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Epic

A tool within Immersive Reader Epic has several read-to-me books so students who can’t read the text can listen to the book on Epic. The books are high-interest. This is a great resource for elementary students, especially the younger grades. This is free for educators and students at school. It is a paid subscription that …

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Book Creator

An Online Tool & App https://youtu.be/sW025HZsjv0 Book Creator’s mission has always been to bring digital publishing to all, and allow educators the means to personalise lessons for all types of learners. There’s extensive accessibility features available that make Book Creator easier to use for everyone. Features include; Dictation now supports 120 languages Add captions to …

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External Keyboards

Additional hardware https://youtu.be/O5sQDrin2m8 Keyboard accessibility is one of the most important aspects of web accessibility. Many users with motor disabilities rely on a keyboard. Some people have tremors which don’t allow for fine muscle control. Others have little or no use of their hands, or no hands at all. In addition to traditional keyboards, some …

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Grips and styluses for touchscreen devices

A free online tool https://youtu.be/13TasZnSC1U Many individuals, particularly those with mobility impairments utilise a stylus, with added weight, large diameters, ergonomic grips and/or flexibility to ensure that their learning experience is optimised. Top Tips and Links Top Tip They have proven beneficial for many individuals with autism, learning and cognitive disabilities, mobility impairments and so …

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Quizizz

An Online Tool https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7sP2jX9kHvY Used by more than 20 million students in schools, homes, and offices around the world. Engage everyone, everywhere. Explore millions of teacher-created quizzes ready to use in your own classrooms. Students ALWAYS see questions on their own screen. No stressing about whether everyone joined your video conference. Bring people together (apart) …

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Common Sense Education Digital Citizenship

A free online tool https://youtu.be/B2ZmR-nd378 The ready made lessons on Common Sense discuss media well being and positive relationships. These lessons are appropriate to all ages and can be delivered synchronously or asynchronously. Each include a video/app to support dealing with the issues raised and can further support learners. Top Tips and Links Top Tip …

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Nearpod

An Online Tool https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cYVHSAqEeMM Nearpod’s formative assessment activities are effective for differentiating instruction. Teachers can send out polls and quizzes, ask open-ended questions, have students submit drawn responses, and even have students write short notes on collaborative boards. You’ll wonder how you taught without it! Top Tips and Links Top Tip Use Nearpod library for …

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Seesaw

An Online & App based Tool https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6G1N-7GNCq8 Seesaw creates a powerful learning loop between students, teachers, and families.  Students use built-in multimodal tools to capture what they know in Seesaw’s digital portfolio. Teachers see all stages of student thinking and progress — enabling them to teach better. Families gain a window into their student’s learning …

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