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Speak it! Text to Speech Student Discovery Sets - For Teachers The new Library of Congress Student Discovery Sets bring together historical artifacts and one-of-a-kind documents on a wide range of topics, from history to science to literature. Interactive tools let students zoom in, draw to highlight details, and conduct open-ended primary source analysis. Full teaching resources are available for each set. Children's Lives at the Turn of the Twentieth Century Children of a century past: How were their lives different from today's? The Constitution The drafts and debates that brought the Constitution and the Bill of Rights into being, including notes by the documents' framers. The Dust Bowl Songs, maps, and iconic photographs document the daily ordeals of rural migrant families during a disastrous decade. The Harlem Renaissance Discover some of the innovative thinkers and creative works that contributed to the cultural movement known as the Harlem Renaissance. Immigration The Industrial Revolution The U.S.' Japanese American Internment The New Deal

Boardmaker 6.0 Boardmaker 6.0 Training videos for Boardmaker 6.0 15 total Advertisement © Screencast-O-Matic Draw Free for iPad Little Bird Tales - Home FREEDOM MACHINES - dedicated to a world we all can use Talking Calculator Internet Archive: Digital Library of Free Books, Movies, Music & Wayback Machine Assistive Technology Devices Many students with disabilities require assistive technology to participate in and benefit from their educational programs. A range of technology solutions is available to support student performance, achievement, and independence in the following areas: academics and learning aids, aids to daily living, assistive listening and environmental aids for the hearing impaired and deaf, augmentative communication, computer access, leisure and recreation, seating, positioning, mobility, and vision. Students who have access to the appropriate assistive technology solutions that they need are more likely to be successful in their educational programs. This page provides introductory information on the range of assistive technology solutions that are available to support access to the school curriculum and student achievement for students with disabilities. Visual Aids: Students with visual impairments can benefit from assistive technology in a variety of areas.

“50 Best iPad Apps for Reading Disabilities” “50 Best iPad Apps for Reading Disabilities” Guest Blog by Rosa Ray Whether you’re the parent of a child with a reading disability or an educator that works with learning disabled students on a daily basis, you’re undoubtedly always looking for new tools to help these bright young kids meet their potential and work through their disability. While there are numerous technologies out there that can help, perhaps one of the richest is the iPad, which offers dozens of applications designed to meet the needs of learning disabled kids and beginning readers alike. Here, we highlight just a few of the amazing apps out there that can help students with a reading disability improve their skills not only in reading, writing, and spelling, but also get a boost in confidence and learn to see school as a fun, engaging activity, not a struggle. Helpful Tools Speak It! Fundamentals Alphabet Zoo: Alphabet Zoo is a great tool for helping young readers to recognize letter sounds. Reading Writing Spelling

A Free Comprehensive Digital Library Packed Full of Resources for Teachers July 15, 2014 The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) is an all-digital library that aggregates metadata — or information describing an item — and thumbnails for more than 7 million photographs, manuscripts, books, sounds, moving images, and more from libraries, archives, and museums around the ​united ​states.The Digital Public Library of America brings together the riches of America’s libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the world. DPLA is much more than a search engine, it is a portal that provides innovative ways to search and scan through the united collection of millions of items, including by timeline, map, virtual bookshelf, format, subject, and partner. The Digital Public Library of America also enables new and transformative uses of our digitized cultural heritage through the use of an application programming interface (API) and maximally open data. Watch the video below to learn more about The Digital Public Library of America.

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