We’ve reached the end of Fingerprint! Congratulations to everyone who’s been following along. We’ll have one last session in the current series of Braille For Beginners this week in which Jenny and the team will answer any final braille questions. After that, we’ll finish with a short braille quiz.
Meeting ID: 876 6138 2326
We are starting on page 33 of Fingerprint volume 8 this week, looking at such symbols as the at sign.
We begin on page 27 of Fingerprint volume 8 this week. Content includes roman numerals, the long dash, ampersand, asterisc, dagger, bullet, copyright and trademark symbols.
(Note all times are in UK Time, i.e. GMT/UTC.)
We start on page 20 of Fingerprint volume 8 this week, looking at times, ordinal numbers and dates.
The General Assembly is progressing extremely well. So far we have heard papers on music and technology and conducted a great deal of useful business, including a lengthy Code Maintenance discussion.
Tonight we will hear eight papers on braille learning and literacy and tomorrow it’s the resolutions.
For a live stream, complete with commentary, or to catch up proceedings from previous days, please visit https://live.braillecast.com
We start on page 9 of Fingerprint volume 8 this week, learning how to braille units of measure such as metres, kilograms and litres.
This week, we are starting volume 8 of Fingerprint, the last volume in which new signs are introduced. The first unit will concentrate on functional mathematics signs such as the numerical comma, numerical space, percent and degrees sign, culminating in a simple recipe.
We are starting on page 21 of Fingerprint volume 7 this week, looking at the “typeform indicators” (italics, bold and underline).
Join Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89353220947
Meeting ID: 893 5322 0947
This week we’re reading Peter Pan chapter 3.
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Meeting ID: 985 9656 5654
This evening we’ll be talking about shopping: how do you do it, what accessibility challenges do you face and what impact has COVID had?
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