Creating and Using Writing Activities with Boardmaker Online

Length: 1 hour

Presenter: Enid Hurtado

Format: External


Training Type: Boardmaker Software Family

Description: Training Type:

Boardmaker Online

Description: Create, use, and take data on the progress of students while they learn the art of writing for communication and expression with Boardmaker Online. How? This session will introduce users of Boardmaker Online to the different types of on-screen Writing Templates in the program. Demonstration of placing content in the writing templates and accessibility options for students using them in the web players will also be covered.

Participants will be able to:

1. Participants will be able to discriminate between the different types of writing templates included in Boardmaker Online.

2. Participants will be able to identify the level of writer each template can be used to support..

3. Through the use of a planning guide and an understanding of how to populate templates with meaningful content, participants will be able to create, use and take data with appropriate writing activities for their students.

Presented by: Enid Hurtado received her Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies and her teaching credential in Special Education: Moderate to Severe from San Diego State University. She worked as a Special Education Teacher for 6 years in California and Colorado with children of varying disabilities, Pre-12. After leaving the public school system, she worked as a behavior specialist for an Early Intervention Program. She currently educates and trains parents and professionals on the use of Boardmaker products for instruction.

Financial Disclosure: Enid is a full time employee at TobiiDynaVox.

Non-financial Disclosure: Enid has a long history of using Boardmaker in her professional endeavors and thus has a non-financial relationship..

Content Disclosure::

Because of the unique characteristics of our product(s), this presentation will focus exclusively on the Boardmaker product line and will not include information on other similar communication or educational product(s).

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