Readability is basically a bookmarklet that you can easily install on your browser. It is very easy to use and does not require any advanced technology knowledge. Just make sure to open your free account in their homepage. Once you are logged in you can then select how you want it to display the text. Bear in mind that it is not all the time 100% accurate so in case of any flaws just refresh the original web page.
Now you can use Readability to share web contents with your students without being worried of those inconvenient flashing ads or any other sort of distractions that are found everywhere online.
Here is a list of the main features that Readability offers to its users:
- It is free
- It is easy to use
- It has an ad-free interface
- It lets users turn any web page into a clean view for reading
- It cleans up cluttered pages
- It also stores articles you find on the web for reading at your convenience
- It lets users send any article on the web right to their Amazon Kindle
- It has an app for iPhone and iPad.