Transcript from June 19th 2012 Twitter Chat on Apps for Students with Special Needs.
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TXDENLC
Thanks for the suggestions and helps all. #appyhour
LeaAnne
#appyhour Thanks for sharing your thoughts everyone. I can't wait to review the tweet links! #appyhour
Kenya75
#appyhour @A4cwsn always has some great recommendations! Follow them on Twitter and FB!
TXDENLC
Pls RT - Make plans to be part of our next #appyhour on July 17 at 7pm CST. We will be discussing Apps for Back to School #DEN
TXDENLC
#appyhour last thoughts?
TXDENLC
Follow us on twitter and FB to hear how we will be sharing live from DENSI in Bozeman, Montana. Event details coming soon #appyhour #DEN
akbusybee
@Kenya75 thanks for the recommendation.. just downloaded it! #appyhour
TXDENLC
Q8 Super Duper Publications 1.99 http://t.co/yLbYlJmH #appyhour
TXDENLC
#appyhour: any other rti, esl, high-low app suggestions?
TXDENLC
Q8 Here are more: iSentence Builder - http://t.co/Mh40ucqP Story Builder -http://bit.ly/pi0P4k #appyhour
TXDENLC
#appyhour second place in trending apps
TXDENLC
Q8 Mobile Education apps between 5.99 and 9.99: iSentence Builder - http://t.co/Mh40ucqP Story Builder -http://bit.ly/pi0P4k #appyhour
LeaAnne
cool #appyhour stats http://t.co/2fikbcAC #appyhour
TXDENLC
#appyhour see http://t.co/5VpBheYq for ESL sites and apps
akbusybee
@TXDENLC : Q8- BrainPOP is a great one for that and any of the Bob book ones!I also love There's a Monster at the End of this Book #appyhour
libraryquest
@TXDENLC #appyhour Please! Challenging area. Many apps can be changed to accommodate Spanish learners but very time consuming
TXDENLC
Q6 Answer Yes/No free: http://t.co/1k8vK5xC #appyhour
TXDENLC
#appyhour Q8: What are some apps to help ESL/ELL (English as Second Language- English Language Learners)?
LeaAnne
There is a commercial with a cat playing a game and think this app would be great for touch. students needing reactions #appyhour #appyhour
akbusybee
@TXDENLC Q6- did you get crows coming? #appyhour
TXDENLC
Conover Company has video for modeling: http://t.co/7C27AV0v #appyhour
TXDENLC
Q7: especially ones that are not drill and kill #appyhour
TXDENLC
#appyhour Q7: What are some apps for RTI (Response to Intervention) students or groups?
TXDENLC
#appyhour Q6: Are there apps that might be used with the physically disabled?
TXDENLC
Middle School Confidential has two apps which are fantastic for this age group #appyhour
JaimeVanderG
RT @TXDENLC: Pls RT - Make plans to be part of our next #appyhour on July 17 at 7pm CST. We will be discussing Apps for Back to School #DEN
LeaAnne
RT @Kenya75: Did u c that the app Sounding Board by Able net is free in the App Store right now? Usually $50. Might help somebody! #appyhour
plnaugle
Check out Welcome to Their World blog http://t.co/vFQjrhor #appyhour
Kenya75
Did u c that the app Sounding Board by Able net is free in the App Store right now? Usually $50. Might help somebody! #appyhour
LeaAnne
RT @TXDENLC: #appyhour Britannica also has a read to me feature and Spanish Lang. dbs #appyhour
TXDENLC
Pls RT - Make plans to be part of our next #appyhour on July 17 at 7pm CST. We will be discussing Apps for Back to School #DEN
libraryquest
#appyhour http://t.co/GhhGGkkX Go to PreKapps for Early Childhood App list that includes special needs
akbusybee
in my LIFE k-5 class we love using the weather channel app for work during calendar- hi/low temps and shows pic of weather #appyhour
emerritt74
Q2: Another communication app is iCommunicate...less expensive than Prologue #appyhour
TXDENLC
Hello Hello English - 30 lessons now on sale for $14.99 http://t.co/RO28O9aQ #appyhour
TXDENLC
#appyhour Britannica also has a read to me feature and Spanish Lang. dbs
TXDENLC
Great with the election coming up: Encyclopedia Britannica Kids Presidents $1.99 http://t.co/0wvwUJn9 #appyhour
LeaAnne
@akbusybee SUndry Notes is great to use for this. #appyhour
TXDENLC
Biography Comics; Who? Comics: http://t.co/XuSuLmn5 #appyhour
LeaAnne
@TXDENLC #appyhour. I have seen some cooking and dressing apps being used to teach kids about good hygiene and proper nutrition #appyhour
akbusybee
I have also take pictures with the iPad 2 for a portable schedule.. or saved ppt as jpeg's of students doing different activities #appyhour
TXDENLC
Croak.it is an app that records your voice and then share with twitter, Facebook and a url code #appyhour
TXDENLC
#appyhour What are apps that would help Life Skills classes at HS (usually MR students being prepared for life after school, age up to 21)?
plnaugle
Scroll down and download PDF of apps for special needs http://t.co/da7MSb2n #appyhour
LeaAnne
RT @emerritt74: Q4: I love the Dexteria app! It practices fine motor skills and gives applause when they finish a level! #appyhour
LeaAnne
@bethweeks I'm so glad you made it Beth!! #appyhour
TXDENLC
follow us on twitter and FB to hear how we will be sharing live from DENSI in Bozeman, Montana. Event details coming soon #appyhour #DEN
emerritt74
Q4: I love the Dexteria app! It practices fine motor skills and gives applause when they finish a level! #appyhour
bethweeks
Love reading through the ideas! #appyhour
LeaAnne
RT @TXDENLC: check webteam corporation for apps on android or ipad; series for autistic plus other apps #appyhour
LeaAnne
RT @akbusybee: http://t.co/KNxtLnPn My Doodle Game students can create their own game @eplybon #appyhour
TXDENLC
check webteam corporation for apps on android or ipad; series for autistic plus other apps #appyhour
TXDENLC
I have a website with lots of information and links: http://t.co/cKuHlAU5 #appyhour
LeaAnne
App resources are linked on my home site http://t.co/Ds6IboCr #appyhour
BarbInNebraska
@eplybon @fuglefun might know! #appyhour
akbusybee
http://t.co/H3ugkNky My Doodle Game students can create their own game @eplybon #appyhour
LeaAnne
I have a ton on my site #appyhour http://t.co/2huLrxmK #appyhour
plnaugle
Apps for sp needs kids http://t.co/dfs1mQzj #appyhour
TXDENLC
Q4 Scene Speak for 9.99 is well worth the money #appyhour
LeaAnne
Linda Rush had some great resources for audio on the iPad. #appyhour. look at her site for how to get iPad to read to you #appyhour
eplybon
I remember someone telling me about an app similar to DrawSomething which allowed students to draw stories - anyone know it? #appyhour
LeaAnne
Q3. retelling apps encourage learning 4 delayed learners. I love to see their pride in learningwhensuccessfullyretelling #appyhour #appyhour
TXDENLC
#appyhour Q4:What apps might reach multiple learning modalities (audio, visual, kinesthetic)?
plnaugle
Apps from Smarty Ears http://t.co/tfuuMNT9 #appyhour
TXDENLC
Q4 Reading A-Z is an app that allows you access to hundreds of book with a subscription #appyhour
mrmartinsclass
Q2 One of my AT teachers was able to purchase Proloquo2Go for communication needs. Great for kids but Very expensive. #appyhour
plnaugle
Apps for special needs http://t.co/4WOdSxqB #appyhour [Like it? http://t.co/FROWOfsf ]
TXDENLC
Q3 Voice Recorders are great - here is my favorite; VTR2 Video Recording Teleprompter $2.99: http://t.co/MuOodf3q #appyhour
LeaAnne
RT @TXDENLC: Q3 Have you ever checked out AbiTalk Sentences Builder___ fantastic! #appyhour
LeaAnne
RT @akbusybee: "@mrmartinsclass screenchomp is another great one for that." I have it but haven't tried it #appyhour
mrmartinsclass
@akbusybee I like screenchomp, but you have no access to it after it's published. But it's very easy to use! #appyhour
TXDENLC
Q3 Have you ever checked out AbiTalk Sentences Builder #appyhour
LeaAnne
@akbusybee #appyhour. we love the bob books. Especially for dyslexia #appyhour
TXDENLC
#appyhour remember to put question # in replies
akbusybee
@TXDENLC twitter is a great one to meet lots of learning levels. #appyhour
akbusybee
my students also love the Bob books, any of the toca boca apps, and There's a Monster at the end of this book #appyhour
mrmartinsclass
@emerritt74 I've been wanting 1 of my teachers to really try ThreeRing. As easy as it looks?? #appyhour
TXDENLC
Become a STAR discovery educator http://t.co/mMPjL9wz and collaborate with the greatest minds in education #appyhour #DEN
akbusybee
@mrmartinsclass screenchomp is another great one for that #appyhour
mrmartinsclass
Q4: I go back to 'showing' apps like ShowMe and Educreations for making recorded demonstrations by students. #appyhour
TXDENLC
#appyhour Q3 What are apps that help teach lower grade content to upper grade students?
TXDENLC
#appyhour Q2: Are there particular apps/tablet features you use to help overcome the challenges?
akbusybee
@plnaugle https://t.co/v2of6XEL it is a way to communicate with lots of different people over one student. #appyhour
akbusybee
my personal favorites are #BrainPOP, my doodle game, My name by injni, and the weather channel! #appyhour
TXDENLC
#appyhour Q4: What apps might reach multiple learning modalities (audio, visual, kinesthetic)? #appyhour
akbusybee
what are your favorite apps? I purchase most of my own... so I am all about free! #appyhour
plnaugle
@akbusybee I like Class Dojo. Tell me more about Goal Book. #appyhour
eplybon
#AppyHour tweet chat happening now! Topic: using iPads with special needs students #edchat #spedchat
emerritt74
@akbusybee I really enjoyed it, especially for documentation of Tier students #appyhour
TXDENLC
Join our facebook page for reminders about #AppyHour https://t.co/vksz49QD #DEN
akbusybee
@emerritt74 I am going to look at that app! http://t.co/NDG1XH8r #appyhour
LeaAnne
Please repeat Q2 @TXDENLC #appyhour
TXDENLC
Q3 SMART is coming out with an app at the end of the month #appyhour
LeaAnne
RT @akbusybee: class dojo and goal book are a couple of other fantastic way that uses iPads as documentation tools :) #appyhour
TXDENLC
Q2 Check out my scoop it resources: http://t.co/v1QoL6gi #appyhour
akbusybee
@TXDENLC have you seen crows coming? http://t.co/jOUyaP3x #appyhour
TXDENLC
Q2 iBooks allow you to put read epub and pdf documents #appyhour
eplybon
I've seen amazing things @akbusybee has done with her special needs students with ipads #appyhour she's a rockstar!
akbusybee
class dojo and goal book are a couple of other fantastic way that uses iPads as documentation tools :) #appyhour
TXDENLC
challenge -- what about touch screen and kiddos with physical challenges? #appyhour
akbusybee
@eplybon exactly! #appyhour
yya2
RT @akbusybee: this is one of my favorite sites.. and also their fb page! http://t.co/rcI3njK9 #appyhour
akbusybee
http://t.co/5bpzGvBt is an app that I use to look at changing behavior by @techsmith #appyhour
LeaAnne
@emerritt74 #appyhour I will be looking that one up after this. Edcareations and explain everything are similar
eplybon
@akbusybee and what is best for that particular lesson #appyhour
akbusybee
says head on over to twitter for #appyhour chat! About iPads in special ed! http://t.co/TPXwpqdI
emerritt74
I also like threering app. Great for documentation through video or camera #appyhour
LeaAnne
RT @bcruffin: Anybody read Out of my Mind by Sharon Draper? Good book for this subject. #appyhour
LeaAnne
@eplybon @TXDENLC IWB's are prized digital chalkboards #appyhour We can'[t do that to iPads
TXDENLC
To add your resources afterwards and help build our #appyhour site visit: http://t.co/i9YXHRyy #DEN
LeaAnne
@eplybon @TXDENLC I am not in favor of changing a device or its functionality out of fear. This is why IWB's bother me... #appyhour
akbusybee
I think it is important to look at the child.. and not necessarily focus on one device.. what is going to be the best for student #appyhour
eplybon
today's focus on #AppyHour is using ipads with children with special needs
bcruffin
Anybody read Out of my Mind by Sharon Draper? Good book for this subject. #appyhour
akbusybee
this is one of my favorite sites.. and also their fb page! http://t.co/rcI3njK9 #appyhour
TXDENLC
Q1 I love product that make the iPad safe for all students http://t.co/lAP3SLOv #appyhour
libraryquest
@LeaAnne @TXDENLC #appyhour We are getting ready to purchase the iguy for our iPads As told to me, when thrown off the 2nd floor, a.o.k.
emerritt74
The positives is that is allows them to communicate...negatives is that the iPad is easy to turn to whatever without a bubcap #appyhour
TXDENLC
@akbusybee I've seen that way too much indeed #appyhour. We need to really take advantage of what tech can offer.
akbusybee
but there are SO many positives... when I use our iPad.. I am taking data at the same time so I can really say why I am using them #appyhour
LeaAnne
@akbusybee very true! #appyhour
eplybon
Follow #AppyHour to join the discussion about apps for education!
LeaAnne
@TXDENLC #appyhour I fear the fragility of the devices... even knowing they can be fixed and can have sturdy covers
akbusybee
I think a challenge is that sometimes we use it as a tv.. just put the kid in front of it #appyhour
LeaAnne
RT @TXDENLC: Meanwhile Lets begin #AppyHour! Q1: What do you see as the positives and challenges of using tablets with special needs students?
LeaAnne
@cbrown426 for students, I love the diary app, but for teachers... I haven't looked. #appyhour
TXDENLC
Meanwhile Lets begin #AppyHour! Q1: What do you see as the positives and challenges of using tablets with special needs students?
LeaAnne
@libraryquest There is a great one out there: http://t.co/U7VxjWS7 #appyhour
TXDENLC
Linda Rush, do you have some opening remarks? #appyhour
TXDENLC
: always include #appyhour in your responses and make sure your profile is public so others can view your posts. Let’s begin #appyhour
libraryquest
#appyhour Q1 Looking for great Special Needs feed that gives recommended or discounted apps
LeaAnne
@emerritt74 I'm glad you joined us Ms. Elizabeth #appyhour
TXDENLC
Follow others tweeting about #appyhour by searching for #appyhour in the twitter search menu. Or, use tweetdeck
LeaAnne
RT @TXDENLC: When you tweet an answer, it helps to refer to the question you are answering so Q1: answers would start with A1: #appyhour
TXDENLC
RT the moderator - Questions like Q1..., Q2... to your followers to encourage their participation #appyhour
emerritt74
I am Elizabeth, I have a son with Down Syndrome #appyhour
TXDENLC
When you tweet an answer, it helps to refer to the question you are answering so Q1: answers would start with A1: #appyhour
TXDENLC
My name is Betsy Ruffin @bcruffin and I am tonight’s moderator with special guest host and Den Guru, Linda Rush #DEN #AppyHour
LeaAnne
@libraryquest Welcome Holly. I am so glad you have joined us! #appyhour
TXDENLC
I am Betsy Ruffin serving as moderator tonight via TXDENLC. 35+ yr. educ. with 13 years in special ed.#appyhour
libraryquest
#appyhour Ready to learn!
LeaAnne
@TXDENLC I am Lea Anne & I help lead elementary technology iPad initiatives in my district. We have a large distribution of them. #appyhour
LawsonECC
#appyhour Joining in!
akbusybee
super excited about this one! #appyhour
TXDENLC
This is Linda Rush from Dallas #appyhour
LeaAnne
RT @TXDENLC: #appyhour post with my links for tonight's subject: http://t.co/8tQj2FY5
TXDENLC
For the next hour, we will discuss-iPads for students with Special Needs. Please take a minute to introduce yourself @ #appyhour
yya2
RT @LeaAnne: #Appyhour is upon us. Join us in 10 minutes for a great hour of learning about Apps for special needs
TXDENLC
#appyhour post with my links for tonight's subject: http://t.co/8tQj2FY5
cbrown426
#appyhour any recommendations for a daily calendar/planner app?
LeaAnne
#Appyhour is upon us. Join us in 10 minutes for a great hour of learning about Apps for special needs
TXDENLC
make that #appyhour, no space, former English teacher has trouble with these SM grammatical rules
bcruffin
join us for appy hour tweet chat tonight (6-19) 7 cst; subject is iPads/Androids and special needs kiddos; use hashtag #appyhour
doriedance
#Appyhour chat today at 7pm CST Ipads with students with special needs http://t.co/OIALG7ro #ipadalooza #rrrcfisd
doriedance
#Appyhour chat today at 7pm CST Ipads with students with special needs http://t.co/OIALG7ro #texed #cpchat
TXDENLC
#Appyhour chat today at 7pm CST Ipads with students with special needs http://t.co/qPOTGFik #spedchat #edtech #ipaded #edchat ipadchat
doriedance
#Appyhour chat today at 7pm CST Ipads with students with special needs http://t.co/OIALG7ro #spedchat #edtech #ipaded #edchat ipadchat
doriedance
RT @TXDENLC: Tomorrow is #appyhour on twitter. 7pm CST TXDENLC's Betsy Ruffin will be leading the chat and.. http://t.co/OIALG7ro #elemchat