Technology for Diverse Learners (Hardware (Braille Printers (Benefits…
Technology for Diverse Learners
Benefits students who cannot write or have poor fine motor coordination. Students are able to turn their talk into text. Provides voice commands.
Challenges may spark if the room is not quiet. Noise may cause interference. Speech may need to be taken into considerate. Student would also need to be taught how to use the program and commands. Maintain of updates may cause issues related to staff or expensive.
Write a letter, create an outline, summarize a story.
Benefits students who have poor vision. This device reads everything on the screen including notifying students of graphics.
Challenges could be lack of funding to support the purchase or upkeep of device.
Benefits students who have vision impairment. Helps students read and create documents.
Can be expensive. Repair or maintenance of printer could cause challenges. Teaching student how to read braille.
Research project, writing, sequencing a story
Benefits students who have poor handwriting or poor fine motor coordination. Provides spell and grammar check. Students can create written work without handwriting.
Challenges would be learning how to use the software effectively to support learning. Typing may also cause an issue for some new learners. Students may become dependent on the software lacking writing/handwriting skill related to real world events where they would not have the software.
Type a paper, write a letter, create a poster or brochure.
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