01/you-gotta-hold-your-mouth-right.html
Playing a Closed Captioned Video
Select Windows Media
Downloading a Closed Captioned Video
Then right-click on the blue download icon,
choose “ Save Target As ” and then place it in a folder on your computer
Then repeat the process, this time right-clicking on the “ CC ” icon
Adjust the CC settings within your Windows Media Player – CC settings
(This one is REALLY important!)
Open the CC file in a text editing program like Wordpad or Notepad
Locate the line of code that indicates “ font size ”
Increase the font size from 10 to 30 (or whatever you prefer)
Save the CC file
Adjust the Font Size
Font Size 10 pt 30 pt
Closed Captioning Behavior Management
Use text and symbols https://download.widgit.com/symwriter/
Use another teacher
Listen up DE Streaming has over 500 songs. To find them click inside the search box, choose songs within the Media box, and click on the “ Search ” button. Download and save the song to your computer and insert it into your PowerPoint. Then add in DE streaming images or create your own and add!
Other Ideas? Highlighting with Diigo
Express Yourself ipadio works from most any phone!
Express Yourself Retell/create a story with Talking Tom (iPhone app)
Get Your Glog On! http://wiltsen.edu.glogster.com/egypt-country-report/?w1
Use pictures/videos in graphic organizers
Use songs to create lip dubbed videos
Pause video segments for deeper investigation or discussion of details and concepts.