Top 4 Reasons to use Fluency Tutor with Students

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Originally posted on the EdTechTeam blog.

“Where do I find the time?” I’m sure you say this almost every day as a teacher. New initiatives, parent-teacher conferences, and dare I say, the dreaded fire drill. Each day comes with different challenges for which we may or may not be prepared. Sometimes we have a plan and sometimes we scramble but, either way, we are able to show off our superpowers and make something out of nothing.

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Texthelp’s New PDF Reader Now Available

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Portable Document Format (PDF) files continue to be one of the most popular file formats found both on and off the web. They’re great when you need to retain formatting, restrict others from editing, or save a digital copy of a file. PDFs are also easily viewable on devices ranging from phones to Chromebooks. 

There’s always room for improvement however. That’s why we've been working on a new PDF Reader that provides a speedy experience while integrating all the bells and whistles anyone looking to interact with PDFs would want. Read on to find out more.

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Struggling to read: different causes, same effect

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Struggling readers have some big challenges to cope with at every stage in their lives. Few of us relish being labelled as an underachiever, or even just ‘different’. So it’s no surprise that the embarrassment of being forced to read aloud in front of teachers and classmates has a lifelong impact on a child’s self-esteem, as well as their academic attainment.

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For the love of reading

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There are plenty of fun ways to engage young people with the written word – and don’t forget that any reading is better than none. While youngsters are being lured away from printed books by smartphones and tablets, the good news is that literacy is far from dead: it’s just changing. 

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Get "under the hood" with the Snapverter dashboard

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Snapverter™ is a powerful tool that allows teachers to create digital and accessible instructional materials. In previous blog posts, we’ve explored how Snapverter can be used with different types of files and documents, and on different types of devices. Today we’ll cover an additional topic that can really take your Snapverter use to the next level - the Snapverter dashboard.

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