Read&Write for Google Chrome (RW4GC) is a Chrome Extension toolbar available for your child to use both at school and at home to support their reading comprehension and writing skills. This easy-to-use toolbar makes Google Workspace apps (e.g., Docs, Slides, Forms) and web pages more accessible. In order to access this extension, please make sure you are logged into your Chrome account. ‘Accessing SEA extensions from home’ in Quick Links explains how to do this.
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|Accessing RW4GC at Home||Getting Started with RW4G||How to Use Read and Write for Google|
|Clickable Interactive Toolbar on Features |
of Read and Write for Google
|YouTube Tutorial Video Links||English Language Learners Support Tools|
|Text-to-Speech – reads text on the screen||Dictionary and Picture Dictionary Tools||Screen Masking – a reading light that follows the mouse to help with focus|
|Translator – single word translation into chosen languag||Simplify Page – declutter webpages, change fonts (e.g., OpenDyslexic) and simplify text||Screenshot Reader – reads inaccessible text in images or PDFs|
|Talk & Type||Word Prediction|
|Check It – a spelling, grammar, and homophone checker||Text-to-Speech – proofread writing by listening to text read aloud|
|Collect Highlights – extract key information to place into a new Google Doc||Vocabulary – creates a customizable vocabulary chart with definitions and images for selected words||Audio Maker- creates a downloadable mp3 file of selected text|