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LIST - udtechtoolkit - Free text to speech

LIST - udtechtoolkit - Free text to speech
Text-to-SpeechWhy consider Text-to-speech (TTS)? Two reasons -1. It is essential for struggling readers; when text is digital it is now accessible and2. it supports the writing process, especially when editing and revising work Note: Our databases are adding text-to-speech features for their articles. Check out Joyce's blog post. Ask your librarian if the school offers any of the Gale products with text-to-speech features. Mobile Devices iOS Devices have Speak Selection (TTS) with highlighting built in for iPads running iOS 6 or 7. Computer Resources Announcify - a Google Chrome Extension which reads any website. (scroll to the free download) PC only. allow for color choices, highlighting of words or sentences as they are read.PowerTalk - free text-to-speech for PowerPoint presentationsRead The Words - Register first, upload file or choose text or website to read, a recording is generated which you can listen to online or download to an mp3 player, upload to a blog, etc.

Speech Util, free text-to-speech conversion service. udtechtoolkit - Home Text To Speech, TTS: English, Spanish, French, Russian, Italian, German, Portuguese, Korean, Japanese, Chinese Text to Voice, also known as Text-to-Speech (TTS), is a method of speech synthesis that converts a written text to an audio from the text it reads. The Text-to-Speech engine has been implemented into various online translation and text-to-speech services such as ImTranslator extensions for Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, Microsoft Edge. ImTranslator Translation ImTranslator Dictionary ImTranslator Compare Online Translators ImTranslator Translate and Speak service This TTS reader service sounds like you are listening to a real person. The service gives you the opportunity to practice your listening and speaking skills or master a foreign language. If the voice is too fast for you, you can adjust the voice rate by using the Speed menu. The text can be replayed as many times as you wish. Use ImTranslator speech-enable service, and get your computer talking to you!

Teacher Training Should Start Before iPad Deployment 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. When iPads suddenly populate English language learner classrooms, teachers often face a steep adoption curve. Bloom, who also teaches an iPad training session for ELL teachers, said that even before they begin to use iPads in their classrooms, the first step is to get the devices into the teachers' hands and then allow a minimum half-day training session. Bloom's training regimen starts with an overview of the iPad's features, then moves on to "everything they needed to know about the device and how to use it." "Our philosophy around professional development--and it's been very successful thus far--is frequent, relevant, and collaborative," said Connolly, who fosters creative collaboration among instructors using an iPad for the first time. Book Trailers for Readers - home Text to Speech | TTS SDK | Speech Recognition (ASR) Assistive technology for kids with learning disabilities: An overview - Assistive technology 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. This article will introduce parents to the role of AT in helping their children with LD. What is assistive technology for LD? AT for kids with LD is defined as any device, piece of equipment or system that helps bypass, work around or compensate for an individual's specific learning deficits. In general, AT compensates for a student's skills deficits or area(s) of disability. AT can increase a child's self-reliance and sense of independence. What types of learning problems does assistive technology address? AT can address many types of learning difficulties. What kinds of assistive technology tools are available?

ABC2MP3 Special Needs Students 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. Read the full article → Web based resources for Physically Handicapped students (and other special needs students) August 17, 2009 Final post in a series on Internet resources for Educators working with Special Needs students. Read the full article →