Smart Speller Learning can be Fun!
How to get Smart Speller http://www.liberty.k12.ga.us/Technology/TeacherDownloads.asp <ul><li>Click Smart Speller Software...
Playing a Game <ul><li>Press the Go button in the lower left corner. </li></ul><ul><li>The Category dialog box will appear...
Playing a Game <ul><li>Up to 10 words  </li></ul><ul><li>Play by listening to an audio recording or by looking at a pictur...
Player Options Stop Game Play attached sound file Launch alphabet toolbar Return to previous word Go to next word Check an...
Handwriting Recognition <ul><li>Automatically converts handwritten letters to typed text when student goes to next word </...
Handwriting Recognition Converts handwritten letter to typed text
Editing Categories & Words <ul><li>From Options, click on Edit Word Categories </li></ul><ul><li>Click desired category  <...
Importing a Word List <ul><li>Save desired word list as .txt file </li></ul><ul><li>In Smart Speller, click on Options  </...
Pasting a Word List <ul><li>Open Document where word list is typed </li></ul><ul><li>Select and copy the words </li></ul><...
Creating Hints <ul><li>Students can receive a hint by clicking on the question mark </li></ul><ul><li>Gives away next lett...
Adding Sound to a Word <ul><li>From Options, click on Edit Word Categories </li></ul><ul><li>Find desired word to attach a...
Adding Image to a Word <ul><li>From Options, click on Edit Word Categories </li></ul><ul><li>Choose desired Category and t...
Animating the Word Images <ul><li>If you want the image that accompanies a word to slide across the screen, select the Opt...
Changing Game Font <ul><li>From options, click on Change Game Font </li></ul><ul><li>When box appears, choose desired font...
 
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Smart Speller

  1. 1. Smart Speller Learning can be Fun!
  2. 2. How to get Smart Speller http://www.liberty.k12.ga.us/Technology/TeacherDownloads.asp <ul><li>Click Smart Speller Software V.2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Run program </li></ul><ul><li>After download is complete, you can download grade specific content </li></ul><ul><li>Double click icon on desktop to launch </li></ul>
  3. 3. Playing a Game <ul><li>Press the Go button in the lower left corner. </li></ul><ul><li>The Category dialog box will appear. </li></ul><ul><li>Select a word category from the Category dropdown. </li></ul><ul><li>Press the OK button. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Playing a Game <ul><li>Up to 10 words </li></ul><ul><li>Play by listening to an audio recording or by looking at a picture </li></ul><ul><li>Write the word letter by letter in the spaces or use alphabet toolbar to drag letters </li></ul>
  5. 5. Player Options Stop Game Play attached sound file Launch alphabet toolbar Return to previous word Go to next word Check answer Get a hint
  6. 6. Handwriting Recognition <ul><li>Automatically converts handwritten letters to typed text when student goes to next word </li></ul><ul><li>May be useful to convert letters before moving on to the next word </li></ul><ul><li>Can choose to drag and drop letters from an alphabet toolbar </li></ul>
  7. 7. Handwriting Recognition Converts handwritten letter to typed text
  8. 8. Editing Categories & Words <ul><li>From Options, click on Edit Word Categories </li></ul><ul><li>Click desired category </li></ul><ul><li>Words and categories can now be added or deleted </li></ul>
  9. 9. Importing a Word List <ul><li>Save desired word list as .txt file </li></ul><ul><li>In Smart Speller, click on Options </li></ul><ul><li>Click on Import New Word List </li></ul><ul><li>Click Browse to find the desired file </li></ul>
  10. 10. Pasting a Word List <ul><li>Open Document where word list is typed </li></ul><ul><li>Select and copy the words </li></ul><ul><li>In Smart Speller, click on Options </li></ul><ul><li>Click Paste New Word List </li></ul><ul><li>Give a Category Name </li></ul>
  11. 11. Creating Hints <ul><li>Students can receive a hint by clicking on the question mark </li></ul><ul><li>Gives away next letter in the word </li></ul><ul><li>You can choose to give away a certain letter every time it appears in a word </li></ul>
  12. 12. Adding Sound to a Word <ul><li>From Options, click on Edit Word Categories </li></ul><ul><li>Find desired word to attach a sound to </li></ul><ul><li>Click Record </li></ul><ul><li>Save As box will appear </li></ul><ul><li>Click save </li></ul><ul><li>After you have attached sound to words, click OK to exit </li></ul>
  13. 13. Adding Image to a Word <ul><li>From Options, click on Edit Word Categories </li></ul><ul><li>Choose desired Category and then word to animate </li></ul><ul><li>Click folder beside the word Image </li></ul><ul><li>Find desired picture and click Open </li></ul>
  14. 14. Animating the Word Images <ul><li>If you want the image that accompanies a word to slide across the screen, select the Options menu and check the Animate Image command. To turn off the animation, click the Animate Image command again. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Changing Game Font <ul><li>From options, click on Change Game Font </li></ul><ul><li>When box appears, choose desired font, style, and size. </li></ul><ul><li>Click OK </li></ul>

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