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iPad Apps useful to assist the learning outcomes of special education students

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tina Csukker Mar 18, 2013. 16 Replies

Hello everyone,I am new here.  I'm a fourth year university student studying special education.  As part of an assignment, I have to complete a curation project.  For this, I am focusing on the use…Continue

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Tina Csukker replied to Andrea McMillan's discussion iPad Apps useful to assist the learning outcomes of special education students
"I teach preschool and to encourage students to talk I have used the Talking Tom Cat app. The cat will repeat everything the the students says. It is funny and the students talk more so they can hear the cat say it. They also get creative in what…"
Mar 18, 2013
Andrea McMillan replied to Andrea McMillan's discussion iPad Apps useful to assist the learning outcomes of special education students
"Thanks Kathy for providing me with your example.  It is great to learn some strategies and how teachers use these apps."
Feb 28, 2013
Andrea McMillan replied to Andrea McMillan's discussion iPad Apps useful to assist the learning outcomes of special education students
"Thanks Courtney for your response and resources contributed.  The link connected me to a page full of educational apps to explore - Thanks!  Technology is advancing so rapidly and if it can effectively assist students to improve their…"
Feb 28, 2013
Andrea McMillan replied to Andrea McMillan's discussion iPad Apps useful to assist the learning outcomes of special education students
"Hello David, that's excellent.  An Applied Behavioral Analysis therapist sounds challenging, but I'm sure it would be an extremely rewarding career path.  I'm glad you have enjoyed positive experiences with the iPad apps!…"
Feb 28, 2013
David Paoline replied to Andrea McMillan's discussion iPad Apps useful to assist the learning outcomes of special education students
"I know they have a lot of great apps for students with autism. I have been an Aplied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) therapist for 10 years and found a great joy working with the iPad and these apps, plus my students love working with…"
Feb 22, 2013
Kathy Hartman replied to Andrea McMillan's discussion iPad Apps useful to assist the learning outcomes of special education students
"Alot of times I conference with individual students to set up the list and generate the verbal portion of the word a lot of times this is during computer lab time when the whole group is working on programs.  I will try and pull them daily for…"
Feb 21, 2013
Courtney Donnelly replied to Andrea McMillan's discussion iPad Apps useful to assist the learning outcomes of special education students
"It's great that you want to use iPads in your classroom one day! There are tons of apps out there, and hopefully you'll get to use many of them one day. I like See.Touch.Learn as well as LetterSchool. If you need anymore ideas just go to…"
Feb 21, 2013
Robert H. Plonka replied to Andrea McMillan's discussion iPad Apps useful to assist the learning outcomes of special education students
"Augie AAC - is an augmentative and alternative communication app for students with Autism.   "
Feb 20, 2013
Andrea McMillan replied to Andrea McMillan's discussion iPad Apps useful to assist the learning outcomes of special education students
"Thanks for your response Kathy.  This app looks like it would be a great literacy and oral communication tool.  I like the fact you can generate your own list.  Are you able to provide me with an example of how you might implement…"
Feb 19, 2013
Andrea McMillan replied to Andrea McMillan's discussion iPad Apps useful to assist the learning outcomes of special education students
"Thank you for you contribution Lindsay, this looks like a great organisational tool."
Feb 19, 2013
Kelly Groenlykke replied to Andrea McMillan's discussion iPad Apps useful to assist the learning outcomes of special education students
"Rachel, thanks so much for the suggestion of Tap to Talk!  That sounds like a really good one.  I've had a teacher mention it to me before, but she hadn't ever used it.  She had only heard of it so your description is really…"
Feb 18, 2013
Kathy Hartman replied to Andrea McMillan's discussion iPad Apps useful to assist the learning outcomes of special education students
"I am a general education third grade teacher that works with inclusion special ed students in the general ed classroom.  I have one iPad that I use with my students (I would love to have more, but one is what I've got.)  I use my iPad…"
Feb 18, 2013
Lindsay SIlver replied to Andrea McMillan's discussion iPad Apps useful to assist the learning outcomes of special education students
"I would suggest using the app Confer. I would use the paid version of the app because it has more features. In this app you can set up a class list of students and the topics you are working on. You can then go in and add notes under the specific…"
Feb 18, 2013
Andrea McMillan replied to Andrea McMillan's discussion iPad Apps useful to assist the learning outcomes of special education students
"Thank you for your suggestion Rachel.  The app is very interesting and looks like it would be a great communication tool for some students inside and outside the classroom."
Feb 18, 2013
Rachel Renfrow replied to Andrea McMillan's discussion iPad Apps useful to assist the learning outcomes of special education students
"Hi, I’m not a special education teacher but I have heard about an app that is really great for nonverbal special education students that you may be interested in knowing about. My school’s autism teacher said the app has worked wonders…"
Feb 17, 2013
Kelly Groenlykke replied to Andrea McMillan's discussion iPad Apps useful to assist the learning outcomes of special education students
"I hope to hear about some great apps from this discussion.  I'm an elementary librarian.  I have a class set of iPads in my library.  I'm pretty comfortable finding and using apps for my students.  However, I have 2…"
Feb 16, 2013

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