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Web Extensions

Chrome Web Extensions are add-on tools that provide extra features or functionality to your browser. You can access and use these extensions from any computer where you are signed into Chrome.

  • Video Overview - Link - This video gives an overview of web extensions, how to install them, how to use them, and more.
  • Web App Reviews site - Link - This site gives written and video reviews of the best Chrome web apps and extensions for education.
  • If you come across a Chrome web extension that you would like to have installed on the Middle School Chromebooks, please fill out the form linked below so we can take a look at the extension.


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.

 NameVideoWeb StoreDescription
Read&Write for Google DocsLinkLinkText-to-speech, dictionary, note-taking, vocabulary tool for Google Documents
Awesome ScreenshotLinkLinkScreen capture, edit, and annotate images
Cloud SaveLinkLinkSave files and images directly to Google Drive, Picasa Web, and other cloud services
Tab ScissorsLinkLinkSplit your browser window
TabCloudLinkLinkEasily manage and save your open tabs
Evernote Web ClipperN/ALinkClip and search notes from the web
 TechSmith SnagitLink Link The Snagit for Google Chrome™ Extension makes it possible for you to capture screenshots and screen video recordings within your Chrome browser.