According to Governor DeWine's recent announcement, we will be continuing remote learning through May 1, 2020.  We will continue to send updates  as we have them via school alert messages and our Facebook page.


Norton City Schools

Teacher Resources

Teacher Resources

Assistive Technology

Examples of assistive technologies (tools that enable children or adults to do more for themselves):
Low-tech
  • clip boards- used for students who need assistance with organization, staying focused on one assignment, or who move the paper around a lot when they are writing
  • Velcro tabs- sometimes put around a pencil for a better grip, or put under desks/chairs for students who move around a lot
  • pencil grips
  • calculators
  • spell check
  • augmentative communication devices ("talk" for students)
  • Phonic Ears (we have a lot of these in the district)
  • Board Maker (software program to make pictures)
  • adapted utensils for eating
  • Text-to-speech programs: ReadPlease and NaturalReader (two free read aloud programs), Kurzweil, and Dragon NaturallySpeaking
High-tech
  • AlphaSmarts
  • laptops
  • Special switches
  • voice synthesizers
  • braille readers
 
Resources:
Family Guide To Assistive Technology-http://www.pluk.org/AT1.html