Why Stop with G Suite and Microsoft Word? Type Math in PDFs Too!

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Math teachers have a lot of worksheets that they’ve compiled over the years. Most are probably handouts that they photocopy year-over-year. Some may have been scanned and converted into PDFs, delivered digitally to students for them to print out or handwrite responses to on a separate piece of paper.

But what if I told you the days of faded photocopies and static PDFs with loose paper responses are a thing of the past? That’s right, you can now type math directly within PDFs thanks to the latest integration between EquatIO for Google and Read&Write for Google Chrome PDF Reader.

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How to Create a Dynamic Reading Experience

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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.

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How to Make Math Accessible on the Web

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With all the latest assistive technology today, the World Wide Web is becoming increasingly accessible for all users. Particularly when it comes to individuals with visual impairments or learning disabilities like dyslexia or dyscalculia, there are a handful of resources available for them to use to have the text read aloud, including built-in tools like Browsealoud and universal screen readers like Read&Write.

When it comes to math, however, there are added challenges to accessibility.

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

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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.

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ATIA 2018 was all about accessible PDFs

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We’re just getting back from a jam-packed ATIA 2018 conference in Orlando, FL where making PDFs accessible and collaborative seemed to be on everyone’s mind.

Thankfully that’s something Texthelp knows a thing or two about. So for those of you that are interested in learning more about our PDF tools or want to start using them in your classroom today, this post is for you!

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

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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...

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