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Helpful Google Extensions

Google Extensions are applications that run inside the Chrome browser and provide additional functionality, integration with third party websites or services, and customized browsing experiences.

To access these extensions or others, go to

3D Solar System Simulator – Learn more about our solar system. These graphics make you feel as if you are traveling through the universe.

Adblock for YouTube – Removes the video ads from YouTube.

Adobe Acrobat – Create PDF – Converts a web page to PDF.

Ancient History Encyclopedia – A non-profit community website that provides free peer-reviewed ancient history information.

Awesome Screenshot Minus – Capture your screen in one click.

Chrome Remote Desktop – Access other computers or allow another user to access your computer securely over the Internet.

Clip to Evernote – Use the Evernote extension to save things you see on the web into your Evernote account.

Docs PDF/PowerPoint – Automatically previews PDFs, PowerPoint presentations, and other documents in Google Docs Viewer.

EasyBib - Online bibliography management and information literacy platform.

EdPuzzle – Quickly embed questions into web videos then track student’s understanding of the content.

English Dictionary Translate Pronunciation - Look up an unknown word in the easiest and most efficient way.

ExitTicket – Web based student response system for formative assessments or exit slips

Go!Animate – Easy to use video creation utility designed around animated characters.

Google Calendar Checker  - Lets the user know when the next meeting is without having to look too far or click anything.

Google Similar Pages – Shows four similar pages to the one you are on now.

Google Translate for Google – Translate your Google+ stream using integrated, inline, Google Translate support.

Grammarly – Checks for hundreds of common grammar mistakes.

Hangouts – Hangouts brings conversations to life with photos, emoji, and even group video calls for free.

LucidChart – Create flow charts, mind maps, diagrams and more.

Movenote for Education – Present documents with video and audio.

Multi-Highlight – Simple but effective website highlighter tool.

Newsela – Newsela published daily news articles at five reading levels from Grades 3-12.

Padlet – A blank wall that allows you and your collaborators to post text, images, links, and/or videos.

Pixlr Editor – Browser based image editor with a wide variety of tools, filters, etc.

Pocket – Pocket Extension for Google Chrome. Save articles, videos, and more.

Print – Print the current page you see.

Quizlet – makes simple tools that let the user study anything…for free. – Bookmark manager

Readability – Zaps clutter and saves web articles in a confortable reading view.

Save to Google Drive  - Save web content or screen capture directly to Google Drive.

ScreenCastify – Record your screen (both video and audio) through the Chrome Web Browser.

Send to Google Drive – Allows you to upload a PDF version of the current page to Google Drive using the pdfcrowd service.

Short URL ( – shorten any URL

Soundcloud – Use this app to create recordings and then share them with ease.

Tabjump – Easily see all tabs you have open plus related tabs and tabs you have recently closed.

TubeIt – Search or play YouTube videos without leaving your current tab.

Twitter Search Results on Google – Add Twitter search results to Google pages, at top. – The easiest way to take notes from videos.