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BrailleSense Polaris: Using Google Classroom

"Once we have found the entry in google classroom, which happens to be a folder containing documents, we are unable to activate the folder.  How do we do this?  If we try to tab to move... read more
, Sep 12, 2019

From a Distance Part 3: Screen Sharing Options

"Google Hangouts has been replaced by Google Meet. The Google Meet and Screen Sharing post includes instructions on how to use Google Meet. "
- Diane Brauner
, Sep 10, 2019

iPad Split View and VoiceOver: Research and Homework Tool

"Your are absolutely correct! I just tried Split View with VoiceOver running and had the same experience that you are having. 2-finger swipe up did not pull up the dock - no matter how I performed... read more
- Diane Brauner
, Sep 03, 2019
"I am trying to teach a student how to do a split screen on an iPad 6th Gen. I can do all the steps and it works great when Voiceover is turned off. However, as soon as I turn Voiceover off, I can... read more
- kareneye
, Sep 03, 2019

Ten Things to Know About Going to College with a Blindness Cane

"Thanks for posting this, Veroniiiica, I used this in a class of high school seniors to help prepare them for what lies ahed. GT "
- George Thompson
, Aug 29, 2019

Mastering Tech Skills: When and What?

"Updated information about reading speeds: Do You Read Fast Enough to Be Successful? Forbes article states an increase in reading rates of average students and adults with vision: 3rdgrade... read more
- Diane Brauner
, Aug 28, 2019

Just How Accessible is NWEA’s MAP Test for Screen Readers

"Hey Tracylee, I have only worked with middle and high school students the past couple years and when they take the MAP test they are just using their screen reader with the accessible version.  It... read more
- mplansker
, Aug 17, 2019
"I contacted NWEA accessibility team for an update on the math portion of the MAP Assessment (8/16/19). They responded immediately and stated that ". . . the accessibility in our math tests has not... read more
- Diane Brauner
, Aug 16, 2019