The name Twurdy is based on the word play, "Too Wordy".
So, how does it work?
In Twurdy's own words:
"Twurdy uses text analysis software to "read" each page before it is displayed in the search results. Then Twurdy gives each page a readability level along with a color coded system to help users to determine how easy the page will be to understand."
Try Twurdy as an option the next time you ask your students to do online research.