Read & Write for Google

How to do access Read & Write?

  • Chromebook - you automatically have access to it when you are logged in. You may have to click the icon in the top toolbar and accept permissions.
  • Laptop/desktop - Sign in to the Chrome browser with your G Suite (school email) account. Click here for instructions on how to sign in to the Chrome Browser.
  • iPad - Any iPad that is enrolled in MK's MDM should already have the Read & Write App on it. Otherwise, download the Read & Write app.

Read & Write for Chrome

Quick Reference Guide

Highlighting Guide

YouTube playlist

Read & Write for iPad

Quick Reference Guide

iPad Keyboard

iPad Web Toolbar

Read & Write for Google Chrome offers a range of powerful support tools to help students gain confidence with:

  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Studying
  • Research


The key features are as follows:

  • Hearing words, passages, or whole documents read aloud with easy-to-follow dual colour highlighting
  • Seeing the meaning of words explained with text and picture dictionaries
  • Hearing text translated into other languages
  • Getting suggestions for the current or next word as you type
  • Turning words into text as you speak
  • Highlighting text in documents or the web and collect for use in other documents
  • Creating and listening to voice notes directly inside of Google Docs
  • Simplify and summarize text on web pages
  • Works with web pages and common file types in Google Drive, including Google Docs & PDF

Who has access to Read & Write?

  • All MK students and teachers have access to all features of Read & Write via their school email account. For those accessing Read & Write on iPad, there are some features that will not work.