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IR within Edge Browser

Cross-platform web browser https://youtu.be/kTu0vdUdrUs Learning Tools are built into the Microsoft Edge browser, adding more options for readers in your class to interact with texts. Use Learning Tools in Microsoft Edge to hear any webpage or PDF read out loud while following along with the words on screen.  Immersive Reader in Microsoft Edge now has Learning Tools …

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Read Aloud

A tool within Immersive Reader https://youtu.be/2BAY2i7W-kg There are many reasons to listen to a document, such as proofreading, multitasking, or increased comprehension and learning. Word makes listening possible by using the text-to-speech (TTS) ability of your device to play back written text as spoken words. Read Aloud reads all or part of your document. You …

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Reading Preferences

A tool within Immersive Reader https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wi3Uh-Dh688&feature=youtu.be Reading Preferences is a built-in feature of Immersive Reader that gives educators and students access to line focus options, a picture dictionary and translation tool. These tools will allow readers to have choices to assist them based on their needs for reading successfully. Top Tip Line Focus enables readers …

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Grammar Options

A tool within Immersive Reader https://youtu.be/EqVRUI8EyYo Click on the distinctive icon that resembles paragraph lines with the magic wand in the upper right-hand corner, after opening Immersive Reader in Word Online. Teachers or students will be presented with a list of three main functions: Syllables, and Parts of Speech. Select “Syllables” to break words into …

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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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