Ease First Day Jitters: Kick Off the Year with Learning Profiles

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

Kids don’t learn from people they don’t like.” It’s a strong statement from one of my education heroes, Rita Pierson. She understood deeply what many of us do, that relationship building is crucial for powerful learning to happen. As we head back to school, our kids are navigating new routines, new subjects, and new friendships. We can ease back to school blues and first day jitters with ice-breakers and get to know you games, but these activities also present a unique opportunity to begin building learning profiles with our students.

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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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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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Support accessible files in your classroom with Snapverter

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Need to quickly transform classroom papers, eBooks and PDFs into accessible, Google Drive-friendly files? Then Snapverter™ is the solution for you! Snapverter is an easy-to-use add-on for Read&Write for Google Chrome™ that converts printed documents and inaccessible digital files into readable PDF files, making every single word in your classroom truly accessible for every student.

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