Episode Overview –
Episode #137 is sponsored by Texthelp. This episode features a recording of a Google Hangout interview with Jason Carroll, the Global Product Manager at Texthelp.com. We discuss the features of the popular Read&Write literacy support software for students who are struggling with reading and writing including an analysis of how to implement some of the most popular and well-utilized features. Features like text-to-speech, word prediction, highlighting, highlight collection, voice notes, picture dictionary, and vocabulary list maker are all discussed.
A.T.TIPS in this Episode –
A.T.TIP #449: Read&Write
A.T.TIP #450: Fluency Tutor
Upcoming ATIA Webinars
Getting Your AT Party Started: Answers to Commonly Asked Questions About Program Building with Sally Norton-Darr – 3:30pm – 5:00pm ET on December 11th, 2014. Webinar for the Assistive Technology Industry Association
Social Media for Beginners: Twitter 101 with Beth Poss – 3:30pm – 5:00pm ET on April 22, 2015. Webinar for the Assistive Technology Industry Association
Upcoming Live Presentations
Technology Driven Data Collection: Using Digital Tools to Document Progress
One-Day Pre-conference – January 28th, 2015.
Assistive Technology Industry Association Conference
Schedule of Presentations at the 2015
|1/28/2015||8am – 4pm||Technology Driven Data Collection: One-Day Pre-Conference||Beth Poss||http://bit.ly/dataatia15|
|1/29/2015||8am – 9am||Generation Tech! Empower students with an authentic writing/publishing opportunity||Eliza Anderson, Melissa Bugaj|
|1/29/2015||12pm – 1pm||Professional Development Smackdown||Diana Carl, Mike Marotta, Kirk Behnke, Beth Poss|
|1/29/2015||2:20pm – 3:20pm||PD2015 – Using a Strategy-A-Day Calendar to Elicit Change||Sally Norton-Darr, Mark Nichols, Judith Schoonover|
|1/30/2015||8am – 9am||Indiana Jones meets the Internet: Becoming an Assistive Technology Archaeologist||Beth Poss|
|1/30/2015||9:20am – 10:20am||Twitter 101–Building Your AT Professional Learning Network||Beth Poss|
|1/30/2015||2:20pm – 3:20pm||Innovative Practices in PD 2015: It’s Not Business as Usual||Diana Carl, Mike Marotta, Kirk Behnke, Linda Wilson,|
I’ll Be There! Will you?
Strengthening and Streamlining Your Assistive Technology Practice – February 3th, 2015
KEYNOTE: More Than One Way To Skin A Cat (Practical & Fun AT) – February 4th, 2015
Common Recommendations Using (Mostly) Free Resources – February 4th, 2015