Mrs. Fitz-Gerald reads aloud many tests each week to students. Sometimes when there is a high need for test readers, other staff or volunteers are used to read tests. As our Student Services program grows, we will have an even greater need for learning and testing accommodations for our students. There are iPad apps that will help students take tests with audio recorded by teachers, staff, or volunteers. We can cut down the amount of reading and time by recording the tests once and it can be used multiple times by additional students.
"The mobile iPad cart would drastically change how we can accommodate our students that need verbal cues when testing. It would allow teachers the opportunity to record audio of tests for every student, then allow students to listen to the tests on an iPad file and work at their own pace as they complete each problem. The audio would also allow them to tune-out any background noise and distractions so that they could completely focus on the tasks at hand." Lindsay Barnes, MS/HS Math Teacher
To see this action, check out the app currently being tested in the Student Services department, Audio Exam.
This video takes you through exactly what it's like for a student to use Audio Exam Reader!