IntoWords is a writing and reading help program that lowers the threshold for learning and communication and supports inclusion.
IntoWords can read out text while you are writing it, read texts on documents, pdf:s and webpages, suggest words and save reading as audio files. It is a tool for dyslexic students and anyone wanting support for reading and writing in their native or second languages.
IntoWords helps with reading comprehension and spelling in a student-led and open-ended way.
As the solution supports dyslexic learners in coping with their learning disability, it can meaningfully increase their confidence and feeling of capability.
The pedagogical analysis covers how the product supports learning of the identified skills. The student’s role is assessed by four contrary pair parameters, which are selected to cover the most essential aspects on the use of the product.
The following are the high educational quality aspects in this product.
The supported learning goals are identified by matching the product with several relevant curricula descriptions on this subject area. The soft skills are definitions of learning goals most relevant for the 21st century. They are formed by taking a reference from different definitions of 21st century skills and Finnish curriculum.