Expanded Core Curriculum

This classic game is now a easy-to-play computer game!
Use a local map to learn about nearby urban, suburban, and rural communities
What does Emma have to say about the ECC area of Recreation and Leisure?
How can I edit a map that I did not create?
How can maps be used to encourage critical thinking? This lesson can be taught remotely!
Emma shares her thoughts about the ECC are of social interaction skills.

Support the educational needs of students with Cortical/Cerebral Visual Impairment (CVI)

Quick Assist provides a simple, free, built-in distance troubleshooting option for vision professionals and students who use Windows computers.
Learn how to share your lessons with the Paths to Technology community!
Have you tried these accessible educational games?
Need free accessible digital materials? Check out Paths to Technology's new Resource Library!
Teach your student to build a strong mental map of the whole area then fill in the details!
Learn what Emma thinks about the ECC area, Independent Living Skills.
Can your student answer these social studies questions using the linked accessible map?
Strategies, games and activities: a combination of braille, magnification and tech for an emerging reader!
Using non-visual digital maps to teach street concepts to an elementary student.
Introducing VoiceOver to students? Check out these VoiceOver gesture teaching strategies and apps!
How to introduce non-visual digital maps to an elementary student and the first in a progressive series of orientation lessons.
Accessible, interactive digital maps for early elementary students? Absolutely!
Learn how to use the non-visual digital maps without a screen reader!
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!!
Quickly create customized, accessible digital maps that students can use to build mental maps and answer map-related educational questions.
Let's play Bocce - a fun outdoor summer game!
This post describes an activity that allows instructors and students to work together to create and post online quizzes.

This tutorial examines the importance of including the expanded core curriculum for students with CVI in their IEPs.

Hear what Emma thinks about the the ECC area, Sensory Efficiency.

There are many benefits for teachers to upgrade their instructional practice to embrace 21st Century teaching

Hear what Emma thinks about the the ECC area, Compensatory Access.
Things are heating up!
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?
Travel through space with this fully accessible exhilarating coding concept app!
This is the first in a series about the Expanded Core Curriculum from Emma's insightful perspective.
Why does a non-visual map look different than a visual map?
Motivate your braille reader with menus, recipes or other highly preferred reading materials!
Our chefs have made it to their third week of cooking! They are serving up another week of tips and tricks.... and now things are really heating up!
Did the non-visual map and remote lesson make a difference in this student's O&M skills?
A graduating high school senior builds a mental map of Elon University using a digital map and a virtual O&M lesson.
It's our second week of cooking!! But what happens when some of your ingredients are damaged, missing, or you have a kitchen fail?? We'll tell you...
A story of our virtual graduation speaker, one of the most adventurous and brave blind persons to have ever lived and our virtual field trip.

There are many benefits for teachers to upgrade their instructional practice to embrace 21st Century teaching

When and how should we introduce young students with visual impairments to technology?
Our Chefs just finished their first week of using various meal kit services. In this post they share their first impressions, challenges, and more!
Wondering how to interact with the Swift Playgrounds coding app while using VoiceOver?
This manual will help you introduce iOS technology and VoiceOver to 3 to 8 year old students!
Learn how to make Virtual Escape Room games using Google Forms and Zoom group meetings.
An independent traveler uses an accessible digital map to prepare for work-related travel.
Practical and fun ways to teach braille, abacus, tech, and more to a 3rd grade student remotely!
Yikes! You have a graduating senior who is college bound. What do you do during the COVID-19 stay-at-home order?
Try these physical activities before introducing SAS Graphics Accelerator Maps to students with visual impairments!

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