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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.

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Web 2.0 Collaborative Projects in the Middle School I am the library media specialist for my school and part of my job is to assist my faculty with the integration of technology in the curriculum. As such, I am always searching for new ideas to use in collaborating with my classroom teachers. Showcased below are a few of the Web 2.0 tools I have used with classes along with details of specific projects I have helped students to produce.

Robot Dragonfly - Micro Aerial Vehicle Watch a short trailer Our prototypes have gone through multiple design cycles. We'll be offering a number of Apps that the users can download from Google Play and App stores to perform pre-defined operations like: Indoor mapping, automated patrolling and more.

The 101 Most Useful Websites on the Internet Here are the most useful websites on the Internet that will make you smarter, increase productivity and help you learn new skills. These incredibly useful websites solve at least one problem really well. And they all have cool URLs that are easy to memorize thus saving you a trip to Google. 14 Websites to Improve Listening Skills for Teens and Adults – American TESOL Institute Listening is one of the 4 skills our students rarely get to practice outside of our classrooms. Language learners need to be able to hear English from various speakers and sources at different speeds. Chances are language learners will communicate in English more with non-native speakers versus native speakers since the world has about 400 million native speakers compared to over a billion non-native speakers of English.

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Fifty of the best ed-tech products for schools These 50 educational technology products and services are the winners of our 2012-13 Readers' Choice Awards From eSchool News staff reports Read more by eSchool News Staff Here are our readers’ top picks for educational technology products and services in 2012-13. Narrative Unveils the Clip 2 Wearable Camera Sweden’s Narrative has today released details of version two of its Clip wearable camera, ahead of CES. Like the previous version, the Clip 2 is designed to be worn as you go about every day life. It takes a photograph every 30 seconds and, once uploaded to Narrative’s servers, these images are assembled into ‘moments’ that capture the most visually interesting parts of your day. One big problem with the original Clip was its reliance on being connected to a computer to adjust settings and upload photos. With this in mind, a big boon with version 2 is Wi-Fi sync and Bluetooth connectivity . The device can automatically log into one assigned Wi-Fi network whenever it’s in range, uploading images automatically.

20 Must-See Teaching Tools Coming To Your Classroom Very Soon It’s hard to find a field that hasn’t been radically changed by technology, and education is no exception. Few classrooms these days operate without digital tools, gadgets, or applications that have made it easier for teachers to track student progress and tailor lessons to student needs and interests. While the tools of today are great, there are even more great technological teaching tools and practices on the horizon, many of which are just starting to be adopted in the classroom or are just making it out of the developmental stages.

6 amazing tracking devices so you don't lose stuff Confession: I spend way too much time trying to figure out where my keys, purse, and um, even my dog have gone at times, so am curious about all the tracking devices out there now. It’s one of the most frustrating feelings to not know where something is when you need it. Now. So take a look at the future: 6 innovative tracking devices which each include a tile that you attach to whatever you want to keep track of, then use an app in different ways to track it.

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