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There really is a Special APP for that !!. On April 4, 2010, the release of the iPAD created new opportunities for students and teachers. Since then over 250,000 apps have been developed . Michael Ferguson VT Department of Education. Introducing the Apple iPAD.
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There really isa Special APP for that !! On April 4, 2010, the release of the iPAD created new opportunities for students and teachers. Since then over 250,000 apps have been developed Michael Ferguson VT Department of Education
Introducing the Apple iPAD The iPAD comes with a screen reader, support for closed captioning playing back and other UDL access features. You don’t have to install additional software. The iPAD and APPS are quickly becoming interchangeable terms
Thousands of APPs. Endless potential! • With thousands of educational apps on the App Store you can put tons of learning possibilities at your fingertips. Take a look at some of my favorite apps for learning. • http://www.apple.com/education/apps/
10 popular iTunes apps For parents and educators of children with autism • Proloquo2Go Highly recommended for kids and adults with autism, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, developmental disabilities, apraxia, ALS, stroke or traumatic brain injury, this app-turned-AAC device utilizes colorful stick-figure illustrations and features an up-to-date vocabulary, text-to-speech voices and automatic conjugations. • Grace This innovative app allows special-needs children to communicate through complete sentences by linking together colorful images and symbols in this fully customizable application. • iCommunicate for iPad Create pictures, flashcards, storyboards, routines, visual schedules and record custom audio in any language with this versatile program; incorporates pictures from your camera or Google images. Helps to teach social skills for children with autism
First Then Visual Schedule Ease transitioning for children with developmental delays such as Autism Spectrum Disorders by introducing this easy-to-customize scheduler into your special-needs curriculum. • iConverse An inexpensive program designed for iPhone and iPod touch, this app functions as a picture exchange communication system (PECS) for autistic children and autistic adults alike, as well as others with communicative disabilities. • AutismExpress This free app displays basic facial expressions in a way which is comical and instructional; excellent for children who have difficulty understanding emotions.
stories2learn Illustrate your own social stories for children with autism, using pictures, text and audio with this customizable program geared towards enriching the curricula of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). • MyTalk Mobile The MyTalk Mobile is an AAC device for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch; it also boasts the “My Talk Workspace,” which saves all info on a backup file in case of device crashing. • TapToTalk Make your own AAC albums with this app, currently including a library of 2,000 pics. Children can tap on each image to hear fun audio.
Digital TextWhat the Research says Digital text is all around us, and enriches our abilities to access information (e.g., Web site resources and library databases) and communicate with one another ( e.g., e-mail and word processing). Digital text is "malleable," and can be transformed into other types of media. (Rose & Meyer, 1996).
Digital Storytelling can transform your students' writing into a visual masterpiece that is filled with voice and emotion, while enhancing critical thinking skills. The iPad takes digital storytelling to a new level by making the process easier, and even more engaging for students of all grade levels as well as for their teachers. • http://sites.google.com/site/digitalstorytellingwiththeipad/home
So many sites..So little time…It’s Easy….Begin here • The iPad Pilot Project –K-12 curriculum/content resources and much more. This wiki has categories you can explore. • There are three separate links leading to apps for elementary, middle, and high school. http://palmbeachschooltalk.com/groups/ipadpilot/ • Don’t stop there! You can explore other links including digital textbooks, challenges and successes, setting up carts,mobile management, other school districts, articles/blogs.. The iPad pilot project is sponsored by School district of Palm Beach Florida.
The BIG Question…How Do you know if it is any good?? http://www.iear.org/
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