10 Q&As with John McGowan - the STEM Texthelper

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By now, you’ve probably heard some mumblings about Texthelp and our newest product g(Math), a tool that is making math digital. You may be saying to yourself, “But I thought Texthelp was all about tech for reading and writing?” And we were. Until John McGowan, the developer of g(Math), joined the team and we added math to our portfolio.

To learn more about John’s story, the history of g(Math), and what’s coming up next, we sat down with John for a brief Q&A. Check it out here!

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The EdTech conferences you NEED to know about this year

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2017 is off to a busy start with many students around the world back to school and lots of interesting education conferences taking place in the next few months.

At Texthelp, January and February are extremely busy months for us as we’re flying all over the globe to attend events and conferences. To make life a little easier for you, we’ve detailed the events  we think you need to know about, and highlighted useful  sessions for you to attend.

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EduTech Scotland 2016 Key Takeaways

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Texthelp were proud to partner with EduTech Scotland on Wednesday 7th December for a one day conference in the University of Strathclyde’s Technology and Innovation Centre. This event brought together a host of professionals in the education industry, united by their efforts to successfully overcome the barriers to digital learning.

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Foster Avid Readers with the Fluency Tutor Share Extension

Over the last year we’ve introduced dozens of updates (both small and large) to Fluency Tutor for Google to help students and teachers get the most out of the friendly Chrome app. This includes things like comprehension questions, data exporting, more reading levels, easier ways to purchase, and more. 

If you’ve used Fluency Tutor before, you probably know that it comes with nearly 500 reading passages out of the box. All free and sortable by Lexile level or reading age. In addition, there are student and teacher share extensions that allow you to create a Fluency Tutor passage from any Google Doc or web page. 

Not familiar with the share extensions? Keep reading to learn more!

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