Empower with Captions

Promoting access to curriculum resources

TV captioning compliance — March 2, 2017
Access and inclusion at Sydney Festival 2017 — January 6, 2017
10 great websites to download movie scripts to support captioned video in class — August 11, 2016

10 great websites to download movie scripts to support captioned video in class

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Using these movie scripts is a great way to support the use of captioned video in the classroom, as they provide a transcript from which to pre-teach vocabulary and concepts, prior to the viewing of the video.

 The use of movie scripts also provide the text for teaching points, group discussions, cloze passages and other activities  to support the learning generated by the captioned video.

Captions supporting literacy — August 5, 2016
Have your say on communication barriers and technology needs — August 4, 2016
Closed captions and Facebook — July 21, 2016
Easy to use technologies to enhance learning in the classroom — July 17, 2016
Conference presentation of NSW Premier’s Teacher Scholarship findings at ANZCED 2016, in Christchurch NZ — July 4, 2016
New Zealand inquiry into Captioning — June 13, 2016
Break the Sound Barrier — May 27, 2016