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3 Note Taking Alternatives

3 Note Taking Alternatives

Reposted with permission from blog.texthelp.com I recently visited a college campus and had the opportunity to talk with the Disability Services department about some of the challenges they face. While there are many, one issue that was taking up much more time than they anticipated was finding and pairing note takers with students who needed additional assistance in …

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How Higher Education is Changing

How Higher Education is Changing

Reposted with permission from blog.texthelp.com Earlier this month I pulled together tons of information related to the current status of Higher Education and the direction experts believe it is heading. The purpose of this was to help create a new video demonstrating how Read&Write Gold can help the many students currently needing assistance, or struggling to make the …

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New Google Add-Ons for Docs!

New Google Add-Ons for Docs!

Reposted with permission from blog.texthelp.com In case you haven’t heard, Google recently announced the availability of Add-Ons for Google Docs and Sheets. You can find the official announcement on Google’s Blog. Texthelp is excited to be one of the first companies to offer an Add-On for Google Docs. In this post I will be showing exactly how to …

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Universal Design for Learning in Higher Education

Universal Design for Learning in Higher Education

Reposted with permission from blog.texthelp.com This week I am wrapping up my series on Universal Design for Learning by discussing where it fits in the college and university setting. Unfortunately, the majority of resources that I find online focusing on UDL use K-12 examples. However, Universal Design for Learning is just as important in Higher Education. While I …

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Making Google Forms Accessible for Struggling Readers

Making Google Forms Accessible for Struggling Readers

Reposted with permission from blog.texthelp.com In last week’s post I talked about how easy it is to create Google Forms to evaluate progress and listed a few reasons why you may want to create one. In this post I will be taking things a step further by showing you how to make those forms more accessible… For free! …

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Google Story Builder

Google Story Builder

Reposted with permission from blog.texthelp.com I recently stumbled upon Google Story Builder and found it to be a great way to engage students in writing, which I find is half the battle in classrooms today. In this post I wanted to share a short demonstration of how Google Story Builder works along with some ideas for using this …

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629 More Free Fonts

629 More Free Fonts

Reposted with permission from blog.texthelp.com I recently posted about a Free Dyslexia Font that many readers found useful. While the font that I referenced may be beneficial to a number of individuals, there are actually hundreds of fonts that are available to download for free. My favorite resource for fonts is currently through Google and can be found …

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