Group A Powerpoint Presentation

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Group A Powerpoint Presentation

  1. 1. Technology in Special Education<br />By: Alexis Atkins, Julie Crane, David Coupland, Daniel Faust, Dayna Wilkins<br />
  2. 2. Concepts<br />Universal Design for Learning<br /> Technology Integration Strategies for Special Education<br />Interactive and Multimedia Presentations<br />Writing Programs<br />
  3. 3. Use of Digital Devices and Computer Systems<br />Use a digital camera to take pictures of items to use with PECS (Picture Exchange Communication System)<br />Closed Circuit Television for Sensory Disabilities                 <br />IMovie for MAC <br />Analog System   <br />Use an optical character recognition software to scan and translate print into a word-processor. <br />                <br />
  4. 4. How technology can be used in communicating, collaborating, conducting research, and/or solving problems for special education.<br /> Use a blog to collaborate with fellow special education teachers.<br />Tools to convert printed information <br />Coin- U- Lator<br />Problem Solving Projects <br />
  5. 5. How to use Productivity Tools for Special Education<br />Use a word-processing program to create a classroom newsletter for parents.<br />Business Multimedia System<br />Teach Visual Literacy<br />List and share online resources with and between students<br />Provide low cost applications for students to use at school and within their homes for extra practice<br />
  6. 6. Multi Media Tools<br />Select an interactive story to help a student with attention problems or poor reading skills from Clifford Interactive Storybooks<br />Books on audio<br />Smart Boards<br />Projectors<br />You Tube<br />
  7. 7. Adaptive and Assistive Devices<br />Attach an adaptive switch to a computer so students with limited physical abilities can use the computer.<br />Canes and Sensor Technology<br />Joystick<br />Switches<br />Alternative Keyboards<br />
  8. 8. How teachers and students can practice different resources                   <br />Interactive Story Books<br />
  9. 9. How to follow copy right laws and guidelines<br /> Reference the site by its URL and owner name.<br />
  10. 10. How an existing TrackStar or WebQuest can be used as an activity <br />WebQuest - Who I Am<br />Track Star- Hip Hip Hooray for Hands<br />Track Star- Fun Brain<br />WebQuest- Figures and Shapes<br />WebQuest- Eric Carle, The Very Hungry Caterpillar <br />
  11. 11. Instructional Software<br />Millie's Math House<br />CompuThera<br />Ed by Design<br />Orion Systems<br />Reader Rabbit<br />
  12. 12. Tele Communicate and Tele- Research Projects<br />Square of Life<br />Pen Pals<br />Two great tele communicate website http://www.uvm.edu/~jmorris/telenet.html and http://communitydisc.westside66.org/HTML/colette/telecom/telecom.html<br />
  13. 13. Rubrics<br />Journal Writing<br />Multimedia rubric for video project<br />On line History Project Rubric<br />Power Point Creation rubric<br />Team work evaluation<br />
  14. 14. Integration Idea of Appropriate Lesson Plans<br />Csun.edu<br />Provides teachers with less plans and teaching strategies<br />Shows specifically how to integrate an idea into the lesson plan<br />
  15. 15. Summary <br />All of these examples could be used in a Special Education classroom. <br />By using these examples the students will better learn the concepts being taught in the classroom.<br />It enables them to actively learn.<br />

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