This game is targeted at children with autism, but it is also excellent for young children in kindergarten and grade 1. The object of the game is to help children learn how to cope with changes in routines. It begins with a video of a typical school day for Rufus. At first, everything proceeds as normal but then things happen to upset the routines. Rufus learns that change, while upsetting at first, can be fun and interesting. After watching a video, students play a game where they help Rufus make conscious changes to his daily routines
You are going to love this new article from David Kapular. Flash Cards was an invaluable tool as my child prepared for tests and organization of projects in elementary school. In fact, despite he is in high school, he still completes his test preparation by utlizing one of the flash card sites below. Find your favorite, bookmark it, and use it often!
Flashcards are used by students and
educators every day and are one of the most popular ways to learn a subject or
topic. The internet makes this learning tool even easier through the use of
dedicated websites that allow for flashcard creation, collaboration, and
I just stumbled on a Wiki site created by Katharina I. Boser, Ph.D., titled Autism Apps. . Ms. Bosner, president of Individual Differences in Learning of Howard County, Maryland, and founder of Boser Educational Technologies; shares pertinent information regarding technology friendly tools for students with Autism. She feels that multiple inputs - sound, pictures- help students with autism learn. She is a strong supporter of interactive white boards and iPads letting teachers try different ways to get the information out.
Ms. Bosner feels the IPad's sensory component is crucial. It's the direct touch of finger to device that can break the academic barrier. Rather than using a mouse or stylus, children of autism appreciate less interference that may cause confusion. Hence, the opportunity of
Listed my subject category, Katharina Boswer makes it easy to pick and choose what areas your child needs strengthening. Log on today and see what iTunes can offer.
Valerie Bourbour is a certified educator and past Co-Director of The Academy of Ormond Beach. Ms. Bourbour has experience in online learning platforms and aims for student success.