Parents and students ensure to take advantage of the following free technologies that will enhance your learning experience. Examples of technologies are provided below with a description and the specific beneits it provides.
Video captioning is more than just text on the screen.
Give students the ability to read along with the video.
Crucial to education to prevent disability discrimination.
Aid ESL and foreign language students learn the English language.
It helps all students better understand and focus on educational videos.
Technology is free and easy to use.
Activate closed captions from the TV setting menu accessed by pressing the “Menu” button on your remote and selecting “Settings” followed by “Closed Captions.
Improve reading comprehension and literacy.
Studies show using closed captioning improves student’s test scores.
Speech to Text:
Speak your thoughts into a document instead of writing or typing it. Uses voice recognition software to insert text. Examples of software with text to speech technology: