Read&Write for Google Chrome has various tools to help with reading any text.  This course details how each tool works and how it can be adapted to suit the individual user.  
What Will You Learn?
In this course, you'll learn now to:

  • Have a doc read back
  • Adapt the speech feedback
  • Have text read from web pages
  • Have PDF documents read using PDF Reader
  • Use the Screenshot Reader to read text within pictures or inaccessible PDF's
  • Convert text into an audio file using Audio Maker

Estimated time to complete full section with practise 2 hours 30 mins

Read&Write for Google Chrome has various support tools to help with reading including dictionaries to help with understanding what is being read. This course details how each tool works and how it can be adapted to suit the individual user.  

What Will You Learn?
In this course, you'll learn how to:

  • Look a word up in the Dictionary
  • Look a word up in the Picture Dictionary
  • Use Screen Masking in order to maker reading from a computer screen easier
  • Have text translated into a different language
  • Simplify a web page to make content easier to understand

Estimated time to complete full section with practise 2 hours

Read&Write for Google Chrome has various support tools to help with writing including Check It and Prediction.  This course details how each tool works and how it can be adapted to suit the individual user.  

What Will You Learn?
In this course, you'll learn how to:

  • Proof a document for spelling and grammar mistakes
  • Use Prediction to help construct sentences
  • Use Talk&Type to convert spoken words into text on the computer

Estimated time to complete full section with practise 1 hour 40 mins

Read&Write for Google Chrome has various support tools to help when studying.  This course details how each tool works and how it can be adapted to suit the individual user.  

What Will You Learn?
In this course, you'll learn how to:

  • Use the Highlights to collect information
  • Use the Vocabulary List to create a word list
  • Use the Voice Note to insert a spoken comment into a Google doc
  • Use the Web Search to quickly look for information
  • Use the tools in PDF Reader to add annotations to PDF's 

Estimated time to complete full section with practise 2 hours 20 mins

Depending on what environments you use Read&Write for Google Chrome in you may require some of this additional support.  Simply choose which are relevant for you.  

This includes:

  • Google Classroom Integration
  • Data Desk
  • Block Read Aloud
  • Using in Word Online
  • PDF Reader in Schoology
  • PDF Reader in Office 365
  • Use in Canvas
  • Use ePub Reader

Read&Write for Google Chrome can include Snapverter.  Snapverter allows users to quickly scan and convert printed materials and inaccessible files such as images, PDF's and Daisy files from Bookshare to accessible files in Google Drive.

What Will You Learn?

In this course, you'll learn how to:

  • Convert a picture, image or an inaccessible file into a PDF document
  • Convert Daisy files into an ePub
  • Use Snapverter on your phone
    Estimated time to complete full section 20-30 mins