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A Few Reminders & Updates:  Starting on March 20, 2012, Jeff Bond and I initiated the PATINS LIVE TV Series.  Yesterday (May 1) we did the 4th episode in this series.  These are LIVE broadcasts that take place at 11:45 EST and finish at 12 noon.  So far, we’ve demonstrated such things as text-to-mp3, iBooks […]

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Tech Expo Advice! We’ve got some exciting and interesting new tools and concepts we’ll be implementing at this year’s Tech Expo.  Those of you registered for the 2012 PATINS Tech Expo on April 19th in Indianapolis will want to: Bring ANY laptop, netbook, iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, Android, Tablet, etc., device that can get on […]

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Early Intervention Switch-Ready Apps: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/touch-switch/id467933372?mt=8 http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/inclusive-smarty-pants/id490126715?mt=8  http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/switch-kids/id467551739?mt=8 http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/ispeak-button/id471583149?mt=8 http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/switch-kids-lite/id480241366?mt=8 http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/attainment-switch/id432089360?mt=8 http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/five-sharks-swimming/id490124748?mt=8   Braille App for your iOS or Android Phone: http://whatsnext.blogs.cnn.com/2012/02/20/can-braille-be-faster-than-qwerty-app-developer-thinks-so/?hpt=hp_bn6   Create A Story Using Apps:    www.techlearning.com/Default.aspx?tabid=67&EntryId=3753   5 Common iPad Questions Answered:  http://www.techlearning.com/Default.aspx?tabid=67&EntryId=3672 Some Thoughts/Advice for Parents of 1:1 Programs:  http://www.thethinkingstick.com/advice-for-parents-of-11-programs-2/   QR Codes!  Create QR Codes using Google.  Video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iRrhbsZ9BS8&feature=related Lots of […]

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CONGRATULATIONS LISA SMITH from Brownsburg Community School Corporation!  A few weeks back (February 3rd posting)  marked the 200th post to this blog since Fall of 2007 and a chance to enter a drawing for some PATINS Goodies AND a full-day  AT/AIM Training on the topic of choice and at the winner’s school!   I’m happy to […]

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6 Mostly Free, Easy, Fun Ways to Get Books/Content on Your iPad: Use MS Word and the Free (if you’re in Indiana) ePub Converter from Don Johnston on Mac or PC: Download the Step-By-Step PDF of this simple process here: Worde Pub To iBooks Step by Step McNulty PAGES Software on a Mac Computer: Download the […]

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Apologies that this post didn’t go out Friday morning like usual.  I have several important announcements though and needed to wait a couple more days.  You won’t want to miss some of this stuff!  When Will We Start Teaching Online Responsibility… and stop blocking access???  Anyone who’s ever had a conversation with me about education has […]

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IREAD-3/ISTEP Accomodations:  See Appendix C in the Program Manual, which starts on page 54 and can be downloaded here: www.doe.in.gov/assessment/docs/2011-12_istep_program_manual_11-30-11_final_kc2.pdf Or, here is Appendix C ONLY, extracted from the Program Manual for quicker reference: Appendix C Only from 2011-12_istep_program_manual_11-30-11 REMEMBER that all Large Print or Braille requests for the Spring 2012 are DUE MONDAY Dec […]

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