Professional Development

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Hoonuit (Formerly Atomic Learning) Professional Development courses provide web-based training for assistive technology professionals in K-12 and Higher Education settings. Hoonuit provides continuous and in-depth resources to support ongoing learning to meet the PD requirements redefined by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). There are many modules to choose from,...

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Accessible Science: Life Science is a video tutorial presented by Kate Fraser, a science teacher at Perkins School for the Blind, which discusses how and why to make life science curricula accessible to students who have visual impairments. This series is part of the Perkins page on...

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Published by the Journal, this article takes a new look at personalized learning, defining it as "a student-centered teaching and learning model that acknowledges and accommodates the range of abilities, prior experiences, needs, and interests of each student--with the goal of moving every student to a higher standard of achievement."...

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What are some key requirements for successfully integrating technology in your classroom? This review describes the elements necessary to effectively support technology integration.

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This article summarizes two examples of research on how screen-based computer-assisted instruction can be used with cooperative learning to help students in K-5 grasp mathematics concepts.
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I'm Determined is a project from the Virginia Department of Education designed to empower youth with disabilities to take charge of their lives through self-determination. Self-determination skills include self-knowledge, self-advocacy, goal-setting, decision-making and problem-solving. The project uses certain interventions to promote greater self-determination, including student participation in Individualized Education Program...

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This case study report describes Bridge Builder, a platform to build accessible educational web pages or websites. The study investigated the accessability and usability of the scheduler portion of Bridge Builder , known as My School Day Online, for students with visual impairements and teachers who work with students with...

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The Skoog is a tactile cube that is a powerful and fun music interface for iPad that opens up a world of ‘musicplay’ to everyone, including those with disabilities. It’s a squashy foam cube that acts as a wireless controller for the App running on your iPad. Use of the...

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Math Paper is an iPad app that uses the principles of universal design to provide access to math tools previously not available to those requiring alternative access to math computation. Problems from early addition through complex algebra can be worked on the Math Paper grid in much the same way...

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OT's with Apps, a blog created by Carol Leynse Harpold, MS, AdEd, OTR/L, ATP, and has great information about apps and other technologies for the practicing Occupational Therapist, as well as teachers, parents and clients seeking tools and strategies to improve the occupational skills of all ages. The goal of...

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