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Martin Burrett

Sound of Text - 0 views

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    "Listen or download audio of 100 characters of text in many different languages. Perfect for language students engaged in self-directed study."
Martin Burrett

When do speech difficulties in children matter for literacy? - 1 views

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    A new study found that speech difficulties are linked with difficulties in learning to read when children first start school, but these effects are no longer apparent at 8 years of age. Researchers confirmed that early language impairment that co-occurs with speech difficulties predicts poor literacy skills at both 5½ and 8 years of age. Having a family history of dyslexia had a small but significant effect on literacy at both ages, above and beyond the effects of speech and language...
Felix Gryffeth

PC Hysteria Claims Another Professor - The Daily Beast - 5 views

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    "Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE), which stood up for Quenette's"
Patricia Cone

A Treasury of Defacings of Pamela Geller's Racist Subway Ads | The Awl - 6 views

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    I don't get how public displays of rudeness and bigotry can be defended by free speech laws.  Am I missing something? 
Martin Burrett

Online Dictation - Online Speech Recognition - 5 views

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    An easy to use online dictation tool. Just speak and this site types the words for you. Requires Chrome. http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/ICT+%26+Web+Tools
Vicki Davis

Analysis of Speech: Persuasive Devices - Resources - SML - 15 views

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    This lesson plan teaches persuasive devices by looking at Martin Luther King's "I have a dream speech" and you can use this with other speeches as well. It also encourages the use of Wordle, an excellent practice for analyzing documents of any length.
Martin Burrett

TalkTyper - 7 views

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    A useful site that allows users to dictate and generate text. A great resource for children with writing difficulties to get their ideas written quickly. It works with a range of languages including English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Mandarin Chinese, Japanese and more. For mistakes, the site offers alternative words with similar pronunciation. Only works with Chrome. http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/ICT+%26+Web+Tools
Martin Burrett

croak.it - 5 views

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    This is a superb online recording tool where you can make a 30 second audio recoding at the touch of a button. Just share the short link to share your message. There are apps for mobile devices and a bookmarklet for quick access. It's a wonderful way to give homework/instructions and for students to ask questions when away from class. http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/Music%2C+Sound+%26+Podcasts
Martin Burrett

Talking Tom Cat 2 - 1 views

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    Help develop language skills for students who are having difficulty with this Android and Apple Device App with a cartoon cat that copies every sound you make and interacts in other ways. The basic free version has lots of functionality, but comes with banner ads. http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/Special+Educational+Needs
Kelly Faulkner

Make Any Text Area Speech-Input Friendly (Chrome) - 13 views

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    for the chrome browser.
Kim Yaris

The Service of Democratic Education | The Nation - 7 views

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    Speech by Linda Darling Hammond to TC grads. Good philosophical stuff about teaching to hold on to, think about, talk about, and act on.
Dean Mantz

App Resources « Speech-Language Pathology Sharing - 19 views

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    Blog post written by speech language pathologist
Dean Mantz

Osama Bin Laden Dead | The White House - 9 views

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    This is President Obama's speech on May 1, 2011 regarding the death of Osama Bin Laden.
Kelly Faulkner

Elie Wiesel Speech The Perils of Indifference - 4 views

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    At The History Place - Part of our great speeches collection.
Nelly Cardinale

Full Text of President Obama's February 24 2009 Speech to Congress - The Internet Patrol - 0 views

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    Full Text of President Obama'a state of the union speech. Date: 02-24-2209
Fred Delventhal

Speech Wars - Inaugural Addresses, History of Politics - 0 views

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    See how often US presidents have said certain words in their inaugural addresses. Click on the examples on the right, or type in your own word above. Hover over points in the graph and milestones to see names and dates
Jeremy Davis

Convert Text to Speech Free. Listen to any document, website or blog - 0 views

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    Text to speech for free
Anne Bubnic

Speech Wars: Follow the Candidates' Words - 0 views

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    Weclome to SpeechWars, a great way to see what the candidates are saying. Simply type in a word, click "Go", and SpeechWars shows you how often the candidates used the word in their speeches. You can also compare two words by using both text boxes.

    The United States Library of Congress has selected SpeechWars for inclusion in its official historic collections of Internet materials related to Election 2008. The United States Library of Congress preserves the Nation's cultural artifacts and provides enduring access to them. The Library's traditional functions, acquiring, cataloging, preserving and serving collection materials of historical importance to the Congress and to the American people to foster education and scholarship extend to digital materials, including Web sites. The Library will make this collection available to researchers. The Library's vision is to preserve these Web materials about Election 2008, and to permit researchers from across the world to access them.

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