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QG6 Google Docs: Sweet Tools Vocabulary

4. Suite Tools

Key Vocabulary

Emoji: An emoji is a small digital image or icon that can be used to express emotions, objects, and ideas.Emoji smiling image examples

Keyboard: A keyboard is a panel of keys that operate a computer.

Shortcut: A shortcut is an alternative way; an accelerated way of doing something.

Immersive Reader: Immersive Reader is a free interactive reading tool designed to help students improve their reading, comprehension, and grammar skills: 

Speech-to-text (STT): Speech-to-text is the process of converting speech input into digital text, based on speech recognition.

Text-to-speech (TTS): Text-to-speech is a feature that converts digital text into speech sounds. It's sometimes called “read aloud” technology. 

Translate: To translate something is when the text is translated into another language or vice versa. A Translation feature is included in Immersive Reader.

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MITECS  Michigan Integrated Technology Competencies for Students, and

ISTE Standards for Students

1. Empowered Learner
d. Understand the fundamental concepts of technology operations, demonstrate the ability to choose, use and troubleshoot current technologies, are able to transfer their knowledge to explore emerging technologies

6. Creative Communicator
a. Choose the appropriate platforms and tools for meeting the desired objectives of their creation or communication
b. Create original works or responsibly repurpose or remix digital resources into their new creations
d. Publish or present content that customizes the message and medium for their intended audiences