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Assistive Technology WebQuest

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

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