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Speech Central: Web Text to Speech

SpeechCentral is an application for those who want an easier way to browse the web with text-to-speech technology.

Tech: Scrible

Scrible is a “modern research platform” for both the professional and academic setting that helps with planning and composing articles, academic paper, and report

Measures of Kindergarten Spelling and Their Relations to Later Spelling Performances

A recent study, “Measures of Kindergarten Spelling and Their Relations to Later Spelling Performances” by Rebecca Treiman, Brett Kessler, Tatiana Cury Pollo, Brian Byrne, and Richard K. Olson, and published in Scientific Studies of Reading Vol.20 (349-362), administered spelling tests to kindergarteners and two years later as second graders to measure spelling proficiency levels.

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Tech: WordQuotation

WordQuotation is an application for iPad that teaches middle and high school students how to find and use acceptable verb synonyms.