I am a heavy user of Google Apps including Chrome and Chromebooks. These are the extensions that I use and feel are some of the best and most useful and consider a must have for all Chromebook users. Title of extension links to Google Play store. Link at end of entry is to other articles on how to use it.
Clearly - Clearly makes blog posts, articles and webpages clean and easy to read. Save them to Evernote to read anywhere. - great for students as it eliminates distractions on the web pages and makes it easier to read and understand. Evernote Clearly
goo.gl, the Google URL shortener - shorten URLs, and share with many different services! - Very useful for sharing links with others, especially if you want them to write it down. Google URL Shortener Features
Office Editing for Docs, Sheets & Slides - View and edit Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint files with Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides - another must have. Who needs Office anymore?! Google Docs Editing for Office
Save to Google Drive - Save web content or screen capture directly to Google Drive. Great for saving online files right into your drive account.
Screencastify - simple video screen capture software for Chrome. Use to record lessons and classes for students to access later.
Webpage Screenshot - The most powerful and freeware app for capture entire page, Save & Edit & Annotate & Print & Share - I use this to capture screenshots for blog posts.
David Andrade is a Educator, Educational Technology Specialist and Education Administrator in CT. Before teaching, David was an Aerospace Engineer for 10 years.He is the author of theEducational Technology Guy blog, where he reviews free educational technology resources for teachers, discusses ways to use technology to improve teaching and learning, and discusses other issues in education. He is also a professional development trainer, educational technology consultant and presenter at conferences.
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