The Educator's PLN

The personal learning network for educators

Since I am a learning support teacher/special educator, I have been exploring iPads and iPhone apps as a means of assistive technology for students with disabilities. I have been searching for apps with specific goals in mind such as reading comprehension and fluency, written expression, mathematics, transition, etc. What apps would you use with your students?

Views: 173

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

Hi Sasha:


When I teach about the Great Depression I have the students do a stock market project to learn about how stock works.  The students invest "$10,000" in stock in companies of their choice.  The students use a Stock Market App on their IPods/IPads to keep track of the value of their stock and use math skills to determine a profit or loss of their investment, some of which are very extensive.  They use apps such as Yahoo Finance or CNBC Real Time. It may seem really basic but it works very well!



Thomas Whitby created this Ning Network.

Latest Activity

Teresa Conley posted a status
"Good Morning! Hope you all have a wonderful day!"
Sep 20
Teresa Conley posted a status
"Hello all! It's been several years since I have been here but I am back and am looking forward to some professional interaction."
Sep 18
Joe Silva updated their profile
Aug 30
Agnes Mckenna updated their profile
Aug 30
Miles Brandon updated their profile
Aug 30
Robin Wilkins posted a status
"What are you up to?"
Apr 27
Robin Wilkins updated their profile
Apr 22
Robin Wilkins posted an event

Educators perception on student engagement and professional development needs at Virtual time and date to be mutually agreed upon

April 22, 2022 to May 13, 2022
Student Researcher looking for educators interested in participating in an interview and focus group.Share your perceptions. See flyer for detailsRobin_Wilkins_RecruitmentFlyer032822.docxSee More
Apr 22


© 2022   Created by Thomas Whitby.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service