[nabs-l] reading a braille watch

Rania raniaismail04 at gmail.com
Tue Dec 9 04:12:43 UTC 2008


Ok I am finding that I am slowly able to find the hour and minute hands and 
can tell if it is something like 12:15 but I am not understanding ware the 
numbers like the 01 come in. How can you figure that out?
Rania,
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From: "T. Joseph Carter" <carter.tjoseph at gmail.com>
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> Rania,
>
> I spend a lot of time with a Judy Clock doing student teaching, so I have 
> developed the ability to read minutes on an analog clock, but very few 
> people ever try to read the minutes with any precision on an analog watch. 
> You're more likely to get "It's about ten after one."  And lo and behold, 
> it is about ten after one in Oregon.  1:08 to be exact.
>
> On Mon, Dec 08, 2008 at 03:13:21PM -0500, Rania wrote:
>>Hi I just got a braille watch. I have never had one before. It has bin a 
>>long time since I learned how to read off of a braille clock so I am 
>>finding reading the braille watch is a llittle difficult to read. I can 
>>find the hour hand but I am having a hard time with the minutes like when 
>>it should be 1:08. Any tips?
>>Thanks
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