7 Free Online Resources to Help Create Avid Readers

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We all know that independent reading is a hugely important part of a student’s success in school and beyond into their adult life. Reading independently on a regular basis helps students improve their fluency and enhance their vocabulary. It also encourages them to think critically, and may even open them up to a fun new hobby.

In order to keep kids reading, it’s important that they have engaging and interesting content to choose from. We thought we might be able to help with that, with a free guide for teachers. 

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A ‘Joy’ful Experience: GSuiteEduTalk events

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This week we have a guest blog post from Sally Norton-Darr, an Educational and Assistive Technology Consultant from Virginia, who shares her experience of attending a recent GSuiteEduTalk event. GSuiteEduTalk is an interactive day of learning hosted by Texthelp, which brings together local educators and edtech experts to discuss practical tools and tips for literacy in the G Suite for Education environment.

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7 Ways to Introduce UDL into your Classroom

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A few weeks ago I wrote a post titled Thinking Beyond Averages in the Classroom that was inspired by a Ted Talk from Harvard professor Todd Rose. The post included some of the potential pitfalls of just looking at student averages and how at Texthelp we do our best to design software “for the edges” so that all students can benefit.

The post closely aligns with the principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL), which I’ve also previously wrote about on this blog. And while UDL is a common phrase in many schools today, it can be difficult to practically implement in the classroom. To help with this, I’ve put together a list of 7 ideas to make introducing Universal Design for Learning into the classroom just a bit easier.

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