• Chromify Your Workspace

    Visit this site to learn about what Chrome apps and extensions are, the difference between the two, and the variety of tools available to improve your Google Chrome experience. 

    http://tinyurl.com/PISDchromify

     

    Chrome App List from TCEA

     



  • Extensions for Teachers

    Alice Keeler Open Side by Side - right-click any link; select Open Side by Side to open new page on right side of the screen.

    Bitmoji - insert your bitmoji directly into email and other docs

    Bookmarks Manager - one-click Save, improved search, and more

    Crafty Rights - automatically defaults Google Image searches to "Labeled for Reuse"

    Draftback - Let's you playback the revision history of any Google Doc you can edit. Useful when checking for plagiarism.

    Equatio - Easily create mathematical equations, formulas and quizzes. Intuitively type or hand write, with no tricky math code to learn

    Eye Dropper - Pick any color from a webpage and use the information to make custom colors on your presentations, websites, or visuals.

    Google Classroom - instantly push out a website to all students in your Google Classroom. Works awesome on Chromebooks!

    Google Keep - Save to Google Keep in a single click!

    GSuite Training - Interactive training and walkthroughs, right within GSuite

    Kami - annotation and markup tool for PDFs

    Library Extension - see if your local library has the book you're trying to buy from Amazon or Barnes & Noble!

    Nearpodize - Turn your Google presentations into Nearpod lessons in just a few steps and instantly engage your students

    OneTab - when you have too many tabs open, click this extension to condense them all into one tab. Saves memory & reduces tab clutter!

    Pinterest Pin it Button - save websites and images to your Pinterest account with a single click

    Pocket - save websites from any device to your pocket for reading later, even offline. You must have a Pocket account too.

    Realtime Board - drag & drop files onto the board and save screenshots into the library

    Scrible - annotate web pages

    Screencastify - instantly create a screencast with one click.

    Symbaloo Bookmarker - quickly add a webpage to your Symbaloo board

    Tab Scissors/Tab Glue - split your screen so you can see websites side by side

    Tab Resize - resize the current tab and tabs to the right into layouts on separate windows

    Word Cloud Website Preview - quickly display a word cloud summary of a website

    Ziteboard - zoomable realtime whiteboard for shared teamwork collaboration

    Extensions for Students

    AdBlock Plus - remove annoying, distracting ads

    Alice Keeler Classroom Split - allow students to have their Google Classroom directions side by side with their work

    Cite this For Me - automatically create website citations!

    Crafty Rights - automatically defaults Google Image searches to "Labeled for Reuse"

    Fluency Tutor - Make websites easier to read by removing clutter.

    Google Translate - translate an entire webpage or just a highlighted section of text

    Google Dictionary - double-click on a word on a website and see the pop-up definition

    Grammarly - spell check and grammar check as you type online

    Kami - annotation and markup tool for PDFs

    Memorize - enter a list of questions and answers, set a time interval, and the questions will pop up randomly as you are at your computer

    Mercury Reader - Makes websites easier to read by removing clutter and distractions.

    Read and Write - great help for ELL students and/or those with dyslexia or other learning difficulties

    Readability - removes clutter and reduces distractions to make an easier-to-read web page

    Save to Drive - save web content or screen shots to Google Drive

    Scrible - annotate web pages

    Select & Speak - converts text to speech - highlight words and it will read them aloud. (Right-click > Options to hide the PayPal requests.)

    Stay Focusd - restricts the amount of time you spend on time-wasting websites.

    Ziteboard - Zoomable realtime whiteboard for shared teamwork collaboration.

  • Apps for Teachers

    Cacoo - drawing/diagramming tool with real-time collaboration. Use Cacoo for Google Hangouts during a video chat!

    Canva - shortcut to everybody's favorite graphic design tool

    Coggle - collaborative mind maps

    EdPuzzle - make any video into a lesson by adding quizzes, audio explanations, and more.

    Google Classroom

    Google Keep - virtual post-it note system works across all platforms

    Lucidchart for Edu - collaborative diagramming tool

    Math Studio - online computational software

    Mindomo - mind mapping; real-time collaboration, works with Google Drive

    Momentum - beautiful start pages, helps you stay focused

    Nearpod - awesome way to deliver lessons and do formative assessments in real time

    Newsela - daily news articles at five different reading levels

    Pixlr Editor - edit photos online

    Scribble Maps - create and share custom maps

    Seesaw - student portfolio tool

    Speechlogger - very accurate speech-to-text and translator software; integrates with Google Drive. Try the translator feature for communicating in real time with parents whose primary language is not English.

    Storybird - digital story-building tool

    ThinkCERCA - teach critical thinking through argumentative writing

    Apps for Students

    Desmos Graphing Calculator - plot functions, create tables, animate graphs, and more

    Floorplanner - create floor plans with the option to add many objects from the library

    GeoGebra - dynamic mathematics software

    Google Keep - virtual post-it note system works across all platforms

    Kindle Cloud Reader - read your Kindle books in your browser

    Math Studio - online computational software

    Newsela - daily news articles at five different reading levels

    Pixlr Editor - edit photos online

    Pixton - shortcut to Pixton site where students learn to read and write with comics

    Powtoon Edu - shortcut to the popular animation creation site

    Seesaw - student portfolio tool

    Speechlogger - very accurate speech-to-text and translator software; integrates with Google Drive

    Storybird - digital story-building tool

    StudyStack - allows students to create and access flashcards for memorization purposes

    ThingLink - create interactive images with "hotspots" containing rich content

    WeVideo Next - create simple videos using images and videos from your Google Drive


  • Chrome Apps and Extensions help improve the functions and features of the Chrome browser on your device. 

    Visit these websites to learn more:

    Extensions VS Web Apps VS Add-Ons

    Chrome Web Store  - Extensions and Apps - includes several recommendations for and how to install/remove extensions and apps

     

    How to Add Apps and Extensions

    1. Go to the Chrome Web Store.

    2. Search for the App or Extension that you want.

    3. Click "Add" next to the App or Extension. 

     

    How to Remove an App

    1. Go to chrome://apps.

    2. Right-click on the App that you want to remove and select "Remove from Chrome".

     

    How to Remove an Extension

    1. Click on the three vertical dots on the top right of the Chrome browser.

    2. Select More Tools and then click Extensions. 

    chrome settings, more tools, extensions

    3. Disable or remove the Extension(s) by unchecking "Enable" or by clicking the trash can. 

    uncheck enable or click trash can to remove extension