A real classic for printed materials.
Create valuable printed materials, like communication boards, sequences and schedules that are perfect for all of your students. Easy-to-use features let you design your own material with symbols supported in dozens of languages. Select your own topics, symbols, labels, colors, borders, languages and more – all designed to help your students reach classroom goals.
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Boardmaker® is a trusted tool for parents, teachers, and therapists to create symbol adapted accessible curriculum materials for students - regardless of their abilities.
Whether you're looking to create a picture schedule, working to meet Common Core Standards, or even teaching a new language, there is a Boardmaker Software Family program for you.
Boardmaker - Boardmaker lets you create valuable printed materials, like communication boards, sequences, and schedules that are perfect for all your students.
Boardmaker Plus! - Boardmaker Plus! offers all the same features as Boardmaker for creating print-based materials, but it doesn't stop there. Boardmaker Plus! transforms your paper activities - and your students' learning experience - by making your activities interactive for use on the computer with sound, animation, and video.
Boardmaker with Speaking Dynamically Pro - Boardmaker with Speaking Dynamically Pro is thw natural choice for students who need support with communication. It delivers the same on-screen and print options of Boardmaker Plus! and Boardmaker, but it also gives students challenged by speech even more power with high-quality voices, word prediction, and abbreviation expansion.
Boardmaker Studio 1.5 - Still delivers your favorite Boardmaker Software Family features, like robust editing tools, but now gives you access to more than 30,000 Picture Communication Symbols (PCS®). Boardmaker Studio 1.5 also includes features designed to save you valuable time, like hundreds of Studio Starter Templates and an easy to understand interface, so you can spend less time creating materials and more time with your students.
All English versions of Boardmaker are currently 6.1.6. CD/DVD drive required to run Boardmaker software: If intended computer does not have a CD/DVD drive, please consider Boardmaker Online.
Boardmaker® v.6 software is the most popular choice among educators, speech-language pathologists and para-professionals for creating new and adapting existing activities for students with special needs.
What does that mean? It means that, with Boardmaker®, you can create and adapt symbol-based printed activities that are a fit for all of your students – no matter their ability. A symbol database combined with an easy-to-use drawing program, Boardmaker® features more than 4,500 Picture Communication Symbols™ (PCS) in 44 languages, all in color and black and white.
Educators are using Picture Communication Symbols™ (PCS) with Boardmaker® to enhance learning and communication for their special needs students. Boardmaker® gives educators the ability to create a wide range of materials with its wide range of time-saving tools and features. Here are just a few ideas:
Boardmaker® has been developed and refined to reduce the time and effort involved to adapt curriculum to meet your student's individual needs.
Think about how you can use Boardmaker® to adapt materials you've already created, or consider the brand new materials you can create from scratch. The possibilities are endless!