Category Archives: Note Taking

Styluses for Therapists and Teachers

Handwriting notes on the iPad is something I typically avoid due to the lack of fluency, accuracy and the large size writing it produces. With most fine tipped styluses costing more than $ 50, I decided I could live without trying out the … Continue reading

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3 Strategies to Improve Student Writing Instantly

Guest blogger Ali Parrish, educator and ed tech consultant, provides three strategies, low-tech and high-tech, for breaking through students’ brain freeze when faced with the dilemma of what to write. Scooped from : http://www.edutopia.org/blog/3-strategies-improve-student-writing-ali-parrish, from  http://www.edutopia.org Working with special needs … Continue reading

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Webinar: Introduction to Audio Notetaker, a New Approach to Traditional Note-Taking | Adaptive Technology Resources Blog

See on Adaptive Technology Resources Blog Carol Leynse Harpold‘s insight: Sonocent is a computer based note taking solution for students in high school or college providing slides from presentations, recording of audio and note taking tools rolled into one application. … Continue reading

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5 Excellent iPad Apps Students Can Use for Taking Audio Notes ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

iPad Apps for Taking Audio Notes Educators Technology.com provides a listing of apps for taking audio notes, check them out at the link below: http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2014/01/5-excellent-ipad-apps-students-can-use.html “There are times when taking a note in a written format is not a practical … Continue reading

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Mirror Case for iPad

Do you or your students/clients have a need to take pictures or video, take notes and bookmark information on your iPad? The MirrorCase and MirrorCase HD app is a recently developed product that uses the camera  of the iPad to take … Continue reading

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iAnnotate PDF App – On Sale

iAnnotate PDF App, developed by Branchfire, Inc. is currently on sale for 1.99 (not sure how long!),  regularly 9.99. A PDF management app, iAnnotate’s features are numerous and well suited to students in upper elementary through secondary school: Annotate with text … Continue reading

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AudioNote Notepad – Voice Recorder App on Sale

AudioNote – Notepad and Voice Recorder app for iPhone/ iPad and AudioNote Notepad Android (4.99) , provides an amazing combination of audio recording and note taking that is synchronized in one app. Currently on sale for iOS (as of 5/18/2013) for 2.99 (from 4.99). This iOS … Continue reading

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iAnnotate App on Sale for Teacher Appreciation Week

Among the myrid of apps for note taking rise a few that are well worth mentioning for personal or professional note taking as well as creating worksheets with text boxes for students with dysgraphia or dyslexia to complete. iAnnotate app … Continue reading

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NEW iReadWrite App!

See on Scoop.it – OT mTool Kit iReadWrite app for iPad makes reading easier and ensures accurate writing as you use your iPad for school, work, or leisure. Carol Leynse Harpold‘s insight: Read & Write now has an app! I’ve heard … Continue reading

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Smartpen use by ASU students with Learning Disabilities

See on Scoop.it – Assistive Tech at SFSD csleynse‘s insight: Students’ comments on the use of the Livescribe Echo Pen. One of the connections that can be created with the Livescribe Desktop software is using the Pencast Player app for … Continue reading

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