Read & Write for Google Chrome (PC or iPad)

AMDSB recently purchased a district license for Read and Write for Google Chrome, which offers a range of tools to help students 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

Works with web pages and common file types in Google Drive, including:
– Google Docs
– PDF
– ePub
– Kes
Memo containing instructional video with activation instructions for computers attached, as well as quick reference guide.

Read & Write alternate keyboard available on iPad, with the following features:
– Speech with dual colour highlighting
– Speak as you type
– Word Prediction as you type
– Spell Checker
– Dictionary
– Picture Dictionary
– Web toolbar for Safari browser