Here are some free AbleNet webinars coming up over the next few days. I have taken part in some of these webinars before. They are straight forward to connect, no special software required and the training is of a high standard.
Part 1 of 2 ECT (Environmental Communication Teaching) Strategies for Implementation
Wednesday, December 10
This webinar will train on the basics of Environmental Communication Training and the common solutions to classroom communication that it can provide. We will go through the process of identifying “ECT” students and look at classroom activities and the type of communication opportunity it provides to nonspeaking student. Examples will be used to develop an understanding of communicative requirements of educational, vocational, and community activities.
- Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM CST
Talking Adaptive Books – Guaranteed to Spark Student Interest!
Thursday, December 11
This webinar will provide a comparison between the characteristics of Classroom Suite and PowerPoint so that teachers can decide which software application will best fit the needs of their students. Attendees will also learn tips and tricks in both programs to make a short adaptive book. Techniques acquired in this webinar can easily transfer to other content areas. A step-by-step handout on adapting a book in both Classroom Suite and PowerPoint will be available to all participants.
- Time: 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM CST
The Top 5 iPad apps for Struggling Readers and Writers
December 16, 2014
Description: There are many apps available to support struggling learners in the classroom. This webinar will present the top 5 apps to get you started, to help support your struggling student immediately. These apps support access to textbooks, research, and learning materials, as well as support for reading, writing, and completing homework. Apps to support literacy and executive functioning, including text to speech, voice recognition (speech to text), accessible textbooks and learning materials, word prediction, note taking, audio recording, mind-mapping and scheduling / reminders. You will learn realistic application and implementation to begin using in your classroom today! iPad accessibility features (built-in) will also be discussed.
- 4:00pm CST – 60 minutes
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