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  • Listening to reading with UNITE

    Started by Lynne Silcock 22 Sep 2016 2:58pm () Replies (2) Last reply by Anita McDrury
    Hi All You might like this wonderful resource bank of talking books - see the post on the blended literacy group here.
  • New voice typing in Google Doc's

    Started by Lynne Silcock 07 Sep 2015 12:28pm () Replies (4) Last reply by Lynne Silcock
    Hi all Try this new voice typing (speech recognition) in gdocs - so easy to use and has really good accuracy. I have just tested it and got 97% accuracy (14 errors in 396 words) which is comparable with most of the other speech recognition tools...
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    Distinguishing sounds - Māori medium

    Started by Lynne Silcock 08 Nov 2015 5:58pm () Replies (10) Last reply by Lynne Silcock
    Hi all Does anyone know of web resources, apps or software to help students to develop listening skills and the ability to distinguishing sounds? It is for a Māori medium setting so english words won't be appropriate. Thanks,...
  • Text to speech and Voice typing blogs updated

    Started by Lynne Silcock 30 Nov 2015 10:59am () Replies (1) Last reply by Lynne Silcock
    Hi all I just wanted to let you know that I have updated the two blogs: Text-to-speech now includes:  Microsoft's brilliant text to speech tool in Office (Word, PowerPoint, Onenote and Excel) Voice typing (speech...
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    OCR app for iPad

    Started by merryl 22 Jul 2015 9:20pm () Replies (3) Last reply by Coll O'Connor
    Hi Can anyone recommend a good OCR app for iPad..I use to have one recommended for about 11- 13 dollars but can't remember what it was? Thanks Merryl
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    Clicker Connect issues with iOS8 for iPad

    Started by Coll O'Connor 15 Oct 2014 1:10pm () Replies (1) Last reply by Coll O'Connor
    Catherine Brill from DTSL has given a heads up regarding the Clicker Connect App and updating your iPads to the new iOS8. The Clicker Connect App is having real problems with the iOS8. If you try to delete a cell within a cluster (just the first...
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    Ipads Vs Samsung Tablet

    Started by merryl 13 Aug 2014 8:45pm () Replies (2) Last reply by Karen
    Hi all We are a GAFE school with a few Ipads. We are  submitting Assitive Technology applications and are wondering if we should go for a Tablet over the Ipad. So far the tablet allows google docs to be used in a much friendlier way. We use...
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    MouseTrack App - Help Please

    Started by Rebecca Price 28 Aug 2014 4:13pm () Replies (1) Last reply by Rebecca Price
    Does anyone have any experience with using this App  ? If you do I have a quick question to ask. MouseTrack    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=uk.android.tbox.mousetrack.activities Currently being used on a...
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