Jamie Martin writes about how improvements in AT are benefiting dyslexic individuals. “While the debate over which company holds the crown continues, one thing is for certain: The rivalry has been a boon for students with dyslexia. During the past decade, assistive technology (AT) has increasingly become the great academic equalizer for students with language difficulties, and Apple and Google are currently leading the charge.”
Excellent infographic about the effectiveness of audio learning. Did you know that combining text and audio increases recall 40% over print alone?
An article about the Dyslexie font, challenging its’ usefulness.
Article about students who created the Mind Glass app and were one of eight national winners of the Verizon Innovative App Challenge.
Article written by Jamie Martin on the importance of introducing text-to-speech to young children.
A blog post on Grammarly, “an automated, online proofreader and grammar/spelling checker.”
Excellent article about balancing ear reading with eye reading! If you have a child at Parleys Park Elementary School who is struggling with reading, ask about Learning Ally. PCEF provided a grant for the program this year.