Here’s a neat little tool that will help students of all ages with the readability of text on the internet. It’s called Lingro and it turns any web page into a clickable document so that you can get a definition of any word on the page. Not only that, but you can get translations to other languages as well. It saves all of the words you click on and will generate a word list that you can then study using virtual flash cards. If you log in with an account it will save those word lists for you. My only wish is that the definitions were more kid friendly.
I’m thinking this will be great for my English Language Learners and my students with lower reading levels. I have a core group of students who I frequently struggle to find materials for during Research Workshop. Maybe this little tool will help!
Here’s a video that gives you a complete overview and tutorial. Thanks to @russell1955 for tweeting this little gem out.