Edu614 session 7 summer 14 at & i pad


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Edu614 session 7 summer 14 at & i pad

  2. 2. Agenda Questions? Blog posts by 8th grade students More on Assistive Technology and Augmentative Communication iPad Project work
  3. 3. Project Presentations Please save your powerpoint to slideshare, then post to your blog on the ning. 15 minute presentation Detailed written plan on classroom use - about a page and a half.
  4. 4. Screenleap Share your screen with anyone with a browser.
  5. 5. Universal Design for Learning UDL based on neuroscience each principle connects to key area of brain Multiple Means of Representation To increase recognition How a teacher prepares
  6. 6. UDL Multiple Means of Expression To expand strategic output Teacher plans for how students will express learning Multiple Means of Engagement To enhance involvement in learning How do we get students connected?
  7. 7. Assistive Technology Like RTI Technology has levels too Level 1 - For everyone Level 2 - Greater access Level 3 - Assistive support
  8. 8. AT Allows manipulation and control of format Offers alternatives for access Supports multi-sensory instruction Supports greater personal independence Educational technology & assistive technology are a continuum of access to learning.
  9. 9. Accessible Instructional Materials Accessible Instructional Materials Students have a right to the same text Publishers are supposed to produce digital forms CAST has a center for AIM
  10. 10. Important Questions... What does the student need to do to participate in the classroom and achieve his/her IEP goals? What specifically is the student having difficulty with? What else has been tried? What will be the the criteria for determining the student’s success? Who will be responsible for training, monitoring, documenting, and reviewing the AT plan?
  11. 11. AT All students with a 504 or an IEP are eligible Assistive Technology has to be considered Not all qualify IEP is written first, then look at questions
  12. 12. SETT Framework S - Student First E - Environment T - Task T - Tool Joy Zabala - SETT Framework
  13. 13. the Student What does the student need to do? What are the student’s special needs? What are the student’s current abilities?
  14. 14. Environment What materials and equipment are currently available in the environment? What is the physical arrangement? What is the instructional arrangement? Are there likely to be changes? Color is a powerful tool
  15. 15. Task What activities take place in the environment? What are the critical elements of the activities? How might technology support the student’s active participation in those activities?
  16. 16. Tools FINAL step What no tech, low tech, and high tech options should be considered when developing a system for a student with these needs and abilities doing these tasks in these environments? What strategies might be used to invite increased student performance? How might these tools be tried out with the student in the environment?
  17. 17. TechAccess Fact Sheets
  18. 18. The DESE The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has awesome links to information, resources and grants. Includes: CAST - Center for Applied Special Technology Easter Seals - allows teachers to try out technology
  19. 19. Mass Match MassMatch - initiative to get assistive technology to people who need it FREE to borrow from ATRC Assistive Technology Regional Centers.
  20. 20. National Center to Improve Practice in Special Education NCIP - through technology, media and materials take a look
  21. 21. Accessibility in the Classroom Accessibility features in Microsoft products Includes tutorials
  22. 22. UDL Toolkit UDL toolkit wiki Please spend some time looking at the resources: graphic organizers literacy study skills math writing
  23. 23. National Center on UDL National Center Examples & Resources Every principle is linked to resources & tools
  24. 24. iPad - a game changer FreeTech4Teachers Steve Jobs & Apps for Autism 60 Minutes Links iPodsibilities Teaching Learners with Special Needs Free Speech app
  25. 25. iPad a blog post how iPad is used in a special education classroom Teaching students with multiple special needs - a blog A Blog Post listing many apps Apps Store has Special Education section and our friend Cybrary man’s list A handout for using iPad in the Special Education Classroom
  26. 26. More on the iPad Live Binders on iPad in Schools - a tremendous amount of material Mr. G Blog iPads, Web tools, math education a CNN report App Smackdown iPad Apps in School great site by Richard Byrne
  27. 27. Even more on the iPad ipads in the classroom - Kathy Schrock Moms with apps blog Smart Apps for Kids my Pinterest board on iPad iPodsibilities blog, apps review, resources apps for teaching students with special needs
  28. 28. Some apps I use in my classroom