Nationwide Chip and Dip Day is subsequent Tuesday! (March twenty third)
I’m not gonna lie, it’s considered one of my favourite holidays. And it makes for some enjoyable classes with college students. I’m sharing a few the teachings I’m utilizing to have a good time the vacation and work in direction of IEP targets on the similar time. Should you’ve obtained plans of your personal, please share!
Lesson 1: Scholar is a 14-year-old tutorial braille reader. On the day earlier than the vacation, I’ve this scholar use BlindSquare to plan the driving route from college to the grocery retailer. As soon as there, we navigate to the snack aisle and I learn all of the flavors of potato chips, specializing in the most recent and craziest flavors. She chooses 4 flavors she thinks our youthful college students would really like however most likely haven’t tried but. As soon as the luggage are within the cart, I’ve her use the Seeing AI app to make certain she’ll have the ability to establish every bag as soon as we get again to highschool. At college, she makes use of gloves to make a snack bag of every taste for herself and a couple of youthful college students. She creates braille labels for every bag.
Lesson 2: Scholar is a 10-year-old struggling braille reader.
On Chip & Dip Day, I ship the snack luggage of chips. He navigates to the merchandising machine to decide on and pay for a drink to take pleasure in with the chips. He navigates again to the work room. He reads the labels on the luggage and samples every type of chip. He brailles a brief be aware to the primary scholar, thanking her for purchasing, bagging and labeling the chips, and tells her which sort he likes finest.
Lesson 3: Scholar is a 10-year-old auditory learner with further disabilities. She is working in direction of targets to solicit help and make/take telephone calls appropriately.
On Chip & Dip Day, I ship the snack luggage of chips. She navigates to her locker to get her water bottle, to the toilet to clean and dry her fingers after which to the work desk to benefit from the snack. She asks an grownup to learn the labels for her. She tries the chips and decides which taste she likes finest. Then she makes use of a Google House Mini to name the primary scholar and depart a voicemail message: figuring out herself, thanking the scholar for the snacks, and telling her which one she favored finest.
My college students love classes that contain consuming and Nationwide Chip & Dip Day is an ideal excuse. So, c’mon, individuals! Let’s get on the market and EAT SOME CHIPS!