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Project INSPIRE: Free Self-Paced Courses to Increase the STEM Potential of Individuals Who Read Braille

Announcement of free self-paced courses for TVIs, paraprofessionals, families and others working with braille students to practice the use of Nemeth Code within the UEB Context.
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Scripts of Mathematics Made Easy Videos

ICEVI has created scripts of the instructional math videos from the "Mathematics Made Easy" project.
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Nemeth Online Tutorial from TSBVI

A free online tutorial on the Nemeth Code is now available from Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired (TSBVI). Nemeth Code is used for braille math and science notations.
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TSBVI Short-Term Programs Distance Learning Classes Available Online

TSBVI Short-Term Programs Distance Learning Classes are now available for free online. Topics include Orion TI-84+ Talking Graphing Calculator, JAWS, Accessibility, Abacus, and iOS accessibility and VoiceOver.
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Mathematics Made Easy: Instructional Videos

This Mathematics Package for Teachers presents a series of instructional videos for educators and families of students with visual impairment.
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The Counting Method for the Cranmer Abacus

"The Counting Method for the Cranmer Abacus" is a new publication available from TSBVI (Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired).
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UEB Math Online

UEB Math Online is an e-learning braille course for professionals and parents who wish to learn Unified English Braille mathematics.
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Times Table to Emboss in Braille

Download and emboss this multiplication table for your braille students.
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Tactile Graph Paper Files

Download your own tactile graph paper files from Duxbury.
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Sadie Can Count

Sadie Can Count is a print and braille book for young readers, introducing counting, with embossed images.
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Tools for Teaching Math

The Exceptional Teaching website offers a wide variety of products for tactile, visual or auditory learning needs.
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Maryland's Standards for UEB

Maryland's College and Career Reading Standards for Unified English Braille: Braille, Formatting, and Tactile Graphics Checklists By Grade
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Guidance for Transcription Using the Nemeth Code within UEB Contexts

Guidelines for transcribing Nemeth Braille Code for Mathematics within the context of UEB (Unified English Braille)
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UEB Technical Materials: RNIB Insight Article 3

Tips on creating technical materials in UEB (Unified English Braille)
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Tactile Caliper

Measuring device for people who are blind or visually impaired
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Accessible Equation Editor

The Accessible Equation Editor is a program that allows users who are blind or visually impaired to create math expressions within a web page.
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Describing UEB

Series of audio recordings telling about the changes from Standard English Braille to Unified English Braille (UEB)
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UEB Math vs. Nemeth

This article explores the issue of UEB Math and Nemeth and the challenges in the lack of standardization in textbooks in the United States.
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Nemeth Lessons and Handouts

Resources for Nemeth code, which is the braille code for Math and Science
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Video Trainings from Iowa on Abacus

Video trainings on the use of the abacus to teach mathematics to students who are blind or visually impaired