The PDF Reader allows educators to create, view and edit PDFs. By improving accessibility, collaboration and engagement. All this including the support from the Read&Write tools that you know and love.
When paired with Snapverter, teachers and students can easily identify and OCR inaccessible PDFs. Ensuring that students have access to tools such as text to speech, that they need to succeed, across all class content.
Typewriter: Lets you type text on top of the PDF, with Talk&Type and Prediction tools available to assist.
Pushpin: Ideal for making notes or adding instructions or other helpful hints to a PDF assignment.
Text to Speech: Reads words, passages, or whole documents aloud with easy-to-follow dual color highlighting.
Text & Picture Dictionaries: Provide deﬁnitions and displays images to help with word comprehension.
Talk&Type: Turns the spoken word into text.
Freehand Drawing: To scribble and draw on your PDF to complete assignments or highlight important information.
Shapes Drawing: For creating circles, rectangles and lines with customized lines and fill color.
Audio Maker: Converts selected text into an audio file, and automatically downloads.
Highlighters: Collect highlights from text in documents or the web for summarizing research and to create bibliographies.
Vocabulary List: Creates a list instantly into a new doc, including selected words, the dictionary definitions, images from Widgit Symbols, and an editable notes column.
I love how PDF Reader allows all learners to easily manipulate PDF documents and gives them access to the familiar Read&Write tools that allow them to be independent and successful.
Yes, the PDF Reader has its own integration with Schoology, and also works with the Google Assignments LTI in other LMS's like Canvas and Brightspace. We look forward to integrating with even more LMS's in the coming months.
Yes, the PDF Reader is entirely collaborative to allow for feedback and communication between teacher and student. You can share your annotations and highlights with other collaborators, and leave text and audio comments.
The PDF Reader has a seamless integration with Google Classroom that allows students to complete PDF worksheets using a variety of annotation tools, and allows teachers to review their work and provide feedback right from Google Classroom. This video shows you how to get started.
The PDF Reader can be deployed easily by an admin so teacher and student users do not need to install anything. Use our handy Deployment Wizard to get going.
Yes the PDF Reader can be used in Office 365 in the Chrome or Edge browser to read PDFs in OneDrive.
The PDF Reader can be easily installed by visiting the Chrome Store.