Target Audience: Educators PK-12, ESE, SLPs, OTs, Staffing Specialists, Behavior Specialists, Paraprofessionals, Administrators (all levels)
Requirement: You must have a current login and password for Boardmaker Online
Course Objective: Participants will learn, through hands-on exploration, how to use the Boardmaker Online website to find interactive premade activities and use tools and templates to build new activities for individual students and small/whole group instruction. Participants will also learn how activities can be standards-aligned and data-tracked, to support communication, core content area instruction (ie. reading, writing, math, etc), social/emotional learning, and much more.
Course Description: Participants will learn and understand:
how use of Boardmaker Online activities and visual supports can incorporate the Universal Design principles of multiple means of engagement, representation, action and expression in the instruction of all students
how to log on, search for, and save premade print-based, interactive, and data-tracking performance activities
how to use premade templates and tools to create and share new print-based, interactive and data-tracking performance activities
how to create student accounts, assign specific activities to a student, and align activities to standards and/or IEP goals
Implementation Activity: Participants are required to submit pre- and post- student impact data prior to receiving 12 inservice points.
Follow up Method: Email communication and coaching throughout the implementation period will be available upon participant request.