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Google Doc's New Voice Typing Feature - ThinkWriteThinkWrite Google introduced a new feature for Google Doc’s that works exclusively in their Chrome browser and Chromebooks in the last month. The new voice typing feature is built directly into Google Docs on the Chrome browser now and puts the Chromebooks closer to what other devices like iPads and iPhones have had for the last few years with Siri voice dictation. Using the new feature is very simple. If you have the most recent update to the Chrome browser or Google Chromebook you’ll be able to find the voice typing under the tool menu in Google Docs. Once activated, you just need to click on the microphone icon and you can start voice dictation right away. If you are new to using voice to text there are some universal commands that most programs use.

HOT ENGLISH MAGAZINE Hot English magazine is a leading English resource. Its fun and colourful approach to teaching real English as it’s spoken by native speakers is popular around the world. It is useful for both students and teachers with all levels. download eBook and Audio of Hot English Magazine – Number 1: eBook and Audio Madame Cindy madame.cindy@hotmail.com Source des images : Logo Nathalie Marchand (www.tuladi.ca) Conception Péga Informatique 6 Ways Teachers Kill the Joy of Reading photo credit: bark via photopin cc There was a time when I was a bad teacher. It’s okay; I can say it, because, fortunately, I learned how to be better. As an English language arts teacher, I was really good at one thing–making kids hate reading. I didn’t intend to kill the joy of reading. I simply didn’t know any better.

Video games help calm kids before surgery - Health - Children's health TRENTON, N.J. — Letting children play video games on a Game Boy in the operating room before undergoing surgery can help relax them better than tranquilizers or holding Mommy’s hand, researchers say. 'A' Is For Apps: Teachers Share Top Digital Tools Of The Trade : NPR Ed Teachers are incorporating mobile technology and a digital sensibility into classroom lessons with assignments such as this one: to caption a historical photograph for teacher Nicholas Ferroni's high school history class in Union, N.J. Courtesy of Nicholas Ferroni hide caption itoggle caption Courtesy of Nicholas Ferroni Teachers are incorporating mobile technology and a digital sensibility into classroom lessons with assignments such as this one: to caption a historical photograph for teacher Nicholas Ferroni's high school history class in Union, N.J. Courtesy of Nicholas Ferroni

4 New Video Options in Google Slides That Will Make Your Day! Pinterest This is a super-sweet G Suite treat! Just a few days ago, Google released some new video options for Google Slides that teachers and students will love. This update is such a big deal that I had to make sure everyone knows about these four, new features in Google Slides. 4 New Video Options in Google Slides s BYOD Dream Tools: Free Tools that Work on ANY device! Other TeachersFirst Special Topics Collections This collection of reviewed tools from TeachersFirst includes apps that are available for FREE on iOS (iPad, iPhone), Android, and web devices. Ideal for BYOD classrooms or 1:1 computer/tablet programs, these reviewed tools allow users to create and access projects using the same app, no matter what kind of device they have. This collection includes only "DATs" (device agnostic tools) that are FREE on all devices and offer free access with sufficient features to be useful without upgrading to a paid account. Whether you call it an "app" or a "web tool," a DAT allows you to access your projects from almost any device. Be sure to read the "Edge Features" list at the end of each review to know whether you need to create individual accounts, how products can be shared, and other tips on using these DATs safely and within school policies.

Predicting Dyslexia — Even Before Children Learn to Read Getty Images By Rachel Zimmerman, WBUR CommonHealth Blog Sixth-grader Josh Thibeau has been struggling to read for as long as he can remember. He has yet to complete a single Harry Potter book, his personal goal. When he was in first grade, Josh’s parents enrolled him in a research study at Boston Children’s Hospital investigating the genetics of dyslexia. Since then, Josh has completed regular MRI scans of his brain. Math Games With Cards - Rachel K Tutoring Blog Here are some great math games to play with cards! These can be used for math centers, review, extra practice, or just for fun. Using playing cards as a math manipulative can make learning more hands-on and fun.

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