Read & Write for Chrome

The district has purchased a license for Read&Write for Google Chrome™ for all students in the district. It is a powerful support tool for students and is very easy to use. 

Below is a playlist with quick overview videos of some of the features available in Read&Write.  *New* August 2017: 'How to' videos, training guides, reference cards and more 

From the Read&Write website:
Read&Write for Google Chrome™ offers a range of powerful support tools to help students gain confidence with reading, writing, studying and research, including:
  • Hear words, passages, or whole documents read aloud with easy-to-follow dual color highlighting
  • See the meaning of words explained with text and picture dictionaries
  •  Hear text translated into other languages
  • Get suggestions for the current or next word as you type
  • Turn words into text as you speak
  • Highlight text in documents or the web and collect for use in other documents
  • Create and listen to voice notes directly inside of Google Docs
  • Simplify and summarize text on web pages 
Read&Write for Google Chrome™ is a user-friendly chrome extension for use with Chromebooks. It works with web pages and common file types in Google Drive, including: Google Docs, PDF, ePub, and Kes files.