Hey students! Have you explored the Student Section of Paths to Technology website? This is a place for students of all ages with visual impairments and blindness to discuss and share information about technology with fellow students.
Want to know more about all things Apple? Follow Elijah’s blog posts, starting with his first blog, Type of Technology I use to Help with My Schooling. Join the discussion at the end of the blog about what technology YOU use in your classroom. Interested in 3-D printing? Check out Justin’s Tinkercad blog. Love to read? Kaleigh shares a blog about her passion for reading and her favorite reading resources.
Do you have a favorite app? Tell us how you use the app and why you like the app – be sure to include if it is or is not accessible with a screen reader. Consider creating a quick video of you using the app!
Check out the Student Posts to see how students are using technology, fun activities, student success stories and to learn about new features such as Using Artificial Intelligence to Help Blind People “See Facebook” post. Check out Drew’s fun video about the Zoom feature on the iPad. If you create a video, please describe what you are doing (commands you are using) and what is happening, as many student viewers may not be able to see the screen.
Have a tech related question? Know the answer? Can you answer the recent question, “What accessible study or quiz apps are you using?”
Many classrooms are “Going Google” and students have lots of questions about how to use Google products on various devices both with and without accessibility features. Are YOU using Google Docs, Drive, Slides, Sheets, Classroom, and/or Hangouts? Let us know how it works for you! Be the first to share step-by-step directions or a video of how you use a Google product. If you create a video, please describe what you are doing (commands you are using) and what is happening, as many student viewers may not be able to see the screen.
Are you ready to post or add a comment? First, you must create a user account. The User Name will appear as your “name” on your posts. If you are under 18, please read and accept the student guidelines. For step-by-step directions, go to Learn How to Share a Post.
Are you a tech savvy student interested in blogging? Contact, Technology@perkins.org for details on how to become a student blogger!
Paths to Technology is a Perkins eLearning website; the URL is www.perkinselearning.org/technology. To easily access the Student Page of Paths to Technology, select the Student Section tab in the top navigation bar or simply use the URL http://www.perkinselearning.org/technology/students