Category Archives: Emergent Literacy

Unite for Literacy Resource

Unite for Literacy is a free online picture book resource supporting non-readers of individuals of different cultures. It counteracts book scarcity for non-readers of different languages with this online resource of digital books. A community based organization supported by business who have partnered … Continue reading

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Read to Me in Book Creator 5 — The Website of Luis Perez

Luis Perez shares a new feature of Book Creator 5  for iPad (4.99) that provides a “read to me” for stories created. This is a great new feature of the popular Book Creator app for iPad. Read more on Luis’s … Continue reading

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The AT Daily Shares Sparkup Book Reader

As reposted from Assistive Technology Daily…Sparkup Book Reader a new book reading device for emergent readers. Meet SparkUp® The Sparkup Magical Book Reader is a revolutionary device that clips directly on to any picture book and reads it aloud in … Continue reading

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Tar Heel Gameplay – accessible video games! — Jane Farrall Consulting

I’m very excited to say that there is a new option in the Tar Heel family – Tar Heel Gameplay! Tar Heel Gameplay lets you create a timed switch version of most videos. You can link to a video on … Continue reading

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My Story App Gone Free!

My Story App (iPhone/iPad; regularly 4.99) has gone free today (3/27/2015). This storytelling, book app provides many tools for creating books, writing projects, sensory or social stories for young students. Here are some of the features of the app: * … Continue reading

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Keeble App from AssistiveWare – Another 3rd Party Keyboard Option!

The option of iOS 8 predictive keyboard and 3rd Party Keyboard apps provides additional support to writers with larger keys, more customization and word prediction integrated into the standard iOS 8 keyboard.  This brings another level of support to struggling writers … Continue reading

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My Story Book Maker App – Gone Free

For a limited time, My Story Book Maker  app for iPad (normally 3.99) is free. You may have an abundance of storytelling apps already, however, this free app provides book making for 6-8 year olds with great drawing tools, stamps, voice recording, … Continue reading

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