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Using Mobile Screens To Make Reading Easier For Dyslexics

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A new study has found that the small amount of text you can see on your handheld device may make it vastly easier for people with learning disabilities to comprehend. Soon, of course, there will be an app for that.

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Mobile Studying & Online Flashcards on Smartphones

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Students use smartphones to study more, and more efficiently.


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Universally Designing Learning for ALL: Helping Students Become Organized Through a Text?

Over the past year, there has been a huge emphasis on using cell phones in the classroom across the country. Students are using cell phone aps to take quizzes, answer questions in class, and even practice their vocabulary. More and more emphasis in the world of Web2.0 is going to Apps. Sites like Edmodo have created Apps and features to catch up! 

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Google Goggles - Search the real world by taking a picture.

Google Goggles - Search the real world by taking a picture. | UDL & ICT in education | Scoop.it

Search by taking a picture. Goggles uses image recognition technology to recognize objects and return relevant search results. Identifies products, famous landmarks, storefronts, artwork, and popular images found online. Goggles can translate words in English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Portuguese & Russian.

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UDL is for everyone!

"This week I have been investigating Universal Design for Learning (UDL). I believe that is really for everyone. Many of the changes for those labeled "disabled" make life easier for all of us. Today's post investigates some of the iPad apps designed to aid us."

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Sign 4 Me - A Signed English Translator

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Sign 4 Me – A Signed English Translator" is the ULTIMATE tool for learning sign language. The ONLY app that provides sign language instruction in 3D

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Marty reMarks: Universal Design for Learning & Apps

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A few applications available for the iPad, iPod or iPhone that can help support a UDL-based learning environment.

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Gary’s Top 25 Apps 2011 | Apps For Children with Special Needs

Gary’s Top 25 Apps 2011 | Apps For Children with Special Needs | UDL & ICT in education | Scoop.it

"Apps for Children with Special Needs is committed to helping the families and carers of children with special needs and the wider community of educators and therapists who support them, by producing videos that demonstrate how products designed to educate children and build their life skills really work from a user perspective."


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iPadagogy-mobileUDL Pt 3/4

How the universal design for learning concept of multiple means of action and expression can be implemented on an iPad.

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Overview of new accessibility features in IOS 5

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With IOS 5, Apple has introduced a number of features to make their mobile devices even more accessible to people with disabilities.

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A Web & Mobile App for Reading Comfortably: Readability

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Readability is a web & mobile app that zaps online clutter and saves web articles in a comfortable reading view. No matter where you are or what device you use, your reading will be there. Readability turns any web page into a comfortable reading view right in your web browser.

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Mobile Apps, UDL and Digital Learning Environments

Mobile Apps, UDL and Digital Learning Environments | UDL & ICT in education | Scoop.it

This blog welcomes you to an open discussion and sharing of how mobile apps can be used to create digital learning environments using the UDL framework. We now have the opportunity to level the playing field for all learners but how can we accomplish that? What tools can be leveraged? Can apps be instrumental in personalizing the learning of students?

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Booktype

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Booktype is a free, open source platform that produces beautiful, engaging books formatted for print, Amazon, iBooks and almost any ereader within minutes. Create books on your own or with others via an easy-to-use web interface. Build a community around your content with social tools and use the reach of mobile, tablet and ebook technology to engage new audiences. 

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Study flashcards online or mobile. The flashcard software. CoboCards

Study flashcards online or mobile. The flashcard software. CoboCards | UDL & ICT in education | Scoop.it

Study flashcards online or mobile on iPhone/Android with CoboCards. Pass exams. Pro features include unlimited flashcards, Leitner, folders and many more.

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APPitic - 1,300+ EDUapps

APPitic - 1,300+ EDUapps | UDL & ICT in education | Scoop.it

A directory of apps by education by Apple Distinguished Educators (ADEs) to help you transform teaching and learning. 

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Evernote | Evernote Corporation

Evernote | Evernote Corporation | UDL & ICT in education | Scoop.it

Capture anything. Save your ideas, things you like, things you hear, and things you see. Access anywhere. Evernote works with nearly every computer, phone and mobile device out there.

Find things fast. Search by keyword, tag or even printed and handwritten text inside images.

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20+ New Ways Students With Special Needs Can Use iOS 5 | Edudemic

20+ New Ways Students With Special Needs Can Use iOS 5 | Edudemic | UDL & ICT in education | Scoop.it

iOS 5 features a new resource called Assistive Touch. It essentially streamlines more than 20 of the most-used processes for the device.It can help you do just about anything from having a custom lock screen to creating custom gestures that help you send mail. Assistive Touch is a big step forward for everyone with special needs. I suggest you check it out even if you may not think you’d benefit as it could actually help just about anyone looking to customize their experience a bit.

 

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iPads in Speech-Language Therapy | BPS Educational Technology Team

iPads in Speech-Language Therapy | BPS Educational Technology Team | UDL & ICT in education | Scoop.it

"Last year, the elementary school speech-language pathologists received iPads to use with their students. They were an immediate hit. Aside from the “cool factor”, we found them to be a new way to engage our students in their speech-language therapy as well as an effective means to address their goals."


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Apps and software for students with language-based learning disabilities | inov8 Educational Consulting

Apps and software for students with language-based learning disabilities | inov8 Educational Consulting | UDL & ICT in education | Scoop.it

inov8-ed.com created a handout listing apps for language-based learning disabilities in two categories, apps for remediation and apps for language support.

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iPadagogy-mobileUDL Pt 4/4

How the universal design for learning concept of multiple means of engagement can be implemented on an iPad.

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iPadagogy-mobileUDL Pt 2/4

How the universal design for learning concept of multiple means of representation can be implemented on an iPad.
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Mobile Learning4Special Needs - Apps

Mobile Learning4Special Needs - Apps | UDL & ICT in education | Scoop.it

 

This wiki contains 120 apps categorized into 14 categories for students with special needs. Included are video tutorials and case studies.


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Learning A-Z: Teaching Materials: Printable Worksheets, Leveled Books, Lesson Plans & More Classroom Resources

Learning A-Z: Teaching Materials: Printable Worksheets, Leveled Books, Lesson Plans & More Classroom Resources | UDL & ICT in education | Scoop.it

One size never fits all in the classroom. But one source can fit the differentiated needs of today's teachers. Learning A-Z's affordable, easy-to-use teacher resources fill the teaching gaps left by many Reading, Writing, and Science education programs. Explore our site and see why Learning A-Z printable books and worksheets, and other projectable, online interactive and mobile teacher resources, are already being used in nearly half of the school districts in the U.S. and Canada and 155+ countries worldwide.

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UDLinks - App Store

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This app is for teachers and parents to search for content specific online teaching resources aligned with Universal Design for Learning. Users can complete a "Class Profile" narrowing the resources by content, grade level and topic. When prompted, questions in the profile tool narrow the search further by asking questions aligned with UDL. In the resources section, teachers can search for lesson plans, multimedia, practice, games, tutorials or by topic and unique search terms. As users navigate the resources, they can save as favorites, share and view on their mobile device. The app also has a section for Universal Design for Learning linking teachers and parents with resources shared directly on the CAST website.

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