Teachable Moments

The Importance of Arrows in Science Teachable Moment | Approximately 5 minutes Students with visual impairments benefit from the purposeful teaching of representational concepts, such as directional arrows used to indicate movement, direction, change, and cause-and-effect. In...
The Shape Surprise Teachable Moment | Approximately 5 minutes Christa Hulburt demonstrates an adapted book made for a preschool student with low vision and describes the skills she is teaching with this book. These include book handling skills as well as basic...
The Spine Teachable Moment | Approximately 5 minutes Kate Fraser describes how students with low vision or no vision can participate in constructing a "spine" using a variety of materials (e.g., uncooked pasta, string, pipe cleaners, gummy savers, foam...
The Tiny Seed Teachable Moment | Approximately 5 minutes In this video, Megan presents the book she created for her student who has CVI. She talks about the features she included to work on her student's visual attention skills but also provides ideas for...
The Use of Wikki Stix Within the Classroom Teachable Moment | Approximately 5 minutes In this Wikki Stix video, Kate provides ideas for how Wikki Stix can be used to create tactile graphics or 3 dimensional constructions. She demonstrates how Wikki Stix can be used with students with...
Vestibular Processing, Part 1 Teachable Moment | Approximately one hour In this video, Amanda Martinage is going to discuss what is vestibular processing and what does dysfunction look like. Vestibular processing is how our bodies interpret movement, whether or not you'...
Vestibular Processing, Part 2 Teachable Moment | Approximately 5 minutes In this video, Amanda Martinage talks about Vestibular Processing: How to Address Dysfunction. To address hypersensitivity, Amanda suggests adapting the environment and introducing difficult...
What's for Lunch Teachable Moment | Approximately 5 minutes What's for Lunch by Eric Carle Adapted by: Megan Connaughton In this Teachable Moment, Megan demonstrates how she adapted this book to meet the needs of the student's in her class. Following a...

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