Technology Tools for Reading & Writing

  • Screen readers & converting text to speech

  • Online eTexts supporting UDL’s multiple means of presentation

    • UDL Editions flexible presentation of several eTexts
    • Bibliomania–; online eTexts
    • Project Gutenberg –; online eTexts
    • Readprint online eTexts
    • Children’s Digital Library –
    • Bookbuilder by CAST create your own books
    • UDL Editions by CAST reading supported by prompts and text-to-speech
    • Bookshare Free to all qualifying students disabilities
    • For more information: NIMAS
      National Instructional Materials Accessibility Standard)
    • Strategy Tutor support for reading and researching on the Web
    • Tar Heel Reader Switch accessible books with speech.
  • Reading Assessment and Progress Monitoring

Why Reading Fluency: Repeated and monitored oral reading improves reading fluency and overall reading achievement.
44% of a representative sample of the nation's fourth graders were low in fluency.

Demonstration of OKAPI using READPRINT