Category Archives: Google Docs

Word Bank for Google Chrome

Word BankDon Johnston just announced another new product, Word Bank for Google Chrome. A similar support to Co:Writer but without the prediction features, Word Bank easily creates a word cloud or word list on a topic from an electronic document … Continue reading

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Google Docs Voice Typing Command List (expanded)

  Google Docs recently added Voice Typing tool provides a voice recognition tool for word processing within Google Chrome. This is a great new feature in Google Docs that requires no training and little set up. Voice Typing can be turned on … Continue reading

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Google Docs Voice Typing Tool

Did you know that a new Voice Typing tool is available in Google Docs (since September 2015) providing speech recognition as a option when using Google Chrome Browser? I may be the only one who was not aware of this new tool, … Continue reading

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Back to School – Producing & Sharing Your Schedules

Back to School Time! Creating and Sharing Schedules  After you have gathered schedules, one of the next important tasks is crafting your schedule and sharing it with the dozens of teachers, administrative staff for accountability. You will need to manage … Continue reading

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Read & Write for Google Chrome Free for Teachers

 Are you familiar with Read & Write for Google Chrome? A Premium subscription is now free for Teachers! Not familiar with it? Here is an overview of what features are available in the Google Chrome app: How to get your free Google … Continue reading

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Accessible Instructional Materials Tools to Support Reading

The Assistive Technology Daily’s recent post of an article, “Can Audio and or/or Digital Books Improve Your Child’s Learning Outcomes?”,   from the National Center for Learning Disabilities, not only stirred my interest, but also strong feelings about access to print. From … Continue reading

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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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