I made these intersection analysis popsicle sticks, so I don’t have to keep verbally reminding my students what they need to analyze for at an intersection. My students carry this popsicle stick ring during our lessons, and at an intersection, they look through the ring to remember what they need to analyze.
After teaching my students the three characteristics of a good O&M landmark, it was time for them to identify on their own what can or can’t be a landmark. This lesson was a good way to make sure my students understood what landmarks are before going out into the community to look for real life landmarks.
An indoor activity to practice using the NOW/SEE address system and its common consistencies.
A lesson on how to generate your own QR codes to create a scavenger hunt for students that includes the use of O&M skills.
Traffic Sign Go Fish! is a fun game designed to incorporate labeling traffic signs into mobility curriculum.
Fun way to teach a low vision student environmental concepts such as: curbs, gutters, streets, sidewalks, crosswalks, etc.
This is a board game I created for a fun O&M lesson that also sneaks in a lesson about traffic signs.
The three qualities that make an object or sound a landmark: unique, distinct, and permanent. First I had to translate these into words a second grader would understand. Special, easy to find, and always there.
One issue I have with some students is their lack of motivation to participate in lessons. Here is a possible solution.
It is the traditional Red Light, Green Light, but I was sneaky and incorporated as much O&M into the lesson as possible.