Assistive technology tools for struggling students in post-secondary education

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  • 1. Assistive technology tools for struggling students in post-secondary education

2. twitter.com/chacullenEcharlenec@spectronics.com.au 3. http://www.flickr.com/photos/williamhook/9017190514/ 4. Must beGoal directedSupported within the curriculum planIntegrated with other technologySupported with training and learning 5. the most crucial factor= you 6. https://twitter.com/kayleygilbert 7. designed for AVERAGE 8. ban the AVERAGE 9. Chris Windsor / Getty Images 10. design to the EDGES 11. bit.ly/litsupport 12. Coming Soon 13. Technology for reading and access to learning content 14. Settings & Extensions 15. iPad SettingsGeneral/Accessibility/Vision / Speak selectionGeneral/Accessibility/Vision / Speak screenChrome ExtensionCo:Writerfor ChromeCo:WriterDesktopSpeech SettingsText to speech 16. readup to 500 wpmspeak150-170 wpm 17. comprehension problemsbelow 100 wpmwordsneed to pacedat 2 or 3 pre second 18. AppsReadability ScoreSymbol SupportiReadWriteChrome ExtensionsGoogle DictionaryRead&Writefor GoogleOther resourceshttp://www.readability-score.com/www.rewordify.comComprehension & Vocabulary Support 19. AppsClaroPDFPDF Expert 5iAnnotatePDFReading PDFs 20. AppsKNFB ReaderPrizmoPixterTextGrabberOCR tools 21. Supporting organisation and other executive functions 22. organisation & study 23. quality of thinking drops awayquickly once working memoryincreases beyond four items 24. AppstldrReaderbitlyURL ShortenerChrome ExtensionTLDRGoogle URL ShortenerResourceswww.textcompactor.comCognitive load 25. QR Codes 26. Websitesqrstuff.comqrcode.kaywa.comzxing.appspot.com/generatorqrvoice.netQR Code generator 27. AppsScan -QR Code and Barcode ReaderQrafterProAvailable for any device!QR Code readers 28. AppsSafeShareTVNicertubeChrome extensionsClearlyReadabilityResourcesReader Button in Safari via Speak SelectionMinimise Distraction 29. AppsPinterestSide by SideSling NoteGoogle ScholarChrome ExtensionSplit ScreenInformation Gathering 30. AppsEasy APAEasyBibResourcesGoogle ScholarReferencing 31. AppsClaroSpeakVoice ReaderRecorderCreate Audio 32. AppsSonic PicsMovenoteExplain EverythingChromewww.youtube.com/editorVideo editingiMovieVideo Creation 33. videois a tool to support instruction, not an instructional tool 34. AppsTubenotesResourcesVideoNot.esis a free web tool that allows students to take notes on a video they are watchingVideo Notes 35. AppsBook CreatorCreative Book BuildereBooks 36. SoftwareiBooksAuthor via MacbookeBooks 37. Learnerslearn more when working in pairs when using technology 38. use the cloud 39. EvernoteDropboxGoogle driveUsing the Cloud 40. AppsForgetfulMylillistNozbeRemindersCalendarGoogle CalendarShare and collaborative featuresReminders 41. Supporting writing and the new literacies 42. write 43. why?QWERTY 44. Sacred Heart College NZ digitised all exams across schoolSacred Heart College NZNormal rather than unusualDigital ExamsFair and equal test 45. writing can be cognitively overwhelming, physically exhausting, time consumingso they have negative attitudes to the writing process 46. avoiding failureis a strongermotivation than obtaining a positive success or reward 47. AppsPoppletInspiration MapsMindNodeMindMeisterMind Mapping 48. AppsGinger PageiReadWriteRead&Write11Spell checkVerb checkSpelling & Grammar 49. AppsCo:Writer, WriteOnline, iReadWriteClaroSpeak-Australian Edition, iWordQ, AppWriterChrome ExtensionCo:Writerfor ChromeCo:WriterWord predictionWord prediction 50. iOS KeyboardsSwype(Android also)Swiftkey(Android also)KeedogoSuperKeysHandWritingRecognition AppsWrite PadMyScriptNotes MobileKeyboard Alternatives 51. AppsDragon DictationSettingsGeneral/SiriMac/PCDragon Naturally Speaking (PC)Dragon Dictate for MacSpeech Recognition 52. AppsSonic PicsMovenoteExplain EverythingChromewww.youtube.com/editorVideo editingiMovieVideo Creation 53. AppsEvernoteSkitchAudioNoteSoundNoteNotabilityGoogleGoogle DriveNotetaking 54. Give it a go!Start. Go. Begin. 55. What next?What are my next steps? 56. Jason Gibson & Jason Caroll 57. Thank You

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