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Brandon Readtopia implementation

Brandon Readtopia implementation 0

In 2019, supported by Bridges Professional Learning, 10 classes in Brandon Manitoba consisting of teams of 4 teachers each, implemented curricula for student with complex learning needs (i.e. AAC users, cognitive, sensory challenges, physical disabilities):

  • Readtopia, the comprehensive experiential instructional reading program.
  • Equals math curriculum that connects functional math to abstract ideas.
  • First Author comprehensive writing curriculum that teaches how to write and measures writing progress (introduced this year)

 

So far, despite the pandemic, the Brandon curriculum project has been a wonderful experience and a great success
Hygiene, Sanitizing Strategies in the special Needs Classroom

Hygiene, Sanitizing Strategies in the special Needs Classroom 0

Keeping classrooms clean and hygienic has always been vital in order to avoid immune system comorbidities in the special need’s classroom. The advent of the COVID 19 pandemic means even more effort must be taken to keep children with complex needs safe.

Here are some tips and strategies we’ve heard from teachers of how they are enhancing hygiene standards in special needs classrooms and resource rooms. 

 

Kurzweil 3000 - The NEW 3-Year Student Subscription!

Kurzweil 3000 - The NEW 3-Year Student Subscription! 0

Bridges is now able to offer a 3 year subscription to the web license for one student for $1,015.00 + tax. Perfect for post-secondary students with a bursary or grant, this is a savings of $1,085.00 on the normal single web license price.  
Widgit Online: Now on iPads and Edge too

Widgit Online: Now on iPads and Edge too 0

Widgit Online now works on iPads. Create and edit worksheets, symbolized stories, communication boards, visual schedules -- with any device using iOS 13 – iPhones too.

Plus, right now Widgit Online  has expanded and extended its free trials for the duration of the pandemic crisis (READ THIS blog post for more information).