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Sonic Math Fundamentals Part 3: Identifying

Who doesn't love a good mystery? Super Sleuth players are detectives trying to solve a mystery. Answer three questions to receive clues and unravel the puzzle...

Sonic Math Fundamentals Part 2: Tracing

The purpose of the Tracing Teaching Tool is to introduce the students to the concept of dragging a finger along a digital line or along the border of a digital...

Sonic Math Fundamentals Part I: Finding

Stand up, raise your hands, and shout, “Hallelujah!”  ObjectiveEd has created an accessible preschool and kindergarten iOS math app! General education...

Recruiting for Accessible Equation Editor User Study

Dealing with inaccessible mainstream digital math resources can be exhausting and frustrating! Here is a chance to provide your feedback and to support efforts...

Egg Carton Unplugged Coding Activity

This activity is from Teach Your Kids Code website and is reposted and modified for accessibility on Paths to Technology with permission. On the blog today we...

Code and Go Robot Mouse Activities & APH Tactile Graphics

Introducing a coding robot to young students promotes positive, creative, and educational engagement with technology. Designed for young kids, Code and Go...

Project Inspire: Online Courses on Nemeth Code within UEB!

Are you a teacher struggling with Nemeth Code? Does your braille middle school student need support in math - or maybe you are looking for a fun math program?...

Creating Tactile Graphics Images Part 8: Multiple Pumpkin Worksheets

Now that we know how to quickly create a variety of preschool and early elementary worksheets, let's quickly create themed worksheets to teach a variety of...

Creating Tactile Graphics Images Part 6: Characters and Counting

In the previous post, Creating Tactile Graphics Images Part 5: Shapes, we continued the discussion on creating simple preschool and early elementary worksheets...

Creating Tactile Graphics Images Part 4: Maze Worksheets

Preschool and kindergarten classrooms are full of worksheets with fun images to color, find, circle, count, etc. Students with vision are learning and...

Math Apps and Activities Summary Post for Students K-3rd Grade

Updated June 24, 2021 (Original post was published April 2021) One thing that has been obvious during the pandemic is that even young students need to be up...

Ice Cube Tray Math Activities: Greater Than and Graphing

Graphs are used to present information in a simple way and are used to easily compare information. “Graphing is an important math tool. It is a simple way to...

Spatial Tech Standards 1: Directional Terms

This series is designed to show how a tablet (in this case an iPad, but the same is true with any tablet) can be used to systematically teach critical...

TinyTap App: CVI-Friendly Books and Games

Did you know that you can create customized INTERACTIVE books and games? Interactive - meaning that you can make an image or area on the screen an interactive...

Tech Standards: Why Teach Digital Concepts Early?

Teachers of students with visual impairments or blindness are responsible for teaching so many things. How do you prioritize what to teach when? It used to be...

Remote iPad Instruction with a Toddler: Luke

The pandemic changed traditional educational services for toddlers with visual impairments, but one dedicated mom and innovative preschool TVI created their...

Braille Alphabet Coloring Pages Part 2: Tactile Graphics vs. Raised Line Drawings

Looking for emerging reader activities? Here is another set of braille alphabet coloring pages - with lovable Disney characters! In a previous and popular post...

Math Melodies App: Young Students

The Math Melodies app is a FREE fully accessible math app created specifically for students who are blind or low vision. The app covers a wide range of math...

Math Melodies App Part 1: Addition

Teachers of the Visually Impaired are jumping for joy! Why? Math Melodies is a fully accessible math app covering a wide range of math topics ranging from...

National Homework Hotline for Blind or Visually Impaired Students: Part 2

The National Homework Hotline for Blind and Visually Impaired students (NHH-BVI) was created in response to the school closures due to COVID. (See Homework...

Teaching Time: CVI

Teaching a child to tell time and about clocks is an evolution. It happens throughout their childhood. First, you tell a toddler statements like, “it’s nap...

Psyched for STEAM: Coding Activities

Crash! Bang! Is it more fun to program your robot to flawlessly complete the course or to "accidently" run into obstacles? Such is the dilemma for students who...

Basic Addition - Lesson and Tips

This lesson is a jumping off point to become a unit done in days, weeks, years of learning however necessary. Never take a lesson and end it, keep it going. ...

Virtual Learning Tips for Visually Impaired Learners

After several weeks of distance learning, I have made note of the things that can be done to enhance the learning experience for our students with visual...

IPEVO Camera: Near and Distance Viewing

Updated August 2020 Using IPEVO for Remote Instruction With many students starting the fall of 2020 with remote instruction, there is a critical need for...

Concept Development: Drawing

In a recent series on Remote O&M Instruction for Students Transitioning to College, Victor, a rising college freshman, applied his strong O&M skills to...

CodeQuest: A Free APH App!

"Five new planets were discovered at the edge of the known universe by scientists from the intergalactic space agency. You must now use the remote interface of...

ABC's of iOS: A VoiceOver Manual for Toddlers and Beyond!

UPDATE! The ABC's of iOS manual is available FREE for everyone!  Are you a parent or teacher of a toddler, preschooler, or kindergarten student who is visually...

Teaching a Totally Blind Braille Learner Virtually: What worked and what didn’t

We all have been thrown into the deep end with regard to virtual/distance learning! Some of us had prepared our students and some didn’t. Some of us are tech...

No-Tech Solutions for Drawing Graphs with Low Vision and Dysgraphia

For some of the practice problems in my classes, I have to draw graphs or plot points by hand, a task that can be difficult as a person with low vision and...

What Distance Learning Means to Me: 8th Grader with Low Vision

COVID-19 school closures have thrown students and teachers into the 21st century and for many students with visual impairments, this new classroom format has...

TeachersPayTeachers School Access: Free During School Closures

TeachersPayTeachers (TpT) is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original educational materials. TpT offers more than 3 million free and paid...

Ballyland iOS Apps Free During School Closures

From Sonokids: In response to the current global situation, Sonokids has decided to offer all Ballyland game apps for iPad for free from 1 April 2020. Learn...

Preparing Middle School and High School Students with VIB for Remote Learning

Since our state has moved to remote learning while all public schools are closed for a minimum of three weeks because of the Coronavirus, students have had to...

Working Together to Support Students with Visual Impairments to Access Curriculum

The Idea We know that there are students with visual impairments who do not have full access to online curriculum, supplemental activities, or resources...

Railway Hero: Accessible Digital Math Game

Join the CyberSquad on a mission to repair the Super Railway after pieces of its track were stolen by the Villain Hacker. This game follows the CyberChase PBS...

HELP! Math Feedback Needed!

TVI Feedback Needed! Please join the discussion! Share in the comment section below and/or contact me directly. (Diane Brauner) Will you consider sharing...

Accessing and Succeeding in STEM Courses: Call

The Science and Engineering Division of the National Federation of the Blind and the National Association of Blind Students present a joint phone conference on...

Teaching the CodeQuest App to Students who are Visually Impaired

Coding concept games are introduced in mainstream preschool and kindergarten classes. These early logic games center around unplugged activities (no devices)...

Ballyland CosmoBally App

Sonokids delivers another wonderful app for young students! CosmoBally, an adorable Ballylander astronaut shares fun planet facts in this simple interactive...