Tech Research Brief: Captioning to Support Literacy

Center for Technology Implementation
The use of captioned or subtitled media can be a great tool for teachers looking to differentiate classroom instruction. Consider using captioned or subtitled media whenever and wherever you use video in your teaching; turning on captions during class has considerable benefits for boosting the literacy skills of all students, especially those with print disabilities or ELLs.  
Common Core State Standards: 
Foundational Skills
Instructional Strategies: 
Context Clues
Word Analysis

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