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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…

Earning The Google GSuite Certification With Low Vision

Earning The Google GSuite Certification With Low Vision

Several weeks ago, I became Google Cloud Certified in GSuite, after I had previously earned the Google Certified Educator certifications earlier this year. As someone who uses Google products on their mobile devices and with different student groups on campus, I was excited to finally…

Becoming A Google Certified Educator Level 2 With Low Vision

Becoming A Google Certified Educator Level 2 With Low Vision

After I passed the Google Certified Educator Level 1 exam, I received a few messages from other educators asking if I was going to take the Google Certified Educator Level 2 exam, which focuses more on using Google products in the classroom and ways to…

How I Outline Research Papers With OneNote

How I Outline Research Papers With OneNote

Over the years, I have had several awesome teachers and professors who have helped me learn how to write essays and research papers for my classes quickly and efficiently. Because of them, I have earned consistently high scores on all of my writing assignments and…

Using Assistive Technology With The Apple Teacher Certification Program

Using Assistive Technology With The Apple Teacher Certification Program

A little over a month ago, I received my Apple Teacher certification through the official Apple Teacher program. While I am not a teacher, I do have lots of readers who are teachers and spend a lot of time in education-related spaces. And since I…

Creating Custom Flashcards With Amazon Alexa

Creating Custom Flashcards With Amazon Alexa

A couple of weeks ago, my friend was telling me how they had been getting eye strain from studying digital flashcards for one of their classes, and how they wished, in their own words, that they could have “flashcards that talked to you.” I did…

Alternatives To Trifold Presentations

Alternatives To Trifold Presentations

For one of my classes during senior year of high school, I was talking to a co-teacher about a final project coming up for one of my classes, which was a trifold presentation. I said that I didn’t care much for doing trifold presentations, and…

Using An Overhead Projector For Standardized Testing

Using An Overhead Projector For Standardized Testing

My school couldn’t give me a CCTV for state standardized testing, so we used an overhead projector instead

Writing Utensils and Low Vision

Writing Utensils and Low Vision

One of the factors that can influence how well I can read something is what type of writing utensil was used when writing out text or drawing a picture. It sounds strange, but for me there is a world of difference between using a high-contrast…

The Ultimate Guide to CLEP Exams

The Ultimate Guide to CLEP Exams

Last winter, I decided to take a CLEP exam, and it was one of the smartest decisions I ever made in college. I was able to get credit for information I had learned and take classes that were more interesting to me in the next…

How To Use Guided Access For Testing

How To Use Guided Access For Testing

If you ever see me in person, it’s almost certain that I will have my iPad with me. My friends joke that it is surgically attached to me because I always am using it for something, especially as assistive technology in the classroom. Luckily, I…

Notability and Low Vision Review

Notability and Low Vision Review

My review of the iPad app Notability, and how to integrate it into the classroom. Also includes tips for teaching students how to use it.

Dysgraphia Accommodations In The Classroom

Dysgraphia Accommodations In The Classroom

Tips for managing dysgraphia in classroom settings, from elementary school to college.

Eight Things You Need To Know About Your IEP

Eight Things You Need To Know About Your IEP

Eight items every student must know about their IEP so they can self-advocate.

Taking Exams When You’re Sick

Taking Exams When You’re Sick

Taking exams when you’re sick, because food poisoning and the flu don’t care if you have exams