Every days students head off to a search engine and are at the mercy of their search results. Most times they find themselves on a page but don't know how they got there or how to comprehend the words they are reading. Twurdy is a Google powered search engine that breaks pages down by their readability level. Simple Twurdy will be the quickest search, while Twurdy with pop is the most complex algorithm.
Twurdy is a great resource to show to your students so that they can begin searching the web based on content readability. This is also a great tool for a teacher who is looking for content on different reading levels.