Guest Column by Amy Foxwell
01/13/2023 – EdTech Digest 

Students like to use text-to-speech technology whether they can read printed text or not. In a recent survey from the higher-education technology group EDUCAUSE, only 5 percent of college students said they had a disability for which they needed assistive technology. However, more than a quarter of students (26 percent) said they’d use text-to-speech tools by choice.

Text-to-speech software with the ability to translate text into multiple languages is also a powerful equalizer for students and families who don’t speak English. When integrated into a school or district website, the technology can make education more inclusive for English language learners and help families support their children’s success….Read more from this piece by Amy Foxwell, Director of ReadSpeaker here.