Basics Firefox plus Add- Ons Click-Speak FireVox DSpeech Ghotit Natural Reader WordTalk PowerTalk
Simple Mac OS TTS Open System Preferences - it’s the fourth item in the Apple menu. In the “System” section, usually about the fourth line of icons, there is an icon labeled “Speech” which looks like an old fashioned microphone. Click on the Speech icon.
Simple Mac OS TTS Select any key combination that isn’t already used for something else. Now all you need to do is select some text in an application - I suggest you try it first with Safari or Text Edit - and hit your keys and you should hear Mac OS X read out whatever you have selected!
On Line Text-To-Speech http://vozme.com/ http://spokentext.net/ http://www.yakitome.com/
“ Ice Breakers” and Innocent Mistakes humiliation at the start
Be sure that class activities – especially first class session activities, before you know your students well – are not “accidentally” humiliating. Physical movement activities, reading aloud, being forced to write by hand, even speaking in front of a group, can force students into unplanned disclosure .
Handling Computers and Mobiles in the Classroom Alternative Formats Alternative Response Forms What Universal Design looks like
allow students to choose their technology, whether their technology is paper and pen, a computer, or a mobile phone. But engage those technologies. Ask those online to look things up, to share…
or bring the online backchannel to the front of the classroom Today’s Meet