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A.T.TIPSCAST Episode #15: First-Then Boards

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Here is a link to download the audio directly: Episode #15

Hey everyone,
Episode #15 is up for your listening pleasure. Episode #15 describes how to create and implement a First-Then board with students who need help following directions or completing tasks.

Here are a few examples of first-then boards:

First-then board where \"first\" box is green and \"Then\" box is red.  They rest on a blue background

First-Then Board

Here is a link to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation fund raising site. Please click on the “Make a donation” button to donate! Even the smallest amount can make the biggest difference.

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation- Make a Donation!

Leave a comment down below or drop me a line at attipscast@gmail.com Let me know what you think of the show!
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Thanks everyone and happy listening!

A.T.TIPSCAST Episode #14: Television

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Here is a link to download the audio directly: Episode #14

Hey everyone,
Episode #14 is up for your listening pleasure. Episode #14 features a description of television as an assistive technology tool.  It describes a few shows and why they are good at what they do.  Click on the names of the show to explore the website for that show. The shows discussed are as follows:

Tip# 20- Oobi

Tip# 21- Dora The Explorer

Tip# 22- Super Why!

Tip# 23- Cyberchase

Here is a link to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation fund raising site.  Please click on the “Make a donation” button to donate!  Even the smallest amount can make the biggest difference.

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation- Make a Donation!

 

Here is the link to the statistics from California State University at Northridge: Television Statistics.

 

Leave a comment down below or drop me a line at attipscast@gmail.com Let me know what you think of the show!
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Thanks everyone and happy listening!

A.T.TIPSCAST Episode #13: Communication Bridges

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Here is a link to download the audio directly: Episode #13

Hey everyone,
Episode #13 is up for your listening pleasure.  Episode #13 features a description of Communication Bridges.  A communication bridge is a way for students to talk about events that happened at school when they get home and talk about events that happened at home at school.

Here is one such example.  Note that you can use visuals in replace of the lines or the text “PE, ART, Music” in the example below. 

 

Today In School I…

 

Read this book: _______________

 

Worked on __________ in Math.

 

Learned about _________ in Social Studies.

 

Had this special: PE   ART   MUSIC

The thing I enjoyed the most today was:________________________

 
 

Last Night At Home I…

 

Read this book: _______________

 

Worked on __________ for homework.

 

Watched ____________ on TV.

 

Had ______________ for dinner.

 

The thing I enjoyed the most last night was:________________________

 

 

 

 

I hope you enjoyed the show and please feel free to leave a comment down below or drop me a line at attipscast@gmail.com
You can access the podcast from here:

 

 

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A.T.TIPSCAST EPISODE #12: Work Jobs

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Here is a link to download the audio directly: Episode #12

Hey everyone,
Episode #12 is up for your listening pleasure. Episode #12 features a co-host, Mrs. B!  Together we discuss how vocational tasks can be implemented for any student. 

You can find examples of work jobs on the following websites:

1. http://xnet.rrc.mb.ca/eceworkplace/images/workjobs-jan03group/workjobs.htm

2. http://www.hot-ideas.org/

I hope you enjoyed the show and please feel free to leave a comment down below or drop me a line at attipscast@gmail.com
You can access the podcast from here:

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Thanks everyone and happy listening!

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