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Toolkit #2 – TTS Apps

The three ATL tools I have chosen to evaluate are all text-to-speech (TTS) apps available on iPads, iPods and iPhones. There are a lot of great software and applications for TTS that cost a lot of money but I have … Continue reading

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Toolkit #1 – Text-To-Speech

Type of compensatory support Text-to-Speech A general overview of this type of compensatory support Text-to-speech software and applications takes digital text and converts the text into speech. Parr (2011) states that “TTST [text-to-speech technology] allows any text to be read … Continue reading

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Toolkit #2 – Wobble Cushion

A wobble cushion in my classroom Summary of the resource The wobble cushion or wiggle cushion is an inflatable cushion that comes in a variety of different styles and colours to be used with students who have difficulties sitting still … Continue reading

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Toolkit #1 – Raz Kids

Raz-Kids http://www.raz-kids.com/ A summary of Raz-Kids from Learning A-Z Summary of Resource Raz-Kids is a subscription website that provides children ages 4-11 with access to over 350 leveled online books. Books are leveled for different reading needs. Students can make … Continue reading

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Mystery Skype – Toolkit #2

Mystery Skype in my Classroom What is Mystery Skype I came across Mystery Skype on Twitter and the premise of Mystery Skype immediately caught my attention. The concept is two classes, anywhere in the world, connect through Skype and try … Continue reading

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Genius Hour – Toolkit #1

The What, Where, When and How of Genius Hour The idea of Genius Hour comes from Google. Employees at Google are given 20% of their working hours to focus on projects that they have a passion for. The projects do … Continue reading

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