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What is reading pens?

  • Author:Lydia
  • Source:original
  • Release on:2014-07-14

     Today’s post is about a cool gadget called the reading pen. Reading pens are appropriate for children of all ages and even adults! This particular video is of a reading pen that was developed for younger children but if you scroll down you will see versions of this technology with a design appropriate for older students and adults…so keep reading!

I’m not sure how familiar you are with the book “Walter the Farting Dog” but it’s pretty hilarious and always sure to be a crowd pleaser with the little folks. This video cracks me up and is a great “Reading Pens 101″ tutorial

What is a Reading Pen? A reading pen is a portable device that can scan text and read it aloud. Many reading pens also have a dictionary function where new or unknown words can be defined. A reading pen can connect to a computer so that the reader may upload the words they read after each use. Challenging words can then be stored for future use.