Math on the BrailleNote - Iowa Braille and Sight Saving School

Math on the BrailleNote - Iowa Braille and Sight Saving School

Math on the BrailleNote: Calculator Nemeth Tutorial Nemeth in Documents 5-12-14 Create a Document From the main menu, press space to get to the Word Processor and press Enter (BackspaceEnter-w) Press space to Create a Document and press Enter Press space to your desired folder and press Enter Type your file name and press Enter

Calculator From the main menu, space until scientific calculator and press Enter (Backspace-Enter-s) It will say KeyPlus Dont need numeric indicators Help (Space-h) Clear the calculator (Backspace-c) Within a document, press Enter-i to insert, c for calculator, and then c for the calculation or r for the result Decimal, Percent, and Pi

Percent Dots 1-4-6 Setting Decimal Precision Space-Dots 4-6, #of decimal places (0-9) in literary braille Pi y Fraction Fractions

Numerator, Backspace-Dots 3-4, Denominator Mixed Number Whole #, space, Numerator, Backspace-Dots 3-4, Denominator Converting Fraction to Decimal Space-Dots 3-4, d Converting Decimal to Fraction Space-Dots 3-4 Converting mixed number to improper fraction

Space-Dots 3-4, i Converting improper fraction to mixed number Space-Dots 3-4, m Exponents and Roots Scientific Notation A x 10B Number for A, letter x, Number for B

Power, Exponent Dots 4-5 Squared Space-Dots 3-4-5 Square Root Dots 3-4-5 Other Root Base, Space-Dots 4-5, Root

Trig and Log on the Calculator

Degree Mode t, d Radian Mode t, r Sine t, s Arc Sine Space-t, s Cosine t, c Arc Cosine Space-t, c Tangent t, t Arc Tangent Space-t, t

Natural Logarithm, base e n Common Logarithm, base 10 l e Space-n, 1 Notetaker vs. Talking Calculators Consider State and National Assessments Nemeth Tutorial Self Study Tutorial

Each lesson has different activities Explanation Reading (read and compare with what is voiced) Writing (write what is spoken) Proof reading exercises (must correct errors) This used to cost, but is now free with the latest upgrade. Starting the Nemeth Tutorial Press X from the main menu to get the Extension Menu Press space until you hear the Nemeth Tutorial

Press Enter to activate the program You may be asked if you want to continue a lesson (press n or y) We will use n here Explanation Exercise Press space to find the OVERALL lesson you want and press Enter Press space to find the SUB-LESSON you want and press Enter Press space to reach explanation and press Enter to Start Read using the advance thumb key When finished, press e-chord to exit back to the

activity list Reading Exercise From the activity list, press space to reach reading exercises and press Enter Press space to see some Nemeth Read Press space-i to have it spoken Press enter to go to the next exercise Repeat the last 2 steps until finished When finished, press e-chord to exit back to the activity list

Writing Exercise From the activity list, press space to reach writing exercises and press Enter Type what is spoken in Nemeth and press Enter (to hear an item again, Space-c) If a correction needs to be made, use backspace to correct errors (Space-i will insert the correct answer) Repeat until finished When finished, press e-chord to exit back to the activity list Proof Reading Exercise From the activity list, press space to reach

proofreading exercises and press Enter After listening to the instructions for the exercise press Enter Press the advance thumb key to move through the exercise Repeat until finished When finished, press e-chord to exit back to the activity list Creating Nemeth Documents From the main menu, press space to get to the Word Processor and press Enter Press space to Create a Document and press

Enter Press space to your desired folder and press Enter Type your file name and press Enter Modes Nemeth mode Backspace-n Uncontracted Contracted Backspace-a Backspace-b

Computer braille Backspace-j Sample Problems

5x8=40 #[email protected]*8 .k #40 2(3x-7) =-4x #2(3x-7) .k -#4x y=x+6 y .k ?1/2#x+6 52=25 #5~2 .k #25 16>16] 4 .k #4 3.14 .p @:@: #3.14 7 #7_?1/4_# ABC DEF $t ,a,b,c @:.k $t ,d,e,f

58 = $0.58 #[email protected] .k @s0.58 ABC = 45 ${ ,a,b,c .k #45^.* Symbol Selector Use if you forget how to write a specific Nemeth symbol Press backspace with dots 3-5 (Backspace in) Comparison symbols Greek symbols Punctuation Operations Measurement symbols Fractions

Limit symbols Integral symbols Set symbols Shape symbols Roots, superscripts and supscripts Misc. signs Press enter on the appropriate category and space to the desired symbol and press Enter Then it will insert it into your document correctly Connecting to a VGA Monitor This will allow you to see what the student is

seeing and doing on the Apex Go to the Options Menu (Space with O) Type V for visual display Type V for VGA Press Enter Perkins Braillewriter This device is still a critical tool in learning mathematics

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