Welcome to Wissick's Web Toolboxes

Power saw and hand tools

Just as a carpenter needs to locate and use the correct tool for the job, teachers need to select technology tools to assist all learners in the classroom. Many tools can also assist in providing Tier 1 differentiated instruction for all learners and Universal Design for Learning. Use this wiki to learn about Universal Design for Learning (UDL), Response to Intervention (RTI), free web tools and assistive technology (AT).
Each set of "tools" might not be all encompassing. Continuing the carpenter analogy, every tool available is not necessary in order to complete a successful project. In addition some manual tools (non-technology) might be better than power tools (technology tools) for some projects. Teachers can fill their own toolbox with specialized tools to make learning more effective and efficient for all all students.
Feel free to use this wiki, even if you are not a member. All the resources are available for review.
So what tools are in your toolbox?
Use the Menu at the left to link to technology tools in each area or
link to the Table of Contents for details about what you will find in each area.
Feel free to browse and use all the resources posted. You do not need to be a member to access this wiki.

To hear any text read, highlight the text and then click on the small "select text and click for speech" button at the bottom of navigation bar.
Please note: I retired from USC in May 2014 and have been helping care for my grandchildren. Although I have been having fun doing that it takes a lot of time and I have not had time to update this wiki since then.

Wiki updated and maintained by Cheryl A. Wissick, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Special Education and Educational Technology, University of South Carolina
Your suggestions are welcome so please send me email with additional resources.
You do not need to be a member of this wiki to use the resources, so please browse and share with others.

"Web Toolboxes" have been the creation of Cheryl Wissick since 1999 and last updated May 2014.

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