If a parent or teacher has a JoCo Library card, there are many books in that system in digital and audio formats that are “beamed” right to the student’s device. There are a number of eBook & eMagazine options for children and teens.
Epic https://www.getepic.com/ is another nice resource that is free for teachers if they log in as an educator. It has thousands of digital books and educational videos aimed at K-8th grade, most with read aloud and can be accessed via an Ipad app or from the website. Free 30 day trial for parents.
Story Onlinehttps://www.storylineonline.net/ is a free collection of online books read by celebrities. Turn on the closed caption feature to also see the words on the screen.
Vookshttps://www.vooks.com/ another online collection of animated books. Free teacher account and 30 day free trial for parents.
If you are using Google Docs or Google classroom add one of these free extensions to read aloud: You would only need to add these tools once when you are logged in to your district Google account and they will be available from then on. They can be loaded from the Chrome Web Store. Here are 3 that are reliable, and students like:
Use Closed Caption in Google Slides: Even if you are not using Google Slides to present, if you open Google slides in the background click Present and turn on closed caption it will caption everything that is said.
SnapVerter is a great tool on the iPad for quick read aloud of a worksheet or written page by snapping a quick picture and converting it to text that can be read aloud. It is also a nice tool for staff to create digital formats of text on paper to allow students to use read aloud or markup tools. Here is a quick video using the iOS app on the IPad to read paper text: