# Early Childhood

##### From Hospital to Home: Using Early Visual Functioning to Support Families

From Hospital to Home: Using Early Visual Functioning to Support Families

##### Novel Effect App Review
Bring reading to life with Novel Effect app!
##### Contraction Magic: A Bewitching Way of Teaching Braille Contractions
Turn your emerging braille student into a braille wizard!
##### Teaching the CodeQuest App to Students who are Visually Impaired
Coding concept games are navigating through a maze; how can students with visual impairments access digital mazes?
##### Creating Experience Stories and Academic Videos
Create exciting video stories VI and O&M activities!
##### Teaching Number Line Math Skills: Part 4
Here are additional number line activities and concepts; including how number lines can help with braille reversals!
##### Tech Skills for Preschoolers Part 1: Computer Literacy
Their computer tech goals for preschoolers?!?
##### From Hospital to Home: Using Early Visual Functioning to Support Families

From Hospital to Home: Using Early Visual Functioning to Support Families

##### What's the Complexity? webinar with Matt Tietjen

Matt Tietjen provides an overview of designing a school day for a child with CVI

##### ObjectiveEd Apps: Part 1
Review of the first two apps: Speed Gesture and Sound Search.
##### Teaching Number Line Math Skills: Part 2
Introducing addition and subtraction to a young braille student using a number line.
##### Coding Posts Summary
Searching for Paths to Technology posts on accessible coding concepts and coding? Check out this reference list!
##### Teaching Number Line Math Skills: Part 1
Simple fun ways to adapt and teach basic number line concepts to a young braille student.
##### Digital Thanksgiving Book for Early Readers
This emerging reader is learning to read in three mediums: magnified print, braille and auditory.
##### Screen Reader Tech Activities: Thanksgiving Lesson Plan
Using holiday poems to teach technology skills.
##### Sequencing Coding Concept Activities
What to do, when? Order of coding concept activities and skills.
##### Introducing Accessible Digital Grid and Table
Use this fun app to introduce digital tables to young students!
##### Going Nuts about a New School Year
Here is a fun acorn lesson plan - perfect to do before Back-to-School Night!
##### Coding and STEM: Robot Obstacle Challenges 1
Fun activities to apply coding and engineering concepts using simple robots.
##### Coding Unplugged: My Robotic Friends Activity
Challenge your students with this fun activity only requires plastic cups, a couple of command cards and brain power!
##### Benefits of Using a Braille Display with Emerging Readers
Consider introducing your potential or emerging braille reader to a refreshable Braille Display!
##### Teaching VoiceOver Gestures: 3-Finger Tricks and Tips
Try these tried and true tips when learning VoiceOver gestures or when teaching students/adults 3-finger gestures.
##### Teaching VoiceOver Gestures: 2-Finger Tricks and Tips
Try these tried and true tips when learning VoiceOver gestures or when teaching students/adults 2-finger gestures.
##### Ballyland Keyboarding for Desktops and Laptops: A Fun Game for Early Learners
Sonokids, the creators of the Ballyland iPad apps, have broadened out into PC software with their new Ballyland Keyboarding program! Here's a sneak peek!
##### Teaching VoiceOver Gestures: 1-Finger Tricks and Tips
Try these tried and true tips when learning VoiceOver gestures or when teaching students/adults 1-finger VoiceOver gestures.
##### Botley Activities #1: Accessible Robot and Coding Concepts
This adorable robot can be programmed to move, spin, talk, and play games!
Editing without router buttons!
##### Coding Concepts: Code and Go Robot
Help this robotic mouse find his cheese!
##### Keyboarding for Young Children
Experiences and suggestions for teaching keyboarding to Pre-K and early elementary BVI students in a group class (computer lab)setting.
##### Coding Concepts #3: Snowy Day
Teach coding concepts using familiar stories. Learning to separate 'turn' and 'move forward' commands.
##### Building mental maps: preschool to college
Building mental maps starts with room familiarization and then then the world!
##### What's next? A Case Study Using a Calendar Box

Peg Palmer discusses how creating a tangible calendar system for children with CVI can help them

##### Coding Concepts #2: Brown Bear, Brown Bear
Teach coding concepts and math concepts using familiar stories. This activity focuses on teaching grid skills, choosing the shortest route and numbering.
##### Ballyland Code 3: Pick Up
Here is the third Ballyland Coding App - are you ready for a new challenge?
##### Coding Concepts: We're Going on a Bear Hunt
Teach coding concepts using familiar stories.
##### Accessible Number Line App: University AT project
This app addresses the issue of teaching number line concepts in a digital format.
##### Bop It Micro for Visually Impaired Students
Can this fun game be used for educational purposes?
##### Aeden's Journey on the iPad: Part 5
Aeden learns to pair and check that his Braille Display is talking/conversing with his iPad.
##### Noelle the Cat ePub
A free accessible digital cat book.
##### Accessible Digital Kindergarten Books
Here are accessible ePub books for beginning readers!
##### Make A Choice: AAC App Review
Try this simple and inexpensive communication app!
##### iSays App Review
Try this digital version of the classic Simon color/sound memory game!
##### "Letter School" App: learn to write letters and numbers
Engaging app with 3 levels of progression, visual & audio feedback to learn to write upper & lower case letters & numbers. For students with low vision
##### Ballyland Code 2: Give Rotor
Ballyland Code 2 is another accessible app that teaches beginning coding concepts to young children!
##### Dr. Seuss: Hop on Pop Interactive eBook App
What are you doing for Dr. Seuss's birthday?
##### Blindfold Doggy App Review
Take care of your virtual dog while learning to listen, problem-solve and sequence!
##### Five Little Leprechauns iBook and PDF
Oh those mischievous little leprechauns!
##### Early Childhood Years (Keys 14)

Theories and best practices for early childhood for students with visual and additional disabilities