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Well, to say things have been busy the last couple weeks would be a severe understatement!  I do apologize for missing the last couple of weeks with the blog though and have lots to share.  This one, actually should have posted Friday and didn’t, but here it is and I’ll do my best to get […]

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Apple Special Ed. Seminar September 13:  Co-Sponsored by PATINS Project and ICASE Sept. 13, 2012, 8:30am – 3:00pm At CIESC in Indianapolis NO COST Registration opens to public TODAY.  Space is limited to first 75 participants Flyer Here: Apple Seminar Sept 13 2012 Flyer Register Here:  http://edseminars.apple.com/series/3k1nW-bbxap  ICAM VI Teacher Audio Interviews: If you’ve not yet heard […]

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NEW ICAM Blog Announced! Martha Hammond at the ICAM has started blogging all things AIM, NIMAS & ICAM related on Thursdays via the brand new “ICAM Dispatch.”  I think it’d be a wise decision to take 5 minutes and check it out, subscribe just like you do to this blog and leave Martha some comments, […]

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PATINS Infomercial! We recently worked with CIESC Media staff to develop a VERY SHORT introduction to the PATINS Project.  It seems that every single week I run into at least one person who has never heard of PATINS and who asks me what we are all about in the state of Indiana.  Well, now in […]

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Textbooks No More? Several of you have probably heard me talk recently in-person about the future of textbooks and some ways to prepare.  Here’s an interesting article about Washington State and their redesigning of the textbook for the digital age, as a follow up: http://education.newsweek.com/2011/01/25/who-needs-textbooks.html VoiceThread for All Students: You’ve probably heard me talk about […]

under: 21st Century Skills, apps, AT Conferences, General Info
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My Experiences with Built-In iPhone  Accessibility Tools: Check out all the Built-In Accessibility features that come on the iPhone/iPad without needing any other equipment or software.  I’ve been playing with the settings on my phone and have a few thoughts.  www.apple.com/iphone/features/accessibility.html Many of you know that I spend A LOT of time in my car.  About […]

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Friday morning, the normal Blog posting is scheduled to happen, but I wanted to get this special news out ASAP! ICAM is offering a free software update for Read:OutLoud.  Remember, ROL is a great text to speech program that opens NIMAS files beautifully along with pdf, txt, rich text, html, xml, DAISY and offers many […]

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Virtual Worlds Best Practices In Education -3rd Annual International Conference- March 12,13, 2010 Once again, several of the PATINS Staff will be attending this free, online, virtual, international educational conference.  I will also be presenting a session this year on the Friday. “The Virtual World Best Practices 2010 focus is “Imagination Around the World”.  From the North, […]

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