Tech to support your studies - Students

Tech to support your studies - Students

Extensions & Apps

  • ​​SpeakIT / Select and Speak - Chrome extension - select text you want to read and listen to it. SpeakIt converts text into speech so you no longer need to read.

  • VoxDox - app - combines natural sounding voices with the ability to read aloud and translate any form of text in more than 10 languages; by using Voxdox you can listen to your eBooks or convert files (pdf, docx, txt), papers, articles, contracts and web pages to quality speech.

  • Grammarly - Grammarly® Lite is a free spelling and grammar checker to help you write without mistakes on Gmail, Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Linkedin, and anywhere else on the Web. Grammarly® Lite integrates contextual spelling and grammar check, thesaurus, and dictionary into your Web applications.

  • Clearly, from the producers of Evernote, strips the sidebar content of a webpage. You can send the cleaned-up version directly to your Evernote account for easy reading whenever you open your Evernote account. You can print the cleaned-up article from your Evernote account.

  • Readability - turns any web page into a clean view for reading now or later on your computer, smartphone, or tablet.

  • Ginger - Write without spelling mistakes and grammar errors in popular websites such as Facebook, Gmail and Twitter. Install Ginger on your Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox or Safari browser and see your texts being proofread and corrected with a single click.

  • StayFocused - increases your productivity by limiting the amount of time that you can spend on time-wasting websites.

  • SpokenText - online text to audio convertor -

  • Dictation -  - dictate directly into a 'word-processor' in the Google Chrome browser and save or export.

Apps to support Math


  • PhotoMath- Free   

  • Talking Calculator- $0.99  

  • Talking Scientific Calculator- $4.99

  • MyScript Calculator- Free

  • MyScript MathPad- Free

Android via Google Play

  • MyScript Calculator- Free

  • Talking Calculator- Free

Supporting Note-taking

Supporting planning / organization of assignments / projects / papers

For Windows

Text to speech

Mind mapping / Planning

Speech to Text

  • Dragon Naturally Speaking (check out from ARS)​

For MACs

Text to Speech

Mind mapping / Planning

Speech to Text

  • Dragon Naturally Speaking (check out from ARS)