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4to24 app logo, & text, "STEM, ILS, Transition, ECC. Skill building resources for parents of children who are Blind & low vision

4to24 App: Preparing Your Child for Success!

Transition skills start EARLY! This valuable resource begins at age 4 and is designed specifically for parents of students who are blind or low vision. Created...
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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...
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Podcast? What is that?

Podcasts are a good source of information, entertainment, and education. Perkins recently released a Podcast called eLearning to go. I mentioned it to a...
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Level Up: A summer program for students with visual impairments

Level Up is a summer camp in Wichita, Kansas where middle and high school students with visual impairments learn to use screen readers, magnification software...
VR for VI: How Visually Impaired Students can use virtual reality. www.veroniiiica.com

VR for VI: How Visually Impaired Students Can Use Virtual Reality

Virtual reality technology has been changing how many different industries present and interpret information, and education is no exception. While it may not...
Five myths about technology. www.veroniiiica.com

Five Myths about Assistive Technology

As an assistive technology student, I have encountered a lot of interesting assumptions and false information about what assistive technology is (read more...
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Using Siri on a Mac

Siri is a built-in "intelligent assistant" that enables Apple device users to speak commands to operate their device and to interact with apps. Siri is often...
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Measuring Tools: Using Traditional and Digital Tools & Activities

Measuring is often introduced in preschool and is a part of the kindergarten curriculum. Measuring with non-standard units means measuring things with blocks,...
Macaron, a digital measuring device.

The Macaron: A Measuring and Navigation Device for the Blind

Does your blind student need to measure items for a math or science activity?  Check out this new measuring device that pairs with an iPhone app.  Bluetooth...
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Osmo Coding iOS App Kit

Osmo Coding is an award-winning game system for the iPad that includes hands-on play.  This kit is designed for students 5 - 12. The three games in the kit -...
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Fix the Factory App: teaches beginning coding logic

Fix the Factory is the cool puzzle game from LEGO, designed to teach young students basic coding and programming logic skills.  Computers are an essential part...
Elementary students working together using LEGO fairytale blocks while writing the story on a tablet.

Hi-Tech LEGOs

The classic LEGO bricks have now gone Hi-Tech in the classroom!  Built on Common Core and state English Language Arts Standards, LEGO Education StoryStarter is...
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How does a blind person drive with their ears?

Almost every game in the App Store is a video game - you watch the screen and press buttons. Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose. Blindfold Racer is an audio...
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Blindfold Games - 40 games and growing

At Blindfold Games, we're building audio games for visually impaired kids, teens and adults. Since 2013, we've created over 40 games that are enjoyed...
NC State Engineering VIB campers and instructors using BlindSquare on campus routes.

Tech Time-Out #2 Navigation: Engineering Camp 2016

During the NC State Engineering VIB Camp, high school students lived in college dorms, ate in the university dining halls, attended engineering lectures, rode...
SkyView app is one of several apps that take kids outside.

8 Apps for Kids Screen Free Activities: Summer Technology Apps

Are you looking for educational technology activities that will get kids moving?  Here is a list of 8 "off screen" apps that encourage kids to learn and move...
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NC NatSci: iOS app with interactive map

The North Carolina Musuem of Natural Sciences has created a fully accessible app for their musuem - including interactive digital maps of their two buildings...