Category Archives: Google Chrome

New Google Menu Tool – Add-Ons

Working as a OT and AT at a Google School requires searching for supports for struggling readers and writers in Google Chrome. Like other apps and software, change is frequent and exploring what those changes may mean for special needs students is … Continue reading

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Read & Write App for Google Chrome

Read & Write for Google , an extension in the Google Chrome Store, is available with a new look and new features. The Read & Write extension has continued to improve, providing additional features to support struggling readers and writers. Word prediction, translation and … Continue reading

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AppWriter Cloud – Private Edition

AppWriter Cloud for Google Docs has been out for a few months within the Chrome Store for educational institutions. LingApps, developer of AppWriter Cloud currently has a private edition for Google Chrome available through their LingApps website at a cost of USD … Continue reading

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Creating Picture Vocabulary with Read & Write Google Extension

Kurtis Broeg in his blog post “Sharing Picture Vocabulary using Read & Write with Google Extension” provides an explanation and a video demonstrating how to create a picture vocabulary list in Read & Write in Google Chrome. I am thankful to be able … Continue reading

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Google Search for iOS gets Google Now! All the great features of Android… locked in one little app | iMore.com

Use of Google is pervasive, whether personally or in the schools for those who work in a Google schools.  Adding apps, extensions and other functionality to your mobile devices with Google tools can help with efficiency, some basic accessibilty and a host … Continue reading

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Free Technology for Teachers: 13 Good Chrome Extensions and Apps for Students and Teachers

Richard Byne reviews 13 Chrome Extensions for student and teachers which include some that are support students with reading and writing challenges. Find his review: http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2013/03/13-good-chrome-extensions-and-apps-for.html As scooped on Scoop.it – OT mTool Kit Carol Leynse Harpold‘s insight: Many of the … Continue reading

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