Supercharge your classroom with OrbitNote10th May 2023 -
One thing that comes up again and again is how to make sure everyone in your classroom can access your resources and learning materials. Whether we're talking digital files or paper resources, it’s often tricky to make sure they can be read and accessed by each learner in your class.
While you’ve been busy teaching, here at Texthelp we’ve been working to make PDFs more interactive than ever before. Our newest tool, OrbitNote, helps you create accessible, dynamic, and collaborative spaces that work for everyone.
Here’s a quick rundown of all the ways we’ve supercharged OrbitNote to support teachers and students in the best way possible.
Texthelp's Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: An Interview with CEO Martin McKay9th May 2023 -
Contributing to an inclusive workplace where all employees feel respected, supported, and safe is at the heart of our commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion.
4 reasons why you should be using technology for exams access arrangements8th May 2023 -
We can all agree that exam time can be a stressful period for any student. Now imagine you’re a learner with additional needs. Perhaps you have Dyslexia and struggle with reading and writing. Without the right support, the exam room might not be accessible to you.
Technology can help Exams Officers and SENCos provide students who are eligible for access arrangements with the support they need to succeed. Here’s just 4 reasons why you should be making the switch to technology instead of readers and scribes. Don’t miss our Exams Masterclass to find out more.
8 Steps to Inclusive Education Success - Arkansas State’s Story8th May 2023 -
We recently held an inclusive education webinar with Johnny Key, former secretary of the Department of Education (Arkansas), who led the inclusive education movement across his state of 237 school districts and 18 charter school systems.
During the webinar, he shared valuable insights into how the state successfully implemented inclusive learning practices and highlighted the importance of transforming education to meet the needs of all learners, regardless of their abilities.
We know your time is important, so we’ve summarized the key takeaways from the webinar for you.
Using Texthelp tools for exams access arrangements19th April 2023 -
At Bett 2023 we hosted live Texthelp Academy sessions at our stand, focused on how our digital tools support inclusive education. Our team presented to educators from schools, colleges and universities about exams, STEM and accessibility. In this blog series, we’ll be sharing our key takeaways from the sessions, starting with exam access arrangements. So whether you weren’t at Bett this year or missed a session or two, we have you covered.
Texthelp’s classroom accessibility toolkit19th April 2023 -
Welcome to the last part of our Texthelp Academy live at Bett series. So far we’ve explored supporting students in exams and how to make maths accessible. To wrap up the series we’ll be sharing key takeaways from our Bett sessions that focused on how our digital tools make classrooms more inclusive. We’ll be looking at Universal Design for Learning (UDL), accessibility in PDFs and Dyslexia.