This week’s Chrome Extensions include:
Diigo Web Collector- Capture and Annotate (86,180 users) An excellent curation and research tool for teachers and students alike. Users can bookmark links to web pages, add highlights and stickies to webpages, share pages that have been annotated to Twitter and Facebook, create group to share resources and curated content.
Office Editing for Docs, Sheets, and Slides (1,616,553 users) This extension allows you to view and edit Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel files without needing Office installed on your device. Office files will be converted into Docs, Sheets, and Slides giving you the ability to collaborate and share files with your colleagues and/or your students. The extension also helps to maintain most of the original formatting of the Office files.
Pic Monkey (160,779) By far one of the best photo editing tools out there and a must add for teachers who work with images! With the extension, you can instantly take images from web pages and open them in Pic Monkey for editing.
Speak It (912,503 users) Using text to speech technology, Speak It will read highlighted text and is available in more than 50 languages. This extension may be helpful for struggling readers and/or ELL students.
Please stop by the Help Desk if you have questions about any of these extensions. You can also meet with me individually by scheduling an appointment at jscheffer.youcanbook.com
Have a great week everyone!