A Touch of Light

See on Scoop.it – personalised learning “You don’t have to see to have vision.” That is the author’s motto as a person with a significant visual impairment who uses photography to educate others on the importance of inclusive design. This book focuses on the what, why and how of adaptive photography with iOS devices. A… Continue Reading A Touch of LightContinue Reading A Touch of Light

The Voice of the Active Learner – Education From a Digital Native’s Perspective

See on Scoop.it – personalised learning What does the future of education look like? One where the student play an active role in their education through an interactive, personalized, and continuou… Greg Alchin‘s insight: Personalised learning is dynamic as every learner is different. See on www.youtube.com…Continue Reading The Voice of the Active Learner – Education From a Digital Native’s Perspective

▶ Rita Pierson: Every kid needs a champion – YouTube

See on Scoop.it – personalised learning Rita Pierson, a teacher for 40 years, once heard a colleague say, “They don’t pay me to like the kids.” Her response: “Kids don’t learn from people they don’… Greg Alchin‘s insight: The power and importance of building and sustaining relationships with all learners. Seeking first to understand the… Continue Reading ▶ Rita Pierson: Every kid needs a champion – YouTubeContinue Reading ▶ Rita Pierson: Every kid needs a champion – YouTube

Questioning – Top Ten Strategies – HuntingEnglish

See on Scoop.it – personalised learning “Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is to not stop questioning.” – Albert Einstein Questioning is the very… Greg Alchin‘s insight: The art of posing thought provoking questions is a cornerstone to creating a ‘culture of inquiry’  that opens minds and stimulates truly independent… Continue Reading Questioning – Top Ten Strategies – HuntingEnglishContinue Reading Questioning – Top Ten Strategies – HuntingEnglish

Making ebooks in Pages 5.2: Here’s what works now (and what still doesn’t) | Macworld

See on Scoop.it – eBookED After nearly four years of stagnation, Pages’s ebook export tools have recently received several promising updates. Macworld’s resident ebook expert Serenity Caldwell takes a look at what’s changed (and what’s still broken). Greg Alchin‘s insight: In a BYOD world as much as I love iBooks Author and the awesomeness of… Continue Reading Making ebooks in Pages 5.2: Here’s what works now (and what still doesn’t) | MacworldContinue Reading Making ebooks in Pages 5.2: Here’s what works now (and what still doesn’t) | Macworld

How to Select iPad Apps for Students with Visual Impairments | Paths to Literacy

See on Scoop.it – personalised learning Considerations for choosing iPad apps for students with visual impairments, including book apps, and other suggested apps. Greg Alchin‘s insight: It is always worthwhile having a consistent framework for making selections about apps. This is a  useful list of considerations. One I would add to it is "Does the… Continue Reading How to Select iPad Apps for Students with Visual Impairments | Paths to LiteracyContinue Reading How to Select iPad Apps for Students with Visual Impairments | Paths to Literacy

Google Docs | AccessAbility

See on Scoop.it – Brain Bytes Google Docs are a commonly used web-based word processing tool. Because of the collaborative nature of the application, it is especially important that your shared files are as accessible as possible, so that all users who need to access the document can comprehend the content.  Greg Alchin‘s insight: Google… Continue Reading Google Docs | AccessAbilityContinue Reading Google Docs | AccessAbility