How to Create a Dynamic Reading Experience

Texthelp-Education-Workplace-Banners-Texthelp-Dynamic-Learning-Kasey-Bell-ISTE-Blog


This week we have a guest post from Kasey Bell from ShakeUpLearning.com. Kasey Bell is an award-winning digital learning consultant, speaker and blogger with a passion for technology and learning. Kasey offers engaging staff development for all levels of educators, specializing in training, presentations, keynote speaking engagements, and consulting.

Dynamic Learning is all about going BEYOND the traditional bounds of the classroom and the class day. Going "Beyond the Tools" is one of the five characteristics of the Dynamic Learning Framework.

Think beyond using digital tools to complete only traditional assignments such as papers and reports, or simply reading a digital version of an article. Use digital tools to do NEW THINGS, things that are not possible without technology.

Continue Reading

Don’t Miss Out, Get Caught Reading

get-caught-reading


This week we have another guest blog post from Andrea Ferrero the co-founder of Pockets Change.

When did you last get lost in a story? Maybe it was skimming an article online or spending an afternoon buried in a book. Whether for a few minutes or a few hours, reading has the tremendous potential to capture the imagination, inspire ideas, and build new understanding. Each May, “Get Caught Reading Month” encourages us all to take a little more time to explore and enjoy stories of all forms. An excellent kick-off to summer reading, this nationwide celebration was started in 1999 by the Association of American Publishers with a simple goal - remind readers of all ages the power, potential, and pure joy of reading. So, don’t miss out, check out ideas on how to celebrate in the classroom and beyond!

Continue Reading

Make documents accessible while on-the-go with the Snapverter app for iOS

snapverter-cropped-rgb

The power of Snapverter to make paper documents digital and accessible just became that much easier to access, right from the palm of your hand! Today we’re launching a new Snapverter mobile app for iOS, a perfect complement for current Snapverter users.

Snapverter for iOS brings the OCR capabilities of Snapverter to iPhones and iPads, allowing you to create accessible PDFs, hear them read aloud on demand, and export them to access on your other devices.

Continue Reading

New year, new features for Read&Write for Google Chrome

RW-family-blog-headers-12


A new update for Read&Write for Google Chrome will be making its way out to users this week. The update will include additional translation languages, Talk&Type for Google Slides, PDF Reader integration with Google Classroom, and more. Keep reading for the details...

Continue Reading

Check out Read&Write for Microsoft Edge!

RW-family-blog-headers-13


We are excited to announce an update to Read&Write for Microsoft Edge, the extension that brings powerful reading, writing, research and study tools to the Edge browser. Microsoft’s new browser provides a faster and richer internet experience for Windows 10 and 10S users, and now Read&Write helps take it to the next level.

Continue Reading

Subscribe To Blog

Google reCaptcha:

Search

Submit

Categories


Archive