http://www.graphite.org Launched by Common Sense Media, the nonprofit known by parents, teachers and librarians for its high quality, nonpartisan reviews and its popular Digital Literacy and Citizenship Curriculum, Graphite promises to be the go-to platform for helping teachers make sense of an exponentially evolving number of digital learning tools. The site is not only free, it’s also ad-free. Now […]


Flipped Classroom

The Flipped Classroom is an exciting relatively new concept more and more teachers are discovering. While probably best with Secondary students, it can work for other levels as well. The concept is that students would sit through the lecture portion of their studies through some form of technology, e.g.: online videos, power points, etc. and […]


Text to Speech Software

Posted by admin on March 26, 2012 in Apple, Assistive Technology, Course Subjects, How-to, Software, Uncategorized |

Hi all, As we have a number of students on IEP’s and need assistance in reading many texts, and our limited resources in hiring readers, this is one suggestion that could help….. Text to Speech software allows a user on a computer (desktop, laptop or tablet) to highlight portions of text and it will read […]


Google Scribe

Posted by admin on June 17, 2011 in Assistive Technology, Google, Web Resources |

Google Scribe helps students write better documents! A free, web-based, word prediction tool provides students with related word or phrase completion suggestions as they type. It also checks documents for incorrect phrases, punctuations, and other errors like misspellings. Schools will welcome Google Scribe as an alternative to proprietary software such as WordQ™. Although Google Scribe […]

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