Real Learning: Tech Blog #2

Oct 5 2016

Real Learning: Tech Blog #2

People with cognitive disabilities often need concrete examples to understand abstract concepts. Take an app like Grocery IQ (FREE-developed by that helps a person create a shopping list. Its real power comes when that person visits a grocery store with their smartphone or tablet and actually uses the list they made to find and purchase the items. It’s a reinforcing exercise – concepts made real. Money skills, social skills, traveling skills – all can be practiced and rehearsed but it’s only the actual real use that completes the learning circuit.

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