Modern web browsers offer many free, powerful tools for all online learners. These tools can help make websites easier to read and understand, with specialized fonts; screen readers and content summary tools.

For students with dyslexia, the OpenDyslexic extension converts web page text into a special font designed to make reading simpler, said Monica M. Daniel, an instructional technology coach for McFarland Unified School District. Read Aloud is a rather self-explanatory extension for listening to websites or text selections in spoken form.*

Find these and other helpful browser extensions at edsurge.com.

*17 Little-Known Tips, Tricks and Hacks for Using Google in the Classroom, By Stephen Noonoo. Mar 16, 2018. EdSurge.com.