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      1. Aztec
      2. Kurzweil
      3. Unique

Aztec

Aztec’s content is aligned to the GED, Pre-GED, TABE Series, COMPASS, Accuplacer, CASAS, ASVAB, and State Exit Exams. This series contains relevant content and life scenarios, presented in a format that is easy to use and proven effective.
The Learning Essentials Series contains:

  • Phonics
  • Fundamentals of Reading
  • Reading
  • Literature
  • Vocabulary
  • Spelling
  • Punctuation
  • Grammar
  • Writing
  • Critical Thinking
  • History
  • Social Studies
  • Whole Numbers
  • Fractions and Decimals
  • Rounding/Averages
  • Ratios/Percents
  • Measurements
  • Graphs and Charts
  • Math Problem Solving
  • Basic Algebra
  • Basic Geometry
  • Basic Science
  • Earth Science
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Clerical Skills
  • Medical Vocabulary
  • GED Calculator

The following links will take you directly to Aztec:

Need Help with Aztec?
Teachers who wish to be added to the Aztec database may contact the Assistive Technology Specialist.
Students may enter the Aztec Learning System by clicking on the above Aztec Website link.

Kurzweil

Kurzweil 3000™ is a comprehensive reading, writing and learning software solution for any struggling reader, including individuals with learning difficulties, such as dyslexia, attention deficit disorder or those who are English Language Learners.
Kurzweil 3000, is research based and enables struggling readers to learn from the same content as their peers as it provides access to virtually any text or curriculum, including print, electronic, and Web-based documents.
In addition, Kurzweil 3000 supports the principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) enabling students of all abilities to engage with digital text. Kurzweil 3000 can be used at all levels within a multi-tiered system of support (such as Response to Intervention (RtI)) to prevent students’ academic performance from slipping.

UPDATED INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS FOR KURZWEIL 3000, WEB-VERSION 13:
INSTALLING FROM THE INSTALLATION DVD
It is advisable that all high priority Windows Updates are installed before installing Kurzweil.

INSTALLING FROM THE DOWNLOAD LINK
Download the latest version of the software from http://www.kurzweiledu.com/k3win. Click on INSTALL WEB LICENSING SOFTWARE
 
ACCESSING FIREFLY- no installation necessary
www.fireflybykurzweil.com
 

Log in instructions for Teachers and Students may be requested by contacting the Assistive Technology Specialist.

Unique

Monthly lesson plans with  unit lesson that define three levels of differentiated tasks to accommodate the diversity of learners with significant disabilities.

Contact the Assistive Technology Specialist to see if you students are eligible to use Unique.