Built-in Tools to Support Literacy

  • 12/01/2024
Learning Module
iPad display speaking text


There are many built-in reading and writing tools to support literacy. Whether a student is working on a laptop or an iPad, these tools can help them access information, make annotations and create their own writing. Some supports include dictation, predictive text, text-to-speech, annotation of PDFs, and the reduction of visual distractions from websites.

Module 1 – Windows and Microsoft Literacy Tools

Module 2 – Texthelp’s Read&Write and OrbitNote

Module 3 – Reading Supports in the Microsoft Edge and Firefox Browsers

Module 4 – Reading and Annotating PDFs for Microsoft Office 365 Users

Module 5 – Reading and Annotating PDFs for Google Users

Module 6 – Literacy Supports on iPads