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10 Free Text to Speech Tools for Educators ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

10 Free Text to Speech Tools for Educators ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Classe inversée -- Expérimentation -- Recherches | Scoop.it

Med Kharbach:

 

Today I am introducing you to a set of awesome tools that allow users to easily select any part of a text and hear it in the voice and accent they  want. These tools can be very helpful for language teachers. Students can use them to improve their pronunciation and develop their reading skills. All these tools are easy to use and above all free of charge. Most of these tools are extensions that you can install on your browser.


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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, April 25, 2014 2:54 PM

Why not have your computer read aloud to you?


I see this technology as a way to differentiate the reading experiences of students.  We know listening vocabulary is always greater than reading vocabulary.  Why not have your computer read aloud to you?

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15 Of The Best Educational Apps For Improved Reading Comprehension

15 Of The Best Educational Apps For Improved Reading Comprehension | Classe inversée -- Expérimentation -- Recherches | Scoop.it

"Reading comprehension is a matter of decoding, reading speed, and critical thinking about the text, all of which can improve with tiered practice.

So below, in an order of general complexity, are 15 apps for improved reading comprehension, ranging from word and sentence fluency, to recall, to critical thinking skills, to reading speed."


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Bmw's curator insight, September 2, 2013 1:09 PM

thanks John. plenty of ideas for reading.

Karine Thonnard's curator insight, September 5, 2013 7:58 AM

add your insight...

 
Maria Persson's curator insight, September 5, 2013 6:13 PM

Always great to have more than one choice since there isn't one perfect app!