Virtual Library

Student & Staff Installation 

WordQ+SpeakQ is designed for those who struggle with writing and for those who just want to get their ideas on the page.

Learn how to properly use your keyboard and improve your typing skills with this free online tool.
Chrome Web Store - Apps with SWLSB
Using your Sir Wilfrid Laurier Google account, you can access some free apps available in the Chrome Web store. Remember you need to be loged into your account. Under the search bar, select "For" to be sure you are getting the correct apps. Some of these apps include; WordQ (English & French), ThinkQ, and Pense.

Install for free with your account.Click "Launch App". ThoughtQ helps you gather information for your essays and reports with less effort and in less time, while gaining greater knowledge.

Students can listen to books for modeled fluency, read books for practice, and then record themselves reading so teachers can monitor progress. Every leveled eBook has an accompanying quiz to test reading comprehension.
You can download this font for free, for home use. Unlike other fonts where letters look similar, Dyslexie's letters have more shape variations, which removes a lot of confusion from reading.
This is a google extension that allows the text in PDF documents, or Google documents to be read to you. It offers Text-to-speech to hear words, passages, or whole documents read aloud with easy-to-follow dual color highlighting.
It offers text and picture dictionaries to see the meaning of words explained. It also has predictive text, dictate words to assist with writing, proofreading. 
Maths Learning Centre
Great Math website with tools and manipulatives that can be used in Math.

XtraMath helps students with basic facts in addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. It builds on what the student knows, and drills students on areas they need more help with. 

Open Dyslexic

Open-Dyslexic is an open sourced font created to increase readability for readers with dyslexia. This extension overrides all fonts on web pages with the OpenDyslexic font, and formats pages to be more easily readable.