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Maximizing Chromebooks for Struggling Readers

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Chromebooks come loaded with free built-in literacy tools, and IT departments can easily turn them on for all students.

In this webinar, Inclusive tech expert Mike Marotta will talk you through these free tools, and what apps and extensions to use when students need extra support.

For example, Co:Writer®, Snap&Read™, Read&Write, and OrbitNote target specific reading and writing needs with features like:

1. Reading comprehension tools

2. Organizational tools for executive functioning

3. Voice typing and word prediction to get words flowing

4. PDF Annotation for accessible digital classrooms

5. Language/Translation supports for ELL students

6. Word Prediction/completion

Join us to learn how Chromebook’s free tools support struggling readers.

Meet our speaker

Mike Marotta, ATP

Mike is a RESNA Certified Assistive Technology Professional, and Inclusive Technology Evangelist, who has been providing direct services to individuals with all disabilities for almost 30 years. Mike is the 2017 ISTE Inclusive Learning Network Outstanding Educator. Mike is a nationally and internationally recognized presenter who was previously a trainer for California State University at Northridge (CSUN), providing practical and in-depth training to professionals interested in specializing in assistive technology. In addition, Mike is an adjunct professor at Ramapo College of New Jersey (NJ) where he teaches Masters level educators in Assistive Technology and Universal Design for Learning. Mike runs his own consulting company, Inclusive Technology Solutions LLC, where he provides services related to providing inclusive technology solutions for all learners. Mike is the Director of the Richard West Assistive Technology Advocacy Center at Disability Rights New Jersey and serves on the CAST Accessible Educational Materials and Center on Inclusive Technology & Education Systems (CITES) Advisory Boards. Mike is also the founder of EdcampAccess NJ and co-moderator of the weekly #ATchat Twitter chat.

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