is used for both test preparation and standardized tests. To assist
with test creation, Freedom Scientific's Learning
Systems Group is pleased to introduce a partnership between Don
Johnston's Start-to-Finish® Books and LSG's TestTalker. Users
of the popular Start-to-Finish Books will be able to download quizzes
format, free of charge.
is a software solution to help individuals be more successful with
test taking, worksheet completion, and with study materials.
It can also help people complete forms electronically. TestTalker
provides a computerized version of a test, worksheet, or other
form that can talk. TestTalker uses the same bimodal approach-simultaneously
highlighting words as they are spoken aloud-that is used in WYNN,
the Learning Systems Group's other product.
requirements for standardized testing and accountability, this
is an option
that teachers and students will find welcome
maintains the integrity of the written test by
not modifying the test. TestTalker is an accommodation
tool that provides a bimodal
presentation of the unmodified written information.
has two modules: the Teacher Edition, a test-creating module
designed for teachers; and the Student Edition, a test-taking
module. The Teacher Edition scans pre-printed tests and allows
teachers to configure them so students can complete the tests
electronically. The Student Edition reads the test aloud and
allows students to
the questions. Teachers and students can print the blank or
tests if they wish.
supports True/False, Multiple Choice, Fill-in, and Extended Answer tests.
The product includes a PDF (Adobe® Portable
Document Format) converter so teachers can simply open
a PDF file in TestTalker
without needing to scan.
is valuable in helping students become better prepared for test-taking.
TestTalker enables students to become familiar
with specific testing formats. It provides a bimodal approach,
learning for many students and helps empower students to feel
successful. TestTalker also better prepares students for taking
tests on the
computer. Considering the increasing popularity of this method
of test delivery, it serves as a tool for individuals to practice
tests by computer.