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Understand what you read.

Learn words with Rewordify.com.
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Rewordify.com is powerful, free, online software that improves reading, learning, and teaching. This site can:

  • Intelligently simplify difficult English, for faster comprehension
  • Effectively teach words, for building a better vocabulary
  • Help teachers save time and produce engaging lessons
  • Help improve learning outcomes

Rewordify.com's amazing features have helped people read words more easily.

The site is free and child-safe. Use it now; there's no software to install. Try the online demo and the first-time user guide. Teachers: We'll send you free, full-color literature to help you get started. Scroll down for more info...

Read smarter now.

From frustration......to understanding
The ravenous throng scampered toward the delectable viands, which was impeccably arrayed on the table.The extremely hungry crowd ran toward the delicious food, which was extremely well organized (into rows) on the table.

Rewordify.com simplifies difficult English. Enter hard sentences (or whole chapters) into the yellow box at the top of the page. (You can also enter a web site URL.) Click Rewordify text and you'll instantly see an easier version, for fast understanding. The reworded words are highlighted— click them to hear and learn the original harder word. You can change how the highlighting works to match the way you learn!

Do you dislike dictionaries because they're confusing and unhelpful? You'll love Rewordify.com's clear, easy-to-understand definitions—they change to match the original word or phrase's part of speech, verb tense, and singular/plural form, so they make sense. Our amazing Rewordifying Engine is what makes it all possible, and no other web site has it.

Want to see something now? Click Classic Literature at the top and start reading—easier.

Read better tomorrow.

learning session screenshot

Learn more words faster. Our exclusive Learning Sessions actively teach you words so you learn them. Any time you paste in a block of text, our software finds all the hard words, lets you pick which ones you want to learn, and then teaches them to you in a Learning Session.

A Learning Session isn't an online quiz: it's an effective, step by step process where you hear words and phrases, type them, and read them. The software re-teaches you exactly what you need when you need it, and moves ahead when you're ready. When you've learned a word, the site stops "rewording" it, so the site grows with you as you learn! Learn more about Learning Sessions.

Learn your way.

Sample sentence:
"I used to loathe and eschew perusing English."
Reword; click to see original
I used to hate and avoid carefully reading English. Click/tap the highlighting
Don't reword; click to see definition
I used to loathe and eschew perusing English. Click/tap the highlighting
I used to loathe [hate] and eschew [avoid] perusing [carefully reading] English.
I used to loathe and eschew perusing English.I used to hate and avoid carefully reading English.

Learn the way you want—from what you want to read. You can change the way the site works to fit your learning style as you read and learn from almost any text passage or web page. See the different highlighting styles in the box? You can pick any of them, and lots more options. Click the Settings link (at the bottom of the page now, or at the top of any page) to see all the choices you have. (The demo text in the box here never changes.)

Chart your progress and have fun. You can keep track of your learning with lots of detailed charts that show how you're doing. Plus, as you use the site, you earn points and get Learning Stars—a fun reward for reading and learning!

Now you can easily get your students involved in their learning: let them select the text that interests them. Let them print and complete the activities with which they're most comfortable. Imagine each student learning vocabulary customized to his or her interests, while you have time to teach instead of typing. Could differentiation by interest or readiness be any easier? You can start doing it today, for free.

Teach more, type less.

learning activities options

You never have to type another vocabulary list or quiz again.

Type (or copy-paste) in any block of text in the yellow box at the top of this page, click Rewordify text, and click the Print/Learning activities button. Here's how. You (or your students!) can select from a rich variety of quizzes and learning activities, with or without answer keys.

Do you need to teach (or not teach) particular vocabulary words and phrases? Rewordify.com gives you the exact control you need for specialized vocabulary instruction. You can make customized word lists so the site rewords and teaches any word or phrase exactly the way you want.

Improve learning outcomes.

learning stats graph

At Educator Central, you can create and manage student accounts, monitor your students' learning, and get detailed reading and learning analytics that help you make smart classroom decisions. For free. Now.

(In a hurry? Log in. Click Educator Central at the top.)

In a few minutes, you can create student accounts on Rewordify.com, and easily monitor your students' reading and learning progress. Get actionable learning and error analytics as your students read and learn from any document you post, or from any document or web page they want to read.

Imagine each student learning different words based on his or her interest or ability level. It's easy to do: Rewordify.com designs and teaches individualized vocabulary lessons with our highly effective Learning Sessions, so you have the time to teach students the important stuff: how to learn, how to break through obstacles, how to believe the words "I can do it."

As your students read and learn, get detailed charts and reports that tell you what you need to know—by student, by class, or for all your classes.

learning error breakdown

Effectively match interventions with students, based on detailed error breakdowns that let you see what you need to see in a few clicks.

Student accounts are anonymous, and they keep your students safe and focused on learning.

Start using it now: Log in and click on Educator Central at the top. Read more about Educator Central.

It's free, ad-free, fast, and safe.

Live stats: updated every 15 seconds
Site users:...
Words examined:...
Words rewordified:...
Words currently being learned:

Rewordify.com is free online software. You're using it now. There's nothing to buy or install. It works on any computer, tablet, or smartphone. Just point your browser to Rewordify.com and start reading and learning. Yes, it's tablet-friendly—no mouse needed. Yes, your whole school district can create teacher and student accounts, without entering any personal information. When? Now.

Can it get better? Yup. The site shows no ads, for a distraction-free, school-safe learning environment.

It's fast. Wasting your (and your students' time) is bad. That's why Rewordify.com was designed from the ground up to be lightning-fast and use very little data. The site doesn't have a hundred images of puppies and kittens and a hundred links to a hundred lists. What it does have is speed and ease of use, which are very nice when you have to teach a room full of teenagers. Or adults.

It's an app. Want the app? You're using it. Wasn't that easy? The site is a web app, which is great for you, because you get almost-daily site updates automatically—so you can read and learn, not download and install app updates.

We keep kids safe online. Rewordify.com requires no personal information. Student accounts are completely anonymous and cannot post or share anything. Read more about how we protect children's privacy.

Rewordify shield

Rewordify.com can display simplified versions of web pages. Our state-of-the-art web filtering technology blocks millions of inappropriate sites and questionable language, to protect kids online and keep them reading only what they should be reading. Read more about how we protect children from inappropriate material.

Features & benefits

FeaturesBenefitsHow to get it
Difficult English is intelligently simplified with our exclusive Rewordifying EngineSaves time when reading hard text, improves comprehension and self-confidence, and increases total reading timeCopy-paste entire text passages into the yellow box and press Rewordify text. You'll see a simplified version. Read more.
Definitions are easy to understand, context-aware, and match verb tense and part of speechReduces frustration and improves comprehension by maximizing time spent reading versus dictionary researchCopy-paste any text passage into the yellow box and "rewordify" it. Click the highlighted words. Read more.
Learning Sessions actively teach individualized vocabulary lessons with research-proven multimodal techniquesImproves vocabulary and word retentionAfter you "rewordify" text, you'll see a purple bar at the top. Click the buttons to pick hard words and learn them in an effective Learning Session. Read more.
Site carefully monitors student reading time, learning progress, and learning errors, and gives educators full-color, real-time charts and reportsGives actionable learning data that helps improve student learning outcomesCreate an account. Click on Educator Central. Create free student accounts. Post assignments online. Get learning data. Make smart classroom decisions based on valid data. Read more.
Site identifies and extracts over 57,000 difficult words and phrases from any text and creates a rich variety of learning activities with answer keysSaves time when teaching and gives students individualized learning activitiesCopy-paste any text passage into the yellow box and "rewordify" it. Click Print/Learning Activities. Pick the quizzes, activities, vocab lists, cloze activities you want, with keys. Print them. Read more.
Software allows users to change the difficulty level and presentation style of the output textImproves engagement by allowing easy differentiation by learning style and readinessCopy-paste any text passage and "rewordify" it. Click Settings. Change the text presentation style, "rewordifying level" (difficulty level), even the highlighting style. Read more.
Site works as an app on any device, using a minimum of dataAllows for easy district rollout on nearly any existing device while conserving Internet bandwithPoint any device's browser to Rewordify.com and it works like an app. Here's how to make an app icon on your home screen or desktop.
Site calculates accurate text complexity measures, including our exclusive READ scoreImproves engagement and learning through the selection of appropriate reading materialsRewordify any text passage. Click the Stats button. Read more.
Site's browser app (bookmarklet) extracts most web pages to Rewordify.com for learning in one clickImproves engagement and total reading time through independent selection of high-interest materialsInstall our free browser app. Browse the web. At any page, click the "Rewordify text" button. Read the extracted text on Rewordify.com.
You can post any document and share it publicly, privately, or with a passwordIncreases reading time and organization of learning materialsLog in. Paste in a document and "rewordify" it. Click the Share button, share it, and get a link. Post the link to your teacher page. Or, add it as a Rewordify.com assignment. Here's how to post documents. Here's how to create assignments.
Site calculates points and displays Learning Stars based on total minutes read and words learnedIncreases reading time and engagement by making the site more funLog in and start reading and clicking on the purple bar to do Learning Sessions. Points and Learning Stars will display. Click My Learning/My Documents to see charts of your progress. Read more.
Over 300 pieces of classic literature are availableImproves comprehension of the classics—from Shakespeare to Douglass to AustenClick Classic literature at the top. Or, type a word like Frankenstein into the search box at the top.

What educators are saying:

“This is AMAZING.”Mark Giufre, Educational Technology for All Learners
“A really awesome tool for ELA classes...”Susie Simmons, Technology in the Classroom
“You may be surprised at how useful it can be...”Burnaby School District 41
“A fantastic web app...”Kelly Tenkely, iLearn Technology Blog
“A great tool for students to have...”Avi Spector, Beyond the Tools
“Excellent tool to enhance comprehension...”Educational Technology and Mobile Learning
“Great tool to improve reading skills...”Ridvan B. Saglam, English in Life
“A fantastic tool...”Karen Janowski, EdTech Solutions
“Makes vocabulary building a cinch...”Marygrove College
“Perfect for helping students at different levels...”Zachary Walker, Ph.D.
“The possibilities are endless...” –Matthew Mayo, The Happy IT Guy
“This can be an excellent resource for students...”FCTD
“This could be a great resource for students...” –Heidi Neltner, Learning In Progress
“Can immediately impact a classroom...” –Darla, Tech SPED needs blog
“Makes your life easier...” –Glenn Wiebe, History Tech blog
“The site has many amazing features...” –Dr. Albert P. Rayan, The New Indian Express
“Outstanding...” –Patric Barbieri, LABBB
“An extraordinary site...” –Larry Ferlazzo, edublogs.org
“So many possibilities...” –Jen Jones, Hello Literacy
“A fantastic teaching tool...” –David Kapuler (Review), Edshelf.com
“A must for saving and bookmarking for classroom use...”TeachersFirst.com
“A great tool and easy to use...”Bruce Ellis (Video on YouTube)
“I highly recommend checking out Rewordify...”Technology Tidbits
“These guys are geniuses!”Jen Lester, Jen's CIS120 Blog
“Huge potential for students”Jody Watson (Video on YouTube)
“A cool web tool...”David Keck
“Great tech tool for struggling readers...”EdTechMuse.com
“A really cool website...” –Jennifer Hoenigsberg, Edublogs.org
“Great teacher tools available...” –Holly Whitt, The Curious Librarian
“Brilliant free website...”Van Asch Deaf Education Center
“Immediate application for students...” –Anne Benninghof, Ideas for Educators

Get started now!

Here's what to do next:

First, do the demo. You'll be an expert in five minutes: Click here for the demo.

Learn the site, step by step. Our First-Time User Guide clearly shows you how to get started.

Teachers: Learn about Educator Central and all it can do to help improve student learning outcomes. Also, you can get lots of free, full-color literature to help you get started in the classroom.

Have some fun. Are you up for a vocabulary challenge? Play Rewordo and Difficult Hangman. Be aware: they're not easy.

Browse some classics. Want to be more sure of Shakespeare, or brush up on Bronte? Scroll to the top, and click the Classic Literature link. It's a fast way to get started using the site. Or, use the Search bar at the top. Try entering the word raven to understand the deal with Poe, that black bird, and the "Nevermore" thing.

Check out the goodies. You can install our One-Click Learning browser applet that lets you rewordify most web pages in one click. We have an API, which lets you integrate Rewordify.com into your web site. Our cool (and free, of course) School Clock tells you the current time and date, what class period you're currently in, countdowns to the next period, and more. You can customize it for any school's schedule, and make as many different School Clocks as you have different day schedules. Use it now.

Show the love! Please tell us about mistakes the site makes when "rewording" and defining words. That feedback is the single most valuable thing you can do to help the site (and learners around the world). Click here to contact us. Do you want to help defray the site's operating costs, and read a great thriller at the same time? You can! Get your copy of Electric Dawn.

Contact us. We want to help you! Please use the Contact page with any questions or comments.

Site summary: Rewordify.com helps with reading comprehension and vocabulary development by simplifying English to a lower reading level. It lets you reword a sentence or reword a paragraph. It will simplify English by reducing text complexity. It's a dictionary alternative that will improve comprehension and teach vocabulary. It's an important part of reading instruction and vocabulary instruction for ESL students, people with reading disabilities, people with a learning disability, or anyone who wants to improve reading skill.


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Rewordify.com is a sublime web site that expedites learning in myriad ways. It helps with reading betterment, and it invites discourse on more topics.

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Rewordify.com is a sublime web site that expedites learning in myriad ways. It helps with reading betterment, and it invites discourse on more topics.

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