3 ways to improve student writing with tech

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According to recent data from the National Assessment of Student Performance, two-thirds of K-12 students are not writing at levels expected for their grade level. The fundamental issue is that, nationally, writing has not been given the same attention as math and reading. 

When writing is not a priority in elementary school, it becomes difficult to teach by middle school when large class sizes are the norm. This begs for technology intervention.
 

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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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Check out Read&Write for Microsoft Edge!

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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.

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Math Instruction + EdTech = Success

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Math plays a critical role in a student’s learning development and future success in school. That is why it is so important for young students to gain math skills early in life. Unfortunately, studies show that the majority of students are scoring below proficient in math. Luckily, technology can help.

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Assessor CPD Events - Key Takeaways

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We recently joined  forces with LexAble, Sonocent, and MatchWare to present a series of events specifically tailored for DSA assessors throughout the UK. The purpose?  To provide DSA assessors with all the knowledge they need to make recommendations to  students based on the most up-to-date information, ensuring a solution is provided that best suits their individual needs and requirements.

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Read&Write has been given a new medical boost!

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This week, we have some really exciting news to share!  From September 1st, Read&Write for Windows will now have the capability to spell check and conduct word prediction with an additional 98,000 medical, and 8,000 pharmaceutical words (UK spellings only at present). 

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