Technology and Special Education

Accessibility Features on the iPad:

There are differences between original iPad and iPad 2, don't know about iPad3

     Voice Over blind

     Zoom low vision, attention

     Large Text low vision

     Text to Speech struggling readers, attention

     Audio Captioning deaf

     mono audio- hearing impaired

     Assistive Touch- gestures including custom motor impairments

     QR Codes  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hSA3YsBy_pU 

    Shortcuts- auto correct- spell check-keyboards- multi tasking 

     Triple-click Home -Screen shots- lock rotation-mute-restrictions/ratings-deleting and installing apps-

 

 

Resources to check out!

REWORDIFY

Assistive Tech Resources

BCSD Homework Help

SmartBoard

IPad

Mac training

HIAT (Montgomery Schools)-quick guides

 CSD Student Created Tech Resources Page. http://epasquini.wix.com/bcsd-apps-and-advice

 

OTHER RESOURCES:

ABCYA

Alternative to Google images

Animoto

Apple Resources

appolearning

APPS

Apps- There's an app for that

apps by IEP goal

Apps to Promote Writing

Appvice

Apps for school k-12 ( be sure to check apps by tag on the right side of the page)

Augmented Reality

BCSD Resources From Jane Keyes

Blooms helps you Create :)

Board Maker

Bridging Apps

Celly

Chartdog

Chrome extensions

Ck-12

Coding

Comic creator websites

ConnectAbility

Cool Tools

CoWriter

Create A Graph

Dabbleboard

Differentiating by learning styles

Digital Storytelling with the iPad

Discovery Education

Dropbox

eBooks to download

E2Bn

Edmodo

Educlipper

Ed Tech Ideas

Engaged Classroom Wiki (example)

Enabling Devices

Evernote

Flipping Your Classroom

Free Apps for Elementary

Free PD

GapMinder

Ginger-Grammar and spell checker

Gliffy

Glogster

Google Docs quick and easy ideas

Google DOcs tutorials

Google Sketch Up

Helping Hands- HS decisions for healthy lifestyle

Hemingway -  writing revision tool

Jeopardy labs

IOS 7 what is coming?

iPads

iTunes U

IXL

Jane Keyes Resources

Jim Luther AT ideas

Jing

Jog the Web

Khan Academy

Kubbu kind of like Quia

Laurel Jones webpage- support

Learn Free Lessons

Lion: Mac OS 10.7

Literactive

Live Binders

Lucy Calkins Resources

Make Beliefs Comix

Maps101

Microsoft Word 2010 Tutorial

Mindmeister

Museum Box

Myths and Legends

National Gallery of Art- 25,000 free images for download

NBC Learn k-12

Neok12

Net Texts

Open Ed- Aligned to Common Core

PB Works Wiki

Padlet

PDF to Word

Photo Story

Pinterest

Pixton

Plinky

PrAACtical AAC

Prezi

Projeqt

Quia Books

Quia Web

Raz

Read Write Think

Reading Raven

Remind101

Rewordify - modify text and improve vocabulary

SAMR

Saving Video From the Web

Schoology

Scholastic Story Starters

Screen Cast

Shadow Puppets edu ( like the old movie maker)

Show Beyond

Snag Films

Snack Tools

Snaggy

Soomo Publishing You Tube Channel

Sound effects and music free

SpedApps2

Spell with Flicker

Spelling City

Story Bird

Story Brick

Story Jumper

Survey Monkey

Sweet Search safe search for students

Symbaloo

Tagxedo

Tar Heel Reader reading

Text compactor

That Quiz

Time Toast

Tilt Shift Maker (for photos!)

Toasted Cheese writing

Tom Michalek's Google Apps Page

Twitter information

UDL toolkit

Unique Learning Systems

Visual Aids for Learning

VizZle visual learning

Voice Thread

Voki

Wall Wisher now Padlet

Webquests

Weebly

Wordle

Write Rhymes




Google Docs by Susan Brooks-Young and Chris York


Google Forms by Jason Borgen


Podcasts by Jason Borgen


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The following websites have free, content-specific teaching materials.

Free Educational Resources

More Free Educational Resources

National Science Foundation

National Council for Teachers of English

International Reading Association

National Council for Teachers of Mathematics

National Council for the Social Studies

National Science Teachers Association

PBS Kids

Discovery Channel games

National Educational Association Web Resources

Free lesson plans from content experts

Techie Teacher's live binders