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Let's dive into more activities and discover the three braille categories: characters, literacy and numeracy and what "teaching braille" means?

Welcome to Week 6 of this course.

Now that you have discovered the composites of pre-braille, are you ready to dive into braille activities?

During the following weeks, you will achieve more amazing learning outcomes and how to:

  • Discriminate and understand of three types of braille activities: characters, literacy and numeracy

  • Adapt LEGO Braille Bricks method to promote learning through play into everyday lessons

Teaching braille is much more than teaching codes (contracted, uncontracted, mathematical, chemical or musical braille).

The previous pre-braille weeks have shown us how fundamental it is to meet prerequisites before learning letters and numbers.

Ensure students have developed pre-braille skills to:

  • Recognize the spatial organization of the braille cell

  • Learn the different patterns

  • Develop finger sensibility to feel the dots

  • Learn how to track lines

Get ready to explore new ways for teaching braille letters and numbers. Learn tips to integrate activities into literacy and numeracy lesson plans tailored to meet specific student needs.

Please, feel free to share below which pre-braille and tactile skills are mandatory for you, prior to learning braille!

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