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Learning Theories Every Teacher should Know about ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Learning Theories Every Teacher should Know about ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Assistive Technology2 | Scoop.it
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eWorkshop - Online Teaching Resource

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eWorkshop provides support and resources for Ontario elementary and kindergarten school teachers.
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This is a very good website for resources for teaching Math and Language.

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The Case Against Assistive Technology

A look at the assumptions stopping schools from using technology. A narrated version is available at http://www.donjohnston.com/thecase
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Yep, you read it right.  But take a look and see if you agree.

This is a great video!

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DoIT - Division of Information Technology | UW-Madison

Get the latest on technology trends, tips, and more.
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Benefits of assistive technology extend to everyone
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Dragon - Dragon NaturallySpeaking - Nuance

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Dragon NaturallySpeaking
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Dragon Naturally Speaking is also a necessary piece for some students to allow them effectively and efficiently write their ideas using their laptops.

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75 best apps for special education, special needs, speech and language, reading and writing, auditory processing disorder

75 best apps for special education, special needs, speech and language, reading and writing, auditory processing disorder | Assistive Technology2 | Scoop.it
Do you have a device and you're not quite sure which apps are best for your child's needs? See our list of 75 apps which was put together by some SLPs and OTs.

Via Karen Rockhold
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www.curriculum.org (Assistive Technology)

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Search: Assistive Technology

This site contains some interesting resources around AT

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SMART Ideas concept-mapping software - SMART Technologies

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SMART Ideas concept mapping software brings the power of visual learning to your classroom. The SMART Ideas concept mapping software is part of our family of interactive learning products for education.
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SMART Ideas is concept-mapping software that allows my students to get their ideas written down (or typed).  They can then export their information and produce sentences and paragraphs.

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Text to Speech Reader, Literacy Software | Kurzweil Educational Systems

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Text to speech reader Software for blind vision impaired learning disabilities ELL Dyslexia. Reading writing, test accommodations assistive technology for struggling readers
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This text-to-speech software is essential in my classroom.  Students are able to read grade-level text and use the wide variety of tools to complete their work.

On a side note, Kurzweil now has an iPad app called FireFly.  I have yet to try it.

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