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Apps and Extensions

Overview
  1. An Extension is adds some sort of functionality across all tabs and windows of your browser, usually by clicking on an icon at the top of the browser.

  2. An App is essentially a stand alone web application that works within a SINGLE browser window. Some of these apps offer OFFLINE options so if you lose your Internet connection, you can still work. 
Challenge
It is your turn to find Extensions and Apps that work for you. 
  1. Take about 20 minutes to go through the list on the right or search the Chrome Web Store on your own.
  2. Find and install 1-3 that you might find useful. Test them out.
  3. Pick one to share (on the list or one you found at the Chrome Web Store). On your assigned row in Apps and Extensions Google Doc, add the following info:
    • Name of the App or Extension
    • What it does in one sentence
    • How can you use it?
    • Screenshot or other image (icon)
All Apps and Extensions can be found in theChrome WebStore

Extensions

  • Awesome Screenshot - Take and annotate a screenshot.
  • Screencastify - Create a screencast, upload it to Drive or YouTube (or download it).
  • Clearly - Remove clutter from a website
  • Clipboard History - Keeps a memory of all of the items you saved to your clipboard.
  • Presentation Remote for Google Drive - In conjunction with the de Mobo iOS / Android App you can use your phone as a remote fora Google Presentation.
  • ShortenMe - Makes a goo.gl shortened URL and QR code for any website.
  • Tab Cloud - Save and restore window sessions over time and across multiple computers.
  • Magic Actions for YouTube - Ad block, easily control volume, remove related videos
  • TabScissors - Splits the browser window into 2 equal parts, placing a tab in each window

Apps
  • WeVideo - Create video projects and collaborate with others right within Google Drive
  • Pixlr - A full featured in browser photo editor.
  • Desmos - Beautiful, powerful, free math exploration. Brought to you by desmos.com.
  • Timer - Simple and easy
  • LucidChart - Diagramming software for students and teachers.
  • Daum Equation Editor - create math equations/formulas easily as images or in LaTex
  • Scratchpad - Quick and easy notetaking app that saves to Google Drive
  • Padlet - Virtual bulletin board to curate media
  • Mural.ly - Virtual Bulletin Board for visual collaboration (like Padlet on Steroids)
  • GeoGebra - graphing application within Chrome
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