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The Chrome Toolbox. Co-opting Chrome to Help Learners. John Calvert Technology Learning Coach Scarsdale School District [email protected] New blog! twitter: jcalvert4. Mark Surabian Assistive Technology Instructor Pace University [email protected] The CogniTech Café.

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The chrome toolbox

The Chrome Toolbox

Co-opting Chrome to Help Learners

John Calvert

Technology Learning Coach

Scarsdale School District

[email protected]

New blog!

twitter: jcalvert4

Mark Surabian

Assistive Technology Instructor

Pace University

[email protected]

The CogniTech Café


Our focus today

Our Focus Today:

Chrome tools that are

  • Free

  • Differentiated

  • Practical & Effective

  • Cloud-based AT

  • Share out


First a quick question

First, a quick question...

Our Focus Today:

Chrome tools that are

  • Free

  • Differentiated

  • Practical & Effective

  • Cloud-based AT

  • Share out


Who here is new to chrome extensions

Who here is new to Chrome Extensions?


Google chrome sync

Google Chrome Sync


The chrome toolbox

Apps


The chrome toolbox

Extensions


Before we get started

Before we get started...

  • Easily turn extensions on/off

  • Modify settings

The Extension Manager

Extension

Works from the menu bar


Google chrome accessibility focus

Google Chrome Accessibility Focus

Low-Vision Support

Full Page Zoom

Adjusting Font Face and Size

High Contrast and Custom Color Support

ChromeVox screen reader

Screen Reader Support (Vision and Literacy Needs)

Third Party Access like Jaws (Win) or OS driven like VoiceOver (Mac)

Keyboard Access (Physical Needs)

Keyboard Navigation and Shortcuts

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Users

Sign language and Transcription in Hangouts


How the presentation is organized

How the Presentation is organized

Image attributed to http://www.learnnc.org/lp/pages/6880


Tier 1 google s dictionary

Tier 1: Google's Dictionary

  • On demand dictionary/thesaurus

  • On demand pronunciation

The Google Dictionary

Extension

Works on double click


Tier 1 behavior management

Tier 1: Behavior Management

  • Flexible seating charts

  • Positive reinforcement

  • Printable reports

Class Charts

App


Tier 1 time management

Tier 1:Time Management

  • schedules interrupt learning

  • Pick up where you left off with Oh My Tabs!

OH MY TABS!

Extension

Well designed session manager


Tier 1 whole class skills

Tier 1: Whole Class Skills


4 walls vs individualized workspaces

4 Walls vs. Individualized Workspaces

Tier 1: Suggests classroom interventions, but

What if the actual classroom

design is the obstacle?

Can we lessen impact

of a physical classroom?

UDL in The Cloud allows students to:

• Design their own learning environment

• Increase overall participation opportunities


Lre inclusion udl in the cloud

LRE, Inclusion, UDL...in the Cloud?

  • • Inclusion is an activeprocess of creating access

  • • We insist upon an active role for the student...

  • True Inclusivity = Level of Student Participation

  • Our Perspective:

  • The student can own

  • the learning process.

  • The student can be assisted to

  • the find tools to help himself.


Tier 2 reading writing

Tier 2: Reading & Writing

  • OCR in Docs

  • Powerful when paired with Read & Write Screen Reader

Read & Write

Extension

Works from a drop down tab in docs


Tier 2 reading writing1

Tier 2: Reading & Writing

  • Purposeful A.T. designed for Docs

  • highlighted text to speech

  • differentiated dictionaries

Read & Write

Extension

Works from a drop down tab in docs


Tier 2 reading writing2

Tier 2: Reading & Writing

  • Auto-Builds a Vocabulary List

  • Complete with Definitions & Notes

Read & Write

Extension

Works from a drop down tab in docs


Tier 2 reading and writing

Tier 2: Reading and Writing

  • Easily select text and have it read aloud.

  • Works on any page with selectable text.

  • Use the Docs OCR trick!

Select and Speak

Extension

Works from

right click &

command click


Tier 2 organize reading

Tier 2: Organize Reading

  • More than a highlighter!

  • Works on any page with selectable text.

  • Save highlights on web pages

Simple Highlighter

Extension

Works on any page with selectable text

Does not work in Docs


Tier 2 organize reading1

Tier 2: Organize Reading

  • Colors, Notes, Speaks

  • Also "Simplifies" Selection

Simple Highlighter

Extension

Works on any page with selectable text

Does not work in Docs


Tier 3 navigation click free browsing

Tier 3: Navigation - Click Free Browsing

  • Mouse dwell clicking

  • Rapid scrolling with ease

Click-Free Browsing

Extension

Navigate the web via rollovers.

Customize mouse delays & appearance.


Tier 3 navigation scroll to the top

Tier 3: Navigation - Scroll to the Top

  • Rapid scrolling with ease

Scroll to the Top

Extension

Only appears when you've scrolled down.

A quick click brings you back to the top.


Tier 3 navigation chrome virtual keyboard

Tier 3: Navigation: Chrome Virtual Keyboard

  • Colors, Notes, Speaks

  • Also "Simplifies" Selection

Chrome Virtual

Keyboard

Extension

Keyboard appears automatically when the user clicks on an input field.

Keyboard will disappear automatically when no longer needed


Tier 3 input voice dictation app

Tier 3: Input: Voice Dictation App

  • Browser speech recognizer

  • You can dictate sentences

  • Able to edit the output

  • Multiple Languages

Speech Recognizer

App

High quality speech to text.

Copy and paste where needed.


Tier 3 screen reader

Tier 3: Screen Reader

  • Capture from cloud locations

  • Multiple languages

NaturalReader

App

Listen to Webpages, PDF, Word, and Ebooks online.*Must login to Facebook to use


Tier 3 exporting text to audio

Tier 3: Exporting Text to Audio

  • Converts most webpages to audio

  • Emails audio to user for playback

SoundGecko

App

Works on any page with selectable text

Does not work in Docs


Rise above the label define the challenge challenge it

Rise above the Label: Define the Challenge & Challenge It


The chrome toolbox1

"The Chrome Toolbox"


Chrome toolbox community

Chrome ToolboxCommunity

  • ABOUT

  • This collaborative space was created to celebrate the many Apps and Extensions made by developers which serve the accessibility needs of individuals with disabilities.


Chrome toolbox recipes

Chrome Toolbox Recipes


Empowering students to help themselves greater outcomes

Empowering Students to Help Themselves = Greater Outcomes

Access to tools which enable ownership of the learning process lead to more participation

Students must seek tools which lessen obstacles and augment access to learning

  • They must be able to tailor the tools

  • Understand how to find more tools

  • Recognize that both tools and needs change

  • Have the tools follow them, always available

  • Makers of effective learning environments


How will your organize your chrome

How Will Your Organize Your Chrome?

"Incredible StartPage"


The chrome toolbox2

The Chrome Toolbox

Co-opting Chrome to Help Learners

John Calvert

Technology Learning Facilitator

Clarsktown Central School District

[email protected]

New blog!

twitter: jcalvert4

Mark Surabian

Assistive Technology Instructor

Pace University

[email protected]

The CogniTech Café


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