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eText Resources

​Etext and Ebook websites, collections, databases and resources 

​Text to Speech Options for the databases icon.JPGText to Speech Options for the databases icon.JPGwolrd book.JPG​SD 71 Databases and Text to Speech Options 
Collection of Databases in both English and French 
Many Tip Sheets to support students with Text to Speech and Vision/ Processing tools can be found HERE. 
​                                        ARC-BC.JPG​ARC-BC 
The Accessible Resource Centre – British Columbia
Free collection of digital or alternate format alternatives to print for BC classrooms. The goal of ARC-BC is to provide BC students with perceptual disabilities and the educators supporting them with high quality digital alternate format materials based on the BC K-12 curriculum.​ You need to register but it is Free.
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For support with ARCBC contact your ARCBC District Partner Jane Rondow, ARCBC β€‹​ or talk to your school Learning Support Tecaher or Teacher Librarian.

ARC-BC forgot password tip sheet.pdf

ARC-BC and iPad apps Infographic 
ARC-BC Resources on the iPad using text-to-speech SD 71.pdf

Getting ARC-BC Files on to an iPad
Emailing ARCBC Files .pdf
AirDrop ARC BC Files via Email .pdf

iPad Apps used to read ARC-BC Adapted PDF files 
iBooks ibooks using ARC-BC PDF files.pdf
Voice Dream Reader
Voice Dream Reader on iPad with ARC-BC PDF files.pdf

ARC-BC on the Computer
​Kurzweil .kesi files
​​​Kurzweil with ARC-BC kesi files on the computer.pdf
Kurzweil Magnify text.pdf
Kurzweil Setting the Zoom.pdf

MS Word Immersive Reader and .doc or .docx files 
Immersive Reader with Word Online in Office 365 with ARC-BC files or eText.pdf

​​Read along titles.JPG​SD71 Read Along titles β€‹β€‹
SD71 Elementary schools have bought a collection of Read Along titles that will work in all elementary schools. Log in with your library user name and password. ​​​
​​                                        sqworl ebooks.JPG​SQWORL Collection of  Ebooks &​ E-Text 
Collection of Ebooks and EText sites and apps for computesr or iPads.​

​                                    sqworl high low.JPGSQWORL of High Interest Low Vocab​ 

Collection of High Interest Low Vocab websites that can be used on computers, ipads, smartboards or as whole class tools.
​                                   novel studies.JPGSQWORL of UDL Novel Studies tools
Collection of websites and tools to support UDL (Universal Design for Learning) when doing Novel Studies. 
​​​                                       library commons.JPG​SD71 Library Commons on Learn 71
EBooks in SD71 Follett Destiny Library​ Tip Sheets
                  β€‹unite for litercay.JPG​Unite For Literacy β€‹
This is a free​ wonderful collection of narrated picture books, both fiction and non-fiction.​​ 
​                              epic.JPG​EPIC 
Online ebook collection with both non fiction, fiction and Read aloud options. Free Subscription for Teachers. 
​                     tar heel readers.JPG​Tar Heel Readers 
 A collection of simple picture books created by the community. These books have  built in narration. β€‹β€‹β€‹
​                literactive.JPG​Literactive
Literactive is a site that provided online primary reading materials. All readers are leveled and provide Text to Speech an sounding out options. You have to regiter but registation is free. 
​        Browser books.JPG​​Browser Books 
Simple Non fiction picture books with built in stduent voice narration.