Kidspiration/ Inspiration

Use these programs to support planning and organization. Kidspiration is the younger-child friendly version of Inspiration which is appropriate for intermediate grades through adults. Both programs provide graphical webbing and outlining tools with text-to-speech support for review of plans or outlines. Outlines can be exported in several forms for transcription.

Type: 
Product
Cost Range: 
$51-99
Content Area: 
reading
writing
Grade Level: 
early elementary
intermediate elementary
middle school
secondary
IDEA Disability Category: 
autism
emotional disturbance
major-other health impairment
specific learning disability
speech or language impairment
Instructional Support: 
multimedia products and projects
organize and plan
Customizable Interface: 
font size and/or color
Drafting: 
draft can be created from note, web, or outline
graphic web organizer
outlining tool
Embedded Resources: 
outline template
text notes or tags
Output Options: 
sound output for visual tasks
Text-Embedded Prompts: 
audio recorded prompts
reads suggested words and prompts
spell check
Text to Speech: 
reads graphics descriptions
synthesized
National Writing Next Standards: 
planning and organizing
Operating Systems: 
Macintosh
Windows (MS 98 and newer)
English Language Arts: 
Writing