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50 Popular iPad Apps For Struggling Readers & Writers

50 Popular iPad Apps For Struggling Readers & Writers | Walnut_L.A. | Scoop.it
Whether you're the parent of a child with a reading disability or an educator that works with learning disabled students on a daily basis, you're…...

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Steven Blomdale's curator insight, March 6, 2013 7:35 PM

 In schools across Australia there is strong support for linking learning in Technologies with learning literacy skills. Learning in Technologies places a high priority on accurate and unambiguous communication (ACARA, 2013).Implementing digital technologies in learning areas such as English allows special education teachers to facilitate and accommodate the learning needs of students. This is achieved through integrating assistive devices such as the iPad and its applications to develop critical literacy skills needed in the 21st century.  Consequently special education teacher have a better opportunity to develop important General capabilities such as literacy (LIT) to allows student to become literate as they develop the knowledge, skills and dispositions to interpret and use language confidently for learning and communicating in and out of school and for participating effectively in society (ACARA, 2013).



This website suggests various applications that can be used on the ipad to assist special needs students. The list of  applications were selected to improve and develop students reading, writing and spelling. They engage the students through making the activities, fun and engaging, which I think is important when teaching special needs students.

Patricia Christian's curator insight, March 22, 2014 8:53 PM

You can never have enough resources to pull from when working with mainstream or challenged students. 

Deb's curator insight, March 4, 5:47 PM
Lots of options to help struggling learners...
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Great Websites To Develop Students Vocabulary

Great Websites To Develop Students Vocabulary | Walnut_L.A. | Scoop.it

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa) , Librarian@HOPE
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