Looking for educational activities for students to do at home before school starts? Does your student need to build solid tech skills - especially if remote instruction continues? Will you have a new student this year who will be introduced to an iPad/iPhone?
Here are some posts to help you and your student get started or fine tune their iOS VoiceOver gestures! Note: The posts below specifically address teaching and practicing the physical iOS gesture. There are numerous age-appropriate apps that can be used to practice and apply these gestures.
Physically Teaching the Gesture
- Teaching VoiceOver Gestures: 1-Finger Tricks and Tips post
- Teaching VoiceOver Gestures: 2-Finger Tricks and Tips post
- Teaching VoiceOver Gestures: 3-Finger Tricks and Tips post
- The Unknown Gesture: Split Tap post
Apps that Specifically Teach/Reinforce VoiceOver Gestures
- Ballyland Magic App: Learn VoiceOver Gestures and iPad Accessibility post
- Ballyland Magico (Spanish version) post
- Ballyland Rotor App Review post
- VO Lab App: Learning VO Gestures post (designed for ages 14+)
- Zany Touch App Review post (Teaches iOS Gestures - not VoiceOver specific gestures)
- Blindfold Simon Educational App Review post (now called Blindfold Follow.Me)
- ObjectiveEd Apps: Part 1 post includes a review of Speed Gesture
ObjectiveEd apps and web-dashboard are now available in English, Canadian French and Spanish.
Note: The original educational-focused Blindfold Apps have evolved into the comprehensive ObjectiveEd games with progress monitoring. The video below provides more information about the two VoiceOver gesture games, Simon and Speed Gesture.
Be sure to check out the Getting Started with VoiceOver on the iPad Post to learn more about introducing basic iOS VoiceOver concepts!