Accessibility: iOS 10
Learn how built-in accessibility features can benefit learners and apps that complement iOS 10.
k3000 feature updates for January
We’re pleased to share new updates to kurzweil 3000 (k3000) in January that will help both educators and students alike keep learning nice and organized.
k3000 feature updates for December
December is dubbed the month of efficiency since it’s packed with updates and new features to simplify tasks.
k3000 feature updates for November
Big changes were made across the entire kurzweil 3000 (k3000) ecosystem in November.
k3000 feature updates for October
For October, the team made updates to help simplify your day. From changing the arrangement of the buttons in the talking calculator, and more!
k3000 feature updates for September
Educators and students alike can create text and sticky notes in the k3000 iPad app, opening a world of opportunities.
k3000 feature updates for August
Increased flexibility with notes and the ability to re-size both note and translation windows.
k3000 feature updates for July
You can now edit—and write—online with the k3000 web application.
Support the 5 elements of reading instruction: phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension.
Digital Doesn't Mean Accessible
Guide the production of digital accessible content with 4 principles.
Test Taking Independence
A few minutes of test prep can have students on their way to testing independently, at their own pace.
Brainstorm to a Deeper Understanding
Learn how to gather information, visualize a concept, and transition to writing.
Discover robust study skills features and learn a few tricks to individualize learning.
Access to Your Content
Access content using the K3Automater, Google Docs, scanning and your smartphone or iPad.
ELL Vocab Strategies
Review key instructional strategies for explicitly teaching vocabulary and how to adapt them for various levels of language proficiency.
Dyslexia: Greg Rosenbaum
Greg recalls his initial discovery of dyslexia and shares insights on learning productivity in high school and college.
Digital Literacy Today
Dan demonstrates his favorite technologies for supporting digital literacy in the classroom.
Dyslexia: Top 5 Approaches
Positively influence learners with dyslexia using assistive technology and these five approaches.
My LD/ADHD Journey
Liam's story of educational and personal change, a new understanding of dyslexia, LD/ADHD, and “thinking differently.”
Steps to prepare students in self contained classrooms for inclusive classrooms.
Dynamic Learning Maps
Learn how to assist students in developing skills required to show mastery of Dynamic Learning Maps alternate standards.
Practical tips on how to understand your students' behavior and ultimately see positive changes in your learning environment.
Create a PDF File
Save your file as a PDF to create an image-oriented PDF file.
Create navigation within a document, annotate shortcuts, or open files using Bookmark.
Voice Note Feature
You can embed instructions, answer questions, or take notes with the voice note feature.
Check your written work and test answers (or review another's) for proper punctuation, capitalization, and spelling.
Go to Phrase
Collect all instances of a phrase, or mentions of a character, to support comprehension or create a study file.
Read what the Cross-out feature can be used for and how to use it.
Homework Gap Strategies
Strategies for addressing issues of inequitable Internet access in different communities that create a digital divide.
Quality text-to-speech improves reading speed and accuracy, it even reduces reading fatigue. Find the right voice for you.
Text-to-Speech Dialects & Languages
Listening to text in familar voice or language can make all the difference. Read text and definitions in your language.
Text-to-Speech Audio Options
Text-to-speech voice, speed, and mode impact your learning. Watch how to customize reading rate and presentation k3000.
Open Dyslexic Font
Use Open Dyslexic font to make it easier for learners with Dyslexia to follow text being read aloud, or to facilitate writing.
Customize Text-to-speech OCR
Customize scanning options to ensure the highest quality text-to-speech is reached.
Improve readability for learners with visual impairments by magnifying the text.
Quick access to functions and features with the click of a keyboard key.
Read locked text exactly as it appears in the original image or PDF.
Dual Zone Editing
Edit two zones at once to save time in supporting content integrity for reading, assignments, and test-taking.
Scan/OCR select pages in a large PDF efficiently with the Page Range feature.
Have basic math read aloud with a talking calculator.
Background & Text Color
Improve focus and readability with one click by changing the background and/or text color the match the reader's preference.
Edit Underlying Text
Modify how specific words are read aloud; including fractions, symbols, or words based on a language that differs the text-to-speech language being used.
American Heritage Dictionaries
One-click access to American Heritage Fifth Edition, Children's, and College Writer's Dictionaries.
Picture & Talking Dictionaries
Picture and talking dictionaries facilitate deeper comprehension of new words and concepts.
Bilingual Study Guides
Use highlighters and translation to create bilingual vocabulary study guides.
Promote active reading by embedding Bubble Notes in texts.
Bookmark is a very simple feature that can be used in a variety of ways to promote organization.
The sky's the limit with this essential study skills feature.
Use cross-out to aid with process of elimination in tests and assignments, or to show thinking behind the scenes.
Mark information for studying or tests using circle features—in both blue and red.
Study with Column Notes
Extract highlighted text into column notes to create a study guide.
Online Reference Tools
Stay focused and on task with online reference tools accessible within k3000.
Use templates to support active reading and guide note taking to prep for writing or tests.
Translate words and full passages in over 70 languages within k3000.
Vocab Study Guides
Highlight vocab words with one color and their definition in another color, then extract your highlights.
Brainstorm or map ideas with Graphic Organizers, save time by using a template to get started.
Save time, and promote effective writing, with templates.
Ease writing with word prediction, which makes recommendations based on frequency or a selected word list.
Facilitate use of content specific vocabulary in writing using word lists.
Speak as Typing
Self-regulate writing as your typing.
Split Screen for Writing
Split the screen to view outlines as you're writing in the draft area.
Create customized test-taking toolbars based on approved accommodations and state or test requirements.
Lock Features: Testing
Lock features that are not approved accommodations by machine, document, or account login.
Save toolbars and password protection to documents and tests.
Select the test prep toolbar to add fill-in-the-blanks, notes, and edit how a fraction or word is being read with the click of a button.