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Making Astronomy Accessible to the Blind Mar 28, 2017 Innovators Developing Accessible Tools for Astronomy (IDATA) is funded by the U.S. National Science... more
Measurable Improvement in STEM Access for the Blind Mar 27, 2017 Two graduate students at MIT have developed a device that provides better access to STEM materials... more
Looking for Feedback for Image Description Service Feb 07, 2017 Daniel Hajas is a blind theoretical physicist at the University of Sussex, England; and founder... more
2017 SEE Adventure Camp Feb 02, 2017 Registration is now open for the 2017 SEE Adventure Camp (for students in grades 7-12 who are... more
2017 EPIQ Computer Programming Workshop for TVIs Jan 18, 2017 Experience Programming in Quorum (EPIQ): Computer Science training workshop for educators and... more
Space Camp 2017 Jan 16, 2017 Space Camp - It's NOT too early to start thinking about it!  Registration opens in February... more
Seeking Feedback about PhET Simulations Oct 26, 2016 The PhET Simulations project has two simulations that are in the final stages of development for... more
Building Graphics Literacy Project Aug 30, 2016 We are excited to share that the AnimalWatch Vi: Building Graphics Literacy project began on July 1... more
12-Year-Old Creates Tools and Technology for the Visually Impaired Aug 27, 2016 Hari Bhimaraju is a 12-year-old girl, who is going into the 8th grade in Cupertino, California. ... more
Sci-Voice TALKING LabQuest 2 Now Available! Aug 10, 2016 Independence Science is now taking orders for the Sci-Voice Talking LabQuest 2   UPGRADE... more
Middle-School Coder Develops Tool to Help Teach the Periodic Table to the Visually Impaired Jul 19, 2016 12-year-old Hari Bhimaraju participated in the 2016 White House Science Fair to showcase her... more
How a Blind Astronomer Found a Way to Hear the Stars Jul 11, 2016 Wanda Diaz Merced studies the light emitted by gamma-ray bursts, the most energetic events in the... more
Scientist Who Is Blind Shares Experience about New Guide Dog Jul 01, 2016 Britt Raubenheimer is a senior scientist at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute (WHOI), studying the... more
Independence Science Announces Upcoming Release of Sci-Voice Talking LabQuest2 Jun 16, 2016 Independence Science will start taking pre-orders for the Sci-Voice Talking LabQuest2. Orders... more
Free Access to Digital Accessibility Courses for People with Disabilities on Deque University May 26, 2016 May 19, 2016 – Herndon, VA -- In honor of Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2016, Deque Systems... more
Introducing the Accessible Equation Editor May 10, 2016 The article "How Blind Students Are Learning at the Speed of Math" explores some of the ways in... more
Making Constellations Accessible Through 3D Printing Apr 24, 2016 The following is from Bruce Bream, developer of 3D printing to make constellations accessible. ... more
Online Learning Event Held at Schools for the Blind Apr 07, 2016 New Mexico School for the Blind and Visually Impaired hosted a groundbreaking online learning... more
Upgrade available for the Orion TI-84+ talking graphing calculators Mar 01, 2016 Thanks to Susan Osterhaus, from TSBVI Math Outreach for the following announcement. Upgrade... more
STEM's Good Samaritans Feb 05, 2016 Educators and students have been participating in a worldwide program called Go Baby Go to help... more
TVI on a NASA Science Mission! Oct 09, 2015 Five educators participating in NASA’s Airborne Astronomy Ambassadors program recently boarded the... more
7th Grade Student Shares Her Love of Chemistry Sep 25, 2015 Hari Bhimaraju, who is a 7th grade student in Cupertino, California, has created a tool to make... more
Students can follow the SOFIA Mission 9/15 and 9/17 with TVI, Jeff Killebrew aboard! Aug 31, 2015 This is a great opportunity to share science in action with your students!  What an honor to have... more
March 2015 Issue of NGSS Now Mar 06, 2015 The March 2015 Issue of NGSS Now is available online.  It includes: Resource updates Standard... more
Mosaics in Science Internship Program Jan 17, 2015 The Mosaics in Science Internship Program provides youths that are typically under-represented in... more
January 2015 Issue of NGSS Now Jan 12, 2015 The January 2015 issue of NGSS Now is available online.  It includes: New Resources NGSS... more
Middle Schoolers Develop App to Help Students with Visual Impairments Oct 18, 2014 A group of 7th and 8th grade girls from Resaca Middle School in Los Fresnos, Texas developed an app... more
Tactile Museum at Perkins School for the Blind Oct 16, 2014 It is no secret that students who are blind or visually impaired benefit from hands-on experience... more
System for Conceptualizing Spatial Concepts Oct 02, 2014 Jeff Killebrew, a teacher at the New Mexico School for the Blind in Alamogordo, NM, has developed a... more
AnimalWatch Vi Suite Aug 27, 2014 Have you heard about the AnimalWatch Vi Suite project that is getting ready to do a national study... more