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Boardmaker Online: Upgrade now to lose that Boardmaker CD for good!

Boardmaker Online: Upgrade now to lose that Boardmaker CD for good!

So MUCH more than just an online version of the much-loved Boardmaker software. Top reasons to upgrade … You can ditch the CD! No more CD-wars. No more looking for lost CDs! No mare having to wait for the replacement for your damaged CD to arrive! Includes all 25,000 PCS symbols – including the high-contrast symbols and sexuality symbols (which can be …

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Last chance to upgrade to Clicker 6 literacy software

Last chance to upgrade to Clicker 6 literacy software

Are you still using Clicker 5? 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. Clicker 6 is the child-friendly writing tool that enables students of ALL abilities to significantly develop their literacy skills. After December 2014, …

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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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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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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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Using Clicker in secondary school science lessons

Using Clicker in secondary school science lessons

Reposted with permission from Crick Software UK Blog We have a really interesting new success story to finish the term with! Science teacher Jon Hickman works at Kelvin Hall Secondary School in Hull, UK. He has been using Clicker 6 and the Clicker Apps to help students with special needs, and also those learning English as an additional …

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California Google Summit – Resources and Reflections

California Google Summit – Resources and Reflections

Reposted with permission from blog.texthelp.com Earlier this month the EdTech Team held their third annual California Google Summit in Palo Alto, CA. The California Summit is the flagship summit of the EdTech Team’s global tour and is a top notch experience. This year I had the opportunity to both participate and present at the Summit and wanted to …

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Educational Technology Leaders – A Great Resource

Educational Technology Leaders – A Great Resource

Reposted with permission from blog.texthelp.com July is shaping up to be a busy month. From ISTE two weeks ago to this week’s national AHEAD conference followed by the California Google Summit, I am having the opportunity to connect with many leaders in the Educational Technology world. I’ve found that staying in touch and/or following leaders in a particular …

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Make amazing music in ALL classrooms for ALL students

Make amazing music in ALL classrooms for ALL students

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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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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