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June Behrmann is a longtime special education teacher (pre-K to grade 6) who retired for about two seconds, and is now prospecting for accessible instructional resources. Follow June on Twitter @aimnoncat. Thank you to AIM-VA: Accessible Instructional Materials for sharing this blog with us.
7 Assistive Tech Finds from Dependable Sources: Read These Over The Thanksgiving School Break
Assistive technology ideas overflow in these articles collected during 2015. The next school break might be a good time to consider some of them to ease instruction for students who struggle in school.
- Assistive Technology for Kids with LD: An Overview, by staff on the GreatSchools.org website
- 8 Examples of Assistive Technology in the Classroom, by guest blogger on Jan. 15 on the Think Inclusive website
- 3 lessons from developers who have embraced assistive technology, by Karissa Bell on July 26 on the Mashable website.
- Math Related Assistive Technology, Websites, Apps, or devices that are specifically for mathematics, on the Simon Tech Center's Pinterest site.
- The future of assistive tech is surprisingly simple: Everyday technologies that enhance accessibility are far more helpful than miraculous, high-tech interventions, by David Perry on Aug. 17 on the Al Jazeera America website.
- "Tech Tools That Have Transformed Learning With Dyslexia" by Holly Korbey on Nov. 3 on KQED's MindShift website
- 9 ed tech developments to note from Educause 2015, by Roger Riddell on Nov. 5 on the Education Dive website.
Thank you to AIM-VA: Accessible Instructional Materials for sharing this blog with our Reading Rockets audience.