[nabs-l] How to do pre-algebra and algebra on the computer?

Angela Roberts angelaroberts10886 at gmail.com
Wed Jul 20 19:26:39 UTC 2016


Hi have NVDA

On Wednesday, July 20, 2016, Cricket Bidleman <cricketbidleman at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Not yet. JAWS accessibility is being worked on as we speak. It works
> with NVDA though, and NVDA is a free program. As a JAWS user, I
> recommend getting NVDA because there are certain things that JAWS will
> not work for that NVDA will, and vice versa. I'll let you know when
> JAWS accessibility is complete. The Accessible Equation Editor has
> only been in existence for maybe a year. Maybe not even that. Of
> course, it was built on the Equation Editor, which has existed for a
> long while, but the guy who created both didn't even know about the
> screenreaders and Braille technology that blind people use until late
> 2014. Hope that helps!
>
> Best,
> Cricket Bidleman
>
> On 7/20/16, Angela Roberts <angelaroberts10886 at gmail.com <javascript:;>>
> wrote:
> > Does the software work with Jaws?
> >
> > On Wednesday, July 20, 2016, Cricket Bidleman <cricketbidleman at gmail.com
> <javascript:;>>
> > wrote:
> >
> >> Hi Angela,
> >>
> >> The Accessible Equation Editor is free of charge! And it's online, no
> >> installation required. In case you didn't catch the last part of my
> >> email, you can just cut and paste stuff from the equation editor into
> >> a word doc and send it to your teacher. That way you will have all of
> >> the proper symbols etc. Or you can always just copy and paste your
> >> work into an email body and send it that way. Hope that helps!
> >>
> >> Best,
> >> Cricket Bidleman
> >>
> >> On 7/20/16, Angela Roberts via NABS-L <nabs-l at nfbnet.org <javascript:;>
> <javascript:;>>
> >> wrote:
> >> > Do you know if the Pearson's equation editor is free to use? Also, how
> >> > would I then email my assignments to my teacher?
> >> >
> >> > On Wednesday, July 20, 2016, Cricket Bidleman via NABS-L
> >> > <nabs-l at nfbnet.org <javascript:;> <javascript:;>>
> >> > wrote:
> >> >
> >> >> Zunaira,
> >> >>
> >> >> Angela said she is a large print user, so a BrailleNote Touch or
> >> >> BrailleNote Apex would not necessarily be the solution.
> >> >>
> >> >> Best,
> >> >> Cricket Bidleman
> >> >>
> >> >> On 7/20/16, Wasif, Zunaira via NABS-L <nabs-l at nfbnet.org
> <javascript:;>
> >> >> <javascript:;>
> >> <javascript:;>>
> >> >> wrote:
> >> >> > The Braille note touch allows you to write in nemyth code using a
> >> >> > braille
> >> >> > keyboard and translates it into the appropriate print. You can
> email
> >> >> > your
> >> >> > homework to the professor directly from the device.
> >> >> >
> >> >> > -----Original Message-----
> >> >> > From: NABS-L [mailto:nabs-l-bounces at nfbnet.org <javascript:;>
> <javascript:;>
> >> <javascript:;>] On
> >> >> Behalf Of Angela Roberts
> >> >> > via NABS-L
> >> >> > Sent: Wednesday, July 20, 2016 1:21 PM
> >> >> > To: National Association of Blind Students mailing list <
> >> >> nabs-l at nfbnet.org <javascript:;> <javascript:;> <javascript:;>>
> >> >> > Cc: Angela Roberts <angelaroberts10886 at gmail.com <javascript:;>
> <javascript:;>
> >> <javascript:;>>
> >> >> > Subject: [nabs-l] How to do pre-algebra and algebra on the
> computer?
> >> >> >
> >> >> > Hello all, hope you're having a wonderful afternoon.
> >> >> > I recently spoke to my math teacher from Hadley, Who informed me
> >> >> > that
> >> >> once I
> >> >> > began the pre-algebra series and then move on to the algebra
> series,
> >> it
> >> >> will
> >> >> > be very difficult for me to do the math problems on the computer.
> >> >> > I do not know Grade 2 Braille or the Braille code for Math.  Does
> >> >> > anybody
> >> >> > have any suggestions on how to complete the pre-algebra and algebra
> >> >> problems
> >> >> > using the computer? I am partially sighted, so I use vision to help
> >> >> > me
> >> >> > as
> >> >> > well as a screen reader.
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