Hearing Loss and Deafness

Book Creator

An Online Tool & App 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 video …

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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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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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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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Natural Readers

A Chrome Extension https://youtu.be/VdTRNJFha8Y Free web based text to speech reader.Opens up closed captions as well when reading. Has dyslexia friendly fonts enabled. Options to adjust accents, speed of reading as well. Top Tips and Links Top Tip Make sure you choose your preferred voice from all the available options. Download & Learn More Click …

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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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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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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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