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GOOGLE CHROME APPS AND EXTENSIONS Kayla McAlister, M.S. Ed.
Overview Introduction to Google Chrome Explore Chrome Apps and Extensions
Google Chrome Chrome Web Store https://chrome.google.com/webstore/ Sign into Google Chrome to access your apps and extensions on any device. To view apps: chrome://apps/chrome://apps/ To view extensions: Click on right corner of browser Go to “About Google Chrome” Click on extensions
Apps vs. Extensions Apps Applications you can run inside your browser. Run standalone, like any regular website. Extensions Extend the functionality of your browser. May add a button to your toolbar, Run inside Google Docs. Can work across websites
Bookshare Web Reader Extension Access Bookshare books Select “read now” option instead of downloading book Text-to-speech and highlighting
Kindle Cloud Reader App Sync across devices Customize appearance
Too Long Didn’t Read (TLDR) Extension Creates summary of any web page
Newsela App and website Daily articles at 5 reading levels (3-12) Quizzes
Read&Write for Google Extension Appears as toolbar in Google Docs and icon on address bar Word-prediction Text-to-speech Speech-to-text Videos: america/support/videos/#Google america/support/videos/#Google
Read&Write for Google
Ginger Extension Spell checker and grammar checker Can use in Gmail, Facebook, etc.
Voice Recognition App Speech-to-text Copy and paste into Google Doc
Khan Academy App Online graphing calculator ://chrome.google.com/webstore/