Text Compactor

Text Compactor is a free online tool for summarizing and simplifying text. It is user-friendly and requires 

no login, so it’s a perfect tool for students to add to their own toolkits! Simply copy and paste digital 

text into the box, use the slider to determine the percentage of text you want to end up with, and view 

the simplified text. 

Tutorial Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yh4mmpM5Rrs 


WordSift is designed to help anyone easily sift through texts by cutting and pasting text into the tool. 

The program will quickly identify important words that appear in the text. This program is helpful in 

supporting EAL students and can be used as a strategy for vocabulary development. Website: 


Tutorial Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aptR6gHEPiw