• Microsoft Translator

    • Create a more inclusive classroom for both students and parents with live translation and captions.
    • Have real-time translated presentations in multiple languages for your English language learners and deaf or hard-of-hearing students.
    • Turn on the text-to-speech option to keep your students focused on the speaker and provide support for dyslexic learners.
    • Involving parents is seamless as conversations are instantly translated into their preferred language at Parent Information Nights, ARD meetings, and conferences. 
    • Email the Digital Learning Team for support with using this tool in your learning environment. 

    How to Get Translator

    • District Chromebooks - Install from the Google Play Store*
    • District iPads - Install from Self Service (Jamf) 
    • Personal devices - search the app store on your device for "Microsoft Translator" and install it.

    *Getting Started with MS Translator on a Chromebook

    1. Open Apps Launcher located at the bottom left corner of the Chromebook.  

    2. Open the Google Play Store app. 

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    3. Select the Microsoft Translator app and click Install.

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    4. Open the app to start or join a conversation by clicking on the people button.

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    6. Learn more by viewing the 2-min. video tutorial below.


    Getting Started with MS Translator on an iPad



  • Using Microsoft Translator in Plano ISD

    NEW UPDATE:  Conversations can only be started in the App.  Join a conversation on the App OR via the website:  https://translate.it   

    What: How to use Microsoft Translator to support students and parents.  

    Watch: View this 5-minute video tutorial.