TABS - Reading and Notemaking

  • 5 Active Reading Strategies

    5 Active Reading Strategies for Textbook Assignments - College Info Geek

  • Link to Lifehack article
  • Image of the ATBar icons


    Free downloadable software to use in your browser, on a memory stick or in Windows. Use it to change font, font size or background colour. Read selected text out loud or look up words in the dictionary.

  • Link to Balabolka site


    Free downloadable text reader for PC.

  • Link to ClaroSpeak website


    Import or type text and hear it read out loud. Change voice, background colour, font and spacing (iOS - free).

  • Coggle

    Coggle is an online tool for creating and sharing mindmaps. It works online in your browser: there's nothing to download or install.

  • Cornell Notes

    Cornell Notes - Fillable Fields

    Free, downloadable Cornell Notes template - this pdf file can be edited so you can type in notes.

  • Image of DSpeech icon


    Free text reader which will read and save to different formats.

  • Evernote

    Organise notes into notebooks. Add images, sketches, lists and webclips. Access anywhere. Available across a range of platforms.

  • Image of Google Keep on a laptop and phone

    Google Keep

    Cross platform tool for capturing and sharing notes, lists, images and audio clips.