Expanded Core Curriculum

Dr. Cynthia Bennette, postdoctoral researcher at Carnegie Mellon University, is interviewed by Sienna.
Learn how to get started with Objective Ed, a fully accessible digital curriculum for students with VIB - it's free during school closures!
This vivacious fourth grader created a video to share her love of coding with other students who are visually impaired.
Here are a couple of fun videos and activities to explain what hand washing does to germs - perfect for young kids!
Take advantage of these accessible educational games!
Looking for free, accessible lessons that students can do at home if your school closes?
In this post I describe an activity using QR codes to create a scavenger hunt to find small metal turtle sculptures around a town.
Interested in becoming a blind vlogger? Here's how!
Tips from parents who have raised extraordinary kids with visual impairments.
How and why I use accessible voting machines in local, state, and federal elections with visual impairment/low vision
Introducing dictation to an emerging reader and writer.
Escape room activities are a fun way to develop team-building and other skills. This post describes an O&M-themed escape room activity.
This post describes the use of "escape room" activities to develop team-building and other skills in a fun context.
Teaching students decision making for safe and healthy living.
Use the hundreds chart to teach students to find the missing number.
Coding concept games are navigating through a maze; how can students with visual impairments access digital mazes?
Four areas to work on in 2020!
Their computer tech goals for preschoolers?!?
Cosmic Numbers is an accessible number line created to teach basic digital number lines skills for students who are visually impaired.

In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to effectively and accurately use FVE and LMAs 

Review of the first two apps: Speed Gesture and Sound Search.
Searching for Paths to Technology posts on accessible coding concepts and coding? Check out this reference list!
Design and construct your tactile city and then navigate the Sphero robotic ball to various destinations!

What does a school district need to know about the needs of students who are blind or visually impaired?

Earn ACVREP/CATIS credits through this collection of our ECC tutorials

Expanding your O&M lessons with this fun activity for non-traditional O&M students.
Fun activities that apply coding and engineering concepts using simple robots, part 2.

Build an educational action plan personalized for your child with CVI

Picture in a Flash uses special paper & heat to create raised line drawings. This article outlines the basics of the process and operation of the machine.
Challenge your students with this fun activity only requires plastic cups, a couple of command cards and brain power!
3D printed resources for teachers of students with visual impairments!
In this post I describe and present video demonstrations of the use of various types of styluses with the Noteshelf 2 and PDF Expert apps for the iPad.
This is the third tutorial in a series on learning to play the piano.
Another tutorial in the piano series for students who are visually impaired or blind.
This adorable robot can be programmed to move, spin, talk, and play games!
Take a quick glimpse of these charts using your ears. What???
This is the second tutorial in a series on learning to play the piano.
Help this robotic mouse find his cheese!
In this 2nd of 3 posts on the topic, two iOS note-taking apps are compared, and the pros and cons of each are discussed.
In the first of three posts on this topic, the use of two note-taking applications for iOS devices is discussed.

Explain the benefits of playing games with your students

Explain the benefits of playing games with your students

Software developer and entrepreneur Marty Schultz demonstrates electronic game applications to teach skill areas of the Expanded Core Curriculum

Software developer and entrepreneur Marty Schultz demonstrates electronic game applications to teach skill areas of the Expanded Core Curriculum

Identify and practice ABA approaches that will support students who are visually impaired, blind, Deafblind or multiply disabled.

Learn how I play in my university's pep band, the GMU Green machine, and watch my interview on NBC 4!

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