Adaptive/Assistive Technology

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Adaptive/Assistive Technology

  1. 1. AdaptiveAssistiveTechnology EdTech 541 Natalie Frasure
  2. 2. Students with cognitive difficulties can experience math through exploring ideas, strategies, procedures, facts, and much more through MathTalk. This also allows students to have concreteClick picture for direct link to site. examples as they learn.
  3. 3. Click picture to connect directly to site. Study Island is an excellent choice to assist students with cognitive disabilities. Study Island offers many subjects. For math specifically, students take diagnostic (pre-tests) assessments to find their ability level. All games, lessons, and tests are formatted for their ability level.
  4. 4. For students that have lowvision this is the perfectcalculator for math class.The calculator itself is largeAND it talks! Students cankeep up with calculationswithout problems.
  5. 5. Closed Captioning forVideos Used in Class Students are not left out during video portions of lessons.
  6. 6. For studentsthat are hard ofhearing this FMamplificationsystem canincrease theteacher’s voicelevel or amplifyTV and video.Hard of Hearing students won’t miss anyimportant words or information.
  7. 7. JAWS ScreenReader reads what ison the screen to theuser.For students withvision problems thescreen reader allowsthem to participatein regular classactivities.
  8. 8. Teacher creates or uses lessons to meet the students needsand cover content.Engages students in lessons created online.Gives students ownership of their learning activities andmotivates them to perform.
  9. 9. At-Risk studentsthat struggle to keepup withassignments can usethis APP to recordassignments andcheck off as theyare completed.
  10. 10. ThinkQuestoffers teachersan opportunityto createprojects or usecreated projectsto furtherstudents’knowledge byusing ProjectBased Learning.
  11. 11. Bubble.us allows quickcreation of custombrainstorming maps.Students can share themand work together tomake changes and createa bubble mind map.
  12. 12. Resources Students with Cognitive Difficulties http://www.mathsolutions.com/MathTalk/index.cfm http://www.studyisland.com/ Students with Physical Difficulties http://assistivetechnologyservices.com/jumbotalkingcalculator.html http://www.cpcweb.com/products/product_summary.htm Students with Sensory Difficulties http://tinyurl.com/bq3rcyy http://tinyurl.com/3oyorh At-Risk Students http://trackstar.4teachers.org/trackstar/ https://myhomeworkapp.com/ Gifted and Talented Students http://www.thinkquest.org/en/ https://bubbl.us/

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