Helping students read and write better while gaining confidence and independence.
Whether in elementary, middle, or secondary school, the Q Suite of software can help all students reach their fullest reading and writing potential!
Students using the Q Suite either at home or at school quickly see themselves improve their reading and writing skills with the easy-to-use WordQ, SpeakQ, and ThoughtQ software tools on the desktop, Chromebook, and iPad. Parents and teachers alike can focus on teaching and helping their children and students learn, as the students are able to work with greater independence and confidence. WordQ and the rest of the Q Suite of software tools go well beyond spelling and grammar checking. Originally created as an assistive technology software designed to help students and adults with physical or learning disabilities, dyslexia, and first and second-language learners (ELL and ESL) read and write to their fullest potential, it didn’t take long for professional educators to realize that WordQ and the Q Suite of software tools is greatly beneficial for all students. Our software doesn’t only help students read and write better, it also gives them the confidence and independence to believe in themselves and their abilities in and out of the classroom.
PC desktop / laptop / Surface, iMac, MacBook
WordQ gives students the ability to write in their preferred word processor – either online or offline – with contextual word prediction, speech feedback, and proofreading. Easily use topical vocabulary at various elementary and secondary levels, so that students can choose the level that works for their grade level and understanding.
WordQ 5 includes ThoughtQ technology, which suggests words and phrases, which we call thought triggers, that students may not think about when searching independently. It links to Google Search, when online, to help users discover information for essays and reports with less effort and in less time, while gaining greater knowledge.
Coming soon to WordQ 5, WordQ PDF! WordQ PDF allows students to edit PDFs while accessing the full functionality of WordQ. This is perfect for completing assignments and tests that are given in PDF format.
WordQ for Chrome allows students to write in a simple text editor with the support of word prediction, speech feedback, proofreading and Google Voice Typing. Students can easily select topical vocabulary at various elementary and secondary levels, so that they can choose what suits their grade level and understanding.
ThoughtQ for Chrome allows students to gather information and prepare for writing by finding relevant vocabulary and web pages for any topic at a variety of elementary and secondary levels.
iWordQ allows students to write in a simple text editor with the support of word prediction at elementary and secondary level, speech feedback, proofreading, and voice dictation. Students are able to read text in adjustable easy-to-view format and listen with automated text-chunking.
Chrome browser extension (PC / Mac / Chromebook)
ReaderQ for Chrome allows students to easily read text online without visual clutter and distractions. Students can then pull out key words and phrases while reducing potential for plagiarism as ReaderQ puts a cap on how much text can be copied directly. ReaderQ is deal for paraphrasing, studying, and creating the outline for essays.
Lab, school-wide, and school district pricing is available. Please contact us for a quote.
The Q Suite of software tools comply with the Universal Design Literacy (UDL) for all elementary, middle and secondary students and were created with the three principles of UDL at the front of the minds of the Quillsoft team.
Multiple means of representation - give learners various ways of acquiring information and knowledge
Multiple means of expression - provide learners alternatives for demonstrating what they know
Multiple means of engagement - tap into learners' interests, offer appropriate challenges, and increase motivation
To find out more about how WordQ fits into the Universal Design For Literacy, please contact us.