As the end of the school year approaches, students and teachers are getting ready for the next transition. Whether your students are moving to a new grade, a new school, or life after school, you can set your students up to continue learning and growing with these useful tips.
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Here are the most popular apps and assistive tech teachers use with Bookshare to support students with learning differences in their classroom.
Meet Sharene and Tyrise, a mother-daughter duo who continue to break barriers as they overcome their adversities in education and serve as an inspiration for others in the Detroit area.
Acer, a blind high school student in Michigan, leverages assistive technology and Bookshare to thrive in school and pursue a budding musical career.
Students with low incidence disabilities enjoy Bookshare books as part of their integrated curriculum at the George Crothers Memorial School, a special education school in Pennsylvania.
Not all ebooks are the same for students with special needs. Learn five reasons why accessible ebooks provide better learning support than other ebooks and digital materials.
Olga Borovaya has been doing research and teaching at Stanford and other universities since 1998, which is when she started losing her eyesight. An expert in Sephardic Studies and Ladino Culture, she was always looking for resources and devices that would make her work possible despite her visual impairment, but most of the time she relied on research assistants who would read to her in several languages and help her find books at the university libraries. Fortunately, she discovered Bookshare and now relies on it for immediate access to scholarly texts in accessible formats.
We love Bookshare members – and the teachers, parents, and other caring individuals who support our members. We celebrate the success of every person who overcomes reading barriers with the help of the Bookshare library and assistive technology. Good news is always worth sharing, and we hope these tweets make you smile, inspire you to find your next book, or tell a friend about Bookshare.
These three tips help students with learning differences benefit from accommodations and online resources that accelerate learning during the “great catch up.”
Bruce Alter, Oregon physical therapist and AT consultant, shares insights for fast-tracking students to get accessible ebooks and reading accommodations with support from Bookshare