PixWriter

Use this reading software to provide word + picture support to emerging readers and writers. Pictures appear automatically as a word is written. Students can also hear the their story read aloud.

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Type: 
Product
Cost Range: 
$100-499
Content Area: 
reading
Grade Level: 
early elementary
intermediate elementary
IDEA Disability Category: 
autism
emotional disturbance
major-other health impairment
specific learning disability
speech or language impairment
Instructional Support: 
multimedia products and projects
multiple formats of text and notation
opportunities to learn concepts
Differentiation: 
multiple user profiles
student control
teacher control
Embedded Resources: 
highlighting
Input Options: 
scanning input
Output Options: 
sound output for visual tasks
Text to Speech: 
dynamic highlighting
reading rate control
reads graphics descriptions
recorded human narration
National Reading Panel Standards: 
comprehension
Cursor Control Options: 
scanning cursor control
Operating Systems: 
Macintosh
Windows (MS 98 and newer)
English Language Arts: 
Reading: Literature
Reading: Informational Text