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Apps for Learners who Struggle with Text!

Apps for Learners who Struggle with Text! | Education 2.0 and Beyond | Scoop.it

Paul Hamilton lists the top apps for students who struggle with text. Just 13 more ways to level the playing field!

 

> Paperport:  Note-taking app with audio and voice recognition

> Text Grabber:  Turn hard copy to readable PDF

> Cloudon:  Do equations and other math on the iPad

> Type on PDF:  Complete tests on the iPad; import PDF's form Dropbox

> Abilipad:  Word prediction with TTS

> Nebulous Notes:  Text editor; integrates with DropBox

> AudioNote:  Combine typed and handwritten notes with built in mic to record voice.

> Dragon Dictation:  Easy to use voice recognition; use "Speak Selection" to read dictated work.

> vBookz PDF Voice Reader:  TTS for reading PDF files

> GoodReader:  Offers TTS for text files; works with DropBox

> Idea Sketch: Create mind map and turn it into an outline.

> Book Creator: Create and share multimedia projects on the iPad

> Side by Side:  Split iPad screen into up to customizable "windows"

 

Think of the possiblilities for struggling students.

 

 


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Feedback is the indispensable ingredient in elearning | The ... | Education 2.0 and Beyond | Scoop.it
Unfortunately, it is clear a good deal of elearning as practised in vocational education and training (VET) excludes continuous feedback. This is revealed in the 2011 survey on the use of elearning in vocation education and ...
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Flipping the Classroom, the Nearpod Way | Nearpod

Flipping the Classroom, the Nearpod Way | Nearpod | Education 2.0 and Beyond | Scoop.it
"Supported by the tech media and especially by Khan Academy, the concept of “flipping the classroom” has been gaining momentum lately. In short, a “flipped class” is one where the student first reviews the topic by himself (at home or at ...
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Digital Citizenship Poster | E-Learning and Online Teaching

Digital Citizenship Poster | E-Learning and Online Teaching | Education 2.0 and Beyond | Scoop.it
Go way beyond Internet safety. Turn students into great digital citizens. Get all the tools you need with our FREE Digital Literacy and Citizenship Curriculum and Parent Media Education Program.
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“How to Implement the 'Flipped Classroom'” | iLearn Project

“How to Implement the 'Flipped Classroom'” | iLearn Project | Education 2.0 and Beyond | Scoop.it
Despite the attention that the videos get, the greatest benefit to any flipped classroom is not the videos. It's the in-class time that every teacher must evaluate and redesign. Because our direct instruction was moved outside of ...
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The Atlantic hosted a series of panels today in Washington. Panelists were drawn from government, higher education and nonprofit organizations. The topic was.
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Flipping with Kirch: What will you miss the most? What did you enjoy ...

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The purpose of this blog is to have a place to reflect and analyze the use of my "flipped classroom" method of teaching during the 2012 spring semester in my two math classes: Algebra 1 and Math Analysis Honors.
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Tools To Enhance Your Personal Learning Environme...

Tools To Enhance Your Personal Learning Environme... | Education 2.0 and Beyond | Scoop.it
Compendium of tools, websites, software that can help you make use of your time better.
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Layering Personal Learning Environments

More thoughts by Graham Attwell:

 

"PLEs might be seen instead as a flexible process to scaffold individual and community learning and knowledge development. And of course, with powerful mobile devices that learning can take place in contexts where knowledge is applied, rather than as pure knowledge abstracted from its application."



Application is key takeaway here.
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Education Dreamer: The Flipped Classroom: A Genre of Teaching

Education Dreamer: The Flipped Classroom: A Genre of Teaching | Education 2.0 and Beyond | Scoop.it
I am always surprised by the variety of reactions I hear when I tell people I'm a believe in the flipped classroom. "I want to try that with my students." "I've been something similar for years." "I'm not a fan." "I don't like lectures and ...
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Educational Technology. We are living in a world in which technology affects everyday facets of life. Technology resources are therefore necessary to effectively enhance classroom instruction and enable students to be ...
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Professional blog | 21st Century Educator

Professional blog | 21st Century Educator | Education 2.0 and Beyond | Scoop.it
RT‏ @davidwees Blog post on this issue: I flipped my math classroom http://t.co/G72vxMud #edchat #mathchat #flippedclassroom #flipclass...
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Educational Technology Guy: Conceptboard - visual collaboration ...

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Educational Technology Guy: Plagiarism of my blog happening right ...

Educational Technology Guy: Plagiarism of my blog happening right ... | Education 2.0 and Beyond | Scoop.it
The other day, Richard Byrne over at Free Technology for Teachers, emailed me to let me know that a site was stealing content from my blog. The site, http://educationsideasandtips.blogspot.com/, seems to be automatically ...
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The Twitter Essay | Digital Pedagogy | Digital Research for Humanities

The Twitter Essay | Digital Pedagogy | Digital Research for Humanities | Education 2.0 and Beyond | Scoop.it
"I’ve recently experimented in my composition classes with an assignment I call the Twitter-essay, in which students condense an argument with evidential support into 140 characters, which they unleash upon a hashtag (or trending topic) in the...

 

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The “Flipped Classroom” starts with one question: what is the best ...

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If you've implemented (or even heard of) the flipped classroom approach to teaching, you have Jonathan Bergmann to thank. Bergmann, along with fellow teacher Aaron Sams, pioneered the idea, and Bergmann is committed ...
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Apps for Learners who Struggle with Text!

Apps for Learners who Struggle with Text! | Education 2.0 and Beyond | Scoop.it

Paul Hamilton lists the top apps for students who struggle with text. Just 13 more ways to level the playing field!

 

> Paperport:  Note-taking app with audio and voice recognition

> Text Grabber:  Turn hard copy to readable PDF

> Cloudon:  Do equations and other math on the iPad

> Type on PDF:  Complete tests on the iPad; import PDF's form Dropbox

> Abilipad:  Word prediction with TTS

> Nebulous Notes:  Text editor; integrates with DropBox

> AudioNote:  Combine typed and handwritten notes with built in mic to record voice.

> Dragon Dictation:  Easy to use voice recognition; use "Speak Selection" to read dictated work.

> vBookz PDF Voice Reader:  TTS for reading PDF files

> GoodReader:  Offers TTS for text files; works with DropBox

> Idea Sketch: Create mind map and turn it into an outline.

> Book Creator: Create and share multimedia projects on the iPad

> Side by Side:  Split iPad screen into up to customizable "windows"

 

Think of the possiblilities for struggling students.

 

 


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The affinity between Technology and Education | Beyondlifting

Education and technology have a close relationship with each other, which becomes increasingly obvious in the modern society. As is known to us all, we live in the 'information age' or 'knowledge explosion age'.
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Stages of Personalized Learning Environments

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This chart provides the three stages of Personalized Learning Environments describing Stage One (Teacher-centered), Stage Two (Teacher and Learners as co-designers) and Stage Three (Learner-centered).
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Nik's QuickShout: iPad Apps for English Language Teachers

Nik's QuickShout: iPad Apps for English Language Teachers | Education 2.0 and Beyond | Scoop.it

List of apps that may prove helpful as schools roll out iPads (and other devices) to staff.

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Teach Smarter, Not Harder with Educational Technology » Compass ...

Teach Smarter, Not Harder with Educational Technology » Compass ... | Education 2.0 and Beyond | Scoop.it
This past February, Compass Learning teamed up with WeAreTeachers and launched a nation-wide promotion. The purpose was to award a deserving teacher who faces differentiation challenges in the classroom.
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Common Misunderstandings of Educators Who Fear Technology

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Even as we are seeing more schools and educators transform the way they teach and learn with technology, many more are not. Some of the reasons for not embracing technology have to do with several misconceptions.
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