4 Ways to Teach Reading after 4th Grade21st January 2016 -
When we speak of “teaching reading,” often we think that should occur for students in Kindergarten through 3rd grade. For students in grades 4 and up, “teaching” reading means supporting student meaning making through higher level thinking tasks. The following four teaching suggestions will help you to ensure students understand information that’s contained in academic reading.
New Fluency Tutor for Google Features Now Available15th December 2015 -
While Fluency Tutor for Google continues to grow in popularity in schools across North America, we’ve been working feverishly behind the scenes to introduce some new and improved features that are developed from feedback by educators like you.
Since our most recent update only a couple of months ago, several new features have been added. This includes a “cold read” option that prevents students from accessing support tools when reading a passage, supports for additional languages, more detailed feedback for students, and more! Check the details, screenshots and a new product video below.
Read&Write for iPad Now Available in French8th December 2015 -
Read&Write for iPad provides support tools like text to speech, word prediction, dictionaries and more, built right into an iPad keyboard and a web toolbar for Safari. And Texthelp is excited to announce that Read&Write for iPad is now available in French!
This is especially good news for our friends in Canada, where French is an official language that’s used heavily (and often exclusively!) in many classrooms throughout the country. Read on to learn more and check out some screenshots.
Model-changing behavior: Technology inside and outside of the classroom27th October 2015 -
Technology in the classroom is here to stay. Fact. The recent OECD report on the effectiveness of technology and student performance got me thinking about the many conversations I’ve had over the years working in the Ed Tech sector. Many of these conversations centred round the impact of technology in the classroom.
Read&Write is Now Windows 10 Ready17th September 2015 -
This week, we’ve released an exciting new update to Read&Write for Windows version 11.5. This update provides even more ways for Windows users to access Read&Write – including in the new Windows 10 operating system, the Windows Edge browser, Office 365 in Edge, and on high resolution devices and tablets.
Read&Write for Google Chrome Now Available in French15th June 2015 -
Texthelp is happy to announce that Read&Write for Google is now available in French! With a new update released earlier this week, Read&Write for Google users can now use Read&Write for Google tools like Word Prediction, Dictionary, Speech Input and more completely in the French language in their Google Docs, PDFs, and on the web. The toolbar icons and menu options can even be displayed entirely in French.
This is especially exciting news for our many users in Canada, where French is an official language and integral part of education in many provinces and school boards.
Read on to learn more about this update and how to get started with it.