Another excellent article by AT expert, Jamie Martin.
“For students with dyslexia, the multi-modal sensory experience of seeing and hearing text read aloud may be a smart way to reconnect their minds to decode more words and comprehend information. “
A short article, written by AT expert Jamie Martin, on a few of the basic AT option for students.
Kyle Redford writes about a fifth grader’s implementation of speech-to-text in her classroom. “He reports that speech-to-text on his iPad has changed school for him. I can confirm this: no more sparse written responses, no more complaining about writing time, and no more simmering frustration during written assessments.”
“Ghotit Real Writer & Reader uses advanced writing and reading assistant technologies tailor-made for people with dyslexia, dysgraphia, and other learning disabilities.”
A great read for anyone using an iPad!
Jamie Martin dispels common myths about AT and encourages all to have a greater awareness of the role AT plays in education.
Extensive list of apps that are great to use over the summer! Great for parents & teachers!
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.