ive heard "speak it!" is decent, but i have no actual experience with it. i did check out the voices and it sounds pretty good to me, although still kind of robotic sounding but pronounces correctly from what i saw. theres a review on youtube that shows its features. it doesnt show it highlighting words in the review, but it does say it in the description

On Thu, Jan 9, 2014 at 1:38 PM, Edith Fogarty <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
Have you tried using the "Speak Selection" option under General-> Accessibility?  I have used it with many of my students with great success.  It's a more realistic voice than in Safari on Macs.

Edith Fogarty
Technology Integration Facilitator
Bradford Elementary School
143 Fairground Rd
Bradford, VT 05033
802.222.4077 x208
802.222.5196 fax

On Thu, Jan 9, 2014 at 1:28 PM, Jen Burton <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
Can anyone suggest an iPad app that highlights text as it is read to a student and has a somewhat life-like voice?


Jennifer Burton
Library Media & Technology--Lakeview
Technology Integration--Hazen

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