Paths to Literacy

for students who are blind or visually impaired

Resources

We have compiled a Resource List for you. It includes resources and materials included in the course. 

Download the Resource List in PDF format.

Books/Documents to Assist You in Preparing Nemeth Code within UEB Contexts Materials

 This document explains the basics of preparing Nemeth Code within UEB Contexts materials.
 
This book is prepared for transcribers, however, teachers of students with visual impairments and others preparing materials need to be familiar with the rules explained in Braille Formats.

 

Instructional Resources

  • Maryland’s College and Career Ready Standards for Unified English Braille and Nemeth Code: Mathematics  This document is produced by the Maryland State Department of Education. It was updated in 2015. By grade level it contains clusters and standards aligned with the Common Core State Standards (CCSS Initiative, 2010).
  • The Nemeth Braille Code Curriculum (Pre-K through 2nd Grade)  This resource is designed to teach students who are visually impaired how to read and write the Nemeth Code. It is aligned with the Common Core State Standards (CCSS Initiative, 2010) and includes hands-on activities and games that reinforce grade-level math concepts and make learning the Nemeth Code fun and meaningful for children of all ages.
  • Nemeth at a Glance: A Math Resource, Grade Level Chart, and Evaluation Tool  This resource contains a chart of Nemeth Code symbols by grade level in addition to an evaluation tool teachers of students with visual impairments can use in evaluating their student’s Nemeth Code skills.
  • Nemeth Braille Searchable Database   Both braille and print readers can use this online database to access examples of math symbols shown in both print and braille. Brief explanations of symbols are provided. Users can download .brf or PDF files with SimBraille.
  • APH Nemeth Tutorial  The Nemeth Tutorial has 11 lessons organized by grade level. The lessons are accessible to both print and braille readers. Rules are explained and examples provided for each topic. There are reading, writing, and proofreading exercises users can complete to practice information covered under the topic.
  • Nemeth Braille Code for Instructors and Paraeducators  Organized by grade level, these instructional modules provide explanations of math symbols with examples. Each module has a short quiz for users to test their knowledge after watching the module.
 

Products from the American Printing House for the Blind

 

Manipulatives

A child with glasses measures cooking oil