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Teaching Visually-impaired Students

I am writing to ask for suggestions to teach visually-impaired students science. How do you suggest to teach such students? — M., Iowa   First, you need to get to know the student as an individual learner. Start by asking the student how you can support them in your class. Then, discover and contact the supports […]

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Ed News: Summer Programs Increase STEM Learning Opportunities For Visually Impaired Students

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This week in education news, there is a math and science teacher shortage in Rhode Island; new report finds that most states’ requirements for license renewal, prioritize accumulating credit hours, rather than sustained, targeted professional learning; advancements in assistive tech and interactions with industry professionals help students with blindness pursue interests in STEM fields; recent […]

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Ed News: ESSA Pressures States To Assure All Students Have Good Teachers

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This week in education news, Wyoming and Idaho pass laws mandating schools to offer computer science classes; March for Science taking place April 14; NAEP scores in math and reading remain relatively flat; blind and visually impaired students can now conduct their own science experiments that might have been exceedingly difficult before; Joan Ferrini-Mundy named […]

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