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  PATINS TECH EXPO 2013!  REGISTRATION is OPEN!   This year’s Tech Expo will take place on April 18, 2013 at the Fountains in Carmel, IN.  Once again, there is NO REGISTRATION FEE for Attendees!  AND, your lunch is on PATINS and your parking is FREE. Register to attend: www.surveymonkey.com/s/TechExpo2013 Registers for Vendor or Not For Profit Booth Space:  www.surveymonkey.com/s/TechExpo13Booths   Parent/Family […]

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A NEW VIDEO INTERVIEW:  On the day before the PATINS State Conference last month, I sat down to speak casually with Dr. Joy Zabala, National AIM Center Director of Technical Assistance, about her background and start in the world of assistive technology, accessible materials, and “usable materials,” and how these concepts are all interrelated in a […]

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2 iPad Tips:  Two iPad-things happened to me this week that were more than slightly frustrating and the solutions quite simple.  So, I thought I’d share in hopes of helping others avoid future headaches! My iPad stopped making all noises: I had checked all of my settings, performed hard and soft reboots, and yes, I […]

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REGISTRATION OPEN!  Registration is now open for the PATINS Tech Expo 2012 on April 19! Download Informational Flyer Here REGISTER HERE!     A GoTalk on your iPad: New App I came across recently from Attainment that sort of turns your iPad into a GoTalk.  Interesting to me because the GoTalk is one of my […]

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Almost Happy New Year!  Do you have anything in particular on your list of things you want to accomplish in 2012 regarding the education of students in your district?  One great start, might be taking the PATINS PROJECT ACCESSIBLE PLEDGE if you haven’t already and if you have, then find someone else in your building […]

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PATINS Tech Expo 2011 took place this past Thursday at the Crown Plaza in Indianapolis!  Thank you to all who came and helped make it a success!  It was a great event with lots of information from many assistive technology vendors including many presentations and hands-on opportunities with both software and hardware! If you missed […]

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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 […]

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PATINS Email! As you probably know by now, ALL PATINS Staff have new email addresses as of July 1.  Several of us have had some difficulty getting emails to our contacts from our new addresses.  If you have a minute, please check your email settings and/or make sure that “@ciesc.k12.in.us” is on your whitelist of […]

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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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