Given the iPad unconference in October, thought I would share these thoughts with you all. We all teach differentiated learners, identified or not. Thinking how technology can support them is a great conversation.
My students are amazing learners. Seeing the growth they make each day brings a smile to my face. They have struggled and yet have found the perseverance within themselves to tackle the challenges their learning disabilities bring to the table.
For some time I have been building ways to bring technology into my building. Some have been resistant to the idea of assistive technology bring provided by us. I respect their position, we are a school to build skills, not to accommodate them. However, there are some students who really need us to teach them how to use the tools that will help them be successful once they leave us.
There was also the challenge of what technology tools to use to support #dyslexic students. (I will use the term dyslexic to really mean all students with learning disabilities such as dysgraphia, dyscalcula, processing disorders, ADD, executive function, etc…) Many…
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