Free Chrome Extensions

 

 

 

Installing Chrome Extensions

Managing Chrome Extensions

 

 

Efficiency Extensions (and Bookmarks)

images goo.gl URL Shortener Shorten URLs and create QR codes with goo.gl URL shortener
imgres Google Mail Checker Displays the number of unread messages in your Google Mail inbox. You can also click the button to open your inbox.
images-2 Tab Scissors This extension splits a window into two at the selected tab.
images Tab Resize Split Screen made easy. Resize the CURRENT tab and tabs to the RIGHT into layouts on separate windows.
imgres-1 Alice Keeler Gradebook Split When grading digital work, use this extension to bring up your web-based gradebook side by side with the students work. (You can program any URL page to come up.)
images-1 Black Menu for Google The easiest access to the Google universe
imgres-3 Save to Drive Save images of entire webpages to your Google Drive
imgres-2 Stay Focusd StayFocusd increases your productivity by limiting the amount of time that you can spend on time-wasting websites.
New-Google-Tone-Extension-for-Sharing-New-Way-of-URL Google Tone Broadcast any URL to computers within earshot.
chirp-logo-chester.200px Chirp Send text, pictures or links from Chrome to Chirp app!
SimpleExtManager   Chrome Web Store Simple Extension Manager A simple menu to enable, disable and access options of extensions.

 

Security Extensions

imgres LastPass A simple menu to enable, disable and access options of extensions.
imgres-4 AdBlock The #1 ad blocker with over 200 million downloads. Blocks YouTube, Facebook and ALL ads by default (unlike Adblock Plus).

 

Writing & Research Extensions

images-1 Grammarly Spell check and grammar check your writing when communicating online. Boost your productivity and credibility everywhere you write!
imgres-6 Clearly Clearly makes blog posts, articles and webpages clean and easy to read. Save them to Evernote to read anywhere.
imgres-1 Read & Write for Google Boost reading and writing confidence. Offer support for Google Docs/web to students with learning difficulties, dyslexia or ELL/ESL. (Read aloud is free; more features, such as highlighting, for $$)
imgres-2 Diigolet A social bookmarking website which allows signed-up users to bookmark and tag web-pages. Additionally, it allows users to highlight any part of a webpage and attach sticky notes to specific highlights or to a whole page. (Bookmark)
imgres-5 ImagineEasy Scholar Annotation The companion annotation tool to the Imagine Easy Scholar platform ($4/student). It’s an investment, but I recommend all they have to offer.
images-2 EasyBib Tools Cite web sites with one click using the EasyBib Toolbar and receive advice on the credibility of the web site you’re citing.
imgres-3 Blendspace Curate your digital content into one place with a bookmark and drag & drop format (Bookmark)

 

Multimedia Extensions

images-4 Awesome Screenshot Screen capture for all or part of any web page. Add annotations, comments, blur sensitive info, and share with one-click uploads.
images-3 Screencastify Screencastify is a simple video screen capture software for Chrome.
imgres-4 Turn Off the Lights The entire page will be fading to dark, so you can watch the videos as if you were in the cinema.
imgres-7 Quietube Video without the distractions.  Drag the bookmark to your toolbar.  That easy.

 

Fun Extensions

imgres-5 Noisli Improve your focus and boost your productivity. Block out annoying noises and create the right environment for working or relaxing.
images-5 Google Art Project Art Project masterpieces from Google Cultural Institute in your browser tabs