This is one extension that you don't realize how awesome it is until you use it! Announcify is the perfect extension for students with reading disabilities, attention issues, or students reading above their grade level. Announcify will strip out all the ads from a webpage and then read the information to the student!
Want to see it in action? Check out the brief demo below.
Often while browsing the 'interwebs,' as my Grandmother would call, it we come across a website that is just plain old awesome; yet as we try to find something similar to hit, we hit a stumbling block and fail.
Well, no more of that because the Google Similar Page Extension is here to save the day! Using the Google Similar Page Extension yourself and students can find websites similar to the one they are on quickly and efficiently. The bonus part is when you select a similar page, it will open in a new tab which preserves the site you were originally on and allows you to go back to the direct search.
Watch the brief tutorial below to see this bad boy in action!
Have you ever read a news article and found a word that you had absolutely know idea what it means or even how to save it? Well, do I have an extension for you! Google Dictionary will define any word you double-click and for many words it will even speak the word to you!
Just imagine, you can assign students a bunch of news articles or research topics, and using this extension, students can conquer words above their reading levels! This extension is a must have for all teachers and students alike. Check out the brief tutorial on Google Dictionary below.
The PicMonkey Extension is one of those extensions you didn't know you needed until you use it. The PicMonkey Extension allows you to take any image from a webpage and edit it using PicMonkey.com. When you click the extension, it shows you all the pictures available, then when you select one, it automatically opens in PicMonkey.com. After editing you can save it to your local computer or upload it to Dropbox.
This can be handy to create information, images, tutorials, picture labels, classroom posters, and so much more! You could also challenge students to find images that fit a particular question, book, theme, or mathematical equation and then explain how it fits within the picture.
TLDR is a Chrome Extension that can provide a quick synopsis of an online article. TLDR allows a user to change from 'short' to 'long' or even an ad free version of the original. This extension can help students quickly decide if a web source will match their needs or not. It can also benefit struggling readers by shortening a article.
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