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Integrating Literacy & Technology
Tue, May 2, 2017, 4:45 PM – 5:45 PM EDT
Computer-aided writing software can assist students with expressive writing tasks.
Talking word processing programs can make writing tasks easier for students with learning disabilities.
Creative writing programs and apps can help stimulate children’s creativity and make them more successful at writing stories and assignments.
Word prediction programs are available and can offer students help with spelling, word finding, and auditory processing difficulties.
Good writing programs include features such as text-to-speech with male and female voices, the ability to enlarge text, different font choices, the use of color coding and highlighting, spell checkers and grammar and punctuation dictionaries.