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Widgit Online: Quick and easy Visuals in a Classroom Setting

Widgit Online: Quick and easy Visuals in a Classroom Setting 0

Explore more about Widgit Communication tools and how symbols can be used in the class, at home, and in the community to give readers of all literacy levels greater access to information and increased communication.

Widgit symbols have been used in Canada for education and health to support communication in English and French for more than a decade.

Readtopia Curriculum Aligns to Right to Read Recommendations

Readtopia Curriculum Aligns to Right to Read Recommendations 0

The Ontario Human Rights Commission Right to Read Inquiry Report on issues for students with reading disabilities, has many recommendations that align with the Readtopia reading program. Download here a document summarizing how Readtopia aligns with the recommendations for students who need Tier 2 and Tier 3 instruction.

Coding, UDL in Play:  Bridges Presents 3 sessions at ISTE 2021!

Coding, UDL in Play: Bridges Presents 3 sessions at ISTE 2021! 0

We’re excited to announce that Bridges, has again been invited to present at the biggest education technology conference in North America -- ISTE Live 2021. This is the 4th year we’ve been invited to lead presentations at this prestigious conference and this year we’re doing 3! Details for each session are below.
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