[nabs-l] Tutoring and outlook
annajee82 at gmail.com
annajee82 at gmail.com
Tue Dec 8 00:38:07 UTC 2015
I'm sorry. I suppose I should specify. I want to be a tutor. Not to be tutored.
Anna E Givens
> On Dec 7, 2015, at 5:22 PM, Jessica Hodges via nabs-l <nabs-l at nfbnet.org> wrote:
> I think the best thing you could do is find someone online who knows the subject well, and try to learn from them. don't think you'll really get much help from most mainstream tutoring cites. However, it is also important to weigh how well you can grasp abstract things. If you are good at visualizing things, online may work for you, but if you have a hard time grasping visual/spacial concepts, you may want to look for someone in your actual location. Though I have found a few people online who have described things to me much better than anyone i had contact with where i lived at the time, when I did find someone in my home town who was able to sit down and explain it trumped the awesome progress i thought i was making online. The only reason I bring this up is that math/science/stem stuff is chock full of abstract, spacial things. I hope that you find something to help, whether its online or in person, these subjects can be brutal.
> Hope this helps:
>> On 12/7/2015 4:11 PM, Anna via nabs-l wrote:
>> I have two questions.
>> I am wondering about using outlook on an I-phone with Voice Over. It seems to work pretty well with VO but the problem I'm having is editing messages that I'm typing. It will read the text that I typed but if there is something I need to correct, I cannot figure out how to get the cursor to go to and stay in a chosen place to make corrections.
>> I am curious about online tutoring, specifically tutoring math and science. I have been wanting to do this for a while, but I don't know how to do it with JAWS. I have checked into a couple of online platforms but they use things like whiteboards and stuff that I don't know how to use at all, much less with a screen reader. So I guess my question is: Is it possible for a blind person to tutor STEM subjects online without a whole huge extra effort?
>> Wondering if anyone has any experience or thoughts on that.
>> Anna E Givens
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