Assistive Technology: Allowing for Equal Opportunities for All to Learn

Assistive Technology: Allowing for Equal Opportunities for All to Learn

November 18, 2018 Assistive Technologies allow for every student to learn in the ways that best suit their needs. As I have learned from the presentation from this week I learned that there are a vast variety that range from no tech, such as the pencil grip to low tech, like the FM system, to … Continue reading Assistive Technology: Allowing for Equal Opportunities for All to Learn

A journey to Make Learning Possible

A journey to Make Learning Possible

This week’s topic and presentation were an eye-opening experience for me.  After, the excellent presentation by Channing, Kelsey, and Haiming, I kept reading and reading about assistive learning and UDL (Universal Design Learning). I believe I will continue reading about this topic even after we finish our course ECI 833 because it touches me personally. …

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LRT = AT

LRT = AT

Ok, so maybe I am oversimplifying a smidge. But in all seriousness, assistive technologies (AT) have become progressively and dramatically more important to my work as a Learning Resource Teacher. I only see it becoming more important in years to come. that was then AT has become so much a part of what I do […]

My journey through school with colour-blindness

My journey through school with colour-blindness

I’m colour-blind. Although this is a minor disability, it has affected me quite often throughout my childhood and even today as an adult.  One can take for granted the use of colours in the world we live.  Here are a few examples that can lead to frustration for colour-blind people on a daily basis: Traffic lights … Lire la suite My journey through school with colour-blindness

What You Need Now (WYNN)

What You Need Now (WYNN)

In my first year teaching I worked with a small class of grade 9 students, who were grouped together in hopes that having one teacher for the majority of their classes would ease their transition to high school. Some of them had documented learning difficulties, while others were identified by classroom teachers. Regardless, all of … Continue reading What You Need Now (WYNN)

More than a Wheelchair

More than a Wheelchair

Last class, we made the presentation about assistive technology. However, personally, I don’t have much teaching experience working with people with disabilities and assistive technology. There were university students asking for accommodations, but most of the time, they handled learning … Continue reading

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