Chrome Web Extensions 

Web Extensions are small add-on tools for Google Chrome that add extra features or functions to the browser. If you have a resource to share, please submit it using this form.



Web Apps and Extensions for Schools - Overview of Chrome web apps and extensions, Chrome Sync, benefits of web apps, and how to find, install, and use them.
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Web Extension Overview - What Chrome Web Extensions are, how to install them, how to use them, and more.
 Video (10 minutes) - link

Using Chrome Sync - Google Chrome Sync allows you to access your bookmarks, web apps, extensions, and more from any computer where you sign into Chrome. Learn how to set up and use Chrome Sync in this video.
 Video (6 minutes) - link

Example Web Extensions for Education - Below is a list of Chrome web extensions that may be useful in an educational setting. For some of the web extensions we also have a short tutorial video linked in.



  • Read&Write for Google - Text to speech tool to read aloud any selected text, as well as text in Google Docs (Note: there is a paid option for more features such as word prediction, picture dictionary, notes, etc.)
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  • Draftback - Play back the revision history of a document to see how it was written
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  • SpeakIt! - Text to speech tool to read aloud any selected text
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  • Awesome Screenshot - Capture your screen, then edit, annotate, and save the image
    Link - Video
  • Snagit - Take a screenshot, screen capture, or screen video recording
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  • Clearly - Remove extra items from web pages to make reading easier
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  • Calc SS3 - Simple pop-up calculator that can switch between scientific and normal mode
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  • AdBlock - Block website advertisements
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  • Office Editing for Docs, Sheets, and Slides - View and edit Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint files -- without needing Office installed on your computer.
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  • Evernote Web Clipper - Use the Evernote extension to save things you see on the web into your Evernote account.
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  • Google Dictionary - View definitions easily as you browse the web and hear words pronounced aloud
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  • Google Cast - Send content to your Chromecast and other devices that support Google Cast.
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  • Super Simple Highlighter - Highlight text on a webpage with multiple colors, and then collect the highlights together in a new tab
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  • Save to Google Drive - Save images and other files directly to your Drive rather than having to download and then upload later
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  • Grammerly - Check and correct spelling and grammar anywhere you are typing
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