Rewordify helps students read complex passages

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Rewordify is a free site that was developed by a special education teacher and former computer programmer for the purpose of helping students read complex passages. Rewordify could be helpful to students when they are challenged to read a book or article that is a step or two above their current reading levels.

At its most basic level Rewordify takes a complex passage and rephrases it in simpler terms. Students can adjust Rewordify's settings to match their needs. For example, students can add words to a "skip list" and those words will not be changed when they appear in a passage. Students can also use Rewordify to simply highlight difficult words instead of having them replaced. Watch the video below for a complete overview of how Rewordify works.

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