Participants learn how Apple technology tools can support students with visual, auditory, motor and learning disabilities—and how to use the tools to provide their students with full access to the curriculum. When the workshop has a Mac focus, participants use technologies like VoiceOver, Zoom, Display Adjustments, Visual Alerts, Keyboard Shortcuts, and Word Completion. When the workshop focuses on iPod touch or iPad, participants explore how to personalize learning with mobile devices.
Explore Apple’s accessibility tools on the Mac
Explore iPod touch or iPad as a learning tool
Learn how Mac OS X, iPod touch, and iPad can help special needs students reach their full potential
Discover accessible content for special needs students
Use student learning profiles to create individual instructional plans that include the appropriate use of technologies
Casey's favorite Web 2.0 tools and some extremely useful sites!
http://m.socrative.com/student/#joinRoom PLEASE JOIN ROOM 75850
Project Gutenberg - http://www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Main_Page
Lit2Go - http://etc.usf.edu/lit2go/
Newseum - http://www.newseum.org/todaysfrontpages/
ClassDojo - http://www.classdojo.com
Socrative - http://www.socrative.com
TodaysMeet - http://www.todaysmeet.com
DropBox - http://www.dropbox.com
Zapd - http://www.zapd.com
Photos to edit using the Photo App on your iPad
- You will need to tap on the photo
- The photo will open in a pop-up
- With one finger, touch and hold the photo (in the center)
- Tap on "Save Image"
Use the following story for the iRead activity:
Student Learner Profiles:
Learner Profile #1: ADHD or Executive Functioning
Student #1 has trouble getting organized and staying on task: taking notes, organizing work on paper, keeping track of homework.
Learner Profile #2: English Language Learner
Student #2 has difficulty conversing in English, struggles with pronouncing new vocabulary, and is introverted and frustrated with the language progress.
Learner Profile #3: Attention Deficit Disorder
Student #3 struggles with fluency, struggles with comprehension, and has difficulty identifying key points in reading.
Never Stop Learning!
Watch these from your Mac computer.
Communication in Autism - http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/communication-in-autism-dr./id392283098?i=87181245&mt=2