[Pibe-division] pictures, posters, ETC

Marianne Denning MDenning at finneytown.org
Fri Mar 16 13:11:50 CDT 2012


Martha, I think he should participate in the project.  If possible, making some tactile presentations could help him learn more about the topic.  I have observed that teachers use pictures or posters as a learning tool for the students.  Does he learn more about the subject by including pictures that he can't relate to?
Marianne Denning
Intervention Specialist, Visually Impaired
Finneytown Secondary Campus
mdenning at finneytown.org
513-931-0712
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From: pibe-division-bounces at nfbnet.org [pibe-division-bounces at nfbnet.org] On Behalf Of Martha Harris [latinanewschic at gmail.com]
Sent: Friday, March 16, 2012 12:56 PM
To: Pibe-division at nfbnet.org
Subject: [Pibe-division] pictures, posters, ETC

Hi Everyone,
A teacher asked me whether a blind child should have posters or photos
in a classroom presentation, and I told her if the sighted children were
expected to do something, the blind child should be as well. He is in
7th grade I think. Do you have any suggestions of how he should do this?
I said that if it were a group presentation, that he was already working
with people, so they would all have suggestions for photos and someone
could describe them. If he's working alone, a powerpoint is a good
alternative, except I don't think he has the skills to do one. Is 7th
grade to young to suggest a reader?

Thanks,
Martha

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