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Etext and Ebook websites, collections, databases and resources
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
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.
For support with ARCBC contact your ARCBC District Partner Jane Rondow Jane.Rondow@sd71.bc.ca, ARCBC
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 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
SD71 Read Along titles
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 Collection of Ebooks & E-Text
Collection of Ebooks and EText sites and apps for computesr or iPads.
SQWORL 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.
SQWORL of UDL Novel Studies tools
Collection of websites and tools to support UDL (Universal Design for Learning) when doing Novel Studies.
SD71 Library Commons on Learn 71
EBooks in SD71 Follett Destiny Library Tip Sheets
Unite For Literacy
This is a free wonderful collection of narrated picture books, both fiction and non-fiction.
Online ebook collection with both non fiction, fiction and Read aloud options. Free Subscription for Teachers.
Tar Heel Readers
A collection of simple picture books created by the community. These books have built in narration.
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.
Simple Non fiction picture books with built in stduent voice narration.