PLAYLIST FOR Google Accessibility: Explore
- Google Read and Write: Basics, Quick Guide, Student-facing Tutorial, Introductions for Teachers
- Google Suite Tools: Docs, Slides, Forms
- Hyperdocs and Multimedia Tech Set
- Make them more interactive rather than just one doc
- Kids doing things in groups
- Samples on Google Teacher Academy on hyperdocs
- Graphic organizer ideas
- Multimedia tech sets - slides, diagrams, flowcharts, anything else that can be digital
- Recommended tools to explore:
- Picture definitions: Visuwords.com, Wordsmyth.com
- Postit graphic organizer - printable fold-able
- Visual tracking:
- Beeline reader - fades into different colors, breaks up the black, people with dyslexia
- Mercury reader - streamline and make font larger and easier for them to read (especially if free version of texts)
- Autodraw.com (Autopopulate based on drawings)
- For question: who are the characters, and what is their relationship to one another?
- Character map
- Pictures from google for character; symbolstyx images for description
- For question: discuss main events/summary of chapter 1; write in your reading log
- Adobe spark - create video
- Use template for tell me what you know
- Smmry.com - will summarize for you - copy/paste in text, then will summarize for you
- Louisiana Assistive Technology Institute’s: UDL & Assistive Technology Recommendations
TASK FOR Google Accessibility: Explore
Submit a document with responses below at renewownyourlearning.com
- Set up your own Google Read & Write account. Upload a student facing document and try the following tools:
- Screen mask
- Practice Reading Aloud
- Take screenshot of highlights with two different colors, and copy into your submission document
- Create google form and make into quiz with 2 questions with pictorial options, add link into your submission document
- Embed a youtube video into 1 question in your quiz
- Take a student-facing google doc and add in picture for at least one high leverage vocabulary word with Explore tool (Take screenshot of doc with picture support)
- Set up your own hyperdoc. Open a student-facing document you will use over the next two weeks.
- Select two components that can be made more interactive, make a copy and name “Your name_Hyperdoc” and add link into your submission document
- Select one of the suggested tools from the playlist that a group of students would find helpful, include in your lesson accommodation plans. Take a picture/scan student work from the lesson you have implemented and add to your submission document.
- Reflect on the following questions (max 200 words each):
- How easy was the new tool to implement? What would you do differently next time you use this tool with students?
- What was students’ response to the tool?