course description

This course gives a brief introduction to what braille is, how it came about, ways of producing and reading braille, and a bit of information about how you can learn braille.

Created by Susan Davis, Montana School for the Deaf and Blind.

"I work with a blind student and this gave me insight and more understanding of her and how she learns." —Substitute teacher, Helena, MT area

user rating User Rating: 3.68 out of 4. 

Type: Self-paced
Audience: All Educators
OPI Renewal Units: 1 hour
course description

Participants will review the core concepts of IDEA, gain an understanding of the special education process, and learn how the process meets the law. This will empower general educators to feel more confident in their role in the special education process, thus better able to meet the needs of their students. 

Created by Kevin Nettleton, OPI Student Support Services

user rating Course rating: 3.70 out of 4. 

Type: Self-paced
Audience: All Educators
OPI Renewal Units: 2 hours
course description

This course is for any educator working with children with learning disabilities. Participants will learn (1) how to “feature match”, or systematically link students' abilities and strengths with existing tools, (2) about notetaking apps, smart writing systems, and software options, (3) concrete strategies to increase students’ independence and skill.

Created by Anna-Margaret Goldman, former MonTech Program Director

"I really enjoyed the content, because there was an array of options." —Montana middle school teacher

user rating User rating: 3.73 out of 4. 

Type: Self-paced
Audience: All Educators
OPI Renewal Units: 1 hour