Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Evernote Clearly

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Today’s tip is the Chrome extension, Evernote Clearly.  Often times articles, websites and blogs will have excessive amounts of advertisements, links and other unrelated text.  This can be very distracting to the reader.  With one click, Evernote Clearly removes the excess text so just the article (and pertinent images) appear on the page.  You can use this tool for articles you display whole class or each student can have ease of reading at their fingertips.  Students can highlight the text as they read.  You can also change the background color or size of the text for any students with visual challenges.

Sample Website:

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Same website page using Evernote Clearly:

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If you are already an Evernote fan, Clearly also allows you to save the article for future reference.  Evernote collects and stores data (web articles, images or anecdotal notes) for easy access.  

To add Clearly to your drive follow the steps below.  Please let me know if you would like Clearly added to your students’ Google drive.   

Have a great day!

Install Evernote Clearly on your drive.

  1. Go to the Chrome Web Store:  Screen Shot 2014-10-19 at 2.57.31 PM.png    or chrome.google.com/webstore
  2. Search for ‘clearly’  Screen Shot 2015-01-10 at 11.59.36 AM.png

  1. Click the ‘+Free’ button
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  1. Click ‘Add’ in the popup window