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Text Reader – Assistive Technology. K-PREP Grades 3-8 Spring 2014. Who is eligible to use Text Reader?. When will Text Reader be used?. Where does Text Reader take place?. How do we make it happen?. Agenda. Who. When. What is needed to use Text Reader? What does it look like?. What .

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Text Reader – Assistive Technology

K-PREP Grades 3-8

Spring 2014


Who is eligible to use Text Reader?

When will Text Reader be used?

Where does Text Reader take place?

How do we make it happen?

Agenda

Who

When

  • What is needed to use Text Reader? What does it look like?

What

Where

How


Who is Eligible to use Text Reader?

  • Students with a current IEP, 504 or PSP taking K-PREP grades 3-8 that qualify for a reader accommodation

  • Should have used other forms of Text Reader prior to spring testing

    • Should not be introduced just for K-PREP testing

Provides for consistent administration of accommodations.

Improves testing time/logistics for accommodations.


During the regular scheduled K-PREP testing window for spring 2014

Students will take the same sections of the test as all other students at the same time

Can be used during regular testing and make up testing

When will Text Reader be used?


Minimum Requirements

Microsoft Windows XP or higher

Apple OSX or higher

CD Reader

Each operating system must be capable of running Flash version 10 or higher

Headphones for each student

No dual screen usage

What is needed to use Text Reader? What does it look like?

No Tablets


Classroom

Library

Computer Lab

Where does Text Reader take place?


How do we make it happen?


Sampler Grades 4 and 8

How to use player

Mirrors other players

Make copies

Ordering

Kits

Coded discs

Player on the CD

Sampler CDs and Ordering


Options: Voice speed, highlight color

Table of Contents and Highlighter

Start, Stop, FF and Rewind

Single or Double page view

Page forward and back

Screen fit


Scroll bar to go back and reread


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