Instructional Accommodations to Unclutter the Web

With so much instructional reading material being web-based, teachers may want a way to simplify “cluttered” web pages for students who struggle with interpreting complex visual layouts. One free tool for this, available for iOS, Android, or traditional web browsers, is called Readability. The app has its own browser that will allow a student to open up a website, like so:

A student would simply press the “Read Now” button at the top of the window and a simplified, uncluttered version of the page would appear. This is what our example would look like in Readability:

This tool, and others like it, might be useful for students who struggle with the oftentimes over-whelming world of website design. Happy reading!

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