iOS apps Posts

Kids Listen Podcast: Practicing Tech Skills

Here is a fun way to practice the read/pause tech commands and listening comprehension skills!

Practicing Gestures: Synchronized Swimming Activity

A game to practice VoiceOver gestures, braille display commands and/or Bluetooth keyboard commands!

Desmos Audio Tracing: Introducing Sonified Graphs

Multi-week lesson ideas for introducing a second grade student to audio graphs.

How to Find and Fix Issues in Swift Playgrounds When using VoiceOver

A tech savvy high school student who is visually impaired shares tips when writing code using Swift Playgrounds.

Tactile to Digital Part 5: Addition and Subtraction

Understanding the spatial layout when regrouping and carrying in additional and subtraction problems using a digital game.

Tactile to Digital Part 4: Positions in a Table

Using a tactile overlay to reinforce the table format in the digital Math Melodies game, Absolute Positions.

Tactile to Digital Part 3: Creating a Tactile Overlay On the Go!

Two quick and easy methods to create simple iPad overlays of screens with rows, grids, tables, etc. designed to develop spatial skills.

Tactile to Digital Part 2: Math Melodies

Introducing tactile and digital math skills through a progression of models, tactile graphics, and digital activities using the Add or Delete iOS game.

Tactile to Digital Part 1: Math Robot

Bridging the gap between tactile graphics and digital materials: math facts.

Tech Standards: Creating Keynote Presentations Part 2

Macy, with Challenge Solutions, shares a video tutorial with her tips for students learning to create a Keynote presentation.

Spatial Tech Standards 1: Directional Terms

Spatial Tech Standards are unique to students who are blind or low vision; learn how to teach these foundational skills to young students!

"Dictionary" Skills and Tech

What are your dictionary goals?

How to Check for App Accessibility?

Is your app accessible? What do you look for?

Tech Standards: Keynote Presentations with VoiceOver Activity Part 1

Step-by-step instructions and video tutorial on how to introduce early elementary students to creating Keynote presentations!

Tech Standards: Adding Image Descriptions to iOS Photos

How to add "captions" or image descriptions to photos - a critical Tech skill for students who are blind or low vision.

Tech Standards: Accessing Keynote Presentations with VoiceOver

Step-by-step instructions on how to access a Keynote presentation geared for Preschoolers and early elementary students.

TinyTap App: CVI-Friendly Books and Games

Great resource to create your own INTERACTIVE book or find teacher-created CVI-friendly resources!

VoiceOver Teaching Strategies: Spatial Concepts Activity

How to introduce a new app to a student and to build foundation spatial and directional concepts.

ObjectiveEd: Sara and Kai Use Braille AI Tutor

Learn how the Braille AI Tutor game improves braille literacy.

Speech Central App

Learn more about this text to speech app - including the education version of Speech Central.