ReadWrite for iPad Keyboard

This video is one in a series of videos, available via Spectronics Online Premium, on iOS Keyboards for the iPad.

The Read&Write for iPad is an alternative iOS keyboard, providing the following features:

  • Text to speech
  • Word prediction
  • Spell checker
  • Dictionary, with text to speech, and picture dictionary support

The keyboard is very customisable allowing for modifications in such areas as choice of colour themes, highlighting vowels on the keyboard, and the use of the OpenDyslexic Font.

This video provides an introduction to installing and setting up the keyboard on the iPad, and gives an overview of the reading and writing features of the great literacy tool.

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About Greg O'Connor

“I firmly believe that saying “we’ve always done it this way around here” is dangerous! I enjoy disrupting that way of thinking and watching the excitement of teachers being re-motivated. Adding new technologies into the mix is powerful in driving that positive change. Driving that positive disruption”

Greg has been actively involved in supporting the learning of students with diverse learning needs for over 30 years. During this time he has worked as a classroom teacher, school executive, district consultant, regional manager with the New South Wales Department of Education and Training, and Professional and Consultancy Manager at Spectronics.

Greg is committed to exploring the possibilities that exist for ALL students through the use of technology, wherever and however teaching and learning takes place.

Greg presents at national and international conferences, and provides training and consultancy across Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia. He is a Google Certified Educator, Certified Apple Trainer, and a Certified Texthelp Trainer. Greg is a committee member of the NSW Australian Association of Special Education, and is a member of the editorial committee for the AASE Journal, Special Education Perspectives. He recently became a member of the International Committee of the Inclusive Learning Network of ISTE.

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