Read&Write for Google Chrome by Texthelp

We are excited to announce that we launched Read&Write for Google Chrome by Texthelp for all staff and students last week (week 7).

Read&Write is an amazing utility for all users of online text, and provides speech to text, text to speech, automatic illustrated vocab lists, audio maker, line reader, and many more. Get started today by signing in to Chrome, or using a Chromebook. Continue reading “Read&Write for Google Chrome by Texthelp”

Windows 7 and Windows 8 – Making the Mouse Pointer Larger

Many people have difficulty seeing the mouse pointer, this section explains how to make it bigger.

The pointer changes shape depending on where it is on the screen. Most often it appears as a small white arrow with a black outline; over a white background this is simply a black outline. In some cases it is even less easy to see. For example, over any area where you can type it turns into a ‘I’ cursor (called an ‘ I-beam ‘ ). This section shows you how to increase the size of your mouse pointer so that it will be easier to see under all conditions. Continue reading “Windows 7 and Windows 8 – Making the Mouse Pointer Larger”