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October 10, 2018 – 3:06 pm | One Comment | 355 views

I grew up in Alberta and part of my story of becoming Québécois includes the year I spent on the Îles de la Madeleine working as a Language Monitor at the Polyvalente des Îles. In …

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

April 10, 2013 – 2:54 pm | One Comment | 6,400 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 …

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 Technology1,856 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 …