AT Hive is a wonderful resource developed by AHEAD in Ireland. AHEAD is a non-profit organization working to create inclusive environments in education and employment for people with disabilities. They have developed a feature match tool to help you pair AT tools with the specifics students are struggling with. Take a minute to watch the video below and then visit the site!
Applied Digital Skills is a totally free, video-based, online curriculum to teach digital skills for your students in any subject area and for your own professional development. There are over 150 ready-to-use lessons covering a wide range of age levels, tech tools, and topics.
Check Out a tutorial from Eric Curts and then explore Google's Applied Digital Skills!
Awesome Micro PD- Writing Supports for Students
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An AMAZING, FREE App that automatically turns your notes into Flashcards, quizzes, and assignments!
Import hand written notes, use websites, and take physical notes in the app- then turn them into review items! You can even connect to Google Classroom!
Check out their website and YouTube Channel
And Here is the Teacher Tutorials from their YouTube Channel
Here is a great tutorial from Eric Curts on using the built-in Translation features in Google during Google Meet Sessions! This is awesome for ELLs and their parents/guardians to be able to host a meeting and better understand one another.
Here is the direct website for more information as well:
Get rid of Background Noise with Krisp! Works for Mac or PC.
Speak without Noise or Listen without Noise- either way, an awesome new addition to help with all of your online teaching and learning!
Google for Education has released a great document for parents/guardians to use to enable various accessibility features. Take a look here and share it out!
Take a look at my step-by-step tutorial on how to turn on and use the built-in accessibility features of Spoken Content. Explore "Speak Selection" and "Speak Screen" on the iPad to help students with reading and reading comprehension. Learn how to highlight words, sentences, o both. Also, listen to "Alex" speak, a high-quality contextual reader.
Here is a step-by-step video on how to access some built-in accessibility features of a ChromeBook. Take a look at specifics like Select to Speak, ChromeVox, Magnification, High Contrast, Speech to Text, Dictation, and Voice Typing.
Zoom has finally embedded closed captions! Here's how to enable this feature Thanks to Jamie Mayo at Washtenaw Intermediate School District.
I'm Elisabeth Mills, and I am JCISD's Assistive Technology (AT) Coordinator! I am here to help you learn new things, stay up-to-date, and provide you with various devices to use for your classrooms and students.