SVRC Maths Workshop – Tactile and Auditory Graphics

Friday December 14, 2018

9.30 to 12.30

Free, but registration essential

BYO laptop and/or iPad if you can

Supporting Students with Vision Impairment in Mathematics Classes

A workshop for Mathematics Teachers & Education Support staff

 Presenter: Charlie Roberts
Wed 3rdApril 2019, Statewide Vision Resource Centre, 9.30am-1.00pm.
Optional Braille Mathematics code introduction, 1.00-1.30pm

Draft outline

9.30am-1.00pm

  • Introduction to vision impairment (VI)
  • Challenges facing student with VI in Maths
  • Role of the Teacher, Visiting Teacher, Integration Aide & student with VI in Mathematics classes
  • Inclusive strategies for Primary & Secondary Maths support
  • Technology funding for the student
  • Maths Kit demonstration: student aides for accessing the curriculum
  • Alternate formats: Large Print, Electronic (LP & Audio) & Braille; materials, revision, cheat sheets & tests
  • Calculators: large print, talking, graphing & CAS options
  • Producing accessible electronic worksheets.
  • Tactile & auditory graphs

 1.00-1.30pm Optional

  • Producing hard copy braille, electronic braille & accessible worksheets that can be brailled.
  • Braille code: set out, overwriting, correcting.

Register below.