I have struggled with math my entire life. I cannot recall a time when I looked forward to attending math class; nor can I recall a time I looked forward to applying what I “learned” during homework or tests. (This was not the case with English classes and homework.) Fortunately, for students with and without special needs, […]
After yesterday’s post on an app by Seven Academy, I decided to explore more apps by this developer. I find it interesting how they take often monotonous tasks (e.g. learning sight words) and transform them into a more colorful, exciting experience for children. A while back, I provided a list of apps to help students […]
Last Wednesday, I wrote Part One of the series of blogs entitled Holiday Gift Guide 2015 featuring 8 auditory gift ideas. As promised, throughout the next few weeks, I will be providing different lists of gift ideas for loved ones with (or without!) special needs. This week’s list focuses on toys to help develop fine and gross motor skills. Since we […]
Wade Wingler, director of assistive technology at Easter Seals Crossroads in Indiana, shows us the MyScript Calculator, a free handy way to do calculations on the go.
Whether we like to accept it or not, math plays a significant role in our daily lives and is used consistently throughout each and every day. Numerical figures are everywhere: classrooms, offices, banks, stores, and even at home! Our age, the time of day, dates on foods that we eat, products that we buy–all of these things are influenced […]