District Approved Resources

The following Google Chrome extensions/Add-Ons, Chromebook apps, and Online Resources are approved for District devices. The apps/extensions listed below are supported by the District and IT Services Staff.

Chrome Extensions

Name

Description

Grade Level

Name

Description

Grade Level

Epson iProjection

Wirelessly connect Chromebook to video projector.

K-12

Google Keep

Quickly add content to Google Keep notes without leaving a web site.

K-12

Just Read

Removes distractions from a web site such as ads, popups and comments.



Read&Write

Provides tools to support readers such as highlighting, text to speech and notes collector.

Special Ed

Screencastify

Screencasting tool.

K-12

Share to Classroom

Share web resources to Google Classroom without leaving a web site.

HS/MS Auto Install

The QR Code Extension

Read and create QR codes.

 

Save to Google Drive

Save web content or screen capture directly to Google Drive.

K-12 and HS Auto install

Basic Calculator

A calculator to perform simple math operations.

K-12

Bookshare Web Reader

Enables text-to-speech and word-level highlighting.

K-12

Checker Plus for Gmail

Get notifications, read, listen to or delete emails without opening Gmail or Inbox by Gmail & easily manage multiple accounts.

K-12

Chrome RDP

Access other computers or allow another user to access your computer securely over the Internet.

K-12

DocHub - Edit and Sign PDF

Securely edit, fax and sign PDF and Word documents for free. Fill forms. Merge documents and reorder pages. Create templates.

K-12

DropTask

Visual Task Management for Individuals and Teams.

K-12

GeoGebra

GeoGebra Classic with geometry, 3D, CAS, spreadsheet and probability calculator!

K-12

GoodWordGuide - Instant Dictionary

Dictionary Bubble (Instant Dictionary): quickly lookup word definitions with audio pronunciation as you browse the web.

K-12

Google Cast (ChromeCast)

Technology that lets you stream your favorite entertainment and apps from your phone, tablet or laptop right to your TV or speakers.

K-12

Google Similar Pages

Discover webpages similar to the page you're currently browsing.

K-12

Khan Academy

This extension allows users to watch Khan Academy Videos without opening up a new tab

K-12

Kindle Cloud Reader

Kindle Cloud Reader - Read Kindle books in your browser.

K-12

Melanto Calculator

Calculator app.

K-12

MoveNote for Google

Present your documents with video.

K-12

My Homework Reminder

This extension helps students keep track of assignments and due dates.

K-12

Pixlr Editor

Pixlr Editor is a browser photo editor for all your editing needs.

K-12

Pixlr Express

Pixlr Express is a powerful photo editor that lets you crop, resize, and fine-tune any picture.

K-12

Mercury Reader

Mercury Reader - Clear away the clutter from all of your articles. Instantly.

K-12

Remember the Milk

Task management goodness used by millions worldwide. Makes managing your to-do list fun!

K-12

ScanQR

Scans QR codes using your webcam.

K-12

Snap&Read Universal

Text reader (TTS) that simplifies vocabulary, translates text, reads inaccessible text (OCR), and captures and cites sources.

K-12

SnapVerter

Convert classroom papers to accessible files.

K-12

SumoPaint

Photo editor and painting app.

K-12

Thesaurus: Synonym 4 Right Click

This awesome thesaurus extension adds Synonyms to the right click menu.

K-12

TL;DR

TL;DR's Official extension, Allows the user to write and read TL;DRs on the internet.

K-12

TypingPal

Learn typing using this free game / educational program.

K-12

Vernier Graphical Analysis

Graphical Analysis™ 4 is a tool for science students to collect, graph, and analyze data from Vernier sensors.

K-12

Voice Recorder

Record a voice using a microphone.

K-12

Webcam Toy

Take pictures with your camera using over 80 free fun effects. Save photos to your computer, or share online.

K-12

Writer Universal

Word prediction that is grammar smart and inventive spelling aware. 

K-12

Wunderlist - To-do Task List

The only way to organize your life and business

K-12

Google Tone

Broadcast any URL to computers within earshot.

K-12

Soundtrap

Make music online. Record instruments, vocals and use loops. 

K-12

Simple Audio Recorder

The extension records your voice and saves the recordings as an audio file

K-12

Select and Speak - Text to Speech

Select and Speak uses iSpeech's human-quality text-to-speech (TTS) to read any selected text in the browser. 

K-12

Camera

Take pictures and record videos with your camera.

K-12

Storybird

Creative digital story-building tool for readers, writers, and educators.

K-12

Fluency Tutor for Google

Helps busy teachers bring struggling readers up to speed.

K-12

Prodigy Math Game

Math game for Grades 1 - 8

K-12

AdGuard AdBlocker

Adblock extension against advertising and pop-ups

K-12

Care your Eyes

Change the page's background color to the reseda or night mode and you can click a block to make it changing color.

K-12

Desmos Graphing Calculator

Beautiful, powerful, free math exploration

K-12

Overdrive

Borrow eBooks and audiobooks from your library using OverDrive.

K-12

Stop Motion Animator

A simple tool for creating stop motion animation sequences using a webcam.

K-12

Cool Clock

Fully loaded with tons of useful time-related features.

K-12

Grammarly for Chrome

Enhance your written communication everywhere you type.

K-12

Google Translate

View translations easily as you browse the web

K-12

Video Recorder

Record video online with your webcam

K-12

Beautiful Audio Editor

The in-browser, multi-track audio editor for Desktop and mobile

HS

Google Docs

Create and edit documents

K-12

Spectrum

Test your web page with different types of color vision deficiency.

K-12

Tab Scissors

This extension splits a window into two at the selected tab.

K-12

Tab Glue

This extension glues windows together.

K-12

EquatIO - Math Made Digital

Easily create mathematical equations, formulas and quizzes

MS

Prepd - Offline

Compete in speech and debate without accessing the Internet.

HS

Read Aloud

Read out loud the current web-page article with one click.

HS

Alice Keeler Webcam Snapshot

Take webcam snapshots and saves them into Google Drive.

K-12

Finch Connection App

Finch Robots

K-5

Print Friendly & PDF

Print Friendly removes ads, navigation and junk before your print. Pages are optimized for the ultimate print reading experience.

K-12

AudioPlayer for Slides

 

K-12


Google Add Ons

Name

Description

Grade Level

Name

Description

Grade Level

EasyBib Bibliography Creator

Automatically cite books, journal articles, and websites just by entering in the titles or URLs. Format citations in MLA, APA, Chicago, Harvard, and over 7K other styles.

K-12

Word Cloud Generator

Use this add-on to quickly assess what your emerging theme is

MS


Chromebook Apps

Name

Description

Grade Level

Name

Description

Grade Level

Sketch

Draw and paint app



Kjos IPS

Interactive Practice Studio App



Quiver - 3d Coloring

The Quiver App combines physical coloring from “back in the day” with state of the art augmented reality technology to bring you and your children an extraordinarily magical experience.

K-5

SAM Space

SAM Space allows for input and output blocks to be visualised and coded together in a simple and intuitive way. Visual, flow-based drag-and-drop coding allows students to take a their physical SAM Blocks, drop them into a virtual canvas and connect them together to create projects and follow SAM Labs lesson plans. SAM Space can also be used by students at home even if they don’t have any physical blocks.

K-5

Curious Cars

The Curious Cars app is the companion to SAM’s Curious Cars kit that helps you build and program your own remote control (and a little curious) cars. Start with a simple car, then turn it into a bulldozer, spaceship or police car, with sounds and lights and everything.

K-5

Bloxels Builder

Bloxels is a hands-on platform to build, play and share your own video games!

K-5


Online Resources

Name

Description

Grade Level

Name

Description

Grade Level

SeeSaw

Classroom organizer



PlayPosit/EduCanon Video Unleashed

Interactive video accelerates learning by improving retention; we give instructors data to do more.

K-12

Read 180

READ 180 is the leading blended learning intervention program building reading comprehension, academic vocabulary, and writing skills

Kiosk

Padlet

The easiest way to create and collaborate in the world

K-12

Newsela

Newsela is a data base of current events stories tailor-made for classroom use. 

2-5

Dance Mat Typing

A fun way to learn touch typing.

K-2

Starfall

Starfall has been teaching children to read with phonics for well over a decade. Our systematic approach, in conjunction with audiovisual interactivity, is perfect for preschool, kindergarten, first grade, second grade, special education, homeschool, and English language development (ELD, ELL, ESL).

K-2

ABCya

The leader in educational games for kids

K-2

iRead

 iRead is a digital program designed to give children individualized experiences that will ensure they master the alphabet, phonemic awareness, phonics, and fluency, while building a vocabulary and comprehension.

K-2

If there are any questions or issues please contact IT Services