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EDU614 Session 8
Teacher Resources
Assistive Technology
iPads
Agenda
Presentations - you are just sharing what you learned with us,
showing us your work and telling us how the technolo...
Course evaluations
Please be specific as it helps
me improve my teaching and
the learning experience for
others.
Teaching Web Literacy
November Learning Resources
Alan November on teaching web literacy
A Lesson in teaching web literacy...
SOME INTERESTING SITES
From Edudemic
20 great websites for Elementary classrooms
From Ed tech and mobile learning
Internet...
Screenleap
Share your screen with anyone with a
browser.
screenleap.com/msfavazza
Resources
ELA + : ReadWriteThink.org
Lesson plans, student interactive, mobil apps
Sortable by grade level
WatchKnowLearn
...
Universal Design for Learning
UDL based on neuroscience
each principle connects to key area of brain
Multiple Means of Rep...
UDL
Multiple Means of Expression
To expand strategic output
Teacher plans for how students will express learning
Multiple ...
Assistive Technology
Like RTI Technology has levels too
Level 1 - For everyone
Level 2 - Greater access
Level 3 - Assistiv...
Accessible Instructional Materials
Accessible Instructional Materials
Students have a right to the same text
Publishers ar...
Important Questions...
What does the student need to do to participate in the
classroom and achieve his/her IEP goals?
Wha...
AT
All students with a 504 or an IEP are eligible
Assistive Technology has to be considered
Not all qualify
IEP is written...
SETT Framework
S - Student First
E - Environment
T - Task
T - Tool
Joy Zabala - SETT Framework
the Student
What does the student need to do?
What are the student’s special needs?
What are the student’s current abiliti...
Environment
What materials and equipment are currently
available in the environment?
What is the physical arrangement?
Wha...
Task
What activities take place in the
environment?
What are the critical elements of the
activities?
How might technology...
Tools
FINAL step
What no tech, low tech, and high tech options should be
considered when developing a system for a student...
TechAccess
Fact Sheets
The DESE
The
Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
has awesome links for digital learning.
Tabs
Mass Match
• MassMatch - initiative to get assistive
technology to people who need it
• FREE to borrow from ATRC Assistive...
National Center to Improve Practice
in Special Education
NCIP - through technology, media and
materials
take a look
UDL Toolkit
UDL toolkit wiki
graphic organizers
literacy
study skills
math
writing 
National Center on UDL
National Center on UDL
Examples & Resources
Every principle is linked to resources &
tools
iPad - a game changer
Steve Jobs & Apps for Autism
60 Minutes
iPad Accessibility
OX 6.0 and greater - can lock iPad in one app
Settings, General, Accessibility, Guided Access
Other Acc...
iPad Apps
I’ll share some, then invite you to share your favorite apps
Those I use
Google Drive
Dropbox
Scannable
For youn...
iPad Apps
For the general classroom
Thinking Blocks - math elementary and middle school
Educreations - teacher or student ...
iPad Apps
Auditory and Visual learning - - From kindergarten.com
For Special Education & Early Childhood
ABA apps
customiz...
iPad
Richard Byrne’s iPad apps 4 school
Free Speech app - Augmentative communication
iPodsibilities - a blog on using iPad...
More on the iPad
Live Binders on iPad in Schools - a tremendous
amount of material
Mr. G Blog iPads, Web tools, math educa...
Even more on the iPad
iPads in the Classroom - Kathy Schrock
check out her Bloomin’ Apps
Moms with apps blog
Smart Apps fo...
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Edu614 session 8 sf 15 teacher resources, at & iPad

  1. 1. EDU614 Session 8 Teacher Resources Assistive Technology iPads
  2. 2. Agenda Presentations - you are just sharing what you learned with us, showing us your work and telling us how the technology connects to the classroom. No stress. Questions? Course Evaluation Teaching web literacy Student researchers Teacher Resources Assistive Technology in the classroom iPads
  3. 3. Course evaluations Please be specific as it helps me improve my teaching and the learning experience for others.
  4. 4. Teaching Web Literacy November Learning Resources Alan November on teaching web literacy A Lesson in teaching web literacy Teaching Zach to Think A lesson plan based on the tree octopus site Strategies for online comprehension and evaluation
  5. 5. SOME INTERESTING SITES From Edudemic 20 great websites for Elementary classrooms From Ed tech and mobile learning Internet safety cheat sheet for parents & teachers From Edventures Finding free children’s books online
  6. 6. Screenleap Share your screen with anyone with a browser. screenleap.com/msfavazza
  7. 7. Resources ELA + : ReadWriteThink.org Lesson plans, student interactive, mobil apps Sortable by grade level WatchKnowLearn The best source for free educational videos Sortable by age and subject area
  8. 8. 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
  9. 9. 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?
  10. 10. Assistive Technology Like RTI Technology has levels too Level 1 - For everyone Level 2 - Greater access Level 3 - Assistive support
  11. 11. Accessible Instructional Materials Accessible Instructional Materials Students have a right to the same text Publishers are required to produce digital forms CAST has a center for AIM
  12. 12. 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?
  13. 13. 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
  14. 14. SETT Framework S - Student First E - Environment T - Task T - Tool Joy Zabala - SETT Framework
  15. 15. the Student What does the student need to do? What are the student’s special needs? What are the student’s current abilities?
  16. 16. 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
  17. 17. 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?
  18. 18. 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?
  19. 19. TechAccess Fact Sheets
  20. 20. The DESE The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has awesome links for digital learning. Tabs
  21. 21. Mass Match • MassMatch - initiative to get assistive technology to people who need it • FREE to borrow from ATRC Assistive Technology Regional Centers.
  22. 22. National Center to Improve Practice in Special Education NCIP - through technology, media and materials take a look
  23. 23. UDL Toolkit UDL toolkit wiki graphic organizers literacy study skills math writing 
  24. 24. National Center on UDL National Center on UDL Examples & Resources Every principle is linked to resources & tools
  25. 25. iPad - a game changer Steve Jobs & Apps for Autism 60 Minutes
  26. 26. iPad Accessibility OX 6.0 and greater - can lock iPad in one app Settings, General, Accessibility, Guided Access Other Accessibility features: Assistive Touch VoiceOver Zoom See Accessibility on Apple
  27. 27. iPad Apps I’ll share some, then invite you to share your favorite apps Those I use Google Drive Dropbox Scannable For young children books WriteReader - for beginning readers LunchBox - puzzles, memory games Zoo Train - letters, puzzles, music, visual problem solving Abby Preschool Shape Puzzles with words Starfall - mixed content, early elementary level
  28. 28. iPad Apps For the general classroom Thinking Blocks - math elementary and middle school Educreations - teacher or student created tutorials Little Story Creator Virtual Manipulatives - fractions, decimals, percents Motion Math - Hungry Fish - addition, subtraction, negatives Deep Sea Duel - NCTM - target number Visible Body Atlas Seesaw - a learning journal
  29. 29. iPad Apps Auditory and Visual learning - - From kindergarten.com For Special Education & Early Childhood ABA apps customizable, tracks data Class, Which does not belong?, Which goes together, What rhymes?, Animals, Food, Sight Words Any would you like to share?
  30. 30. iPad Richard Byrne’s iPad apps 4 school Free Speech app - Augmentative communication iPodsibilities - a blog on using iPads Teaching learners with multiple special needs - a blog A Blog Post listing many apps Apps Store has Special Education section
  31. 31. More on the iPad Live Binders on iPad in Schools - a tremendous amount of material Mr. G Blog iPads, Web tools, math education and our friend Cybrary man’s list A handout for using iPad in the Special Education Classroom
  32. 32. Even more on the iPad iPads in the Classroom - Kathy Schrock check out her Bloomin’ Apps Moms with apps blog Smart Apps for Kids -100 free apps for preschoolers sign up for daily free app

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