Category Archives: Apps and Mobile Learning

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ReadWrite for iPad Keyboard

ReadWrite for iPad Keyboard

This video is one in a series of videos, available via Spectronics Online Premium, on iOS Keyboards for the iPad. The Read&Write for iPad is an alternative iOS keyboard, providing the following features: Text to speech Word prediction Spell checker Dictionary, with text to speech, and picture dictionary support The keyboard is very customisable allowing for modifications in …

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SuperKeys – SuperLaunch!

SuperKeys – SuperLaunch!

Reposted with permission from Crick Software US Blog As I mentioned in my last post, we attended Closing The Gap, a national AT conference which takes place in Minneapolis every October. On the Wednesday evening, we hosted a party for more than 80 guests, at which we announced a brand new addition to our growing family of apps. …

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Proloquo2Go Version 4.0 Update

Proloquo2Go Version 4.0 Update

The team at Assistware have been working hard to update one of our favourite AAC apps: They have been putting together a series of blogposts outlining some of the new features we will see when Version 4.0 is released. Here is an outline and a summary for you all! But if you want to know more, please follow …

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Latest Spectronics Online Video! Exploring the Clicker Apps Part 3: Clicker Docs

Latest Spectronics Online Video! Exploring the Clicker Apps Part 3: Clicker Docs

Check out the latest video JUST added to the Spectronics Online Resources! Exploring the Clicker Apps – Part 3: Clicker Docs is available now! Login to start watching straight away!

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SuperKeys Accessible Keyboard

SuperKeys Accessible Keyboard

Reposted with permission from Crick Software UK Blog Some children find it difficult to type into the iPad – even the simplified keyboards in the Clicker Apps may not be accessible for those with physical challenges. Previously, the only alternative was to use switch access, but now SuperKeys offers an alternative that is faster, more child-friendly, and easier …

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Literacy Instruction for Young Learners: Technology-Enhanced Classroom Strategies

Literacy Instruction for Young Learners: Technology-Enhanced Classroom Strategies

Workshop Program, Presentation Slides, Resources and Links from our “Literacy Instruction for Young Learners: Technology-Enhanced Classroom Strategies” workshop.  

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Meet the new Connect Case for iPad

Meet the new Connect Case for iPad

The new Connect Case for iPad unlocks the power of the iPad for users with significant physical disabilities. Connect provides switch accessibility, brilliant sound, and exceptional design to create a one of a kind solution for the iPad. Its sleek outer casing protects against impact making it a valuable addition in all primary school classrooms using iPads with …

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Getting ready for iOS8

Getting ready for iOS8

I recently reset my phone to factory settings, but before I went ahead, I thought carefully about the apps I had on my phone and the settings I was using. With the release of iOS8 in the next few days it’s important to take stock as a school, as a classroom, as a student, family or individual user. …

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Time Tools for the iPad

Time Tools for the iPad

We are often asked to demonstrate time tools for the iPad. Apps, but also tips and tricks for managing student usage of the iPad. Someone showed me the “STOP PLAYING” tip on the iPad, so it only seems fair that our team share it with you! This tip means that you can set a time limit on how long …

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Latest Spectronics Online Video! Exploring the Reading Doctor Apps

Latest Spectronics Online Video! Exploring the Reading Doctor Apps

Check out the latest video JUST added to the Spectronics Online Resources! Exploring the Reading Doctor Apps is available now! Login to start watching straight away!

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