EquatIO helps students more easily write math expressions.
- Dictate, type, or handwrite math equations to have them automatically uploaded to a Google Doc or other document
- The software understands what is being typed or handwritten, and turns those expressions into clear, accurate on-screen formulas
2) Read & Write for Google
Read & Write for Google is a Chrome extension that makes documents, web pages, and common file types more accessible for students with different learning abilities.
- Words or passages can be read out loud using the text-to-speech feature
- Text and pictures come with dictionaries
- Word-prediction tool suggests phrases as you type
- Dictate words and they appear on the screen, eliminating handwriting
- Type directly on PDFs
Mindomo is mind-mapping software that allows students to create collaborative concept maps, outlines, and charts that simplify project planning.
- Progress from outline to graphical mind maps with one click, simplifying the outlining process for students who struggle to organize and rearrange their ideas
- Students may embed videos and graphics in their mind maps
- Includes templates for different types of writings, like a persuasive essay
ReaderQ is a Chrome Add On that eliminates distractions when reading web pages and help readers get to the main point of what they’re reading.
- Adjust the text display to show highlighting and varied text sizes, as well as annotations
- Select and save keywords and phrases. A limit is placed on how much is selected to make sure only relevant points are saved
- Used frequently by middle- or high-school students who need to reference information on the web when writing reports
ModMath was designed by parents of a boy with dyslexia and dysgraphia to simplify basic math problems and detailed equations through the use of a touchscreen and keypad.
- The app's virtual graph paper creates a pencil-free format in which to complete arithmetic
- Older students can complete more complex math equations inside the tool
Students can approach teachers with conversations starters like:
- I’m struggling with ________________. Can we talk about it later?
- I’m working hard, but I’m still not understanding. Can you help me?
- This is what I know. Am I on the right track?
- I’m not sure what I need. Can you help me?
- Can you give me advice about ________ ?