Discovery Putty

Different forms of putty are great for a myriad of reasons.  Putty is good for strengthening hands, improving fine motor planning, fidgeting, and more.  Fun and Function offers Discovery Putty. Children will have fun strengthening their hands and improving fine motor skills as they search through the Discovery Putty to find all the hidden objects.  […]

Monday Tech Tip: C-Pen Reader

Tiffany Sunday from Scanning Pens, Inc. shows us the C-Pen Reader, which is a portable device for students who have reading difficulties. The device can scan text and read it aloud to a student so they can work independently. The pen has a built in dictionary and a scanner that allows a user to capture […]

School Prep with PATINS

Summer vacation is winding down and school is almost back in session. This is a particularly busy time of year for members of the PATINS Project, which supports Indiana’s K-12 public educators in creating inclusive environments for students and providing assistive technology to meet their needs. In addition to delivering presentations at the Indiana Department […]

The Rainforest Musical Kakamega (App)

Happy Diamond Music Studio Limited is a multimedia company that specializes in creating educational content and stories for young children.  One of their apps is the Rainforest Musical Kakamega, which is a colorful 90 minute adventure for iOS devices. While using the app, children will sing fun songs and learn facts about the rainforest.  “Kakamega […]

Problems with Math Problems? Get Instant Results!

Having trouble in math class? Homework frustration? What if you could get instant results and learn the step-by-step process with the touch of a button? Sounds too good to be true. Enter Photomath, the world’s smartest camera calculator and math assistant. Simply point your camera toward a math problem. Then, Photomath will show the result […]

Giving Your Brain Some Serious Playtime

Brain games. Do they really work? It’s a controversial subject with no clear-cut answers. But for those people with traumatic brain injuries (TBI), research evidence does show that play-based therapy using games is both enjoyable and improves balance and independence better than usual therapy options. After a person has suffered TBI, cognitive training for the […]