Staci Bockmann, Founder Of Learning Outside the Lines, Discusses Technology To Support Learning

Wednesday May 7, 2014: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm -- Pittsfield Branch: Program Room

Staci Bockmann, an advocate for children with special needs and the Founder of Learning Outside the Lines, presents an information session on how to use your iPad and computer for academics.

This session, co-sponsored the Washtenaw County CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder) Parent Group, will focus on:

Finding and downloading digital books using the ‘Bookshare’ online library.
Using text-to-speech and word prediction software to support written expression.
Creating word banks to help with writing assignments.
Using electronic text readers with built-in comprehension tools.
Creating graphic organizers using various iPad apps and software supports.
Using your iPad to help you study for tests.Making sense of social studies and science content.

Staci has first-hand experience with school districts on both sides of the table, as a parent and as an advocate. Through her company – Learning Outside the Lines (www.LearningOutsideTheLines.com) – she guides parents through the Individualized Education Program process.

Staci also provides academic technology consulting and training for students, parents, and professionals. She is the co-founder of MyGreatKid.com, a blog resource for families with special needs kids