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Connections to the CCSS for Literacy and Math in Science and Technical Subjects

Science education requires a strong grasp of literacy and math skills, and these documents from the Next Generation Science Standards show how they are aligned with the Common Core State Standards.
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Cross curricular theme to literacy and numeracy - The Supermarket

This activity shows that many skills in different subject areas can be taught through a single theme.
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Common Core State Standards for Mathematics: Braille Files

Braille files for the Common Core State Standards in Mathematics
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Fireman Sam Story Bucket

This story bucket uses real objects to help children who are blind or visually impaired to understand the concept of the role of a fireman.
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Slide-A-Round Math Manipulatives

Manipulatives for teaching abstract mathematical concepts to students who are blind or visually impaired
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Tactile Pattern Game

Ideas for creating a tactile matching or pattern game using a scarf hanger from IKEA
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Supporting early maths and literacy with Robert the Robot

Literacy and numeracy activities for young children who are blind or visually impaired
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Goodbye to Abraham Nemeth

Announcement of the death of Dr. Abraham Nemeth, inventor of the Nemeth Braille Code for Mathematics and Scientific Notation

The Old Woman Who Swallowed a Fly

Literacy and numeracy ideas for children who are blind or visually impaired for "The old woman who swallowed a fly"

A fun interactive resource: The old woman who lived in a shoe

Interactive literacy and numeracy ideas for students who are blind or visually impaired
Easy - Easier Posting Box

Easy-Easier Posting Box

A tool promote self-esteem and self-determination, by encouraging learners to identify tasks that they would like to find easier.
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Products for Teaching the Common Core State Standards

Listing of products, assessments, and resources to implement the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) with students who are blind or visually impaired
Lazy Sue activity

Fun games with a 'Lazy Sue' supporting literacy in an inclusive way

Inclusive game for children with visual impairments
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ABC and Number Blocks in Braille

Braille math and ABC blocks
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Mathematics Made Easy for Children with Visual Impairment

This 364-page book is full of information and practical strategies for teaching math to students who are blind or visually impaired.
Susan Osterhaus

An Introduction to Adaptive Math Tools for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Practical tips, strategies, techniques and adaptive tools for teaching math to students who are blind or visually impaired.
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Maryland Common Core State Curriculum Frameworks for Braille

Maryland Common Core State Curriculum Frameworks for Braille: Mathematics and for Braille: English/Language Arts
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Demystifying Math Struggles & Identifying Strategies to Help

Tips to help students with learning disabilities, such as dyslexia, succeed in mathematics
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APH Graph Board video

This 8-part video tutorial from TSBVI Outreach Program, shows Susan Osterhaus demonstrating how to use the APH Graph Board.
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APH Cranmer Abacus video

Susan Osterhaus of Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired presents a two-part video tutorial on using the APH Cranmer Abacus to teach Prime Facto

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