25 Amazing Chrome Extensions Every Teacher Should Use

If you're new to using the Chrome web browser or a veteran user, here's a round-up of 25 Chrome Extensions that will help teachers save time and their sanity.  Rather than make a list, here are some informative videos to get you started with adding these amazing Chrome Extensions.  


Not sure what Chrome Extensions are or how to add them? No problem!  These videos will walk you through the process.  Just open up Chrome and get started!




CHROME EXTENSION ROUND-UP VIDEO #1


In this 20 minute video, you'll be introduced to a variety of powerful and useful extensions every teacher should be using.  The extensions in this video are perfect if you're just now making the switch to Chrome.

Here are the extensions presented:
  • G Suite Training - great for learning everything Google
  • Google Tone - instantly share links with your class
  • Goo.gl - URL shortener
  • Bitly- another URL shortener with more options
  • Print Friendly  PDF - stop wasting paper and ink!
  • Extensity - turn extensions on and off as needed
  • Auto Text Expander - create shortcuts for oft repeated text
  • Awesome Screenshot - more than just a screenshot, lots of options including annotation!





CHROME EXTENSION ROUND-UP VIDEO #2


In this 5 minute video made by a teacher, you'll be introduced to some handy Chrome Extensions that will help you be more productive.

Here are the extensions presented:
  • Save to Google Drive - You know you want to!
  • Eye Dropper - what color is that?
  • One Tab - get those opened tabs organized






CHROME EXTENSION ROUND-UP VIDEO #3


Need even more Chrome Extensions? Then watch this 11-minute video for some more awesome and time-saving Chrome Extensions.

Here are the extensions presented:
  • Click Time - need a timer for your class? Get this one!
  • Google Dictionary - click on any word and instant definition
  • Tab Resize - want side by side tabs open? This will resize and split your screen.
  • Pin it Button - save all those great ideas to Pinterest



CHROME EXTENSION ROUND-UP VIDEO #4


Can it get even more awesome? Yes, it can!  Here are five more incredible Chrome Extensions to add as explained in this 3-minute video.  

Here are the extensions presented:
  • Readability - Get rid of all the things you don't want to read on a page.
  • Tab Cloud - Save all your open tabs as a session to open again later
  • Edpuzzle - Integrate Edpuzzle.com right into Chrome!
  • World Data Finder - Need more statistics and charts? Then this for you.
  • Tab Scissors - Another tab resizer



CHROME EXTENSION ROUND-UP VIDEO #5


This final round-up video will not disappoint.  Take a look at this 9-minute video and add these Chrome Extensions as well.

Here are the extensions presented:
  • Grammarly - Check your grammar and spelling 
  • Tab Glue - Glue all those tabs back together
  • YouTube Adblock - Get rid of those sometimes inappropriate ads on YouTube
  • Kami - Open and Annotate PDFs 
  • Drive Quick Create - Shortcut to create a Google Docs, Slides or Sheets




If those Chrome Extensions aren't enough, make sure you check out the Chrome Web Store accessible from Chrome (or just Google it).

Share your amazing Chrome Extensions for teachers below in the comments!

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