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Lesson Plans

Discover Assistive Technology lesson plans tailored for students with visual impairments. Explore innovative technology solutions, from screen readers to tactile learning tools, light-tech to High-tech, designed to enhance accessibility and foster academic access.

BrailleNote Touch Plus

Set up TeamViewer with the BNT
This will allow you to view what your student is working on (with your device – PC, iPad, iPhone, Android) if you don’t have a monitor.

Lesson Plans

  • Lesson 1 – Overview of the BNT+
  • Lessons 2 and 3 – Initial Setup & wifi
  • Lessons 4–6 – Basics: Navigation, File Manager, Keyword, and Editing.
  • Lessons 7 and 8 – Math and Graphing in the Classroom
  • Lesson 9 – Tactile View
  • Lesson 10 – Backing up and Restoring Files
  • Lesson 11 – Printing a Document
  • Lesson 12 – Google Drive
  • Lesson 13 – Setting up and Using Keymail
  • Lesson 14 – Spell Checker
  • Lesson 15 – Android Applications
  • Lesson 16 – Braille Terminal Mode
  • Lesson 17 – Bookshare and Victor Reader
  • Lesson 18 – Calculator
  • Appendix A – Computer Braille

BNT + Zoom

 Click Sheets

Video Resources

WCBVI Web Series – Beginning BrailleNote Touch

BNT+ math with MSWord, TSS, and MathType

Chameleon Braille Display

TSBVI has stopped creating lessons for this device as APH has started providing courses. Check the list at APHhive.

Help Documents

Washington State for the Blind – Chameleon Help Document (Answers the question Chameleon with Chromebooks).

Lesson plans from APH (WSSB)

Accessible Documents

Creating Accessible PDFs – From the University of Arizona

Nemeth!!

APH and Math!

Computer Science Resources

Computer Science Curriculum Resources page from the California School for the Blind.

Comprehensive lesson plans will be featured during Day of Code, an event open to the public on December 4th, 2023, as part of the National Coding Symposium and National Computer Science Week.