Adapted Text Websites These sites offer text at multiple reading levels, offering teachers the opportunity to provide differentiated instruction for the general curriculum. Consider downloading and printing texts prior to a lesson or assigning students to read the text online. Few offer text-to-speech engines on the site, but readers can import the text into a text-to-speech program or read it directly with a screenreader program that reads on the Internet. Accessible Book Collection This membership-driven library of accessible e-books is especially collected for children, identified by readability levels and interest/age appropriate levels.
VK Videos and Music Downloader - Browser Addon Version: 12.7.17 | Updated: November 29, 2014 | Size: 169KB | Languages:Eng How Its Work:This extension allows downloading Videos and Music from VKontakte.com also known as vk.com website. On a page with music, when hovering over a track, a button for downloading and a short information about the file size and bitrate will appear. On a page with video, you’ll see the “Download” button Under the Video, click that button to populate the list of all available formats to download, click the desired format, save to your hard drive and you’re done..!
Google Search by Reading Level I'm very excited to share this awesome technology tip with you! I will show you how to do a Google search by reading level. First, go to Google and enter the topic of choice. After you enter your topic, click on the Search Tools button. You will then have an option called All results (see picture above). Rewriting History, and Nine Other Ways to Adapt Textbooks // Paula Kluth: Toward Inclusive Classrooms and Communities In almost every subject area, in nearly every grade level, students are expected to use a textbook as a resource. Many, however, are unable to access the content in their textbook due to struggles with reading and related skills such as information processing. Therefore, teachers in inclusive classrooms must adapt textbooks so that students with different reading and comprehension levels can learn classroom content. Adapting textbooks may involve making changes to the text itself, supplementing the text, or giving students strategies to learn the material in some other way.
Active Reading Strategies Using the DocHub Chrome App This is a guest post from Beth Holland (@brholland) of EdTechTeacher - an advertiser on this site. Active reading strategies are just as critical with digital reading as with their paper-based counterpart. However, until recently, it has been a bit cumbersome to highlight, add notes, and draw on documents - particularly in a BYOD environment with Macbooks, Windows laptops, and Chromebooks. However, by using the DocHub Chrome app, this capability is now possible on any device. Students and teachers can login to the DocHub app (or DocHub.com) using their Google account.
Research tool - Docs editors Help In a document or presentation, you can research and refer to information and images on the web without leaving the file. This feature is available on computers, Android phones, and Android tablets. Do quick research on a computer Open a document or presentation. Do one of the following: Go to the Tools menu > Research. Adapting Documents for the Classroom: Equity and Access What Is It? Preparing and modifying primary source documents so that all students can read and analyze them in their history classrooms. Rationale Although they are useful for engaging students in the past, and teaching them to think historically, primary source documents often use antiquated or complex language.
Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 4 Powerful Chrome Apps to Enhance Your Reading Experience May 24, 2015 Here some very good Chrome apps to help you enhance your online reading experience. The extensions we curated for you today allow you to create a comfortable reading environment where you can enjoy your reading with no distractions and no eye strain. Using these apps will enable you to eliminate ads and flash animations from your page, browse multi-page articles in one, seamless view, disable surrounding webpage noise and clutter and many more. Check out the list below and share with us what you think of it.
How To Lower the Reading Level of Your Story hen writing a children’s book, it is often necessary to adjust the reading level in your story to ensure it is written to the vocabulary and comprehension level of a particular genre: easy reader, chapter book, middle-grade, young adult. Teens can read and understand longer sentences, more difficult words, and more sophisticated concepts than a second grader, so you may need to lower or raise the reading level of your story to fit your intended audience. You can always pick up grade level readers at the library and read through several stories to internalize the level. Or, how about volunteering in a classroom, and sitting in on reading groups?