Increasing student engagement with Book Creator in Special Education

By:Catriona Tynan

special ed“Rising up to the challenge of teaching students who have difficulty communicating their ideas, how can creating ebooks help? My name is Caitriona Tynan and I’m an iPad and Proloquo2go coach at a Special Developmental School in Melbourne, Australia.Roughly 80% of our students are currently non-verbal with both intellectual and physical disabilities. Our students sit on an IQ of less than 50 and over the last 6 months we have implemented a 1:1 iPad program.My role as a coach is to support all teachers and classroom aides to develop their skills in effectively using iPad apps within their teaching and learning.This post offers a case study on how we solved the challenge of teaching a new topic with ebooks.” To read further please click here: http://www.redjumper.net/blog/2015/11/increasing-student-engagement-with-book-creator-in-special-education/

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