Good SLP stuff on the internet this week:
Have a good Wednesday, everyone!
Recently, five links to sites and apps to help kids with reading comprehension appeared at Free Technology for Teachers.
Here are some of their top picks, along with mine:
Rewordify: Rewordify is a free website that translates English texts into easier English.
|You will soon speak more eloquently about a greater number of contentious contemporary issues due to your erudition.
||You will soon speak more beautifully about more argument-causing modern topics due to your (amazing knowledge).
Speak It is a Google Chrome extension that reads aloud the contents of a web page.
Readworks provides research-based units, lessons, and authentic, leveled non-fiction and literary passages directly to educators online, for free, to be shared broadly. The ReadWorks curriculum is aligned to the Common Core State Standards and the standards of all 50 states. Most importantly, ReadWorks is faithful to the most effective research-proven instructional practices in reading comprehension.
A company in Germany, Biozoon, is printing food suitable for patients with dysphagia on 3d printers. The food is solid and can be modified with spices and colors. Once eaten, it melts in the mouth, allowing people who need to have a modified diet for swallowing to eat it.
I have a fear that it would taste a bit like flavored cardboard.
Good stuff happening on the internet this week in speech pathology:
On this Web-nesday, I’m linking to great posts by other speech pathology bloggers.