The following assessment accommodations are intended to help all Extempore students be successful in their language practices.
Extended Time ⏰
Extended Time allows teachers to accommodate students with extra time for assessments that include timed limitations. You can see a list of examples at the bottom of the page.
To provide extended time accommodations:
Select a Class
Scroll to the student list (bottom of class page)
Select 'Gear' icon for any student(s)
Select Time Limit Extension
Select 1.5x, 2x, or Custom > Save
Once accommodations have been provided, teachers can easily determine which students are receiving accommodations from your student list.
See an example of extended time if the assignment's time to review and time to respond were both set to one minute.
Extra Time (Accommodations)
Review/Response for Standard Time Students
Review/Response for Extended Time Students
1 minute 30 seconds
2 minutes 30 seconds
Read Aloud Accommodation 🎧
Enable text-to-speech capabilities on the student device.
At the bottom right, select the time. Or press Alt + Shift + s.
At the bottom, select Advanced.
In the "Accessibility" section, select Manage accessibility features.
Under "Text-to-Speech," turn on Enable select-to-speak
iOS Mobile Devices:
Launch Settings from your Home screen
Tap the switch next to Speak Selection
iOS Desktop/Laptop Devices:
Open “System Preferences”
Mark “Speak selected text when the key is pressed”