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Kurzweil 3000 - firefly Product Overview
New Kurzweil 3000-firefly Reporting for Accountability, Insight, and Decision Making
Delivering digital content accessibility to your students with Learning Differences or those who are English Language Learners is the essential purpose of software like Kurzweil 3000-firefly. However, providing access is just the beginning. How do you know if the tool is being used? Attend this webinar to learn more about the all new reporting features available to users of Kurzweil 3000-firefly. You will see the flexibility, simplicity, and rapidity with which you can identify critical measures of student use — logins and file access — to inform next steps.
Wednesday, May 29, 3:00 PM ET
Hear it from the Experts
View from the Top: The Common Core State Standards — A Superintendent's Perspective
Are you ready to implement and support the Common Core State Standards? Join us to talk with Dr. Greg Firn, former superintendant of Anson County Schools in North Carolina and one of the first to implement CCSS in the country. In the webinar he will answer these questions:
– What are the Common Core State Standards and why is this important?
– How is the Common Core implemented and what can we expect after implementation?
– Why does the Common Core matter to whom does it matter, and to what degree?
– How will the Common Core change the process of educating students?
Dr. Firn will also address how his district uses Kurzweil 3000–firefly to align with the Common Core in Language Arts.
Wednesday, May 22, 1:00 PM ET Rescheduled Date
Demystifying the Apple iPad for Assistive Technology
A lot of buzz surrounds the Apple iPad for education, but how do you use the iPad for your students in special education? Are you overwhelmed with the options or having trouble getting started? Join us as Jennifer Edge-Savage, assistive technology specialist and occupational therapist, demystifies the iPad and shows you the benefits of using this mobile device for students who struggle to learn. She will also provide helpful hints on how to successfully use the Kurzweil 3000-firefly iPad app with this special student population.
Thursday, May 9, 2:00 PM ET
SQ3R & Kurzweil 3000: A Powerful Combo to Boost Comprehension
The SQ3R (Survey, Question, Read, Recite, Review) method is a proven framework that helps students comprehend what they read. SQ3R and Kurzweil 3000 provide a powerful tool for students who have print disabilities such as dyslexia. In this webinar, Professor Michael Hoggatt of Saddleback College will demonstrate how to use the SQ3R framework using Kurzweil 3000.
Friday, May 10, 12:00 PM ET