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Text-to-Speech Why consider Text-to-speech (TTS)? Two reasons - 1. It is essential for struggling readers; when text is digital it is now accessible and 2. it supports the writing process, especially when editing and revising work Note: Our databases are adding text-to-speech features for their articles.
Professional Development Teacher Training Should Start Before iPad Deployment ELL instructors, like those in other disciplines, are discovering the benefits of iPads in the classroom. With some advance planning and appropriate training for teachers, schools can avoid an awkward or stressful deployment. When iPads suddenly populate English language learner classrooms, teachers often face a steep adoption curve.
Helping Autistic children learn with Video Modeling techniques January 27, 2010 An inspiring use of technology, helping students challenged with Autism and similar disorders. This week’s mid-week update provides an introduction to a use of technology that should be wonderful to see unfold – expanded use of video technology, in the form of Video Modeling, to help Autistic children. In this article, Michael Leventhal explains how, “Video Modeling [...] Read the full article →
By Marshall Raskind, Ph.D. , Kristin Stanberry Assistive technology (AT) is available to help individuals with many types of disabilities — from cognitive problems to physical impairment. This article will focus specifically on AT for individuals with learning disabilities (LD). The use of technology to enhance learning is an effective approach for many children. Additionally, students with LD often experience greater success when they are allowed to use their abilities (strengths) to work around their disabilities (challenges). AT tools combine the best of both of these practices.
Accommodations / Assistive Devices
Text-To-Speech Speech-To-Text / Recognition