Mathematics requires students to apply knowledge and strategies, solve problems, organize and communicate their thinking, understand how ideas connect, and develop and use representations. Given its complexity, mathematics is a subject that many students find challenging! Assistive technology (AT) offers tools that can help all students accomplish tasks in the area of mathematics.
This module is designed to show teams how to complete the Solution Generation, Solution Selection, Implementation Plan, and Follow-Up Plan sections of the WATI Assistive Technology Decision-Making Guide for Math so that effective AT solutions can be identified, trialed, and provided for students who struggle with mathematics. As part of this process, we will use the WATI Continuum of Considerations for Assistive Technology.
Estimated Time to Complete: 1 1/2 hours
- What's Included
- 30 pages
- Optional $15 certficate
- Identify the four main areas of the WATI AT Decision-Making Guide that take place in an AT assessment after completion of the Problem Identification portion and describe the purpose of each area.
- Explain the purpose of the WATI Continuum of Considerations for Assistive Technology - Math and identify at least four categories of AT solutions for math from that continuum.
- Identify at least five low-tech AT solutions for students who struggle with math and describe a student who would benefit from their use.
- Identify at least five high-tech AT solutions for students who struggle with math and describe a student who would benefit from their use.
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