Math Mat Challenge Game

I wanted to add another product for practicing math after writing about the Hundred Activity Mat on Tuesday.  The Math Mat Challenge Game is a fun, interactive floormat that challenges students to “listen to the equation, do the math, then step on the correct answer.” Math can be a challenging subject for many students.  Additionally, […]

Hundred Activity Mat

Learning Resources offers countless products which promote a variety of skills.  One of these products is the Hundred Activity Mat.  The Hundred Activity Mat is a fun, hands-on math tool which gets students “moving and grooving” with math! The Activity Mat is an oversize version of the familiar hundreds board.  The versatile mat reinforces a number […]

5 Resources for Reading Comprehension

Reading comprehension has always been one of my biggest challenges in school.  When I began studying to become a special education teacher, I quickly learned it can be even harder to teach.  Fortunately, there are several apps and products available to help teach or practice this skill. Before discussing the five resources, let’s first define reading […]

Word Bank Universal for Google Chrome

Don Johnston Inc., the developer behind Co:Writer, Snap&Read, and more, has recently released Word Bank Universal.  Word Bank Universal is an extension for Google Chrome that puts a word bank directly onto your browser. What is a word bank exactly?  Word banks provide core vocabulary which can help in: Vocabulary development Spelling support Gaining the […]

5 More Apps for Individuals with Dyslexia

I’ve previously written a post discussing five different apps for students with dyslexia a couple years ago.  Because dyslexia affects more than 20% of the U.S. population, I wanted to revisit the topic and provide five more apps that may benefit these individuals. Dyslexia “is characterized by difficulties with accurate and/or fluent word recognition and […]

Creating a Social Experience Through Video Games

People with disabilities can need assistance in many different ways – getting trained for and finding a good job, communicating with others and even negotiating some of the basic necessities of life. But some have chosen to provide a helping hand by making video games more accessible. One of the foremost in this field is […]