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Tar Heel Reader. NotYourAverageTherapyBag - home. How to get your iOS Device to Read any selectable text out loud - iPhone, iPad (Mini), and iPod Touch. This article provides instruction on how to activate text to speech for any selectable text on your iOS Device – iPhone, iPad (Mini), and iPod Touch.

How to get your iOS Device to Read any selectable text out loud - iPhone, iPad (Mini), and iPod Touch

The accessibility features of iOS 6 have been covered in multiple articles on TeachMeiOS.com. These articles include how to activate Kid’s Mode (Guided Access) and How to bypass a broken Home Button (Assistive Touch). Another helpful accessibility feature enables your iDevice to read any selectable text (Speak Selection). This feature was designed for those with seeing impairments but it can also be helpful for those without a sight impairment by turning large PDFs into audio PDFs or any other text into audio text.

You can select the speed of the spoken selection to help you process through a document faster. 1. 2. 3. Give it a try. How to create a SMART Goal - Andi Blizzard. Special Needs Apps for Kids. iPad Apps. Udtechtoolkit - Literacy tools. Kim. Free Preschool Number and Pre-Math worksheets. Welcome to tlsbooks.com.

Free Preschool Number and Pre-Math worksheets.

We offer a nice variety of early math and number worksheets for the preschool child. 11 Social Skills & Life Skills Apps in iPad App Store. This post is part Four of the Special Needs iPad & App Series.

11 Social Skills & Life Skills Apps in iPad App Store

In only one year the Apple iPad has revolutionized the tech industry. 15 Million iPads have been sold and estimates are that within the next 3 years over 115 million tablets will be shipped. Dozens if not hundreds of applications have been created that enhance the quality of life for individuals with all types of disabilities. This has lead Apple to create a special education section in the App Store. To try and make sense of all of this we have put together a nine part series on the iPad and useful applications.

Dyslexia & Technology. Go Where You Grow. Google docs and the iPad are not always on speaking terms.

Go Where You Grow

This has caused me no small amount of frustration because the two are both very powerful tools for learning. If only they got along better. Recently a co-worker (Thank you very much Brian Harlan!) Showed me Paperport Notes. While there are many note taking aps, Paperport notes features Google Docs functionality as well as being compatible with many other Aps. StoryKeepers - iPad StoryTelling APPS. StoryTelling continues to gain popularity as an educational experience creating MORE "sticking power" for concepts a la brain science as well as developing essential communication skills for a media-rich world vying for attention.

StoryKeepers - iPad StoryTelling APPS

StoryTelling stimulates deep thinking, creativity and basic literacies; it also enhances and enriches the learning experience for student voices.Storytelling is an art form that uses a story ARC regardless of digital tools used while modernizing the traditional oral storytelling. Back Issues. Say No to Retention Retention Does Not Work From a parent: Except of an article by Jayne Matthews Published in the Baltimore Times It did not seem possible, but my son's second year of first grade was even less successful than his first.

Back Issues

When my son still could not read words like "cat" and "ball," I knew there was something seriously wrong. YouTube. Online Storage Services Review 2012. How to Import PDF to iBooks (iPad, iPhone, iPod touch) We subscribe to a digital magazine.

How to Import PDF to iBooks (iPad, iPhone, iPod touch)

Guess what? It’s not Playboy. We subscribe to Game Developer Magazine. We have no intention of being developers, but the information about game design and development in very interesting to us. Opening_and_viewing_ARC-BC_files_on_iPad. iPad Apps for Kids with LD « Smart Kids With LD. #edpad. iOS5 Accessibility Tool – Speak Selection. Have you used the new Speak Selection accessibility option available in the iOS5 on your updated iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch?

iOS5 Accessibility Tool – Speak Selection

Have you done training with any students or clients on its use with their iDevice? Speak Selection Option This new feature provides text to speech capabilities on your iDevice that makes access for struggling reader more of a reality. Here is walk through of set up and options of the Accessibility Tool – Speak Selection assuming you have updated your iDevice to iOS5. 12 Lesser Known iOS 5 Features That You Might Not Have Noticed. It’s been a while since Apple released the iOS 5, claiming that the new OS brings in over 200 new features over iOS 4.

12 Lesser Known iOS 5 Features That You Might Not Have Noticed

The core changes and features of iOS 5 were highlighted in the media event held just a few days before the official release and by then, most iOS geeks who had managed to get their hands on the Beta versions of the OS were quite familiar with the new features announced. However, not all are geeks, and not all know that there are several new features in iOS 5 that Apple did not tell you about. Google Docs for Learning. Institute on Disability > Priority Areas > Assistive Technology > Home. 003a5e36-7605-4ca1-904c-caacba0d7a63. Browser Books-Index. This website was created to allow beginning readers to read books on their web browser.

Browser Books-Index

Readers can click on the triangle in the lower right-hand corner of each page to turn the pages. If they are unsure of a word, they can click on it to hear a child's voice read the word to them. The books have been sorted by level and by subject according to the curriculum. Where possible, the specific objective in the Saskatchewan Evergreen Curriculum has been indicated. These books were made as a Grassroots project. Some of the pictures have been taken from.

Institute on Disability > Priority Areas > Assistive Technology > Resources > iPad Applications, Accessories and Modifications. 10 Apps for Learners Who Struggle with Reading and/or Writing. Despite the growing use of multimedia in classrooms, schools remain primarily text oriented. This is a major problem for significant numbers of learners who struggle with text. No matter how capable they may be in other respects, these students are not “academically” oriented in the ways that tend to matter most in the classroom. For many, it’s a processing issue. Others have difficulty with the physical mechanics of writing. iPad Users. Apps for Literacy Support. Elementary School iPad Apps. Create and publish your own wikis and blogs. Use these web services to communicate and collaborate with your friends and coworkers. It's easy to edit this page and create new wikis.

To edit this page, click the Log In (lock) button, log in as a wiki administrator and click the Edit (pencil) button. 50 really useful iPad 2 tips and tricks. An absolute gem of an article by John Brandon and Graham Barlow from MacLife on 30th March over at TechRadar. iPod Touch & iPad Resources. Education Technology and Teacher Tools – Edudemic. Review of apps for Occupational Therapists.

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