Windows users have a built-in screenshot app: Snipping Tool.
The Snipping Tool got an upgrade. You can now use it to extract text from an image. After taking your screenshot (shout out to LearningScientists.org), look for the text extraction icon.
Clicking the text extraction icon causes Snipping Tool to identify and spotlight everything that looks like text. When it finishes, it will give you two new options: Copy all text and Quick redact. Clicking the down arrow next to Quick redact allows you to choose auto redaction for phone numbers and email addresses.
After clicking “Copy all text,” I pasted it here:
LEARN TO STUDY USING …
PRACTICE BRINGING INFORMATION TO MIND
HOW TO DO IT
Put away your class materials, and
write or sketch everything you
know. Be as thorough as possible.
Then, check your class materials for
accuracy and important points you
If you use infographics, the Snipping Tool might be a fine way to create a text-only version for students who use screen readers.