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The ILT2014 Conference is just two weeks away! Have you registered? Are you ready?

The ILT2014 Conference is just two weeks away! Have you registered? Are you ready?

Only 14 days to go now folks! Just two short weeks until the Inclusive Learning Technologies Conference 2014 kicks off on 20th May on Queensland's Gold Coast! If you have registered already, last week we sent you an overview of the TOP TEN things you should think about doing to be sure you get the MOST out of your …

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TOP TEN things you need to do before the ILT2014 Conference!

TOP TEN things you need to do before the ILT2014 Conference!

You’ve registered. You’re excited! Here are the TOP TEN things you need to do before the conference to get the MOST out of being there!   Select your preferred sessions within the program or make changes before Thursday 15th May. If you need the instructions on how to do this resent to you, contact us on conference@spectronicsinoz.com or …

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Using iPads to Support Students Struggling with the Literacy Requirements of Schools and Beyond

Using iPads to Support Students Struggling with the Literacy Requirements of Schools and Beyond

Presentation Handout Greg O’Connor – email: grego@spectronics.com.au Twitter: @gregoconnor Greg’s Literacy Support Apps YouTube Playlist Literacy Support Apps Presentation Resources Reading and access to learning content The presentation explored the built in accessibility features and other settings that provide accommodations for students to access text. As well, a range of additional reading support apps were demonstrated and highlighted. Of course, content can be …

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Read&Write Gold ToolMatcher

Read&Write Gold ToolMatcher

Reposted with permission from blog.texthelp.com Many schools looking for assistive technology supports that can benefit a wide range of students often turn to Read&Write Gold because of the quality and quantity of the features it contains. However, it is sometimes difficult to know which feature(s) may benefit a particular student the most. Because of this Texthelp developed a …

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Top 10 Tips for getting the most out the ILT2014 Conference | Only three weeks to go!

Top 10 Tips for getting the most out the ILT2014 Conference | Only three weeks to go!

Only 20 days to go now folks! Less than three weeks until the Inclusive Learning Technologies Conference 2014 (#ILT2014) kicks off on 20th May on Queensland's Gold Coast! If you have registered already, see the first article covering the top 10 things you need to do to be sure you get the MOST out of your conference experience. We …

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5 Tips for Using Highlighting Tools in the Classroom

5 Tips for Using Highlighting Tools in the Classroom

Reposted with permission from blog.texthelp.com Last week I wrote about Google’s new Add-Ons for Docs and Sheets and demonstrated how to find, install and use Texthelp’s Highlighting Tools in Google Docs. This week I am sharing a few tips I wrote for using the Highlighting Tools Add-On in the classroom. While these tips were written specifically for using …

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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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SENICT News and Resources from Ian Bean, April 2014

SENICT News and Resources from Ian Bean, April 2014

Follow SENICT on Pinterest Follow SENICT on Pinterest where you’ll find hundreds of pins sharing FREE cause and effect activities, fantastic interactive web sites, heaps of teaching resources and EVERY IPAD APP we have ever recommended during our training or on our Facebook page. You can visit our new Pinterest page by clicking the picture above.   Two …

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Nine weeks to go until the ILT2014 Conference | Session Selections opening next week!

Nine weeks to go until the ILT2014 Conference | Session Selections opening next week!

Whew! Now only nine weeks to go until the Inclusive Learning Technologies Conference 2014 (ILT2014) kicks off on 20th May on Queensland's Gold Coast! If you have registered already, this update is just keeping you in the loop. If you haven't yet registered, it would be great to have you join us for four full-on days of immersion in …

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Ten weeks to go until the ILT2014 Conference | Session Selections opening soon!

Ten weeks to go until the ILT2014 Conference | Session Selections opening soon!

Whew! Only ten weeks to go until the Inclusive Learning Technologies Conference 2014 (ILT2014) kicks off on 20th May on Queensland’s Gold Coast! If you have registered already, this update is just keeping you in the loop. If you haven’t yet registered, it would be great to have you join us for four full-on days of immersion in …

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