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We Code, Too!! Part 2: Creativity with Cubelets Lesson

Lesson Overview The focus of this lesson is to teach students basic robotics, and foster creativity. This Cubelets lesson will teach students that there is...

Beta Testers for Anvaya Feats: Shadow Rush!

The Game Help Joseph navigate the new world of magic and danger. As the story progresses, Joseph is injured and must learn to master new skills to adjust to...

Ocean Animal Sounds Book and Activities

Heading to the beach for a summer vacation? Summer is the perfect time to build concepts about ocean animals and things that you might find at the beach....

Sonic Math Fundamentals Part 3: Identifying

Who doesn't love a good mystery? Super Sleuth players are detectives trying to solve a mystery. Answer three questions to receive clues and unravel the puzzle...

Sonic Math Fundamentals Part 2: Tracing

The purpose of the Tracing Teaching Tool is to introduce the students to the concept of dragging a finger along a digital line or along the border of a digital...

Father's Day Activity

Create a Father's Day tradition! Each year, your child can create a Father's Day book or slide presentation to give to his/her dad. This is a great activity...

Sonic Math Fundamentals Part I: Finding

Stand up, raise your hands, and shout, “Hallelujah!”  ObjectiveEd has created an accessible preschool and kindergarten iOS math app! General education...

Nemeth Code with UEB Contexts Course: Project Inspire

Editor's Note: Another great opportunity to hone your Nemeth code skills! Project INSPIRE is a tried and true method to learn or enhance your skills. "INSPIRE...

Graphics Literacy: Tracing Lines

There are numerous tracing lines worksheets for preschoolers and kindergarten students with vision. The primary goal of these worksheets is to help refine...

Summer Journals and Experience Books: Horseback Riding

There is a special bond between little girls and horses: being astride a large gentle animal, swaying rhythmically from side to side, hearing the clomp-clomp...

Recently the news has been covering a story about a 12-year-old boy who was watching Netflix on his phone with AirPods on a low volume when an Amber Alert went...

Bird Song Book and Bird-Related Activities

Summer evenings are here, bringing warm temperatures and all kinds of birds and calming bird songs. Can you identify the type of bird that sings these songs?...

Summer Reading with Bookshare: Smart Speakers and Human-Narrated Audiobooks

Summer is full of hot lazy days perfect for sitting with your toes in the sand and fingers on a book! Bookshare is an absolute must for summer reading - TVIs,...

Nicola McDowell: My CVI Journey

With 25 years working directly with students who are visually impaired, I have worked with numerous CVI students - even before "CVI" became an official...

Using the Writing Wizard App with Students Who Are Low Vision and Have CVI

The Writing Wizard app is an early education app that is available on the Apple App Store, Google Play Store, Amazon, and the Microsoft Store.  Writing Wizard...

Nemeth in a Box: Summer 2022

Do you have a student who reads braille that will be in Grades 5-8 next year? Does your student need to work on their Nemeth or math skills? Does your student...

CosmoBally on Sonoplanet: Intro to Sonification App!

10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 Blast Off! Astronaut CosmoBally has discovered Sonoplanet, a planet full of sounds to be explored! This fully accessible free app...

Recruiting for Accessible Equation Editor User Study

Dealing with inaccessible mainstream digital math resources can be exhausting and frustrating! Here is a chance to provide your feedback and to support efforts...

Join the Fun on "Drop Everything and Read" Day

Bookshare supports D.E.A.R. Day – a national celebration of reading on April 12 to remind families to make reading a priority activity in their lives. Want to...

Braille Alphabet Songs with Jack Hartmann

Update: The Braille Numbers song has been added! Everyone knows the ABC song, but have you heard Jack Hartmann's Braille Alphabet song?  Preschoolers learn...

Egg Carton Unplugged Coding Activity

This activity is from Teach Your Kids Code website and is reposted and modified for accessibility on Paths to Technology with permission. On the blog today we...

From a Distance Part 1: Take a Picture, It Lasts Longer

I’ve always had low vision.  I never knew anything different, and frankly I think a lot of the experiences I had as a young woman with low vision shaped who I...

Zany Touch App Review

Test your reflexes with this exciting iOS game. Beware - the better you are the faster the game play! Zany Touch is intended to teach mainstream gestures and...

iOS Native Magnifier App

For those tech savvy low vision folks who have been handily using their iPhone cameras to capture images of restaurant menus and then using zoom to enlarge it...

App Review: Blindfold Greeting Card

Editor's Note: Does your friend have an upcoming birthday? If so, we typically browse through birthday cards to find the perfect print card for each friend....

Molly Burke: Using My Cane Challenge

Looking for a contemporary role model for students who are blind or low vision? Molly Burke is a Canadian YouTube personality and motivation speaker who has...

How to Come Up with Sample Accommodations

When preparing for an IEP meeting, a 504 Plan meeting, or a Disability Services meeting, parents and students will often be asked to come up with sample...

Code and Go Robot Mouse Activities & APH Tactile Graphics

Introducing a coding robot to young students promotes positive, creative, and educational engagement with technology. Designed for young kids, Code and Go...

It's My Job Podcast #25: Jen Armbruster

Welcome to the 25th episode of It's My Job podcast. James, a student from Colorado, interviews Jen Armbruster about her current role as inclusive recreational...

Accessible Aggravation Board Game

I have so many fond childhood memories of playing board games with family and friends. I also admit that as an adult, I often stay up late into the night...

Wordle Part 2: Classroom Activities

Wordle, the word puzzle game, has taken off and educators are jumping on the Wordle train! (For more information about Wordle, see Wordle: 5 letter guessing...

Access Academy is an incredible resource for TVIs and educators working with students who are blind or low vision. APH offers free webinars to help educators...

Tactile Stickers for Valentine's Day Cards Activity

With Valentine's Day just around the corner, students are excited about making and sharing Valentine's Day cards. Here is a fun-loving idea on how to support...

Imagination Videobooks

All students should be able to fully experience the magic of illustrated books!  Imagination Videobooks creates and publishes animated videobooks and...

iOS 15.3 Bug: Underscore

iOS 15.3 was recently released with the main goal of fixing security issues. However, for some - but not all - VoiceOver users, 15.3 has created a new issue....

Microsoft Disability Scholarship

Microsoft is awarding scholarships to high school seniors with disabilities who plan to attend a vocational or academic college targeting a career in the...

Wordle: 5 letter guessing game

Wordle is a free online puzzle game where players try to guess a valid five-letter word in six tries or less. Wordle can be played on a computer or mobile...

Lighting and Low Vision

Even though I wear tinted glasses and am fairly sensitive to light, I have spent a lot of time learning about lighting and low vision, and experimenting with...

Project Inspire: Online Courses on Nemeth Code within UEB!

Are you a teacher struggling with Nemeth Code? Does your braille middle school student need support in math - or maybe you are looking for a fun math program?...

GoTap Braille: An iPad App with the Framework for Teaching Braille

Although current data suggests that less than 10% of students with blindness or significant visual impairment read braille, those of us in the field know how...