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5 Tools to Help Create a Distraction Free Environment

5 Tools to Help Create a Distraction Free Environment

Reposted with permission from blog.texthelp.com The ability for students (and teachers) to be productive in the classroom, at home, or anywhere in between is no easy task. At any given time phones ring, emails chime, people interrupt you, or other disruptions occur. Unfortunately, aside from locking yourself in a soundproof technology free room, there isn’t a simple solution …

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Speech Input, Simplify and Summarize Now Part of Read&Write for Google!

Speech Input, Simplify and Summarize Now Part of Read&Write for Google!

Reposted with permission from blog.texthelp.com The school year is now well underway for most schools in North America and what better way to start the new year than with a new Read&Write for Google update! New premium features including Speech Input for Google Docs, Highlighting and Vocabulary support for web pages, and a new Simplify and Summarize tool …

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Read&Write for Google Update – June 2014

Read&Write for Google Update – June 2014

Reposted with permission from blog.texthelp.com A new update for Read&Write for Google went live today and includes several exciting new features and enhancements. I’ve included the details in this post. The most noticeable change in this update is the addition of premium features to the web toolbar (see image below). In addition to the already available text-to-speech and …

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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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New ePub and PDF Reader Updates Now Available!

New ePub and PDF Reader Updates Now Available!

Reposted with permission from blog.texthelp.com Just this week Texthelp released some exciting new updates. The details along with a few screenshots are included below… Read&Write for Google Two separate updates were released for Read&Write for Google™. The first contained improvements to the ePub Reader. Specifically the update allows any highlights created in an ePub to be saved directly …

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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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