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28:51 to: Janet
Which livescrib pen?
28:54 to: Peggy George

29:00 to: Kristen B (teachteKBeck)
Maureen: does the livescribe pen always record?

29:02 to: Brian Friedlander

30:16 to: Deb B> 1

30:31 to: Peggy George
http://livebinders.com/edit?id=59592 Click on tab for today-Karen Janowski

http://www.cast.org/udl/index.html (What is UDL?)
30:48 to: Brian Friedlander
livescribe pen would be great for creating podcasts
30:54 to: Peggy George
http://www.udlcenter.org/aboutudl/udlguidelines (UDL Guidelines presented using UDL principles)
30:54 to: Brian Friedlander
and they play on the iPad

31:06 to: Peggy George
http://www.youtube.com/UDLCAST (CAST UDL YouTube Channel)

31:30 to: Peggy George
http://www.cast.org/teachingeverystudent/ (Teaching Every Student: teaching resources, tools, activities and lesson plans to learn about and practice UDL)
31:39 to: jes
too true
31:42 to: Paula Naugle (@plnaugle)
They highlight every word.
31:54 to: stidmama
I like the idea of the erasable highlighters.
32:07 to: Maureen@bcdtech
I've had kids use diigo to highlite- get the whole page!
32:13 to: Paula Naugle (@plnaugle)
But if taught they will start to highlight key words and phrases.
32:26 to: Brian Friedlander
32:26 to: Peggy George
Dragon Dictation is awesome on my iphone!!!
32:26 to: Beverly Meyer
IPAD has app for that
32:29 to: roxanne
just got it on my ipad
32:29 to: Paula Naugle (@plnaugle)
32:31 to: Brian Friedlander
on my iPad

32:33 to: Maureen@bcdtech
have it as an app- but don't use it much
32:45 to: Paula Naugle (@plnaugle)
I use Dragon Dictation on my iPhone.
32:47 to: Peggy George
it really works well!!
32:51 to: Deb B> 1
Don't you have to train Dragon??
32:51 to: Brian Friedlander
no training with dragon on the iPad or iPhone
32:52 to: McTeach (Karen)
I need to figure out how to use Dragon
33:08 to: Brian Friedlander
not on Iphone or iPad no training
34:03 to: Kim Caise
i believe it is free on ipad too
34:23 to: Brian Friedlander
just need to have access to the internet to use Dragon on the iphone or ipad
34:27 to: Len H
What about a PC environment?
34:32 to: stidmama
I use the reader for many applications with my Mac because I have trouble reading small print - works on PDF as well as text docs.
34:34 to: Jody Watson
we use an online version http://text-to-speech.imtranslator.net/
34:34 to: carolynstanley

34:56 to: Peggy George

35:01 to: Brian Friedlander
35:12 to: Maureen@bcdtech
The readabilty resource in google advanced search is helpful for kids too.

36:49 to: Len H
36:52 to: Deanna Wagner
Brian, do you know if WordTalk wil work on Win7?
37:02 to: Peggy George
37:08 to: Deanna Wagner
PowerTalk is for PowerPoint

38:10 to: Peggy George
http://udltechtoolkit.wikispaces.com/ (UDL Toolkit)
38:10 to: Maureen@bcdtech
Karen, one of the questions I get all the time is re "fairness". Some do not believe that we shld offer other tools- but somehow "make them" learn how to do things more traditionally. Tutors simply br
38:10 to: Maureen@bcdtech
eak it into little pieces, organize the kids. No move to independence.
38:44 to: Kim Caise
saves students from asking repeatedly, "how do you spell _?"
38:46 to: Peggy George
This is a fantastic resource that is in the Livebinder. will download as a PDF. http://groups.diigo.com/site/redirect_item/apps-designed-with-disability-in-mind-pdf-application-pdf-object-2442192 (upd
38:46 to: Peggy George
ated through January 2011. Excellent visual presentation/user interface. includes descriptions and prices)
38:47 to: Kristen B (teachteKBeck)
Maureen: Great Point!!
38:53 to: Deb B> 1
MAKE okay Make someone who can not see take their glasses off.
38:57 to: Stephanie Reininger
39:00 to: Brian Friedlander
This is from the WordTalk website-No, at present there is only a Windows 7 (32-bit) version but a 64-bit version is in development.
39:07 to: Len H
Great definition of Fair
39:08 to: Peggy George
Rick LaVoie's video is fantastic for understanding about learning disabilities!
39:14 to: Info Meister
true diffrentiation?
39:19 to: rkilkenny
I think it is unfortunate when we emphasize competition over learning to one's full potential.
39:20 to: Kathy Cassidy
I LOVE that line. Fair means giving them what they need.
39:21 to: Peggy George
It's called the F.A.T. City workshop
39:24 to: Jody Watson
great point!!!
39:37 to: Paula Naugle (@plnaugle)
Why shouldn't students be able to use a spell checker, don't we all the time?
39:45 to: roxanne
love that!
39:53 to: Kim Caise
good point @paula!
39:55 to: Peggy George
40:10 to: Peggy George
love Karen's passion!!! it's very contagious!
40:11 to: McTeach (Karen)
Paula...I wish my kids WOULD use spellcheck!!!
40:12 to: Info Meister
too bad NCLB and RTT doesn't follow that concept.
40:19 to: stidmama
And helping all students learn does NOT mean that the rigor is reduced for any student -- it's not like Orwell's 1984 that forced all people to reach the same low point
40:21 to: Deb B> 1
Please more examples time is running out!
40:32 to: Paula Naugle (@plnaugle)
My students are becoming better speller because they use computers.
40:37 to: Peggy George
she'll show us the UDL toolkit in a minute
40:44 to: Brian Friedlander
40:48 to: Stephanie Reininger
the school environment, in general only allows for "traditional"
40:54 to: Brian Friedlander
cant wait
41:00 to: Peggy George
woohoo!! bookshare sounds amazing!
41:11 to: Brian Friedlander
SoundNoe and AudioNote- great apps
41:18 to: Brian Friedlander
41:19 to: roxanne
Audionote is great!
41:44 to: Peggy George
We've included some links for livebinders for AT tools as well as Diigo links for AT apps/tools in our links today. Tons of resources for you to explore
41:55 to: carolynstanley
I saw the F.A.T. video with the exercise where they offered participants money incentives if they could figure out what was being pictured. They were MOTIVATED but couldn't see what was being represen
41:55 to: carolynstanley
ted because they simply didn't have enough clues. It was a valuable lesson for educators who use the excuse that the kids can't read because the "just don't care."
42:06 to: Peggy George
42:28 to: Maureen@bcdtech
I don't "need" to use the livescribe pen- but it honestly helps me to review. All of the tools should be for all of the kids- all the time. Even the kids who are doing OK, will find things to help the
42:28 to: Maureen@bcdtech
43:02 to: rkilkenny
43:03 to: Maureen@bcdtech
just homepage
43:03 to: Paula Naugle (@plnaugle)
Student who was able to have transcribe answer, made an 11 out of 12 on his writing sample. If he had had to write it himself he probably would have scored around a 5. He has great ideas but struggles
43:03 to: Paula Naugle (@plnaugle)
with writing.
43:16 to: Doug Henry
We can click on Web tour, too

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45:58 to: Natalie
what would you recommend for high schoolers that are struggling readers, but don't want their pride hurt?
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46:03 to: Kim Caise
46:09 to: Maureen@bcdtech

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47:35 to: Kathleen DeLander
How about using the free tool Audacity to create mp3 versions of the chapters in their book. That's something that I do. They can use it on their mp3 players.
47:38 to: Deb B> 1

48:10 to: Terri Reh
Storyline Online is a fab resourse for K-5 http://www.storylineonline.net/

49:16 to: joycevalenza
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50:46 to: Brian Friedlander
you can take a look at Freemind and Xmind for graphic organizers and they are free

52:09 to: Peggy George
http://livebinders.com/edit?id=59592 Livebinder for today-I'll add the new links from the chat after the show

55:16 to: Kristen B (teachteKBeck)
Google docs also has a "revision" history so you can see changes after instruction also!1
55:29 to: Peggy George
http://livebinders.com/shelf/search?search=&terms=assistive (many LiveBinders with links and resources for Assistive Technology)

55:38 to: Peggy George
http://livebinders.com/play/play_or_edit?id=61925 (LiveBinder of Assistive Technology blogs)

55:54 to: Peggy George
http://www.learnerslink.com/curriculum.htm (Differentiating Instruction: One Size Doesn’ Fit All)
56:46 to: Brian Friedlander
Take a look at Freemind and Xmind they are free

56:56 to: Peggy George
follow some of the Diigo groups for great resources http://groups.diigo.com/group/at-in-sped (Diigo group: AT in SPED-requires free Diigo login)

57:10 to: Brian Friedlander
SpeakIt for ipad

57:19 to: Peggy George
http://groups.diigo.com/group/special-ed-in-the-21st-century (Diigo group: Special Ed in the 21st Century)
57:31 to: Peggy George
http://groups.diigo.com/group/special-education-technology-integration (Diigo group: Special Education Technology Integration)
57:48 to: Peggy George
http://teachingeverystudent.blogspot.com/2008/09/its-not-about-tools-its-about.html (Karen’ Blog: It’ Not About the Tools; It’ About the Possibilities)

58:09 to: Kathleen DeLander
Fire Vox is an add-on to Firefox browser that reads to you.
58:09 to: Peggy George
are your fingers twitching to check out these ipod/ipad apps?? :-)

58:10 to: Brian Friedlander
I beleive the latest version will highlight each word is you select all of the text first

58:27 to: Peggy George
ARRA stimulus funding still available...

58:31 to: Brian Friedlander
ARRA Funding
58:48 to: Peggy George
Fantastic book to check out: http://www.cast.org/teachingeverystudent/ideas/tes/ (ASCD Online book: Teaching Every Student in the Digital Age: Universal Design for Learning by
David H. Rose & Anne Me

1:01:14 to: KarenJanowski
love Live Binders!

1:04:40 to: Terri Reh
Love Spelling City!
1:05:01 to: Kim Caise
1:05:33 to: Peggy George
it's so hard to find good interactive sites for literacy that aren't just fill in the blanks like the old SRA style kits but there really are lots of good ones!!
1:05:42 to: Info Meister
What about irregular words (regional spellings)?
1:05:49 to: Peggy George
thanks for bringing that up Paula!!
1:05:55 to: Paula Naugle (@plnaugle)
The free side of Spelling City is so powerful.

1:07:34 to: Peggy George
follow Karen on Twitter :-)
1:07:41 to: carolynstanley
Here is another great site: http://lingro.com/

1:08:06 to: Brian Friedlander
twitter handle: assistivetek

1:08:18 to: Kim Caise

1:08:33 to: carolynstanley
about lingro from my blog: This is an amazing tool. All you have to do is go to the site, type in any web address, and the page opens. When you click on any word in the web page, a box appears with mu
1:08:33 to: carolynstanley
ltiple definitions for the word. As an experiment, I entered my blog address, and it was simply amazing. I got a definition - pretty accurate- for every word I clicked on. The only word I had a proble

1:10:00 to: Terri Reh
FOUND IT! CHECK out http://geogreeting.com/