Most of us know you should read something out loud when proofreading, but we may miss critical errors. We insert words we think are there, but aren't, because we wrote it. Using the text-to-speech function on your device will help prevent your internal autocorrect from missing errors.
Over at TUAW, they suggest using the Mac's and iOS's built-in text to speech function. Windows, Android and Chrome have text-to-speech too, though, so this tip works anywhere. You'll hear words that are missing and punctuation that's off when the text doesn't sound right. It's no replacement for a human, but can help in a pinch."
iOS 8 vs iOS 7: 5 Things iPad Owners Need to Know Gotta Be Mobile Very soon you'll be able to install iOS 8 on the iPad to deliver a large collection of new iOS 8 features that will supercharge your iPad.
Year 8 pupils get iPads as new learning resource Derry Journal St Columb's College is aiming to revolutionise day-to-day teaching and learning with the introduction of iPads for all Year 8 pupils, reports Sean McLaughlin.
"The simplest addition of technology to my 5th grade Language Arts classroom made the greatest difference in the level of engagement of my students, especially in our non-fiction unit, in which we rely heavily on paper articles. Even though the material is true, real life, and exciting, I still found my 5th graders, who are bombarded with technology outside of the classroom, bored to tears when I passed out an article for them to read and mark up with a pencil. "
ZDNet HP unveils pair of new colorful Chromebooks ZDNet Lost a little in the shuffle at this week's IFA trade show in Berlin, but certainly not lost in the marketplace, HP Chromebooks are receiving a refresh to be available next month in time for...
As our online personal information has become less and less personal, the privacy pendulum may now ready to switch directions. (But is it really a new generational embrace of privacy or actually a fondness for the ephemeral, @nytimes?
This past spring, PAECT named Brian Borosh, CETL, as their Outstanding Chief Technology Officer of the Year. It’s a well-deserved honor; Brian has been a transformative leader at East Stroudsburg Area School District in PA.
The new digital divide causes a problem for students and parents, certainly, but also for teachers who are trying not only to integrate new tools into their instruction but also to navigate economic issues in their classrooms.
With the huge purchase plan suspended, Superintendent John Deasy has alternated between assertions of his acceptance of the slowdown as a chance to regroup and denunciations of others who he said had politicized the process.
Apple's iBooks and Amazon's Kindle (both free) are two of the best apps for reading a book on your iPhone or iPad, and each has its own strengths and weaknesses – so which is right for your reading habits? Amazon and Apple are each competitive when it comes to the price of digital books, but their respective…