Microsoft new OneNote add-on makes reading easier for dyslexic students

January 19, 2016
Aaron Polmeer

By Napier Lopez

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I’ve mostly transitioned from Office to Google Docs, but OneNote has remained part of my arsenal because it’s one of the best note-taking apps around. Now Microsoft is releasing an add on called Learning Tools to make sure it’s just as useful for students with learning disabilities too. The toolbar shows up next to other menu items on the Ribbon, and contains a few notable features. For instance, it can recite text and highlight the current word at the same time, and defaults to wider character spacing to make words easier to decipher. You’ll need an internet connection for the computer to…

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