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How and Why Accessible Coding for All Students

How and Why Accessible Coding for All Students 0

Coding is more and more a focus of many curriculum initiatives across Canada. Where team based problem solving, strategizing, logical thinking meets with technology, coding skills are essential in today’s world.

At ISTE 2018, Bridges’ Leanne Husk and Susie Blackstien-Adler presented on coding with special needs students.  Through coding students with physical and cognitive challenges can learn important life skills, and connect with the curriculum.  Bridges new Coding Kit and Accessible Coding Workshop makes teaching coding to students with challenges, easy.

Canadian Teachers, Students:  Reflex Math Builds fluency and confidence and its fun too.

Canadian Teachers, Students: Reflex Math Builds fluency and confidence and its fun too. 0

Canadian educators and students reflect on how Reflex, a research based system for mastering math facts, helps achieve fluency, building a foundation for more complex math.
Free PD Opportunities - Perfect for Summer Time!

Free PD Opportunities - Perfect for Summer Time! 2

Summer is finally here, bringing time for relaxation and a chance to catch up on some professional development. Learn all about the latest practices in the field of Assistive Technology, for free! Here's a list of some PD that you can take advantage of at your own pace over the next few weeks.
Cubetto Robot Kit Brings Coding to Students with Special Needs

Cubetto Robot Kit Brings Coding to Students with Special Needs 0

The Cubetto Robot kit's unique tactile interface and thoughtful design can bring the coding strand of STEM learning to students with cognitive, physical and sensory challenges.