[Pibe-division] Videos of some of the great things our blind/low vision students are accomplishing
Dr. Denise M. Robinson
dmehlenbacher at yahoo.com
Tue Mar 4 16:13:03 UTC 2014
5th grade student on: Learning how to do exponents in Word with Jaws and braille display
8th grade student: Low Vision Tricks to see in the distance or anywhere
middle and high school student- Math- inequalities with Excel and answer problems in Word
All grade levels: Reading math books in Duxbury-complete math in WORD-talking software, braille display
Above 4th grade level: Hangout-Finding images, saving, inserting into Word- with talking software --virtual instruction
All grade levels who are writing papers: Creating a Bibliography in Word, using auto format options- APA, MLA and more with talking software
Any grade level--using graphs, changing orientation, margins and more-Make a Family Tree using talking software
All grade levels under 4th grade: Blind student demonstrates PowerPoint
All grade levels under 4th grade: Blind student completes a sophisticated Excel then inserts into PowerPoint
For sighted adults: How to insert signature into PDF files
Parents have been emailing and asking me how fast these kids
progress or how long it takes to get independent....--basically a couple of months...if under 5th grade a few months more depending on
ability---basically these kids learned how to operate a computer and
access everything their peers are using.....here is an example of speed
9th grade student to working to independence
Denise M. Robinson, TVI, Ph.D.
CEO, TechVision, LLC
Specialist in technology, teaching, training for blind/low vision
Website with hundreds of informational articles & lessons on PC, Office products, Mac, iPad/iTools and more, all done with keystrokes: www.yourtechvision.com
"The person who says it cannot be done, shouldn't interrupt the one who is
doing it." --Chinese Proverb
Computers are incredibly fast, accurate, and stupid: humans are incredibly slow, inaccurate and brilliant; together they are powerful beyond imagination.
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
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