Expanded Core Curriculum

Improve reading comprehension with this twisted holiday poem!
How to make shopping easier and safer!
Touch typing should include the numeric keypad; does your student know and use the ten-key?
Here is a workaround if your Google Map is missing the Accelerate button.
Step-by-step video tutorial series for educators, students and families!
New to non-visual digital maps? Use this simplified map to get started!
Need a lesson or have a lesson to share? Check out the Lesson Library!
Try this motivating app to teach orientation and mental mapping skills!
Does your student have a full toolbox of ORIENTATION skills?
Step-by-step video tutorial series for educators, students and families!
Which is faster - Abacus or paper?
October 15 is White Cane Day - here is a poem that celebrates white canes!
Learn how the Audio Astroid game teaches O&M concepts!
Step-by-step video tutorial series for educators, students and families!
What formats work best and why?
Cool podcasts for kids - including educational podcasts and activities!
Everything you need to know about the Braille Note Touch!
Detailed lesson plans for STEAM activities using CodeSnaps app and Sphero robotic ball!
Learn about lighthouses with this book and map lesson!
Part 2 in an O&M concept development series.
Final thoughts about ECC skills.
This blog post will cover some tips for efficient navigation throughout Microsoft Teams
Understanding the road name "circle" may actually represent various other shapes, such as a "U".
Helpful apps for students with learning disabilities - and appropriate for students with visual impairments too!
How to use the free built-in blackboard ally tool to get digital materials in accessible formats for students with print disabilities.
Here is a back to school list of remote O&M instruction ideas!
Farm lesson for elementary students which includes an accessible book, non-visual map, and activities!
Learn about a Vermont farm using a non-visual digital map!
Emma shares her thoughts about the ECC area of self-determination.
How to make gen ed classroom materials accessible for students with low vision during remote learning.
Emma shares her thoughts about the ECC area of Career Education.
Just released, this app now includes the split tap gesture!
How does a hybrid or distancing learning curriculum platform work for Orientation and Mobility?
Singer/songwriter, author, and speaker Ginny Owens is interviewed by Elora
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.
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!

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