Useful techniques & tools

Articles on learning and tools

Schwab foundation for learning: Kids & computers: more than just fun and games, by Karen Jess-Lindsely.

Schwab foundation for learning: Assistive technology guide for the frosting center in Pasadena California.

New Horizons: You will find information on some of the best-researched and the most widely implemented methods of helping all students to learn more successfully. The information includes a description of how the teaching and learning strategies work, where they have been applied, results, and where to find further information from experts in the field, books, websites, and other resources. They have been demonstrated to be successful with students of all ages and ability levels, including those with various kinds of disabilities and those who do not learn in traditional ways.

Learning and working with words

Free online encyclopedia and dictionaries:

Visual Thresaurus: An experiment in language and interface, Plumb Design's Visual Thesaurus is both an artistic exploration and a tool to explore, study, and analyze the structure of language. By displaying the interrelationships between words and meanings as spatial maps, the Visual Thesaurus translates language into a visible architecture.

Writing Den

Tips-O-Matic Useful tips on writing: sentence, paragraphs, essays.

Practice Review on Syllabication

I can learn: The system and program on this web site is based on interactive learning and students can learn at their own pace.

More learning programs and tools, more specific for learning disabilities

The Ronald Davis tools: Useful tools to alleviate the disadvantage of dyslexia.

All Kinds of Minds; All Kinds of Minds provides programs, tools, and a common language for parents, educators, and clinicians to help students with differences in learning achieve success in the classroom and in life. Their primary goal is to educate teachers, parents, educational specialists, psychologists, pediatricians, and students about differences in learning, so that children who are struggling in school because of the way their brains are “wired” are no longer misunderstood.

Text Help: They have developed a range of software products designed to assist individuals to improve their reading and writing abilities.

Dyslexic.com: Technology for dyslexia - to help make the most of your abilities. An online shop for: hardware, software, gadgets, and other technologies