understanding spoken and other communications from others

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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ClassDojo

An online tool https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rzzb5cmNoc0 ClassDojo connects teachers with students and parents to build amazing classroom communities. Create a positive culture: Teachers can encourage students for any skill or value — whether it’s working hard, being kind, helping others or something else.Give students a voice: Students can showcase and share their learning by adding photos and …

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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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Wakelet

An Online Tool https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5QagpoqJoFo Save, organize and present multimedia content with your students, teachers and learning communities. Collaborate and share: Create collections with fellow teachers and students, and share them in one click! Accessible and inclusive: Built in Immersive Reader for enhanced inclusivity and language translation! Seamless integration with your favourite tools: Works perfectly with …

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Buncee

An Online Tool https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GfO0DaeysmI A creation and communication tool for students, educators and administrators to create interactive content, allowing those of all ages to visualise concepts and communicate creatively. Buncee’s interactive, drag and drop interface helps students, educators and administrators create engaging multimedia projects and presentations to increase interactivity and flip the classroom. Top Tips …

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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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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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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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