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Get More Out of Google Searches – Infographic

Get More Out of Google Searches – Infographic

Reposted with permission from blog.texthelp.com A while back I did a post on 7 Google Search Tips Worth Learning. While those 7 tips are still well worth taking advantage of, there are always new and additional ways to take Google searches to the next level. A great example of this can be found in the infographic below from …

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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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Tools for Summarising Text

Tools for Summarising Text

Reposted with permission from blog.texthelp.com I just returned from a wonderful week in Australia where I had the opportunity to present and sit in on a few sessions at the Inclusive Technologies Conference put on by Spectronics. While there were literally dozens of great ideas and resources shared, one very practical and easy to use tip I learned …

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Read&Write for Google is now Free for Teachers!

Read&Write for Google is now Free for Teachers!

Reposted with permission from blog.texthelp.com Last week, Texthelp announced through social media channels that a surprise was coming soon in honor of Teacher Appreciation Week. Today that surprise was revealed – Read&Write for Google™ is now Free for Teachers! Read&Write for Google is a Chrome extension that provides comprehensive reading and writing supports for Google Docs and the …

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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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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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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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