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ALEKS Accessibility For Visual Impairment

ALEKS Accessibility For Visual Impairment

In my current math class, the professor assigns homework and quiz questions using a tool called ALEKS so that students can practice skills outside of class. Once I found out that we would be using ALEKS, I started researching ALEKS accessibility and playing around with…

Exploring Microsoft 3D Models For Low Vision Students

Exploring Microsoft 3D Models For Low Vision Students

A few months ago, I was working with a student with low vision who was learning about different animals in their class. They were having trouble with zooming in on pictures of the animals as the images themselves were not in high resolution and frequently…

No-Tech Solutions For Drawing Graphs With Low Vision And Dysgraphia

No-Tech Solutions For Drawing Graphs With Low Vision And Dysgraphia

For some of the practice problems in my classes, I have to draw graphs or plot points by hand, a task that can be difficult as a person with low vision and dysgraphia. While there are lots of ways to draw graphs in a digital…

Socratic App Accessibility Review

Socratic App Accessibility Review

As a college student studying data science, I have to have a basic understanding of different subjects and topics so that I can better understand the data I am working with and how to best create a simulation or analyze the data for a given…

Brainfuse Online Tutoring Review

Brainfuse Online Tutoring Review

This semester, I discovered that I need some extra help with some of my data science coursework involving physics and statistics, so I went looking for online tutoring services that could help me. I was thrilled to learn that my library has a partnership with…

Paper Size and Low Vision

Paper Size and Low Vision

The other day, I was having a conversation with a teacher of the visually impaired about paper and document sizes for people with low vision. They were wondering how I would choose what documents would be on what size paper, and how I would store…

How To Create An Accessible Formula Sheet

How To Create An Accessible Formula Sheet

In several of my math, statistics, and data science classes, the professor will provide a formula sheet for quizzes and exams, or encourage students to make their own. Many of these formula sheets are difficult to read, because there is lots of information printed on…

MyMathLab for Vision Impairment

MyMathLab for Vision Impairment

Many of my professors in college have gone paperless, and assign homework, quizzes, and tests online using software like MyMathLab. I prefer to have digital assignments, so I have found this change to be awesome, since I don’t have to worry about having a backpack…

Five Calculator Apps That Help Students With Low Vision In The Classroom

Five Calculator Apps That Help Students With Low Vision In The Classroom

It is incredibly frustrating when a vision impaired student is not able to use a calculator in the math classroom with the rest of their peers, all because there isn’t a calculator that is accessible for them. I know this from experience. In my high…

Five Websites That Help Students With Low Vision In The Math Classroom

Five Websites That Help Students With Low Vision In The Math Classroom

Five math websites accessible for students with low vision, blindness, vision impairments, and their peers.

How To Create High Resolution Images For Users With Low Vision

How To Create High Resolution Images For Users With Low Vision

Learn what high resolution images are, why they are important, how to create high resolution images, and where to find them.

How To Create Tactile Images With Everyday Objects

How To Create Tactile Images With Everyday Objects

How to use common household objects and craft supplies to create tactile (3D) images, great for math and science classes.

Why You Should Have A Tutor From Your School

Why You Should Have A Tutor From Your School

Why having a tutor from the same school or school district is beneficial for students, especially those with IEP or 504 plans

What’s in my Bag- Class Edition

What’s in my Bag- Class Edition

Here’s what’s in my bag when I go to class

5 Apps That Help Students With Low Vision In The Classroom

5 Apps That Help Students With Low Vision In The Classroom

Five apps that help students with low vision in the classroom, available for iPad with iOS 7.0 or higher and Android with Version 5.0 (Lollipop) or higher