Apps for Students With Special Needs —

This article originally appeared in Edutopia March 2020, to read the full article visit: Apps for Students With Special Needs — As School Buildings Shutter

Ben having a lunch break and playing with the bluetooth enabled Bluebee Pal - Riley the Zebra and the Bluebee Pal App. Photo by Anne Rachel

As school buildings shutter the coronavirus creates a unique challenge for students with special needs—educators share recommendations for apps to support learning at home.

I reached out to my colleagues via the Facebook Group called Education App Talk (E.A.T.), asking for their favorite digital tools; some of their recommendations made the post, but it is just the tip of the iceberg of what is available. Remember, as with any tool, what may work wonders for some students will only frustrate others. Customization is key with any app, so adults and educators should be prepared to put in some time learning the apps themselves or how to make modifications in the settings. Many apps come with great teacher-made materials; look for video tutorials, lesson plans, and extension activities. READ FULL ARTICLE HERE

With Remote Learning being the new norm, teachers have had to scramble to put together lessons for their students. Thank you to the EdAppTalk Community that contributed their FAV's!

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