Category: Immersive Reader

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September 08, 2022

Transforming literacy learning to unlock positive futures

Today is International Literacy Day, a day designated by UNESCO to highlight and raise awareness of the importance and incredible benefits literacy has for individuals and society. Literacy means more than just learning to read and write at school.

July 14, 2022

Explore Teams updates to enhance teaching strategies

Every day, we work to adapt our tools so that each student has the support and resources needed to thrive in the classroom and beyond it, too. One big part of this is Microsoft Teams, the education platform where we’re always innovating to support students and teachers alike.

June 16, 2022

How Immersive Reader Helped a Student Succeed in School and Life

Thanks to the evolution of education technology, more students with learning difficulties are finding accommodations that help them thrive in the classroom and in life.

August 24, 2021

Reading Progress: Now available in Microsoft Teams

Reading comprehension is an essential part of any student curriculum, and recognizing the learning gap that the pandemic has created, it’s especially important that each student gets the chance to build their reading skills and increase their confidence in turn.

October 29, 2019

The power of differentiation: Immersive Reader in a Buenos Aires school

At St. Andrew’s Scots School, a bilingual Spanish-English school in Buenos Aires, we believe that all students deserve the same opportunities to demonstrate their knowledge and skills. We understand that assessing and teaching all students in the exact same way makes no sense and can be particularly detrimental for students with learning differences.

August 15, 2019

Learning to love language and technology: Immersive Reader and Presentation Translator

Learning to speak, listen, read and write in a second language is a daunting task for anyone. My role as the Digital Literacy Coordinator at Briya Public Charter School in Washington, D.C., allows me to investigate new technologies that can help our adult students reach their goals of English proficiency. As a program for immigrant families in the United States, we also provide community resources to students from a wide range of nationalities, language backgrounds and literacy levels. We have been very excited to implement free accessibility tools from Microsoft that are having a positive effect in multiple areas of our program.

October 03, 2018

How OneNote and Immersive Reader promote independence and accessibility for students with autism

It all started last October. I was well into my first year of teaching second, third and fourth grade in a self-contained classroom for students with autism. My focus was to equip students with the social, academic and emotional skills needed to be members of their community.

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