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Thu, 09 Apr 2020 15:56:07 -0500Joomla! - Open Source Content Managementen-gbApps for Independence in the Community and Orientation and Mobility
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https://www.tsbvi.edu/tsbvi-blog/apps-for-independence-in-the-community-and-orientation-and-mobilitysharonnichols EP_AT tsbvi EP_DOT edu (Sharon Nichols)Orientation and Mobility in TexasMon, 09 Feb 2015 15:58:56 -0600iPad Calculator Apps and the Order of Operation
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https://www.tsbvi.edu/tsbvi-blog/ipad-calculator-apps-and-the-order-of-operationWhen deciding on a calculator app for students with visual impairments, you have to consider a few features. Some of the considerations are:
Size of the numbers and operations on the keys (for low vision users)
Color contrast between the keys and background
Reflow resolution when using Zoom (screen magnification feature)
How well it works with VoiceOver for users needing screen readers
That is all good if you are keeping this in mind, but here is just one more glitch concerning calculator apps. It's called "Order of Operation". So what does this mean? A math problem that does not have any parenthesis in the equation yet contains addition and multiplication operations, the order of operation rule states that the multiplication operation is solved first before addition. Huh?
Let's take a math problem like 2+3x4=n. If you solve this problem from left to right, the answer will be 20. If you solve...]]>sharonnichols EP_AT tsbvi EP_DOT edu (Sharon Nichols)Outreach VI TeamFri, 22 Jun 2012 15:05:40 -0500