[Blindmath] Experience with StatCrunch?

Mary Woodyard marywoodyard at comcast.net
Sat Jul 23 14:32:03 UTC 2016


Does anyone have experience using StatCrunch software?  The accessibility
page lists some issues with screen readers - anyone have tips for its use?

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   1. Re: APH Field Test Opportunity (Maurizio Gabelli)
   2. Re: APH Field Test Opportunity (Zach)
   3. Re: APH Field Test Opportunity (Maurizio Gabelli)


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Message: 1
Date: Fri, 22 Jul 2016 23:02:42 +0200
From: Maurizio Gabelli <maurizio.gabelli at gmail.com>
To: Blind Math list for those interested in mathematics
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Subject: Re: [Blindmath] APH Field Test Opportunity
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Hi,
Any problem if i'm italian and live and work in Italy?
Maurizio

2016-07-15 22:08 GMT+02:00 Li Zhou via Blindmath <blindmath at nfbnet.org>:

> Dear Teachers of the Visually Impaired:
>
>     I?m writing to ask your help in identifying field testers for a
> new APH project, an accessible version of the Snap Circuits Jr.
> electronics kit.
>
>     SC Jr. is an entry-level kit for learning about circuits, current,
> resistance, switches, motors, and other basic electronics concepts. It
> is sold in stores and is widely used in classrooms because the parts
> are durable, colorful, and easy to assemble into projects that light
> up, make sounds, and the like. Here is an online description of the
> product:
>
>
>
http://www.snapcircuits.net/products/product_details/snap_circuits_jr._100_e
xperiments=MzUz#
>
>     APH plans to offer an accessible version with the parts labeled in
> braille and the pictorial instructions adapted into step-by-step
> lists. We view this kit as a tool for learning, recreation, and
> classroom inclusion. We have obtained a number of kits and are
> preparing them to be sent out in early September for evaluation in
> schools.
>
>     Our ideal field tester would have some combination of the
> following and must be willing to perform the evaluation during the
> time specified (September ? October):
>
>     --Experience teaching science and/or physics to blind and VI students
>
>     --Interest in teaching basic electronics, either in a curriculum
> or as recreation/enrichment
>
>     Will you help us by being an evaluator or putting us in touch with
> others you know who may be interested? If so, we need the following
> information:
>
>     Name:
>
>     Title/Position:
>
>     Agency:
>
>     Shipping address for materials:
>
>     Ages/grade levels of students with whom you would test the materials:
>
>     Number of blind or braille-reading students and number of
> low-vision students:
>
>     Science teaching experience:
>
>     Experience teaching electronics:
>
>     Familiarity with Snap Circuits or similar products:
>
>     Please send contact information to me, and write back with any
> questions you have. Thank you!
>
> Fred
>
>
> Frederick Otto
> Tactile Literacy Project Leader
> American Printing House for the Blind
> P. O. Box 6085
> 1839 Frankfort Ave.
> Louisville, KY  40206-0089
> fotto at aph.org
>
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Message: 2
Date: Fri, 22 Jul 2016 16:47:13 -0500
From: "Zach" <zm290 at msstate.edu>
To: "'Blind Math list for those interested in mathematics'"
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Subject: Re: [Blindmath] APH Field Test Opportunity
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None that I can think of as long as you are interested in math. 

Zachary Mason
M.S. Student
Animal and Dairy Sciences
Mississippi State University

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From: Blindmath [mailto:blindmath-bounces at nfbnet.org] On Behalf Of Maurizio
Gabelli via Blindmath
Sent: Friday, July 22, 2016 4:03 PM
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Cc: Maurizio Gabelli <maurizio.gabelli at gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [Blindmath] APH Field Test Opportunity

Hi,
Any problem if i'm italian and live and work in Italy?
Maurizio

2016-07-15 22:08 GMT+02:00 Li Zhou via Blindmath <blindmath at nfbnet.org>:

> Dear Teachers of the Visually Impaired:
>
>     I?m writing to ask your help in identifying field testers for a 
> new APH project, an accessible version of the Snap Circuits Jr.
> electronics kit.
>
>     SC Jr. is an entry-level kit for learning about circuits, current, 
> resistance, switches, motors, and other basic electronics concepts. It 
> is sold in stores and is widely used in classrooms because the parts 
> are durable, colorful, and easy to assemble into projects that light 
> up, make sounds, and the like. Here is an online description of the
> product:
>
>
> http://www.snapcircuits.net/products/product_details/snap_circuits_jr.
> _100_experiments=MzUz#
>
>     APH plans to offer an accessible version with the parts labeled in 
> braille and the pictorial instructions adapted into step-by-step 
> lists. We view this kit as a tool for learning, recreation, and 
> classroom inclusion. We have obtained a number of kits and are 
> preparing them to be sent out in early September for evaluation in 
> schools.
>
>     Our ideal field tester would have some combination of the 
> following and must be willing to perform the evaluation during the 
> time specified (September ? October):
>
>     --Experience teaching science and/or physics to blind and VI 
> students
>
>     --Interest in teaching basic electronics, either in a curriculum 
> or as recreation/enrichment
>
>     Will you help us by being an evaluator or putting us in touch with 
> others you know who may be interested? If so, we need the following
> information:
>
>     Name:
>
>     Title/Position:
>
>     Agency:
>
>     Shipping address for materials:
>
>     Ages/grade levels of students with whom you would test the materials:
>
>     Number of blind or braille-reading students and number of 
> low-vision students:
>
>     Science teaching experience:
>
>     Experience teaching electronics:
>
>     Familiarity with Snap Circuits or similar products:
>
>     Please send contact information to me, and write back with any 
> questions you have. Thank you!
>
> Fred
>
>
> Frederick Otto
> Tactile Literacy Project Leader
> American Printing House for the Blind
> P. O. Box 6085
> 1839 Frankfort Ave.
> Louisville, KY  40206-0089
> fotto at aph.org
>
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Message: 3
Date: Sat, 23 Jul 2016 00:09:13 +0200
From: Maurizio Gabelli <maurizio.gabelli at gmail.com>
To: Blind Math list for those interested in mathematics
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Subject: Re: [Blindmath] APH Field Test Opportunity
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Il 15 lug 2016 10:11 PM, "Li Zhou via Blindmath" <blindmath at nfbnet.org> ha
scritto:

> Dear Teachers of the Visually Impaired:

>     Name: MAURIZIO GABELLI

>     Title/Position: ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY TRAINER FOR PEOPLE WITH
BLINDNESS, LOW VISION OR DEAF BLINDNESS

>     Agency: REGIONAL CENTER S. ALESSIO OF ROME FOR THE BLIND

>     Shipping address for materials:

MAURIZIO GABELLI,
VIA DELL'ORTO DI SANTA MARIA 1A
00053 CIVITAVECCHIA (ROMA)
ITALY

>     Ages/grade levels of students with whom you would test the materials:

FROM 5 TO 17

>     Number of blind or braille-reading students and number of low-vision
students:

ABOUT 60 STUDENTS,
20 BLIND STUDENTS
40 STUDENTS WITH LOW VISION

>     Science teaching experience:
ABOUT 5 YEARS

>     Experience teaching electronics:
ABOUT 1 YEAR

>     Familiarity with Snap Circuits or similar products:
NONE


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