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Using Clicker to Stretch More Able Students

Using Clicker to Stretch More Able Students

Reposted with permission from Crick Software US Blog My colleague, Cath, was visiting a school recently and got into a discussion with an elementary school teacher about using Clicker 6 to support the literacy development of older, more able students. Cath opened our LearningGrids website and showed her some of the ready-made resources that really encourage experimentation with …

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Make amazing music in ALL classrooms for ALL students! Really!

Make amazing music in ALL classrooms for ALL students! Really!

Imagine your students making unbelievable sounding music by simply moving their hands through laser beams! Play in a group or on their own Record and share their performances With no complicated learning curve to get started – for them or for you! Meet the Beamz Interactive Music System and read on for more info about how it's great …

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Snapverter – A Simple App to Make Files Accessible in Google Drive

Snapverter – A Simple App to Make Files Accessible in Google Drive

Reposted with permission from blog.texthelp.com If you are a subscriber or regular reader of this blog you know that Texthelp has been busy lately releasing several new updates and products for Google Apps for Education users. This innovation continues today with the launch of Snapverter, an add-on to Read&Write for Google that scans and converts inaccessible text such …

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SENICT News and Resources from Ian Bean, October 2014

SENICT News and Resources from Ian Bean, October 2014

beANZ2014 Tour Workshops For ten weeks in the summer, Ian travelled first to Australia, then on to New Zealand and finally to Denmark to deliver his unique iPad and special needs technology workshops to 1000s of teachers, therapists, support workers and parents at schools and conferences. Feedback has been very positive with almost everyone rating the sessions as …

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Ideas for using your AbleNet “Easy-Tech” technologies

Ideas for using your AbleNet “Easy-Tech” technologies

So many special ed classrooms rely on their collection of easy-tech technologies from AbleNet to actively engage their students in learning. The Remarkable Ideas collection on the AbleNet website offers some of the great examples of creativity in using these tools. Shared from classrooms from around the world. Definitely worth checking out! As is the comprehensive collection of ideas gathered …

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Clicker and Foundational Skills

Clicker and Foundational Skills

Reposted with permission from Crick Software US Blog Clicker is a fantastic tool for tackling the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts in elementary schools. Over a series of blog posts, I am going to explore some of the Clicker features and resources that are available to support all strands of the Common Core. Let’s start …

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Fluency Tutor for Google Update – Includes FREE Android App

Fluency Tutor for Google Update – Includes FREE Android App

Reposted with permission from blog.texthelp.com Today Texthelp announced a number of welcomed additions to Fluency Tutor for Google. These include a new student dashboard area where students can view scores, feedback and listen to previous recordings, the ability to set target words per minute for individual students, and a new FREE Android App for students. The Android app …

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Using a simple eyegaze option with your special education software classroom

Using a simple eyegaze option with your special education software classroom

If you have always thought using that eyegaze with your students with physical disabilities would be way too time consuming and far too complicated to get going, the new Inclusive EyeGaze Foundations with myGaze Eye Tracker bundle from Inclusive Technology in the UK may help to change your mind! Its ease-of-use was certainly very popular at our Inclusive …

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Are you still using Clicker 5? FYI… Upgrades to Clicker 6 are only available until December 2014

Are you still using Clicker 5? FYI… Upgrades to Clicker 6 are only available until December 2014

If you are a Clicker 5 user and have been thinking about upgrading to Clicker 6, time is fast running out. After December 2014, upgrade pricing will no longer be available. All Clicker 6 purchases will only be available at full price. Why would you want to upgrade to Clicker 6? First reason. It is so much easier …

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New school year resources

New school year resources

Reposted with permission from Crick Software UK Blog Welcome back after the summer holidays! Hopefully, you’re feeling refreshed and ready to face the challenges of the year ahead. We’ve got lots of handy resources to help you and your pupils get back into the swing of things and make a brilliant start to the new school year. Young …

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