Best Practices

We are sad to say that our month of Meal Kit fun has come to an end... but that doesn't mean our blogging has to! Find out what our next topic will be!!
This post describes a method for using a shared document for students to document their independent work.
An overview of Splashtop secure remote access software for education
How to teach computer technology remotely successfully.
A refresher on special education law as it relates to students on IEPs.
Why do students who are visually impaired need to be able to draw items for educational purposes?
What should or should not be included when creating a non-visual digital map?
Why Students with disabilities and chronic illness should get a disability services file in college, and how they are helpful to have.
Did the non-visual map and remote lesson make a difference in this student's O&M skills?
Check out these two books: Fruits and Vegetables

Participants will learn about the Sensorimotor Stage of Development,the Van Dijk Approach,levels of learning in the Sensory Learning Kit and more.

The transition from special education to post school life presents significant challenges to students, their families and their educational teams.

This manual will help you introduce iOS technology and VoiceOver to 3 to 8 year old students!
Remote instructional video for parents and accessible book for students with CVI.
Learn how to use free apps to create engaging digital content for students with CVI!
Set yourself and your low vision student up for success when working with Chromebooks!
In her recording, this young lady shares how remote learning has impacted her tech skills.
Applications for educators to remotely help students with computer technical and navigational issues.
Wondering how to get started with introducing young students to accessible digital math skills?
Snap and Read is a browser based tool that has many useful features for the visually impaired, notably CVI, but it is not accessible for blind students.
Learn how to convert inaccessible PDFs accessible with a screen reader!
My Tips for practicing self-advocacy skills in the virtual classroom, and how to self-advocate in remote learning environments.
Check out these teacher-created videos for students with CVI!
Tips on how to set your Zoom sessions to keep them private.
A narrative of how our BVI school quickly chose a Learning Management System for immediate use in this new age of a pandemic.
Download these free digital books/PDFs designed specifically for students with CVI!
Is your student completing assignment in braille during COVID-19 school closures?
Here are terrific, teacher-created videos for students with CVI!
Just released - an exciting, fully accessible app for students who are emerging or beginner readers!
Tips for maximizing remote video instruction for students with CVI.
This TVI shares her experiences setting up and using remote learning tools with students who are visually impaired or blind.
Here is the Zoom information you have been looking for!
How does your student/school/district's tech skills compare to others across the country?
Introducing dictation to an emerging reader and writer.
How (and why) do you provide feedback when field testing a Beta version of an iOS app?
Practice braille contractions while reading about Noelle the cat!
What math-related tech skills should we be teaching now?

This course will provide content related to students who have cortical visual impairment (CVI) and who are considered to be in Phase III CVI.

Which is the most appropriate term?
TVIs, we need YOUR feedback about math skills/activities for K-3rd students.
Assistive technology considerations for people who have fluctuating eyesight or changing vision.
Coding concept games are navigating through a maze; how can students with visual impairments access digital mazes?
Their computer tech goals for preschoolers?!?
Learn about planets with CosmoBally in this fun interactive space-themed story!
Cosmic Numbers is an accessible number line created to teach basic digital number lines skills for students who are visually impaired.
Introducing addition and subtraction to a young braille student using a number line.
Simple fun ways to adapt and teach basic number line concepts to a young braille student.
This emerging reader is learning to read in three mediums: magnified print, braille and auditory.
In spite of vast technological innovation, a significant portion of the BVI populations’ technology use lags significantly behind the general population
Expanding your O&M lessons with this fun activity for non-traditional O&M students.

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