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Could a Blind Eye Regenerate?

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Whether it's healing a cut or mending a broken bone, the human body is capable of some pretty amazing repair work, but does it have the power to reverse the blindness caused by genetic diseases? Following along as this video investigates...
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Blind Spot

For Teachers 6th - 8th
A small card with a dot and an X is held at arm's length and used to show youngsters where their blind spot is. This illuminating little activity is a compact addition to your lesson on the structure of the eye as it explains the part of...
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Point of View is a Walk in the Park

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Teaching young learners about point of view is a walk in the park with this two day lesson plan. Through class readings of the the children's books Seven Blind Mice and Voices in the Park, young readers learn to differentiate between the...
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Understanding Blindness

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Gaia Squarci's photo essay, Broken Screen, turns viewers attention to the challenges faced by those with visual impairments. After viewing the images, class members discuss why they believe the photographer structured the album as she did.
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The Blind Men and the Elephant

For Students 7th - 8th
After reading "The Blind Men and the Elephant" class members respond to a series of text-based questions and then discuss their answers with the whole class.
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Teacher Guide for Educators of the Blind: English

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Imagine you need to be a substitute teacher in a classroom that helps learners with visual impairments, and you have no idea where to start. Here is a complete, easy to follow, and insightful teaching guide to aid you in teaching English...
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The Blind Men and the Elephant

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students listen to the folktale, 'The Blind Men and the Elephant,' and examine the significance of perspective. They listen to and discuss the story, answer discussion questions, and apply the moral of the folktale to real-life situations.
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Blind Spot

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Your eyes each work independently, so how do we only see one image? The quick hands-on experiment encourages young scientists to test their blind spots on each eye individually. After learning where the blind spot is and why it exists,...
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The Blind Men and the Elephant

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
Sometimes it's necessary to view the whole picture before making a judgment about a small part. Read a short story about five blind men who try to identify an elephant by feeling different parts and coming to their own conclusions....
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Blind Taste Test

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Fun with food! Youngsters learn to try healthy food, trust their classmates and use descriptive words all through a blind taste test. In pairs, one child is blindfolded and the other child feeds them samples of various fruits and...
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Three Blind Mice

For Students Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Enjoy a new take on the classic nursery rhyme, Three Blind Mice, with a music video featuring a group of mice and their adventures in space. 
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Why Do We Have Blind Spots?

For Students 9th - 12th
Show your classes how to locate their own naturally occurring blind spots with a video that explains the anatomy behind the existence of blind spots. the instructor discusses research and shares interesting facts.
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Florida School for the Deaf and Blind

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learn from teachers at the Florida School for the Deaf and Blind on ways to reach students of different learning styles and ability levels, as well as how to accommodate learners with special needs in a general education classroom setting.
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Seeing Your Blind Spot

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Viewers use a small, dimmed flashlight to identify the blind spot for both the right and left eye. It is a simple activity to incorporate into your activities during a lesson on vision and the structure and function of the eyeball.
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Unit 16: The Carter Center - Fighting Disease

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
An eye infection can be a nuisance in the developed world; in some places in Africa and South America, these infections cause blindness. While aid workers have drugs and preventative solutions, they are sometimes stopped from delivering...
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Blind as a Bat?

For Teachers K - 5th
Imagine using your ears and voice to see. That is what bats do with echolocation. Demonstrate how echolocation works with this fun game for your classroom. Buzz, buzz!
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3-D Task List

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Staying organized is a part of growing up, and it can be as easy as making a list. Here is a set of instructions for making a three-dimensional task list especially for learners with visual impairments or blindness. After making the task...
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Therapy for Color Blindness

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Could a virus be the key to reversing color blindness in humans? Some researchers believe so, and have even tested it out on monkeys. Learn more about the experiment and its effects in a short video that could accompany a lesson on gene...
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Making a desk organizer for students who are blind or visually impaired

For Teachers K - 12th
Organization is of the utmost importance when teaching orientation and mobility to learners with visual impairments. To help keep everything in order and provide independence, use these instructions for making a desk organizer. The...
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Encouraging Students Who are Blind or Visually Impaired to Express Their Feelings and Explore Imagination

For Teachers K - 12th
Being expressive in a creative, empathetic, or imaginative way is not only fun, it builds good pre-writing and communication skills. Learners with visual impairments have a roundtable discussion session where several sentence frames are...
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Justice Is Blind, Colorblind That Is

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
It's so interesting to see kids respond to articles about education. To start the day, prompt learners to discuss the words colorblindness and diversity. Then, split your class in two and have one side read an article from 2007 and the...
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"Zigzag"

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Second and third graders explore point of view and read and discuss the book "Zigzag." They listen to the story "The Five Blind Men and the Elephant" and discuss point of view, identify the point of view of the main character Zigzag, and...
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Poetry Reading: Analysis Worksheet

For Students 7th - 9th
Explore poetry by reading the poem "The Walloping Window Blind" by Charles E. Carryl, and completing an analysis with your class. The worksheet provides the entire poem, a graphic organizer to help with summarizing and paraphrasing, and...
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Accessible Labels

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
When you're blind it is extremely important to be able to navigate your environment in as independent a way as possible. This idea isn't a lesson, but it is a great way to foster independent mobility and literacy skills while making the...

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