Karley Ingold
Re: AT and writing
Sat Jun 20, 2015 16:31

I think this is an excellent question. I have also noticed that some students that are given devices that are supposed to aid them in the classroom settings sometimes have no idea how to use them and so they end up being pointless. I wonder if there is usually some sort of training given to students and teachers whenever they receive the devices from a specialized technology person or are the classroom teachers supposed to figure out how to use the devices and then teach the students?

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    • Re: AT and writing - Karley Ingold, Sat Jun 20 16:31
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