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Using the Accessibility Features in Chromebooks to Support Diverse Learners

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Are you curious about how Chromebooks can support diverse learners in your classroom? In this session Dr. Luis Pérez will explore a number of accessibility features Google has built into Chromebooks to make these devices easier to use for students who have special learning needs. He will also feature a number of extensions for the Chrome web browser that provide supports for learning, such as text to speech, speech recognition, word prediction, highlighting and more. You will leave this session with a powerful toolkit for addressing the variability of your students with Chromebooks.


Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: Special Education
Last aired on: Friday, August 5, 2016 @ 11:00 AM EDT
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: Special Education
Tags: accessibility features, Chrome, Chromebooks, diversity, special needs

Reviews (38)

Thank you, good information.
Full Member
Great information, lots of features I was not aware of.
Full Member
Wasn't aware of the features you detailed.
Nice work
Full Member
Helpful information. Thank you.
I like how Chromebooks make these devices easier to use for our students who have special learning needs. Great webinar.
Basic Member

Thank you Luis as always a very informative webinar!
Full Member
We are getting Chrome books this year, so this information will be very helpful!
Very good information on using chromebooks more efficiently.
Full Member
Thanks so much for presenting about using text to speech with chrome books. We were told we had this feature but not told how to access or use it.
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