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ERIC Number: ED414700
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Pages: 61
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
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Talk From the VI Teachers' Lounge.
Hurst, Judith
Gathered from teachers around the country, this collection of teaching ideas and lesson plans is designed to provide teachers with activities and strategies for educating students with visual impairments. Tips and information are provided on: making tactile teddy bears; memory strategies; making tactile books; creating art kits; using magnifiers; an informal braille competency test; science models; reading resources; travel prerequisites for low vision drivers; storage equipment; braille videos; illuminated story books; vision books; recorded books; books for older children; Christmas gifts for children with visual impairments; independent living skills equipment; simple shoelaces; forming a braille club; a lesson plan for an edible braille cell; literacy activities; a lesson plan on clothes and grooming supplies; glow-in-the-dark activities; a lesson plan on money and work; poetry; braille flashcards; bake-offs; cooking games; low vision assessment kits; a checklist for children with visual impairments; independent living skills; tactile quilts and pillows; tips for reading a test aloud; an informal assessment of slate skills; and prerequisite skills for braille slate instruction. (CR)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A