Month: December 2020

YiNote

A note taking tool https://youtu.be/jHk0LBu47JY YiNote allows users to timestamp and make notes when watching YouTube videos. Users can make their own notes, annotate screen captures and personalise their note taking when watching videos. This can then be exported as a PDF, Google Doc, One Note, Evernote and many other formats. Top Tips and Links …

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Tactiq

A free online tool https://youtu.be/tHrayJZKWF0 Tactiq allows you to take the captions from Google Meet and export them into an editable Google Doc. Users can then process thoughts and make notes around what was said after the fact and recall information with supportive notes. Top Tips and Links Top Tip Use the highlight tool in …

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Dexteria

An iPad App https://youtu.be/qqvtvBn3hzU Dexteria is a set of therapeutic hand exercises that improve fine motor skills and handwriting readiness in children and adults. The exercises take advantage of the multi-touch interface to help build strength, control, and dexterity. • Increases coordination and motor control in the hands and fingers• Works for kids and adults• …

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Google Slides to create AAC communication boards

A tool available to use with Google Apps https://youtu.be/toAuoRFJiuE You can create customisable communication boards for learners using Google Slides. Here’s how: Insert a series of images onto a ‘home page’ on slide one. Insert each image on a separate slide with an audio file describing that image. Use Format Options to play the sound …

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cboard

A free online tool https://youtu.be/JREAzjOSKfo Students with limited communication skills can access this free open source augmentative and assistive communication board. Free AAC software that is web based. Top Tips and Links Top Tip Sign in to personalise your board nad create a favourites board for quick access Download & Learn More Click Here Give …

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Dictate

A free Microsoft tool Dictation lets you use speech-to-text to author content in Office with a microphone and reliable internet connection. It’s a quick and easy way to get your thoughts out, create drafts or outlines, and capture notes. Top Tips and Links Top Tip Try saying “new line”, “delete”, “bold that”, and “start list” …

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Immersive Reader

A free Microsoft tool https://youtu.be/3_mL2Gk2oGs Can be used to help children who have difficulty reading to develop their skills. Example would be a child with excellent numeracy skills who can’t access the level of work to match their ability because of reading weaknesses. Top Tips and Links Top Tip We’ve got a space here. Send …

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Flipgrid

A free tool available on Chrome https://youtu.be/lfB4c701Pj8 Flipgrid allows students to record simple videos or audio explaining their understanding. Teachers can give private feedback or public peer feedback is also an option. Top Tips and Links Top Tip Use the mixtape option to create a highlight reel of great examples Download & Learn More Click …

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mote

A free Google tool https://youtu.be/lJrMvdNrH_A MOTE is a verbal feedback tool that creates voice clips without the need for any student software installation. With a transcription alongside the teacher comment, students can see and hear feedback directly. Top Tips and Links Top Tip If working with EAL students, record your feedback in English and then …

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