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Beyond the Textbook: Gamifying Classroom Management

April 22, 2015 – 7:31 am | 4 Comments | 2,600 views

 Would you consider using a gaming model of classroom management even if you yourself are not a gamer and don’t really get gaming? Tweet @learnquebec or reply below.
What if the engagement level of students in …

In the Eye of the Beholder: iPads, Smartboards and Visual Impairment

April 10, 2013 – 2:54 pm | One Comment | 6,149 views

I recently had a request from a resource teacher in a remote school.  She has a young student who has vision problems and great difficulty seeing what is on the Smartboard from anywhere in the …

“MacGyvering” Low Cost Alternatives to Assistive Technologies

February 28, 2013 – 3:51 pm | Comments Off on “MacGyvering” Low Cost Alternatives to Assistive Technologies6,335 views

“Necessity is the mother of invention” may be a highly overused phrase, but that is probably because in practice it is often true. When presented with challenges and obstacles, we often come up with surprising …

Benefit over Buying-spree: Making Decisions about Assistive Technology

January 24, 2012 – 1:04 pm | Comments Off on Benefit over Buying-spree: Making Decisions about Assistive Technology1,698 views

Students with special needs benefit greatly from assistive technologies that help make their learning – and their lives – easier. With the new rules from the MELS with regard to use of assistive technology there …