Monthly Archives: November 2011

Math Software for Tablet PCs and Interactive Whiteboards

Fluid Math There are two versions of FluidMath. One for Tablet PCs and one for Interactive Whiteboards. This new math app is compatible to a graphing calculator.  However it does have a more interactive approach and allows a nice interface … Continue reading

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Using low cost AAC apps vs. dedicated AAC devices (Part II)

After I posted the topic, “Using low cost AAC apps vs. dedicated AAC devices” at the Quality Indicators for Assistive Technology Website (QIAT), I received some replies via e-mail. Most replies have a common thread and include suggestions so I … Continue reading

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No web access

Many educators are actively using or considering the use of free e-learning technologies in their classrooms.  Most teachers report that blogs create communication opportunities and can be used for collaborative and social networking, as well as an instructional tool within their classrooms. … Continue reading

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Using low cost AAC Apps vs. dedicated AAC devices (Part I)

From the last posting, a few comments were brought up about the pros and cons on AAC  apps on iDevices vs. the AAC manufacturers’ devices such as DynaVox. Some of other comments that I found on internet include: Pros: – apps … Continue reading

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Can free/Low-cost software and apps replace expensive educational software?

Most of the language tools on the market have common features such as text-to-speech, word prediction, spelling, highlighting, Thesaurus, Synonymous, etc.  I listed a few free/low cost software a few weeks ago, and some of these software also have similar features.  Do you think that … Continue reading

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