It has a rather simple interface and I like the way that it uses colour to identify areas that need further drafting. Students could use the tool by writing into the web site or doing a cut/copy from MS Word. The information gleamed from the Editor would prove useful for further analysis.
There are lots of ways that you could incorporate this into the English classroom.
I quickly wrote the following text in reaction to this provocative article that crossed my path. Can't our teachers be trusted to dress appropriately and it identified several long and complicated sentences and also the reading level of the piece.I copied this paragraph (above) into Hemingway Editor and it identified the reading level of my work and also suggestions for improvement.
I would imagine in an English Classroom that you could then deconstruct the paragraph and talk about how you might improve the writing.
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