Snap&Read Extension is a reading tool for teachers can use to assist students as it reads both accessible and inaccessible text aloud, it levels vocabulary, and it translates. It's a great resource for students and teachers to use on the chromebooks.
Below are a list of the Snap & Read Features:
- Read Aloud - Listen to text as it’s read aloud across websites, PDFs, and Google Drive. It also reads in other languages.
- Dynamic Text - Leveling Dynamically adjust the readability of text without changing the meaning.
- Translation - Translate text into 100+ languages on any webpage.
- Study Tools - Pull text into an outline, then organize it and add notes.
- Remove Distractions - A single click gets rid of distracting content and adjusts fonts, spacing and number of characters per line creating the best online reading experience possible. The Remove Distractions tool also reformats any webpage to read—distraction-free—alongside an open outline.
- Color Overlay/Reading Line Guides - Brings focus to text paragraph-by-paragraph and even line-by-line—by masking the reading area.
- Picture Supported Dictionary - Clear definitions plus MULTIPLE icon representations enhance meaning. Use tools to better understand definitions—read aloud, Dynamically Text Leveling, and Translation.
- Bibliographer - Automatically cite sources on any webpages
- Screenshot Reader - Instantly get access to text embedded in images, inaccessible PDFs, and Flash through Optical Character Recognition (OCR).
- Readability Analyzer - See the grade level equivalent of the text on any webpage.
- Annotation - Highlight and add text to PDFs then save to Google Drive, One Drive, or download.
Below you will find resources to help you navigate the Snap & Read Extension. Snap & Read is available to all staff and students of the Orange Public Schools. We hope you take advantage of it and the many benefits it affords our students. Remeber I'm always here to assist.
Snap&Read Chrome Extension Quick Card: Click to Download
Snap&Read Language Translation Quick Card: Click to Download
Snap&Read Video Tutorial: Overview for Chrom
- Snap&Read: Comprehensive Overview for Chrome from DonJohnstonInc on Vimeo.