St. Benedict’s students have an appetite for technology


Monday 7th December saw schools and educators celebrate the Hour of Code, encouraging students to take up computer science. 

Here at Texthelp we’re passionate about education and technology so we were delighted to be able to work in partnership with one local school to help teach the pupils there a thing or two about software engineering.

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Read&Write for iPad Now Available in French


Read&Write for iPad provides support tools like text to speech, word prediction, dictionaries and more, built right into an iPad keyboard and a web toolbar for Safari. And Texthelp is excited to announce that Read&Write for iPad is now available in French! 

This is especially good news for our friends in Canada, where French is an official language that’s used heavily (and often exclusively!) in many classrooms throughout the country. Read on to learn more and check out some screenshots.

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Screenshot Reader and More Now Available in Read&Write for Google Chrome


At Texthelp, we are continually updating products with features that customers request the most. With this in mind, we are excited to announce our most recent update for Read&Write for Google Chrome just in time for the holidays. This update brings screenshot reading to help make almost any content accessible, speech input for the web, and a beta Spanish version of Read&Write to increase our supports for English Language Learners. Continue reading to learn more and see a video of the new Screenshot Reader in action.

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Top tips for exam preparation


Here at Texthelp we understand that the run up to exams can be a very stressful time for both teachers and pupils and their families. That's why we've worked with some teachers to bring you their top tips for preparing for exams. We hope you find them useful!

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A Handy Chrome Tip from our Support Team


One of the great features schools enjoy when they use Google Apps for Education (GAFE) is that students and teachers alike can sign into their GAFE accounts anywhere and on any device. If a student loses or breaks a Chromebook, they can log into another Chromebook or even the Chrome browser on a desktop computer without missing a beat.

A lot of users may just open up the Chrome browser, navigate to Gmail or Google Drive and log into their accounts there. I would compare that to signing into a Chromebook as a guest. But did you know that’s not the only way to do it? Read on to learn more…

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