Leverage technology to engage students with learning disabilities! The Corwin Connected Educators series is your key to unlocking the greatest resource available to all educators: other educators. This book shows you how to harness the power of today’s technology to improve learning and engagement for students with learning disabilities. Uncover and highlight their strengths by implementing: • New ideas for using assistive technology to teach core subjects and study skills • Positive opportunities for students to show what they know • Tools that provide better content accessibility Being a Connected Educator is more than a set of actions: it’s a belief in the potential of technology to fuel lifelong learning. To explore the other books in this series, visit the Corwin Connected Educators website at http://www.corwin.com/connectededucators/. “Every educator can implement these methodologies to transform their learning environment into a place that honors and respects the differences of EVERY learner. Follow these simple steps: Read the book. Employ the content. Observe the successes. Then share those achievements with others!” Christopher R. Bugaj, Author and Presenter The Practical (and Fun) Guide to Assistive Technology in Public Schools “The authors have produced a practical approach to engaging students with learning disabilities. Educators will find great tools, ideas, and strategies to support students with learning challenges. Sprinkled throughout the book are case studies from noted educators, which are useful when thinking through the process of integrating technology in the classroom. This is a must read!” Brian S. Friedlander, Ph.D. AssistiveTek, LLC
Chapter 3: Mastering Mathematics
With the many mathematics concepts covered in elementary through high school, many challenges in comprehension and assignment completion can be encountered by learners with dyscalculia. They may need extra practice and review or tools that help them work through various problems and concepts. This chapter will address tools and technologies for many aspects of mathematics for teacher instruction and student interaction that can benefit all learners.
Technology Tools to Enhance Lessons
Billy does not have a lot of access to iPads or other devices but teaches with a Smartboard and a PC computer. He has found a number of websites to be very useful for students with learning disabilities. These websites were chosen because they allow students to practice arithmetic facts.
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