Bookshare for Reading

May 25, 2016 by

BookshareBookshare is an accessible library for individuals with print disabilities.  Users will need to sign up for a Bookshare account and then they can select from over 400,000 titles that they can read independently.  Bookshare is a wonderful tool to open the literary world to students who otherwise wouldn’t have access without support.  Bookshare is accessible on the web or through the Android application Go Read.  Bookshare is a great tool to help students with disabilities develop a love of reading.

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30/30 for task management

May 18, 2016 by

30-3030/30 is a new kind of productivity tool.  It has a simple interface that allows users to enter all of the tasks that they need to complete and the length of time that they want to work on each of them.  30/30 will alert users when it is time to move to the next item.  The app will let users make multiple lists to keep track of everything they need to do and is easily controlled with gestures.  30/30 is a great tool for students who struggle with keeping track of the things that they need to do each day and what they should be working on when.

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Audiobooks for listening to the classics

Apr 14, 2016 by

AudiobooksAudiobooks is an app that will allow users to stream or download 2800 of the classics.  The audiobooks app will help you keep track of your audiobooks by organizing your library by author, genre, narrator or language and will sync your bookmarks across your whole library. Audiobooks make it easy for you or your students to get through the classics on the way to school, during silent reading, or while relaxing. This app is easy to use and who doesn’t love a free book?!

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Little Memory for Executive Functioning

Apr 13, 2016 by

Screen Shot 2016-04-09 at 12.10.31 PMHow many times have you struggled to remember when an event occurred?  Little memory is an easy-to-use app that let’s users capture a quick thought when they need to.  This can be something that you don’t want to forget over time or something that you just don’t want to lose track of until you get it done.  Little memory will let you add images to your memories as well as locations of when those memories occurred. Little memory is a great tool that students can use to keep track of things that they need to get done, keep track of good behavior days, or track learning over time.

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JotterPad for Writing

Apr 12, 2016 by

JotterPadJotterPad – Writer is a simple writing app for any type of creative writing or journaling.  The minimalistic interface lets users focus on getting their thoughts down.  JotterPad has a built in dictionary and word and character count.  This app is a great tool for students who might be distracted by the bells and whistles of other writing apps that have lots of features.  JotterPad is an easy-to-use, intuitive writing tool.

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