Using Popplet and YouTube in a Lesson Plan

Hello Everyone!

I recently completed a literacy based rhyming lesson plan with a group of first grade students using YouTube and the Popplet Visual Organizer App.  You can find a basic write up of the lesson plan here 

A visual example of how we created our classroom Popplet for this activity can be found below:

popplet

A video a demo of how students can use a Popplet to practice using pairing rhyming words

from this unit is found below:

Popplet YouTube Demo

Top 3 New Apps for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Hi Everyone!  I have been busy retraining myself on all the new up and coming apps on the market for several presentations next month as well as retraining myself on JAWS and the Transition to Unified English Braille Course for those of us working with kids with Visual Impairments.   In the midst of my current studies and research, I wanted to share a few new apps for students with visual impairments that are new to the market:

iBraille Notes make the Braille keyboard accessible on touch screen!

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IBraille Notes

The New Voice Dream Wriiter

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Tap Tap See

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