Kurzweil 3000


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Grade levels: Primary, Intermediate, Middle, High

Kurzweil 3000 brings digital, text-based content and literacy tools to anyone who requires or desires assistance with literacy skills. Kurzweil 3000 provides a universal library and a variety of multisensory reading and literacy tools and options, including a translation feature! Websites can be read aloud in 12 different languages or users can translate text into more than 70 languages.

⭐Click here to see a list of translation, accommodation, and modification features available for English Language Learners and students with special education needs.⭐

Access: All BCPS staff and students have Kurzweil Access access to two Kurzweil products to support student learning. 

Learning How

Getting Started with Kurzweil 3000

To learn more about Kurzweil 3000 features, classroom applications, and professional learning visit the Kurzweil 3000 for Web Browsers

Visit the Kurzweil EDU Academy for an Overview of Kurzweil3000.com (Web) Getting Started, Read & Study, Writing, and Testing support videos. 

Enable the Read the Web Chrome Extension from the Kurzweil 3000 Library Home page. 

ISTE Standards for Students

Ideas for Use

Read - Text-to-Speech, customizable reading rate, OpenDyslexic font, text magnification, ABBY FineReader, change background and text color, and more. 

Comprehend - One click access to American Heritage Dictionaries, Picture and Talking Dictionary, Synonym button, vocabulary study guides, note tools, bookmark tools, highlighters, cross-out text, create study guides, and more. 

Demonstrate: Writing - Map ideas with Brainstorms and Graphic Organizers, writing templates, outlines, word lists, spell checking, speak as typing, split screen, bibliography, speech-to-text, and more. 

Read the Web - Change voice, reading speed, unit, and mode. Read the web content, go backward or forward to one reading unit. Access American Heritage dictionaries and translation features. 

Translation Feature: Websites can be read aloud in 12 different languages or users can translate text into more than 70 languages.

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