What are Learning Tools?
Learning Tools are a set of inclusive features available in a wide range of platforms that assist all learners in reading, writing, math, and communication.
Explore additional inclusive classroom resources:
Empower students with inclusive writing tools (interactive training)
Accessibility Learning Webinar: Learning Tools for the Inclusive Classroom
Empower every student with an inclusive classroom (Microsoft Educator Center course)
Quantifying the value of Microsoft accessibility and assistive technologies for education
Microsoft Inclusive Classroom Wakelet
Helpful links for Microsoft's inclusive classroom experiences
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Reading Progress is a tool that helps students practice their reading fluency. Students read a passage out loud while recording video and audio, then turn in their recordings to you. You can track student progress over time in the Insights tab.
Use Reading Progress
Getting started with Reading Progress in Teams
Create a resource library for Reading Progress
View Reading Progress data in Insights
Reading Coach identifies the five words that were most challenging for each individual learner and gives them a supported opportunity to practice the words again.
Pair Reading Progress assignments with Reading Coach
Immersive Reader is a free tool that uses proven techniques to improve reading for people regardless of their age or ability. Immersive Reader features are available in multiple products.
Use Immersive Reader
Immersive Reader interactive training
Use Immersive Reader in Microsoft Edge
Outlook (desktop, for the web)
Immersive Reader as an Azure Cognitive Service for any app or non-profit
Change background color in Immersive Reader for OneNote
Change font in Immersive Reader for Office for the web and OneNote
Change text size in Immersive Reader for Office for the web and OneNote
Change the voice in Immersive Reader for OneNote
Define words using Immersive Reader Picture Dictionary
Highlight parts of speech in Immersive Reader for OneNote
Set-up and supported languages
Languages and products supported by Immersive Reader
Download languages and voices for Immersive Reader, Read Mode, and Read Aloud
Troubleshoot when rectangles appear on the buttons in Immersive Reader
Immersive Reader reading in wrong language
Nothing happens when I press play
Dyslexia awareness: In partnership with Made by Dyslexia (Microsoft Educator Center course)
Immersive Reader is coming to an app near you as an Azure Cognitive Service
OneNote sticker pack for social-emotional learning
Social-emotional learning support in Microsoft Education tools
Dictate your documents in Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and OneNote
Use dictation to talk instead of type on your PC
Editor is your writing assistant in Word
Check spelling, grammar, and clarity in Word
Introduction to making documents accessible in Word
Introduction to using a screen reader in Word
Enable text suggestions for inclusive classrooms
Using Word Prediction for inclusive classrooms
Inclusive math interactive training
Create math equations using ink or text with Math Assistant in OneNote
Create equations in Word for the web
Create equations in OneNote using Equation Tools
Insert a math equation in OneNote for Mac
Write an equation or formula in Microsoft 365
Solve math equations with Math Assistant
Draw graphs of math functions with Math Assistant
Problem types supported by Math Assistant
Change settings for Math Assistant in OneNote
Generate a practice math quiz with Math Assistant in OneNote
Turn Math Assistant on or off in OneNote Class Notebook
Replay ink strokes in OneNote for Windows 10
Draw straight lines or measure with the ruler in OneNote
Reflect is a check-in tool designed to support students in developing the language and confidence to identify their emotional and learning needs and self-advocate for success!
Get started with Reflect in Teams
Reflect check-ins in Class Notebook
Connect across languages with tools that engage multi-lingual learners and ensure their families and schools can collaborate for impactful student support.
Microsoft Translator for Education - training videos
Joining a conversation in Microsoft Translator
Use Microsoft Translator with parents
Set up multilingual parent-teacher conferences with Microsoft Translator
Use Microsoft Translator for lectures and presentations
Invite all students to participate when watching and creating presentations with scaffolding designed to prepare them for the communication needs of the future.
Use live captions in a live Microsoft Teams event
Present with real-time, automatic captions or subtitles in PowerPoint
Inclusive presenting and practice with Presenter Coach in PowerPoint
Using Microsoft Translator in a presentation