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Swenson, Anna M., 1952-
Beginning with braille : firsthand experiences with a balanced approach to literacy / Anna M. Swenson
New York : AFB Press, c1999
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 SOE Curriuclum Lab, Rm 267  CL R419 SWE    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Braille -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- United States
Blind children -- Education -- United States
Blind children -- Books and reading -- United States
Physical Description x, 213 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Summary Beginning with braille provides a wealth of effective activities for promoting literacy at the early stages of braille instruction. The text includes creative and practical strategies for designing and delivering quality braille instruction and teacher-friendly suggestions for many areas such as reading aloud to young children, selecting and making early tactile books, and teaching tactile and hand movement skills. This book also includes tips on designing worksheets, introducing braille contractions, teaching the use of the braillewriter, and facilitating the writing process in braille. Chapters also address guidelines for individualizing instruction, the literacy needs of students with additional disabilities, and assessment of student progress in developing literacy skills
Series SOE Curriculum Lab

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