Audio / Video Tools
Awesome Screenshot is a screen capture extension that allows the user to capture all or a portion of a webpage and save it online to the "awesome" website account. Once saved the user can add text, color, arrows or other notations. The finished graphic can then be downloaded to the users computer for future use anywhere a graphic is needed.
Chrome MP3 Recorder is a simple audio recorder that ONLY WORKS on ChromeBooks . Users can start, pause and stop the recording anytime. Controls allow users to rewind, fast forward and play back recordings. Integrate with Google Classroom to assign, record and grade speaking assignments. Once the recording is in the Google Drive you can make a QR code to connect to it for easy replay.
Alice Keeler's SlideShot - SlideShot creates a screenshot every minute and saves the image in Google Drive. Choosing finish, the screenshots automatically are imported into a Google Slides presentation. One screenshot per slide. Slides presentation can be found in the Google Drive SlideShot folder. Suggestion to use the "Recent" filter in Drive to locate quickly.
Students are able to use this Chrome extension to create a presentation of their work while utilizing web tools. Each slide has room for students to add a text box to explain their thinking and learning. Google Classroom users: Students can choose "Add" to add the Slides presentation from Google Drive to their assignment.
Spiral Clip: Turns any public video into a live chat with questions and quizzes. Provide instant feedback and see how the class is performing. This Chrome Extension allows teachers to import videos into Spiral directly from YouTube.
Alice Keeler's Webcam Record - Record 30 seconds of video using your webcam. The video is automatically saved to Google Drive and the link to the video is copied to your clipboard. This makes sharing the video extremely easy. Note: You will want to change the sharing permissions on the folder in Google Drive to "Anyone with the link can view" to allow others to view the videos you record.
Webcam Record by Alice Keeler is designed to allow students to use the webcam to record 30 seconds of them explaining a concept. Teachers can use webcam record to provide students video feedback. Since the video link is automatically copied to the clipboard, teachers can paste the link easily into a gradebook comment.
Screencastify - A simple video screen capture software for Chrome. Screencastify is the easiest way to record, edit, annotate, store, and share video screen recordings. Record a specific tab, or your whole desktop at the click of a button. Try the Lite version for free.
Full Page Screen Capture- Capture a screenshot of your current page in entirety and reliably—without requesting any extra permissions! (It will scroll down the entire page and create a JPG, or PDF document!!!) No need to screen shot the top or an article and then another screen shot of the bottom half!
The simplest way to take a full page screenshot of your current browser window. Click on the extension icon (or press Alt+Shift+P), watch the extension capture each part of the page, and be transported to a new tab of your screenshot where you can download it as an image or PDF or even just drag it to your desktop.
Last Pass - Only remember one password - your LastPass master password. Save all your usernames and passwords to LastPass, and it will autologin to your sites and sync your passwords everywhere you need them.
Grammarly_ - Check your spelling and grammar as you type. Boost your credibility everywhere you write! Grammarly's free writing app makes sure everything you type is easy to read, effective, and mistake-free. Adding Grammarly to Chrome means that your spelling and grammar will be vetted on Gmail, Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Tumblr, and nearly everywhere else you write on the web.
Draftback lets you play back the revision history of any Google Doc you can edit. It's like going back in time to look over your own shoulder as you write. Unlike revision history within Google this extension will allow you to open any DOC, even educators that are not "shared" on the doc. When the extension is executed the document will start "typing" from the beginning of the document's creation. You can watch the text being typed, erased, PASTED into the document. This will help educators know whether items were "copied and pasted" into the document....The whole paragraph will show up at once.
Bitly lets you do more with your links. Instantly save, share and brand content straight from your browser to your Bitly account with the Bitly Chrome Extension.
DocentEDU_ saves teachers and students time while keeping students engaged. Teachers can add questions, discussions, and insight directly into any website. When students go to that website, they can respond to those questions and discussions, see that insight, and take their own notes.
Timer - This simple timer tells you when your time is up. Set it for up to 4 hours. Pause or start the timer over. Desktop notification with sound.
ADBlock -The original AdBlock for Chrome works automatically. Choose to continue seeing unobtrusive ads, whitelist your favorite sites, or block all ads by default. Just click "Add to Chrome," then visit your favorite website and see the ads disappear! **The extension does ask for donations at different times. This can be closed and continue use.
ONETAB - Whenever you find yourself with too many tabs, click the OneTab icon to convert all of your tabs into a list. When you need to access the tabs again, you can either restore them individually or all at once. When your tabs are in the OneTab list, you will save up to 95% of memory because you will have reduced the number of tabs open in Google Chrome. This "one tab" list can be shared with students so they have a collection of website you would like them to use for a project or unit.
Smart QRCode - Generates a QR Code from the Page URL of the current tab or Custom Texts with a single click. Additional options:
* Five different QR code dimensions are supported, currently 220px, 380px, 512px, 800px and 1024px are supported. Right click the generated QR image and choose "Save Image As.." to save image locally and then you'll see the difference.
iChrome -Make your home / start page the way it should be: Fast, customizable, beautiful and productive! iChrome includes nearly 50 widgets, thousands of stunning backgrounds, and powerful features including:
✔ Dozens of widgets including: Weather, Sports, News, Stocks, RSS, Bookmarks, Gmail, Recently Closed Tabs, and more!
✔ Drag and drop customization on 1-5 columns or a grid!
✔ Fully featured voice search and "OK Google" hotword detection
Add To Google Classroom - Save sites from around the web back to Google Classroom. Just click the Google Classroom button to save the site to your selected Google Classroom, to share with students as an announcement or an assignment.
Checker Plus for Gmail - Get notifications, read, listen to or delete emails without opening Gmail or Inbox by Gmail & easily manage multiple accounts. The fastest and easiest way to manage multiple email accounts. Voice notification: If you get an email while you're busy watching a movie or cooking dinner this extension can optionally read it out loud ie. "Jason says, dinner at my place". It's great for the visually impaired.
Google Translate - View translations easily as you browse the web. By the Google Translate team. Highlight or right-click on a section of text and click on Translate icon next to it to translate it to your language. Or, to translate the entire page you're visiting, click the translate icon on the browser toolbar.
Save To Google Drive ***NOT FROM GOOGLE*** - Save PDF, images or webpages - opened in Chrome - to your Google Drive™. You can select a folder where the file should be saved. With this Google Chrome Browser Extension you can save your documents directly from Browser to Google Drive.** This is a third party developer, however the save webpage save is simpler and more complete.
Google Dictionary - With this extension, you can:
1) Double-click any word to view its definition in a small pop-up bubble.
2) View the complete definition of any word or phrase using the toolbar dictionary.
3) Store a history of words you've looked up, so you can practice them later.
Foreign words are automatically translated to your language of choice.
Google Docs Quick Create - Create new Documents for Google Drive from your browser bar. Add a simple menu to your browser bar to quickly create new Documents, Spreadsheets, Presentations, Forms, and Drawings for Google Drive.
Supports Google Apps domains!
G suite Training
Interactive training and walkthroughs, right within G Suite
G Suite Training is a Chrome extension that offers simple and interactive training lessons to get you up and running fast with G Suite (formerly Google Apps- Docs, Sheets, Forms, Slides...etc.).
Google Input Tools - Input Tools lets you type in the language of your choice.
Switch to typing in a different language with the click of the mouse, and switch back just as easily. The Google Input Tools extension provides virtual keyboards for over 90 languages, full IMEs or direct transliteration for over 30 different scripts, and handwriting input for over 40 languages.
The EasyBib WebClipper is the easiest way to reference online resources. Create citations, reference lists and bibliographies directly from your browser. You can also add quotes to your reference by highlighting text on any page you visit.
Symbaloo EDU - Symbaloo is a visual way to navigate the Internet. Touch or click on icons to get quick and easy access to your daily personal online life or simply use it as a kick start to find knowledge from experts on any subject you can think of. You can create pages yourself with all your bookmarks, or websites you use for a specific subject.
Evernote Web clipper - Use the Evernote extension to save things you see on the web into your Evernote account.
Goodbye, bookmarks. Hello, Web Clipper! Clip the web pages you want to keep. Save them in Evernote. Easily find them on any device.
Save to Pocket - Pocket Extension for Chrome - The best way to save articles, videos and more. When you find something in Chrome that you want to view later, put it in Pocket. It automatically syncs to your phone, tablet or computer so you can view it at any time, even without an internet connection.
Dualless - This extension allows users to split their screen into two parts. Users can the size of each "panel" so it can be personalized to the user. Students can open a video or research website AND have a Google Doc ope at the same time to take notes. No need to switch back and forth between tabs.
Citelighter_ - Highlight and capture pictures, PDFs and webpages for research in APA, MLA or Chicago style format. Access your captured content within Citelighter to organize your research and conquer the writing process!
Wolfram|Alpha is the world's definitive source for expert, computable knowledge across thousands of domains. Finance and food. Math and medicine. Stocks and spacecraft. Wordplay and weather. Whatever you want to calculate or know about, get there faster with the Wolfram|Alpha Extension for Google Chrome.
VoiceNote II - Typing with your voice and speech recognition. Simple and functional notepad.
Just Read - A customizable reader extension. With one click (or less!), you can remove distractions like:
- The page's styling - Ads - Popups - Comments and read the article in a customization, simplified format - like a read mode but better! No login and completely free!
- Use the default theme
- Modify the default theme using a graphical editor or CSS
- Auto-run Just Read format on specific sites
- Use a keyboard shortcut to run Just Read
ClaroRead - Speak any text on a website by selecting it, point with the mouse to hear text and links and captions, or click Play to hear sentences read out with highlighting to let you keep track of where you are. Read Google Docs documents back to you so you can proof your work and fix any errors. Speak accessible PDFs opened in Google Chrome with highlighting by clicking the Play button. The tool will also read while you type with a prediction selection. (The user guide gives you all the options for the free version.) Turn on a colored overlay so pages are tinted to the color you find easiest to read - no more glaring black on white text. Many voice choices to set the right pace for each student.
AlphaText - The extension allows individual modification to any website. Users can change not only the text/font size but also the style, color, background color and remove ads and other distractions. With a user account the profiles of style preferences can be saved and used on any new website that get visited.
Open Dyslexic - Format website and online WORD pages using the OpenDyslexic font and low contrast help. Open-Dyslexic is an open sourced font created to increase readability for readers with dyslexia. This extension overrides all fonts on webpages with the OpenDyslexic font, and formats pages to be more easily readable.
Move it - Busy working on your computer? Spending hours searching the internet? Get active with Move It, the easiest way to be reminded that you should integrate a break into your work online. Simply add the Move It extension to your browser, set the notification interval, and your screen will present you with a random brain break and exercise to complete. Once you complete it, hit done and the next will arrive after the designated interval elapses again.
***Also works as a timer for students who need assistance to stay focused on a task.- Keep working until the BREAK.***
Mercury Reader - This extension can transform any article into a much simpler read. Mercury Reader removes ads, pictures, videos and other distractions from any article on a website. Users can also send the simplified version straight to a Kindle for future reading. Text size and color can be modified as well.
Visor - Screen dimmer and color changer for assisting students that have vision issues or tracking when reading online. Users can change the text color and overlays to find the combination that fits best for them. This is a great resources for many reading struggles such as Dyslexia.
Read&Write - A range of powerful support tools to help students gain confidence with reading, writing, studying and research, including:• Hear words, passages, or whole documents read aloud with easy-to-follow dual color highlighting • See the meaning of words explained with text and picture dictionaries • Hear text translated into other languages • Get suggestions for the current or next word as you type
Teachers can get a FREE premium subscription to Read&Write for Google Chrome. To register and activate your subscription, go to rw.texthelp.com/freeforteachers after installing the Read&Write for Google Chrome trial.